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Kenneth Craft brought an impressive has taken on a full-time role at the Glades County Public Safety Department. more
After years of advocacy for change, the Seminole Tribe of Florida Repatriation Committee has received a revised repatriation policy from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. more
A new book, “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World,” features Lupe Gonzalo. more
WEST PALM BEACH — The South Florida Red Cross is calling on the community to help bring the holiday season to our nation’s heroes. Every year, the Red Cross launches its Holiday for … more
Artist Spotlight features Keianna Summers, a 21-year-old, who studies media communications at Full Sail University. more
Veteran Gary Walker grew up in Okeechobee and graduated from Okeechobee High School in 1989. Three weeks later, he joined the Navy and spent the next 22 years serving his country. more
The second edition of the Homeowner’s Handbook provides updated guidance for Florida homeowners on disaster preparation and can help residents feel ready for approaching storms. more
Hi, I’m Lemon. I like baths, treats and toys. But cats, not so much. I am 5 years old, spayed and up to date on vaccinations. Won’t you come meet me at Caloosa Humane Society, 1200 Pratt … more
LABELLE — On Saturday, Sept. 26, Mary Ellen Wells is presented the 50-year membership pin to the Eastern Star by Linda Teasley as Wells’ son Samuel Clark Renfro looks on. The Order of the … more
LABELLE — The family of Private First Class John Gurdock, a US Marine in World War II, had the flag presented to them at his funeral in 1975 refolded by members of American Legion Post 130 in … more
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds you to help protect both people and bears by securing garbage and other items that might attract these animals to your yard or neighborhood. more
After many residents and business owners in LaBelle experienced heavy rains and flooding on Sunday, Sept. 20, the subject of understanding climate change and how it affects Florida became the topic of discussion on social media and around town. more
When her husband of 65 years passed away in July, one of Marlene Burns’s granddaughters suggested a unique way to honor his memory. Richard Burns passed away unexpectedly a few weeks ago. more
Betty Dean Bennett was the first female lifeguard in Okeechobee. more
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is publicizing a report from a former wildlife ecologist saying that the planned M-CORES Southwest-Central Florida (SW-CFL) Connector toll road would negatively affect the endangered Florida panther and its essential habitat. more
Special Olympics athlete John Howell was born in West Palm Beach, went to Okeechobee High School and graduated in 1992. He is a lifelong resident of Okeechobee. more
Abby Green to lead service at First United Methodist Church of Immokalee more
Bill McElheny is a Christian, and if you ever meet him, you will know that within minutes. more
MARTIN COUNTY — There’s only one stop sign between the Beeline Highway (State Road 710) on the scenic Martin Grade (SR 714) and the western edge of Martin’s coastal communities. … more
A local Special Olympian has become a vocal advocate for others with disabilities. more
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