Homeless pets need short-term foster homes for holidays

WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County Animal Care and Control is asking local residents to foster an adoptable pet through the holiday season. There are currently more than 200 pets in need of loving homes at the local shelter. Providing a short-term foster home through the holidays gives these pets a better chance at […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Ivy Love

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Ivy Love, 26, black, male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 170 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and multiple tattoos. His last known address was on Golden Place in Pahokee. He is wanted on a felony warrant for violation of community […]

Jail employees serve special luncheon

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center B/ Shift employees addressed one of the most serious issues low-income seniors face: hunger and food insecurity. They gave a pre-Thansgiving “Paying It Forward Luncheon” on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the West County Senior Center, where about 100 people attended. Said Center Manager Willie A. […]

Pahokee resident names Palm Tran service

Palm Tran announced the winner of its first-ever naming contest that allowed Glades residents to submit their ideas to name the transportation service coming to the region. The naming contest was open several weeks, and 70 ideas were submitted. The winning name selected by Palm Tran is: “Go Glades,” which was submitted by Pahokee native […]

Kravis Center hosts PBC teachers for Educator Night

WEST PALM BEACH — The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts recently hosted 80 Palm Beach County educators for the fifth annual Educator Night, a fun and relaxed evening highlighting the Kravis Center’s 2018-2019 Main Stage Season. The annual event gives teachers the chance to see how the arts can enhance their classroom […]

Senior Center to host Precious Wright Holiday Luncheon

BELLE GLADE — West County Senior Center (WCSC), 2916 S.R. 15, will hold the annual Precious Wright Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 20, at noon. Festivities include lunch, gifts of love and holiday greetings in memory of Miss Precious and other clients no longer with them.

Gove explores the world during Multicultural Night

BELLE GLADE — Multicultural Night was held on Thursday, Nov. 29. The theme was “Exploring the Seven Continents.” Gove’s Steel Band Club, under the direction of music teacher Mr. Bethel, opened up the night with a selection that focused on the many cultures of the world. Each grade group worked with one of the seven […]

Gove Elementary School Events for December

• Now through Dec. 14: Gingerbread Shop • Now through Jan. 25: Choice applications for incoming kindergarten students • Dec. 6-14: Gingerbread Shop from 8:30 to 1:30 p.m. • Dec. 7: Wellington Landings Holiday Gathering • Dec. 12: Third grade field trip to Dolly Hand • Dec. 13: Special Buddy Exchange from 8:30 to 11:30 […]

Sun Spots

Precious Wright luncheon set BELLE GLADE — West County Senior Center (WCSC), 2916 S.R. 15, will hold the annual Precious Wright Holiday Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 20, at noon. Festivities include lunch, gifts of love and holiday greetings in memory of Miss Precious and other clients no longer with them. Food workshop set BELLE GLADE […]

Chamber of Commerce presents awards at banquet

BELLE GLADE — This year’s recipient of the Citizen of the Year Award at the 51st annual Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Oct. 23 was Ray “Michael” Wheeler (Mike). This year’s award was awarded posthumously to Mr. Wheeler, who passed away in September. Mike was recognized as an individual of integrity, commitment, loyalty and […]