Crime Stoppers is searching for Patricia Richardson

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Patricia Richardson, 51, black, female, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 140 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and she has multiple tattoos. Her last known address was on Palm Glade Dr., Belle Glade. She is wanted on a warrant for violation […]

DHCAC presents final Living Christmas Tree

BELLE GLADE — It’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center and the Glades Campus of Palm Beach State College presented the very first Living Christmas Tree. Back then, the set was very basic … a rugged tree structure that held only a few choir members […]

WTEC host open house and hold registrations for Home Health Aide Open House

• West Technical Education Center (WTEC), 2625 N.W. 16th St., will host a Home Health Aide Open House on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. For information, contact Julissa Camacho at 561.829.4620 or email • West Technical Education Center will hold registrations for their new Home Health Aide program. from Dec. 17 to 21 […]

Palm Beach County Community Services and HIV CARE Council to hold Health & Wellness Festival

BELLE GLADE — The Palm Beach County Community Services Department and HIV CARE Council are pleased to announce the second annual Communitywide Health & Wellness Festival which will be held on Nov 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Loading Ramp located at 524 SW Avenue C Place, Belle Glade (between S.W. Fifth […]

Voters choose judges and legislators

These are results, as reported unofficially on election night by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Elections (, in state judicial circuit, state legislative and U.S. House races in the region around Lake Okeechobee: 20th Judicial Circuit state attorney Republican Amira Fox received 403,609 votes (100 percent) for this position. Joseph Hoffman was a […]

Pastor Morales Day proclaimed by Belle Glade mayor

Oct. 13 celebration included 50 visitors from coastal cities BELLE GLADE — Oct. 13 was declared Pastor Morales St. Hilaire Day by Mayor Steve Wilson in recognition of the pastor’s 23 years of work to help the children of Belle Glade. The proclamation kicked off a day of activities at the First Haitian Baptist Church […]

Glades agricultural leader immortalized

BELLE GLADE — Wedgworth’s Inc. thanks all the participants who joined them for the unveiling of the street sign designating George Wedgworth Way in Belle Glade on Oct. 18. As George’s son Dennis shared: “The ‘Wedgworth Way’ is a mindset that encompasses ideals such as cooperation, teamwork and dedication. The entire Wedgworth family and team […]

Johnson’s journey celebrated in Pahokee

Public works chief climbed ladder for 30 years PAHOKEE — After graduating from Pahokee High School in 1988, Alvin Johnson hired on with the city to be a maintenance worker and, a few years later after having cut a lot of grass, set himself a much higher goal. On Oct. 9, he listened to lavish […]

Gulfstream Goodwill plans to relocate to Glades Plaza

BELLE GLADE — Founded with the mission of “Changing Lives through Employment, Training and Education,” Gulfstream Goodwill Industries has secured a new lease at Glades Plaza in Belle Glade, allowing them to expand their store footprint and better serve their customers and employees. Having been in their previous location since 1981, Goodwill approached Colliers International’s […]

Glades public transit service being improved

Palm Tran service for the Glades areas of western Palm Beach County is undergoing changes intended to make the public bus transportation service more flexible, timely and convenient for residents. Earlier this fall, according to Palm Tran Public Relations Manager Joe Harrington, the Belle Glade/Pahokee bus route No. 47 was merged with Route 48, serving […]