Courtesy of Treasure Coast Newspapers Feel safe and secure in Port St. Lucie? There's good reason for that. While crime data, and Port St. Lucie officials themselves, have long touted the city as one of the safest large cities in Florida, a new survey concludes it's safer than most small towns. The survey, by the independent review site SafeWise, ranks Port St. Lucie...

Courtesy of Cheryl McCloud, Florida Today Melbourne is No. 1 in the nation when it comes to the best places to live near the beach. The ranking was released in a report by U.S. News & World Report. Nine Florida cities were listed in the top 20, including Daytona Beach and Port St. Lucie. Rounding out the top five were San Diego (No. 2),...