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...

It has been years in the making. With housing prices in South Florida reaching pre-recession highs and land there becoming scarce, the demand for new homes in Western Port St. Lucie exploding. Retiring Baby Boomers as well as young families looking for affordable housing are selecting Port Saint Lucie as the place to call their new home. Port St. Lucie is...