Empty threat?

This sign is at the back entrance of an apartment complex across the street for Indian River Charter High School.

How many people do you think have been prosecuted? I’m guessing zero.


Reminder for servers

Let’s face it, the quality of service in restaurants has declined in recent years.

A great server can make all the difference in how you view a restaurant.

On the flip side, poor service can ruin the experience.

I saw this sheet behind the counter at a restaurant in Vero Beach.

Hard for a server to go wrong if he/she does these 10 things.


Sheriff’s race ‘a marathon, not a sprint’

Keith Touchberry has spent his entire 30-year law enforcement career in Vero Beach. He spent 24 years with the Vero Beach Police Department before becoming Fellsmere’s police chief in 2013.

Touchberry, 55, is currently one of four candidates to run for Indian River County Sheriff in 2020.

Read more about him in this week’s issue.


A second Moe’s Deli location

It’s still a few weeks from opening, but the sign is up for the Moe’s Deli in Sebastian.

It’ll be the second location for the deli, which is owned by Andreas “Moe” Moses. The original is on westbound State Road 60 just before 20th Avenue in Vero Beach.


New bank in town

What was the former Florida Community Bank (4000 block of westbound State Road 60) is now Synovus.

The change took effect Monday.

Synovus has about 250 branches in the Southeastern U.S.


Donuts, anyone?

The national rebranding of Dunkin’ Donuts (to simply Dunkin’) will begin locally with the still-under-construction store at U.S. 1 and 53rd Street.

This will be the eighth Dunkin’ location in Indian River County.

If you’re curious about the national rebranding, click on this link for a story by businessinsider.com.