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...

Road renamed to honor PBSO deputies

Two Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies who were killed in the line of duty have been honored with the renaming of a portion of State Road 715.

Belle Glade man accused of attempted murder

BELLE GLADE – A Belle Glade man is accused of breaking into a woman’s home, stabbing her and attempting to shoot her.
Human Interest

Bank of America helps area nonprofits

On Aug. 23, Bank of America announced more than $450,000 in grants to 22 Palm Beach County nonprofits...
The Glades Ministerial Community coming together to address community violence. Thanks Belle Glade Boys and Girls Club teen center for making the signs for the peace walk.

Glades Ministerial Community protests for peace

Pahokee

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

All-Women BOA team partners with Habitat for Humantiy to build homes

Pahokee

On Friday, March 25, women employees from Bank of America will volunteer to roll up their sleeves and work wtih Habitat for Humanity …
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Community
With 1 out of 9 people experiencing hunger around the world, one local church is making meals to make a difference. 
GAINESVILLE — The Peanut Butter Challenge, an annual jar collection for local food pantries led by UF/IFAS Extension and Florida A&M University (FAMU) Cooperative Extension, celebrates its …
CareerSource Palm Beach County is teaming up with nearly 60 healthcare/medical support services employers to connect job seekers...
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Opinion
A recent study from Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science makes bold, but unfounded declarations ...
NASA’s Artemis 1 mission is poised to take a key step toward returning humans to the moon after a half-century hiatus...
There’s plenty of rodeo action within driving distance of communities in the Lake Okeechobee area.
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Weather
WASHINGTON -- President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. approved Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s request for an emergency declaration on Sept. 24, ahead of Tropical Storm Ian. The declaration authorizes …

Pahokee

The threat of hurricanes and tropical storms is an inescapable part of living in Florida.
Schools
Pioneer Park Elementary School had an awesome turn out for their Donuts with Dads day.
Palm Beach State College’s fall term enrollment is up 6% compared to the prior year...
Palm Beach State College (PBSC) is expanding its partnership with the School District of Palm Beach County...
Government
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Mail-in voters have until 5 p.m. Aug. 25 to fix ballots with signature issues

 Voters contacted by their county Supervisor of Elections office about signature issues on their vote-by-mail ballot envelopes have until 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 to …

Pahokee bans pets from city hall

Pahokee

PAHOKEE – No pets are allowed in city buildings, with the exception of service animals ...
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Belle Glade to honor Gold Star families

Pahokee

BELLE GLADE – At their June 13 meeting, the Belle Glade City Commission welcomed Gold Star families and veterans …
Health

Health Care District of PBC offers training to prevent falls

The Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s Trauma Agency is reminding senior adults, their families...
Jinga Oglesby-Brihm, DNP, APRN, ANP-C

Local healthcare practitioner is finalist in national business accelerator

A local nurse practitioner is one of just 10 finalists nationwide in the American Heart Association’s...

Healthier Glades offers mini-grants

Healthier Glades is offering mini-grants to individuals and nonprofits with ideas for projects that would improve health in the Glades.
Business
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 ...

Pahokee

SOUTH BAY — The Clarence E. Anthony Branch in South Bay celebrated its 30-year anniversary on Wed, May 18 from 1:00 pm-6:00 pm. After a brief ceremony, everyone enjoyed refreshments.

Pahokee

PAHOKEE – The City of Pahokee will have a lot to celebrate this summer, with the planned opening of the Muck Tavern at the Pahokee marina.
Veterans

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...

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...

Be on hand to greet Honor Flight Veterans

Pahokee

On Saturday, May 21, Palm Beach International Airport will be the place to be as Southeast Florida Honor Flight returns from its second...
Opinion
Once again Florida sugarcane farmers are under attack by a biased media outlet touting a new, privately funded study ...
Move over bacon and ranch dressing – There's a new hot flavor in town.
When someone mentions a “banana republic,” they’re referring to a small, poor, politically unstable country...
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

UF/IFAS Assistant Professor Sandoya Miranda leads a lettuce breeding progam

For Germán Sandoya Miranda, a lifelong passion for agriculture began when he was a child playing...

FFVA announces Class 12 of emerging leaders program

On Sept. 22, the Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association announced the selection of 14 up-and-coming agriculture industry leaders for Class 12...
Wildlife & Environment
On Sept. 15, the ribbon cutting was held for the 8.5 square mile seepage wall to protect the developed area from seepage of water from Everglades National Park. [Photo courtesy SFWMD]

Underground wall prevents seepage into Las Palmas

On Sept. 15, the South Florida Water Management District joined federal, state, and local partners to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the 8.5 Square Mile Area Seepage Wall …

Most trees survive winds from hurricanes as strong as Category 2

As the heart of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, a new University of Florida study shows most trees...
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