Charles S. Miley (1891-1981) moved to Fort Pierce in 1914 from Mississippi. He served in the U. S. Army during World War I. After the war he studied for a time at the Sorbonne, in Paris. Miley returned to his job at the Fort Pierce News Tribune following these studies. In 1925 he became the paper’s city editor. Charles wrote a weekly column during the late 1970’s called “Miley’s Memos”. These “memos” relate the early history of St. Lucie County. He was involved in bringing a community college to our county and served on the board of trustees of Indian River Community College. IRCC’s learning resource center on the main campus is named in his honor.
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