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The Talkin’ Monkeys Project outside of Clewiston houses African and Asian wild primates in its small research zoo-like setting... more
Kenneth Craft brought an impressive has taken on a full-time role at the Glades County Public Safety Department. more
The Okeechobee Shrine Club has made the difficult decision to close the doors on their clubhouse and put it up for sale. more
The Collier BOCC voted 3-2 to approve Order No. 2020-07, which mandates that face coverings are required in business establishments where social distancing is not possible. more
Twenty-three South Elementary School students and one staff member have been required to stay home and isolate for 14 days following possible exposure to a person who tested positive for COVID-19. more
Albert V. Polk IV and his daughter along with Kevin Brown shot Facebook Live video to document the “Muck City Convoy to the Polls”. more
The Big O Teen Anglers had their final tournament of the 2020 season out of Harney Pond on Oct. 24 and 25. more
Center Mass Gun Range in Okeechobee is holding gun giveaway raffle which began on Oct. 24 and will end on Nov. 15. more
CPD officer finds marijuana, large amount of money, and loaded firearm in a vehicle during traffic stop. more
The city commissioners approved a report regarding the long-planned improvements to the Lake Okeechobee-side pavilion on Torry Island. more
The Moore Haven Terriers defeated the Glades Day Gators 21-15 in Belle Glade. The Terrier defense made a goal line stand in the final seconds of the game to secure the victory. more
This week's Florida Exemplary Migrant award winner is Olga Martinez, who was named the 2020 Migrant Teacher/Educator of the Year. more
Cloud cover has made it difficult for the NOAA to get a usable satellite image of Lake Okeechobee in order to postulate algae potential. more
Seniors from Okeechobee High School's Band and JROTC programs were recognized at halftime during the Oct. 16 Brahman and Port St. Lucie Jaguars varsity football game more
David Lees JR was born and raised in Fort Myers. David is a third generation fire fighter and has been serving Immokalee Fire since 2015. He also builds and installs signs on his days off from the … more
“Our county administrator is going to be moving on to bigger and better opportunities,” Okeechobee County Commission Chair Terry Burroughs said. more
At its most recent board meeting, the District School Board of Collier County paid tribute to some very special individuals who were recently honored with a Florida Exemplary Migrant Education Award. … more
The lake’s ecosystem needs natural lows — but not too low — in the dry season and natural high levels — but not too high — in the wet season. more
To show his appreciation for the support from throughout the community, Jeff Campbell of is doing free bicycle and helmet giveaways for local children. more
After five months, Kelley Nicole Sherman is still missing and considered endangered. more
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