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Community
H E Hill Foundation, Inc.'s  BBQ competition event in Belle Glade raised $61,000 for Glades Historical Society in March.
The U.S Postal Service (USPS) and U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS) announced an update...
State Farm® is proud to support the Florida Teen Safe Driving Coalition with a $60,000 grant...
Human Interest
This is a real TREAT for our readers during some tricky times.
Opinion
AMAC Certified Social Security Advisor Russell Gloor answers questions about Social Security.
The City of Pahokee held elections to fill two seats on the City Commission within the last 3 weeks which included a general election...
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Police & Fire
The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the...
The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges ...
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report...
The following individuals were arrested on felony or driving under the influence (DUI) charges by the...
Schools
Just about everyone remembers how much they loved learning about ancient Egypt, and at Glades Day School...
Students and staff at Pioneer Park Elementary School wore blue on Tuesday, April 2, to celebrate Autism Awareness Day.
On Wednesday, April 17, dentists affiliated with Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic, aided by...
Government

McPherson, Cowan-Williams win seats on Pahokee City Commission

Pahokee city voters chose two new city commissioners April 2 in the Municipal Election Runoff.

Pahokee, Belle Glade and South Bay voters choose city commissioners

Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay voters cast their ballots in city commission races on March 19.

McPherson seeks seat on Pahokee City Commission

The City of Pahokee General Election (nonpartisan) will be held on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 ...
Business
Florida gas prices sprung higher last week. The state average rose 10 cents, setting a new 2024 high...
Florida gas prices are inching lower after reaching a new 2024 high of $3.46 per gallon...
Florida gas prices moved higher last week, but evened out by the weekend.
Veterans

50th Operation Homecoming at PBIA on April 6

This Saturday, April 6, Southeast Florida Honor Flight volunteers will be escorting a full load of veterans...

Welcome veterans home at PBIA September 16

At 8:20 p.m., the veterans, their volunteer guardians, and volunteer staff will be returning from a full day of being honored and celebrated in Washington, D.C. ...
Health

DCF launches first-of-its-kind Baker Act data dashboard

Department of Children and Families (Department) Secretary Shevaun Harris...

Alzheimer Association announces virtual Caregiver Support Group meetings

Alzheimer Association will hold a virtual Caregiver Support Group on the second Wednesday of every month....

American Parkinson Disease Association to celebrate the power of a supportive community

April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month and the American Parkinson Disease...

DCF announces HEART Initiative for Teen Healthy Relationship Month

February is Healthy Teen Relationship Month, and this annual, month-long effort focuses on advocacy...
Traffic & Road Work
AAA is activating ‘Tow to Go’ for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day weekend...
According to the Center for Disease Control, teens are involved in three times as many fatality...
With Daylight Saving Time approaching (Sunday, March, 10 at 2 a.m.), the darker mornings...
Agriculture
Compost has many uses that go beyond serving as homeowner potting mix and topsoil for gardens.

Policy makers, others invited to UF/IFAS Compost Consortium on March 27

Federal agencies are investing millions of dollars to support innovative compost plans...
UF/IFAS team demonstrating soil strips. [Photo courtesy UF/IFAS Photography]

UF/IFAS scientists address food security in the Caribbean

At their core, land-grant institutions like the University of Florida focus on how science...
Wildlife & Environment

USACE hosts bi-annual informational meeting on all phases of the CEPP

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE), will host a virtual bi-annual informational meeting Wednesday, May 1...

Partial eclipse to be visible from Florida on April 8

A solar eclipse will be visible in the United States on Monday, April 8. In Florida, it will be a partial...
National and World
State News
Florida Supreme Court rules on abortion case

On Monday, April 1, the Florida Supreme Court presented two rulings on abortion upholding a ban that protects the lives of...

FWC Division of Law Enforcement achieves highest level of accreditation

President Biden approves Major Disaster Declaration for Florida

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