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The Florida Transportation Builders’ Association (FTBA) today announced the recipients of its 2021 Best in Construction awards. more
The claim that “the St. Lucie River gets no benefit from the connection to Lake Okeechobee”  was made repeatedly … more
Okeechobee County Commissioners were honored for their work with the Florida Association of Counties. more
Many South Florida residents irrigate their yards year-round, with more than 50% of annual home water use being used for outdoor watering or irrigation. However, it is not uncommon for residents to … more
Fisheating Creek Wildlife Management Area boasts some of the most beautiful remote landscapes in Florida. more
TALLAHASSEE -- COVID-19 infections surged in Florida last week, with 23,697 new cases July 2-8. more
LAKE PLACID -- The Lake Placid Caladium festival is back! more
Have you ever been in the park or on a trail somewhere in Florida and seen a tree that just looks so unusual you’re sure it must be one of a kind? more
COLLIER COUNTY- With rainy season upon us, many people are driving in heavy downpours with their hazard lights flashing. more
JB Ranch, a commercial cow-calf operation in Immokalee, received the 2021 Environmental Stewardship Award more
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) regularly samples water in Lake Okeechobee and other Florida lakes and waterways.   more
FORT MYERS- On Saturday, July 3rd, the SWFL RESET Center is hosting an in-person event, The Right to Clean Water. Attendees will learn about the Orange County law, the subsequent rights of nature … more
LABELLE- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FFWCC) organized a Memorial Workout for fallen Officer Julian Keen on June 14, 2021, one year after the beloved officer was shot and … more
IMMOKALEE- A Juneteenth Freedom Day Block Party is planned for June 19, 2021. Jonas Mervilus, owner and founder of MySpeedyX, has announced $5,000,000 in scholarship funding will be available more
HENDRY COUNTY- The Hendry County Board of County Commissioners honored and recognized, posthumously, The Honorable Alcee Lamar Hastings on June 8, 2021, during a regular BOCC meeting. Alcee Lamar … 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
Florida historically had a cycle of drought, fire and flood. Wildfires are common in the dry season in Florida, especially in areas with a lot of open brush or trees. Fires may be sparked by … more
The Bobcat Fire, which started in the Holey Land Wildlife Management Area on Saturday afternoon, had burned 23,000 acres by noon on May 31, according to the Florida Forest Service (FFS). more
Okeechobee District urges residents and visitors to refrain from outdoor burning... more
Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2021 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday more
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