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Senator Tina Polsky (D-Boca Raton) and Representative Katherine Waldron (D-Wellington) filed Senate Bill 188 and House Bill 173... more
Mayor Dowling Watford was recognized for 40 years of service to the city of Okeechobee during the Jan. 17 city council meeting. 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
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
During the Okeechobee City Council’s first meeting of the year, David McAuley took his seat, vacated by Bobby Keefe. more
On Dec. 16, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis signed two bills following the special session that took place that week. Governor DeSantis signed … more
On Dec. 28, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Maruchi Azorin, Melissa Stone, and Maria Wells to the … more
The city of Okeechobee held an investiture ceremony for the  2022 elected officials on Dec. 27. more
Okeechobee County Code Enforcement will target Whispering Pines and Basswood. more
OKEECHOBEE – A local business will donate the materials and labor to install new sod on Baseball Field #1 at the Darrell Enfinger Sports Complex. more
At their Dec. 22 meeting, Okeechobee County Commissioners moved forward with the master plan to add or repair sidewalks along county roads. more
OKEECHOBEE – A proposal to spend $4 million to improve internet access was put on hold at the Dec. 22 because internet service providers (ISPs) can apply directly for grant … more
ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Florida Small Business Development Center Network (SBDC) today announced a new pilot program geared toward helping businesses … more
On Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 6A, establishing the Toll Relief Program through the … more
The Okeechobee County School Board re-affirmed the district’s current bathroom policy after a social media post gained traction on Dec. 5. more
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio introduced bipartisan legislation on Dec. 13 to ban TikTok from operating in the United States. more
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