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OKEECHOBEE- Okeechobee Main Street held their 2021 Art and Wine Walk in downtown Okeechobee on June 19. more
A steam locomotive that traveled the Florida rails 100 years ago will soon have a new home in the “Worlds Sweetest Town.” more
This will mark the first time since the formation of Church of Our Saviour in 1951 that a woman will be at the helm. more
Spring is in full swing, and temperatures in many parts of the country are already alarmingly high. While some states may still be enjoying spring... more
Dylan is a 3-year-old Burmese mountain dog mix. Dylan is an owner surrender because his family could no longer care for him. more
Hundreds turn out to pay respects to Charles Harvey at the Okeechobee County Courthouse on April 20, 1995. more
Remember Angel, who had her pups at Trail of Hope? Then had to have her leg amputated? more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will start a new study in south Florida during the 2021 algal bloom season to assess the health effects of exposure to … more
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) announced a new easy-to-use website for employers and job seekers to post and find jobs more
Independence Day will bring a fireworks celebration at the Agri-Civic Center in Okeechobee more
LABELLE - It has been 70 Years since President Truman signed an Act of Congress designating June 14 as National Flag Day. more
As World War II raged in Europe and Asia, hundreds of local volunteers joined the nation's Aircraft Warning Service (AWS), the civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Army's … more
The 17th annual Okeechobee County Fair was a great fair, Linda Syfrett told the Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners at their June 10 meeting. more
Williams explained that studies show that students that meet regularly with mentors are less likely to start drinking, use drugs, skip school... more
OKEECHOBEE- The travel youth baseball team Chobee Dirtbags is performing community service around Okeechobee all summer in 2021. more
FLORIDA- The Jan La Belle Scholarship Program was established in 2009 to provide a financial resource to Florida residents with disabilities who desire to pursue their personal and career goals … more
OKEECHOBEE- The Okeechobee County Library kicked of their 2021 summer reading program on June 1. Throughout June and July the library will host an 8 week program from that will run until July … more
Their young faces are hopeful, and their voices – often quiet and sometimes barely more than a whisper – speak a tale that is both universal and yet uniquely their own. more
Earlier in the month, foster care professionals throughout Florida asked residents to commit to any 1K of activity by signing up for a statewide initiative called 1KFor1Kid. more
As the summer season approaches, fire and disaster remediation specialists from SERVPRO in the Okeechobee area know that the number of grill fires... more
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