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Firearms stolen from unlocked vehicles

LABELLE – The Hendry County Sheriff’s Office (HCSO) reminds residents to lock their vehicles.

Two killed when pickup collides with dump truck on SR 29

Two people were killed and three seriously injured when a pickup truck collided with a dump truck on State Road 29 Saturday morning.

New SWFL Task Force aims to stop exploitation/trafficking

Since the INTERCEPT partners began working together earlier this year they have arrested 25 individuals...
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Calling all dogs: GoldenFest XIII cming up at the Shell Factory

GoldenFest XIII, a huge annual pet fair and fundraiser, promises to be a golden day for dogs and...

United Way hosts open house

LABELLE -- On Oct. 20, United Way, 133 N. Bridge Street, will host the Hope and Healing Open House, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Spread the word about the peanut butter challenge

Start Giving Season early this year by participating in UF/IFAS Extension’s 2023 Peanut Butter Challenge throughout October.
Administered by the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, the creation of the Emerging Leader Development Program...
NRCS provides agricultural producers with one-on-one help and financial assistance ...
Plans are underway to transport a 220,000-pound boiler from Texas to South Bay via barge.
Business Corner
UF/IFAS is the second-largest contributor to UF’s record-breaking $1.25 billion...
Florida gas prices are moving lower. The state average dropped 8 cents per gallon...
The United States Postal Service and its dedicated employees across the nation are ready to deliver...
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The Second Bridge Group (SBG), a group of citizens formed to collect and share information about the proposed ...

HENDRY COUNTY -- A West Palm Beach man was killed in single vehicle crash on State Road 80 in Hendry County, approaching U.S. 27, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.
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 …
Wildlife & Environment
FWC is researching a virus present in Florida known to be fatal in freshwater turtles.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Division of Law Enforcement Weekly Report from Sept. 15 - Sept. 21...
ALVA -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District invited the public to participate in a day of service at the W.P. Franklin South Lock ...
Flow under the Tamiami Trail to Everglades National Park continued at around 2,200 cubic feet per second (cfs) the week of Sept. 16-22 …

Of the many new laws that Florida has enacted this year, new age requirements for golf cart drivers will go into effect Oct. 1.

After 10 years as Supervisor of Elections in Hendry County, Brenda K. Hoots is retiring from her post on Sept. 29 ...
Hendry County commissioners heard the results of a two-year effort by the county’s planning and zoning ...

LaBelle Elementary School would like to congratulate its Students of the Month for the...

Prospective students, their families and the community are invited to attend to learn how...
This engaging series of talks will provide students and the community with valuable insights...

Free COVID-19 rapid tests available by mail from U.S. Government

The federal government will send four free COVID-19 rapid tests per household to anyone who requests them.

CDC recommends covid vaccine boosters

Vaccine booster shots are now available to help protect against the latest COVID-19...

CDC recommends updated vaccine for fall/winter

CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect against the potentially serious outcomes …

Everglades City will host their annual Music Festival on Nov. 4

The Music Festival will take place at the Rod & Gun located at 200 Riverside Drive...
The Friends of Fakahatchee will launch their fall nighttime adventures in October  .

Night Sky Experience and Moonlit Tram tour first Fakahatchee fall adventures

The night time will be the right time to visit Fakahatchee Strand State Park this October.
Seated from left to right: Barbara Mcdowell, Janice Groves, Joe Thomas, And Lori Shula.  Standing from left to right: Rainia Ward, Joe Carnevaling, Mike Shough, Trey Crews, And Jack Scola.

'Arsenic and Old Lace' opens in October

This play has a wedding engagement, aunts who murder, a brother who thinks he’s Teddy Roosevelt...
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A new political home for the millions of Americans who no longer see themselves represented...
At a time when the desire for better government is on the minds of people the world over,...
At the end of the Cold War in 1989, the common understanding was...
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Baptism highlights second day of convention at Hertz Arena

Thousands will look on as Caleb joins other congregants who will also be fully immersed in the baptismal pool...

Nurses fight conspiracy theories along with coronavirus

State News

Gov. DeSantis issues proclamation for National Shooting Sports Month

On Aug. 1, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation dedicating August 2023 as National Shooting Sports Month...

 Bill proposed in Senate would declassify info on ‘non-human intelligence’

“The American public has a right to learn about technologies of unknown origins, non-human intelligence, and unexplainable phenomena,” said Senator Schumer.

FWC & partners implement actions to protect against possible spread of CWD

The FWC and its agency partners take CWD very seriously and have implemented a comprehensive response plan.