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Election

Rubio and Demings to debate Tuesday

Palm Beach State College is gearing up to host the Decision 2022: Before You Vote U.S. Senate debate on Tuesday, Oct. 18 ...

Voter registration deadline is Tuesday, Oct. 11 in Florida

Florida voters displaced by Hurricane Ian can update their addresses, request new vote-by-mail ballots.

Oct. 11 is deadline to register to vote

New voters have until Tuesday, October 11 to register to vote so they are eligible to cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 midterm election. 
Police/Fire

Palm Beach County Arrest Report for the Glades area

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office...

K9s United encourages community support through K9 Corps

K9s United, a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting law enforcement K-9 units with vital equipment and training...

Palm Beach County Arrest Report for the Glades area

The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office …
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Community
Gratitude is a small thing that can benefit others in a big way. It is indeed a blessing to be able to go into our second year...
Drive up to the drive-thru-only event and pick up one of the 1,300 turkeys and 200 hams...
Local residents, business leaders and public officials gathered in the Harlem Community of Clewiston Florida on Oct. 20 ...
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Human Interest
2022 Miss  Miss Latina of The Glades Jayla Vallejo (right) and Miss Teen Latina of the Glades Maria Martell (left)  were crowned Nov. 6 ...
On Aug. 23, Bank of America announced more than $450,000 in grants to 22 Palm Beach County nonprofits...

Pahokee

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Ministerial Community came together on May 22 to address community violence.

Pahokee

On Friday, March 25, women employees from Bank of America will volunteer to roll up their sleeves and work wtih Habitat for Humanity …

Pahokee

Florida Humanities, the state affliate of the National Endownment for the Humanities, has a diverse and robust collection ...
Opinion
To the Vice President of the Sugar Cane Growers Cooperative of Florida, Mr. Robert D. Apelgren...
A recent study from Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science makes bold, but unfounded declarations ...
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A new U.S. Geological Survey coastal change forecast predicts sandy beaches and dunes in Florida are likely to see significant impacts from Tropical Storm …
With Palm Beach County under a hurricane warning due to Tropical Storm Nicole, the Health Care District’s...
All Palm Beach State College campuses will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 9, and Thursday, Nov. 10...
Schools
Cadets of the JRAFROTC program at Pahokee Middle High School presented their first AEX projects...
Palm Beach State College has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s...
Gove Elementary School held it’s first awards ceremony of this school year on Friday, Nov. 18.
Government

Pahokee to spend $48,982 for storm debris removal

Hurricane Ian left vegetation down throughout Pahokee but FEMA won’t pay for the cleanup …

Pahokee commission may again cut off city meetings at 9 p.m.

The City of Pahokee may again place a cutoff time on city commission meetings.

PBSC gains national exposure as U.S. Senate debate host

Palm Beach State College gained widespread exposure as host of the sole debate between...
Health

Local HeartCorps opportunity will improve rural health

Three individuals in Palm Beach County and one in Martin County will gain on-site public health training...

Alzheimer Association’s announces virtual events

The Alzheimer Association will host virtual Brain Bus events and support groups.

New initiative focuses on treating and preventing stroke

Knowledge and management of heart-related risk factors and conditions are critical in reducing...
Business
News from the Belle Glade Chamber of Commerce
Florida drivers are paying less for gas this month, thanks to the one-month Fuel Tax Holiday from October 1, through October 31.
Estimated unemployment rates in the western Palm Beach County communities...

Pahokee

A Glades Central High School student has been selected by Bank of America to participate in its Student Leaders® program ...
Veterans

Patriot Guard honors fellow veterans all year long

Patriot Guard members are often on hand at funerals of veterans to provide support....

Be on hand to welcome veterans home

As in the past, a crowd of individuals will gather at Palm Beach International Airport...

Be on hand to welcome veterans home

On Saturday, Sept. 17, Palm Beach International Airport will be the place to be as Southeast Florida Honor Flight returns...
Traffic & Road Work
The following column is the Road Watch report for Western Palm Beach Count...

Pahokee

Palm Beach County plans to install 1,000 street lights along a 20-mile stretch of State Road 80.

Pahokee

On March 15, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced upgrades to the Florida 511 (FL511) Advanced Traveler Information System...
Agriculture
Assistant Professor Abolfazl Hajihassani

Scientist to investigate cost-effective methods to combat pests, diseases in turfgrass

Lawns, playing fields, golf courses, parks and many other outdoor areas are part of the multi-billion-dollar turfgrass industry.
Lettuce grown in a semicommercial hydroponic (Nutrient Film Technique—NFT) system at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center–Suwanee Valley near Live Oak, FL.

Growing lettuce in small hydroponic systems

Lettuce is one of the most consumed vegetables in the United States (USDA NASS 2020)
Wildlife & Environment

Ghost orchid proposed for endangered species protection

Saving a rare and beautiful orchid could help save other endangered species in Florida.
The annual Floriday Python Challenge was held in October. Pythons are an invasive species in Florida. [Photo courtesy FWC]

231 pythons captured in Florida Python Challenge

Nearly 1,000 participants joined in the 2022 Florida Python Challenge® …
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