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OKEECHOBEE – Changes to the Okeechobee County Animal Control Ordinance which was updated on Jan. 1, prohibits the feeding of feral cats on public property and prohibits leaving a dog chained or … more
Southwest Ag Service, Inc., a land-clearing and excavation service in LaBelle, received approval from the Hendry County Board of ... more
The Hendry County BOCC approved in a 5-0 several consent agenda items during its Jan. 24 meeting in LaBelle, including a ... more
The City of Clewiston is joining other Florida communities in fighting the war against human trafficking. more
In honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the Hendry County Clerk of Court Kimberley Barrineau and her entire staff... more
I have GREAT NEWS! Effective January 1, 2023, the widows, widowers, disability (civilian) and blind exemptions have increased from $500 to $5,000 in value. more
Senator Tina Polsky (D-Boca Raton) and Representative Katherine Waldron (D-Wellington) filed Senate Bill 188 and House Bill 173... more
The LaBelle commission addressed remedying a consent order during its Jan. 12 meeting from the Florida Department of Environmental ... more
Mayor Dowling Watford was recognized for 40 years of service to the city of Okeechobee during the Jan. 17 city council meeting. more
The City of LaBelle is still tweaking its plans to allow food trucks at Barron Park, with the most recent adjustment being approved … more
Florida Department of Children and Families Announces Additional Resiliency Resource for Floridians Recovering from Hurricane Ian more
Registered voters who did not vote in the last two elections will be removed from the voter rolls if they don’t respond to a mailing ... more
There will be no solid waste collection on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2023, said Clewiston City Manager Randy Martin.  Monday’s … more
Hendry County commissioners are winding up a search for a new county attorney after Mark Lapp retired from the position in December 2022. more
Work continues on Okeechobee’s Flagler Parks as city officials, veterans, Main Street and public works all conspire to overhaul Veteran’s Park and all the end caps … more
Since he was hired, City Administrator Gary Ritter has made it his goal to see city hall restored to its former glory. more
The offices at the Okeechobee City Hall and Public Works, as well as the administrative offices of the Okeechobee Police Department... more
The filing deadline for Property Tax Exemptoins is March 1, 2023. This includes Agricultural renewals (green cards) and other exemption renewals (yellow cards). more
Chance Harper, a Clewiston High School freshman, won a college scholarship at Incubate Debate's fourth annual Winter Debate Institute ... more
During the Okeechobee City Council’s first meeting of the year, David McAuley took his seat, vacated by Bobby Keefe. more
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