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Human Interest
Smith & Moore Family Teen Center grand opening, March 31, 2021

Belle Glade celebrates opening of Smith & Moore Family Teen Center

BELLE GLADE – The Belle Glade community celebrated the opening of a new Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County facility on March 31.

Okeechobee's Trail of Hope Rescue has puppies galore

OKEECHOBEE – If you’re in the market for some puppy love, check out the Trail of Hope rescue in Okeechobee.

Culvert 12 at Herbert Hoover

The eaglets are growing! This is a recent photo of the Bald Eagle and the growing chicks photographed at Culvert 12 at Herbert Hoover Dike
Community
The Palm Beach County Library System is proud to honor Haitian culture during Haitian Heritage Month
This promotion is to raise awareness about sexual assault, and the link between animal abuse and intimate partner violence.
Police/Fire
A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car crash on April 9 at 8757 South U.S. 27 in Belle Glade.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office DUI Enforcement Unit will be conducting a Traffic/Speed check
The West Palm Beach VA (WPBVA) is now able to provide COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans, their spouses, and caregivers...
Opinion
National Social Security Advisor at the AMAC Foundation, Russell Gloor, answers questions about Social Security benefits.
It’s an exciting time to live in the Glades communities of South Bay, Belle Glade and Pahokee.
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
Arielle is a lifelong Gator, she has been attending Glades Day School (GDS) since PK3!
Clewiston Christian School (CCC) congratulate their class winners for the Tropicana Speech contest.
This is Shannon’s fourth year at Glades Day School. He is the son of Verlencia Singletary. Shannon has been very active in sports.
Government

Average’ Atlantic hurricane season to reflect more storms

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) will use 1991-2020 as the new 30-year period of record.

Pahokee seeks new city manager

Pahokee seeks new county manager

Pahokee Mayor calls special meeting

PAHOKEE -- A special meeting has been called by the mayor of Pahokee for Monday, April 5. The mayor of the City of Pahokee has called a special meeting for Monday, April 5, at 6 p.m. to appoint a …
Health

Rural health network offers programs on chronic disease management and health literacy

PALM BEACH GARDENS – The Lake Okeechobee Rural Health Network (LORHN) will offer two free workshops for rural residents around Lake Okeechobee in April and May.

LORHN to host upcoming health workshops

As COVID-19 continues to impact the nation and our rural communities, it’s more important now than ever to

Quantum Foundation announces $1 million in COVID-19 Relief Funding

Quantum Foundation has announced a $1 million funding package, to be immediately distributed to meet Palm Beach County’s basic needs impacted...
Business
This approval means CenturyLink—with its affiliate Embarq Florida, Inc.—is a step closer to obtaining federal funding to help bridge the digital divide in Florida.
On April 1, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) approved a fuel factor increase for Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) customers...
Are you ready to chase down leaks? Household leaks can waste nearly 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide...
Veterans

Missing In America Project – Florida coordinator Kathy Church issues statement

Today, February 25, 2021, at 11:00am, MIAP – Florida, in cooperation with Van Orsdel Family Funeral Chapels in Miami-Dade County, and the...

West Palm Beach VA to host Virtual Veteran Town Hall meeting Feb. 26

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center will host a Virtual Veteran Town Hall Meeting on Friday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. using the Microsoft Teams platform...
Opinion
Social Security Matters

Your Social Security questions answered by National Social Security Advisor at the AMAC Foundation, Russell Gloor.

Social Security Matters

Social Security Matters: Should you claim Social Security earlier to preserve other retirement funds?

Traffic & Road Work
The Florida Highway Patrol Troopers in Manatee and Hillsborough Counties have closed a portion of US-41
On March 15, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) announced upgrades to the Florida 511 (FL511) Advanced Traveler Information System...
Top Trending Stories

Hernandez wants Latino representation on City Commission

PAHOKEE– Pahokee City Commission candidate Josefa Hernandez took questions at a Meet the Candidate forum held over Zoom on Feb. 18. Hernandez is running against Sara Perez in the group one …
State News
Woman fatally struck by bullet as neighbor's gun discharges

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman was fatally shot in the head when her neighbor's gun discharged as he was cleaning it a short distance from her home, sheriff's officials said. The …

Teenager dies when electrocuted during Florida storm

Hit-and-run crash in Florida kills New York federal judge

National and World
AP PHOTOS: From Moscow to Pacific, Russia glorifies Gagarin

MOSCOW (AP) — From a giant statue towering over Moscow to a more modest monument on the Sakhalin Island in the Pacific Ocean, dozens of memorials across Russia commemorate Yuri Gagarin, the …

Soviet cosmonaut made pioneering spaceflight 60 years ago