Water Utilities Department announces temporary modification to water disinfection process

PALM BEACH COUNTY — In order to maintain compliance with regulatory water quality requirements in the water distribution system, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD) will temporarily modify its water disinfection process between Sunday, Jan 13 and Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. The modification will entail the use of free chlorine as opposed to […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Ortegard Eximon

BELLE GLADE — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Ortegard Eximon, age 20, black, male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. His last known address was Southwest Eighth Street in Belle Glade. He is wanted on a felony warrant for failure to appear, grand […]

The Bike Shop experience: A true breakfast club

BELLE GLADE — Out of all the places in my community, how did I end up volunteering in a bicycle shop? I didn’t even know how to RIDE a bike! Before stepping foot into the building that would become my second home, I was just a very lazy (well to be honest, I’m still lazy!) […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Carlton Butler

PAHOKEE — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Carlton Butler, age 24, black, male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 170 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. His last known address was South Barfield Highway in Pahokee He is wanted on a felony warrant for violation of probation for possession of […]

Family escapes early morning fire

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Fire Rescue press release stated that at 2:29 a.m. on Dec. 26 crews responded to reports of a fire on the 400 block of S.W. Ave. B Place in Belle Glade. First arriving crews reported smoke from a second floor apartment and quickly entered to locate the source. […]

Orange Bowl celebrates legacy gift

BELLE GLADE — The Orange Bowl Committee and Palm Beach County announce the opening of Orange Bowl Field at Glades Pioneer Park in Belle Glade. The opening celebration, which is free and open to the public, will take place on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at 4 p.m. Attendees at the free opening celebration will enjoy activities […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Undrea Demetrius Jones

SOUTH BAY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Undrea Demetrius Jones, age 43, black, male, 6 feet tall, 240 pounds, bald head, brown eyes, and a tattoo on his left arm. His last known address was Southeast Fourth Avenue in South Bay. He is wanted on a felony warrant […]

Belle Glade vice mayor appointed to NLC

WASHINGTON — Mary Ross Wilkerson, vice mayor of Belle Glade, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic […]

Christmas parade and toy giveaway planned

SOUTH BAY — KTM Foundation Inc, BElegant CreativEvents and the Marshall Family will present the third annual Community Toy Giveaway/Holiday In The Park and Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 22, in honor of the late Willie F. Marshall Sr. (BoJack). The Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. followed by the Community Toy Giveaway/Holiday In […]

Lakeside Medical receives ‘A’ safety grade

BELLE GLADE — Lakeside Medical Center, a 70-bed, rural acute care teaching hospital accredited by The Joint Commission and operated by the Health Care District of Palm Beach County, is proud to be one of just five Palm Beach County hospitals to receive an ‘A’ Safety Grade from the The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital […]