Salena Chairez (right)

iTech Glades welcomes Salena Chairez to the team

iTECH Glades officially welcomes Salena Chairez to their team!

Rotary holds wine barrel raffle

CLEWISTON – Clewiston Rotary Club will raffle off a wine barrel on Dec. 18. For tickets, see a Rotarian!

AAA activates ‘Tow to Go’ for Thanksgiving holiday weekend

As AAA prepares to rescue more than 360,000 drivers with car trouble this holiday weekend...
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Hendry County Arrest Report

The following individuals were arrested on felony or DUI charges by HCSO, CPD...

Clewiston police officers awarded Medal of Valor

Two Clewiston police officers have been awarded a Medal of Valor for ...

HCSO swears in new deputy

LABELLE -- On Nov. 22, Hendry County Sheriff S. Whidden had the opportunity to swear in Andru McCarty ...
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CLEWISTON – Jordan Davis will headline the Clewiston Sugar Festival in 2024. On Nov. 3, the Clewiston Sugar Festival organizers shared the new on social media.
What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A park full of dachshunds! And you can find them at the upcoming ...
Author and Journalist, Eliot Kleinberg, will be in Clewiston to present “Weird Florida.” on Thursday, Nov. 2...
Hurricane News
Taking time to prepare well in advance of an impending storm reduces risk to life and property.
For questions regarding preparation for Tropical Storm Idalia, contact United Way 211.
The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is closely monitoring Tropical Storm...
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FWC announces new Saltwater Fishing Record categories coming in 2024

Catch a Florida Memory, will begin accepting applications for three new record categories...

Clewiston Elks Soccer team celebrate Veterans Day

Elks Soccer team celebrated Veterans’ Day at the Nov. 11 Elks South Region Soccer Shoot
CLEWISTON -- The father and son team of Don and Matt Demott took first place in the final qualifier of the Roland Martin Marine Center Series presented by HUK on Nov. 4.

Father and son win Roland Martin Marine Center qualifier

CLEWISTON – The father and son team of Don and Matt Demott are no strangers to the sweet taste of victory on Lake Okeechobee.

Enjoy the dark sky on SFWMD-managed lands

From camping to stargazing to hiking and more, you will find plenty of ways to enjoy...
Pictured are left to right (front row) Giovanni Pacheco, Cutter Waldon, Sophia Velasquez, Romeo Morales, Jr., Caleb Johnson, Gerardo Reyna, Emry Taylor, and Myles Taylor. Back row: Michelle Rodriguez, Katheryn Rodriguez, Charlie Barnes, Marco Reyna, David Hernandez, Blanca Caal, Martin Espinoza (Soccer Shoot Director), and Owen Taylor. Jack Dicampli, (West Palm Beach Soccer Chair) is in the very back.

Winners from the 2023 Elks SE District Soccer Shoot

Medal winners from the Elks SE District Soccer Shoot in Clewiston on Oct. 28...
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HRMC welcomes Cathy Rodriguez to Hospital Authority Board

Hendry Regional Medical Center is proud to announce Governor Ron DeSantis has appointed Cathy Rodriguez...

Hendry County to receive millions in state funding

LABELLE – Six million dollars for improvements to the LaBelle Fire Station and a firetruck, more than $12 million for the Port LaBelle Utility wastewater improvements, and $11 million for a …
United Way of Lee, Hendry, and Glades is seeking Hendry County volunteers...
Florida gas prices inched lower last week, even as millions of Americans hit the road...
Better Business Bureau® is the trusted source for all things online shopping this holiday season.
The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties would like to remind...
A recent MarketWatch Guides survey revealed that 52% of Americans are planning...

Enjoy Florida-grown foods at Thanksgiving and through the holidays

When you’re giving thanks this Thanksgiving, consider that much of your food grew in the Sunshine State...

UF part of multi-institutional, $22M cereal crops project funded by USAID

The U.S. Agency for International Development announced the creation of the Feed...
Wildlife & Environment

USACE announces open house for Western Everglades Restoration Project

The US Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District
Barn owl with ten-day-old owlets.

Florida Crystals’ barn owls thriving thanks to more nesting boxes

Florida Crystals’ barn owl box network – the largest private network in the world...
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APD works to keep critical funding in the pockets of Floridians with abilities

The PNA is used to help pay any additional costs the individual may have, such as haircuts...

Florida saves lives from drug fatalities

CORE encompasses a holistic approach, treating addiction as a disease.

President Biden approves Major Disaster Declaration for Florida

WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to the state of Florida to supplement state and local recovery efforts …
In 2022, Hurricane Ian hit the Orlando area dumping record rainfall. To save 10,000 homes from flooding ....
Congress designates SS/Medicare as non-discretionary spending, which allows...
Military service entails countless risks, from permanent hearing loss to...