A young woman was killed on State Road 520 early on Monday morning, after she lost control of the car she was driving and crashed into another vehicle.
AT&T announced today that, after closing its proposed merger with T-Mobile USA, it will bring back 5,000 wireless call center jobs to the United States, currently outsourced to other countries.
AT&T is now hiring 240 new technicians from Key West to Vero Beach and more than 400 throughout Florida for its AT&T U-verse TV service, the telecommunications giant announced Wednesday.
A federal judge in Miami has ruled that Florida’s process for sentencing convicted murderers to death is unconstitutional because jurors do not have to disclose why they decided to recommend capital punishment. The decision, in a 1991 murder-for-hire case in Vero Beach, would grant Paul Evans a new sentencing hearing. It’s impact on the state’s death penalty law going forward is unclear, though a spokeswoman for Attorney General Pam Bondi said it would not immediately affect the death sentencing process.
LongHorn Steakhouse and its “Live at LongHorn” music program are giving one talented artist the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform live on-stage with country music star Jake Owen. The “Sing It Like Jake” contest kicks off Oct. 11, and the grand-prize winner will receive a trip to Nashville, a behind-the-scenes opportunity to travel with Jake on his tour bus from Nashville to Vero Beach, Fla., and the ultimate prize of performing live on-stage with Jake at his hometown concert at Holman Stadium in Vero Beach on Friday, Dec. 10.
Florida cities–Orlando, Tampa, Ocala, Vero Beach, and Lakeland are among the top 20 cities in the U.S. where home values are continuing to fall.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists, partnered with other wildlife organizations over the week-end to rescue several manatees. Teams from the state’s manatee rescue network attempted to rescue 10 animals from different locations across the state, which were in varying degrees of distress.