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Lake Worth: The Seminole’s ‘Breadbasket’ in 1841

When the first pioneers settled along the shores of Lake Worth in the late 1870s, they found a pristine wilderness and assumed...
Best Friends Animal Society offers the top five ways pets can make our 2021 New Year’s resolutions stick.

Top 5 ways pets can make 2021 New Year’s resolutions stick

After a tumultuous 2020, it may be more imperative than ever to strive for physical, mental and emotional balance.

Historians document Seminole Tribe of Florida’s legacy

The Seminole village chieftain Cha-Chi faced a fateful decision on Nov. 7, 1841, one which would...
Community
Artists are invited to create original art in diverse media inspired by contemporary and historical attributes...
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office decided to kick off 2021 with a surprise visit to a soccer match in the City of Pahokee.
Police/Fire
Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Michael Williams, a 38-year-old black male wanted for fleeing and grand theft.
At approximatley 5:55 a.m. on Thursday, Jan.21, a 2006 Freightliner truck, operated by Adrian Rosado, 39, of Miami, was traveling northbound on Hatton Highway...
Join the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission’s Community Engagement Task Force...
Opinion
There are nearly 300 crops produced in Florida, most of which come in vast array of varieties.
"Could newspapers regain public trust and earn the support of their communities with ownership committed to community service, editors who facilitate the community’s civil discussion of public issues instead of dominating it, and newsrooms that report the news with purposeful neutrality?"
Weather
Now that the water has receded and the cleanup is underway, let’s take a closer look at Eta’s track as well as how rare of an event...
Palm Beach County schools and government offices closed Monday due to Tropical Storm Eta.
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Schools
In the study released this week, Chouvenc led a team of scientists who have pieced together a complex puzzle...
Instruction may look different at times this year, but that won’t stop Rosenwald Elementary...
At Rosenwald Elementary School, Ms. Iles’ scientists used their knowledge about light to create...
Government

New Passport Services available at the Palm Beach County Main Library

The Palm Beach County Library System is now an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State.

Future looks bright for Belle Glade, says city manager

BELLE GLADE – 2021 is going to be a very good year not only for revenue for the city but also for residents in job opportunities, Belle Glade City Manager City Manager Lomax Harrelle told …

Palm Beach County extends mandatory mask rule

WEST PALM BEACH – On Jan.19, 2021, County Mayor Dave Kerner and Vice Mayor Weinroth provided an update at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) on local COVID-19 mitigation efforts. Joining him …
Health

VA’s Veterans Health Administration celebrates 75 years

This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) commemorates 75 years of...

Blood donation brings health benefits

In March, the Red Cross showed a drop-off of 86,000 fewer blood donations across the United States...

2020 Year in Review: Protecting and promoting the health of all Floridians

In 2020, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) has made strides in protecting public health.
Business
After the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31, Florida Power & Light Company formally closed its last coal-fired plant in Florida...
FPL began accepting applications for its new Main Street Recovery Credit Program, offering credits to qualifying small businesses
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chamber of Commerce of Belle Glade hosted its first ever Holiday Small Business and Craft Fair.
Veterans

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is special to many

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. It is dedicated to deceased United States services members...
Steve Cone graduated from Air Force Basic Training on Dec. 6, 1988.

Veteran Steve Cone had a varied career

In December veteran Steve Cone, after he graduated, was on his way to the Air Force where he spent three and a half years.
Red Crossers deliver “Totes of Hopes” backpacks to West Palm Beach VA.

Red Cross partners with WPB VA Medical Center to deliver 100 ‘Totes of Hope’ for homeless veterans

The South Florida Red Cross celebrated Veterans Day by delivering hope to homeless and at-risk veterans.
Traffic & Road Work
BELLE GLADE — On Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., Gator Boulevard at the South Central Florida Express (SCFE) Railroad crossing in the City of Belle Glade will be closed for railroad …
MARTIN COUNTY – A Belle Glade man was killed in a four-vehicle crash on Friday morning according to the Florida Highway Patrol report. According to the FHP, at approximately 6:15 a.m. Friday …
Top Trending Stories

City of Pahokee special meeting does not have quorum

A special meeting of the Pahokee City Commission scheduled for Jan. 19 did not have a quorum.

Clewiston woman dies in train vs tractor crash

On Jan. 9, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to South Bay to investigate a train versus a tractor in a field.

Palm Beach County BOCC actions to be taken discussed at meeting.

At the Dec. 8 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners meeting, the board...
State News
Florida man charged with killing mother, attacking neighbor

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man from Florida's Space Coast was charged Sunday with killing his mother and then going inside a nearby house and attacking a neighbor, authorities said. Scott Main, …

Florida man faces Capitol riot charges after posting images

Deputies say missing man killed by man from dating app date

National and World
Mexico's president says he's tested positive for COVID-19

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Sunday he has tested positive for COVID-19 and that the symptoms are mild. Mexico's president, who has been criticized for …

After failed Trump romance, France seeks reset under Biden