Gove Elementary awarded Green Ribbon Award

BELLE GLADE – The U.S. Department of Education has named Gove Elementary School a 2018 Green Ribbon School honoree for its commitment to student and community wellness, as well as environmental conservation and sustainability. “This distinction is thanks to a decade of hard work by our entire Gove family, and the dedication of more than […]

JTK Bike Shop plans ride to Palm Beach State College

BELLE GLADE — JTK Bike Shop will celebrate its one-year anniversary in June. A bike ride is planned on Saturday, May 26, to celebrate. “Our dedicated volunteer and supporter, Anton Pastuszak, is the welding instructor at Palm Beach State College (Belle Glade campus). Anton has created several beautiful metal sculpture art pieces that are being […]

Lake Shore Middle School to host masquerade ball

Glades Central announces Commencement Exercise

BELLE GLADE — Glades Central Community High School’s 2018 Commencement Exercise will be held on Wednesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium located at 1001 SW Ave. M in Belle Glade. Graduation is a dignified and solemn ceremony. Please honor all graduates with behavior and attire suitable for the occasion. Flowers, balloons, […]

Woman dies in Belle Glade traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — A Clewiston woman died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash at the intersection of NW 16th Street North and West Canal Street North in Belle Glade on Saturday, May 12. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that at approximately 12:28 p.m. a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu operated by […]

Glades Central flag football team going to state semifinal

BELLE GLADE The Glades Central Lady Raiders flag football team is heading to Boca Raton to compete in the state semifinal after two dominating regional playoff victories over Suncoast and Seabreeze. The Lady Raiders shut out Suncoast 20-0 in the regional semifinal on May 3 at Glades Central High School, capturing the first-ever playoff victory […]

Glades-area clerks honored

The city clerks of the tri-cities are feeling the love this week for the often thankless job they do for both the public and their own municipality’s elected officials. The 49th annual observance of Municipal Clerks Week is celebrated across the nation this week, May 6-12. From left are South Bay City Clerk Jessica Figueroa, […]

Woman allegedly abused baby

BELLE GLADE — A 25-year-old Belle Glade woman was arrested Wednesday after she was reportedly seen in the act of hanging an infant over a dumpster. LaChanzee Jameilla Horbbs, 25, Southwest Third Street, Belle Glade, was arrested May 2 on a felony charge of knowingly or willfully abusing a child without causing great bodily harm, […]

Criminal Justice Academy offered in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — Members of the public are invited to attend the third annual Glades Citizen’s Criminal Justice Academy. Sessions will take place on five consecutive Mondays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., on June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25 and July 2, at the Belle Glade Library/Civic Center, located at 725 N.W. Fourth […]

Glades area high school students gain welding skills at PBSC

BELLE GLADE — A group of high school students is getting a jump-start on training for a high-demand welding career, thanks to an initiative launched at Palm Beach State College (PBSC) in Belle Glade. In coordination with the Palm Beach County School District, the first cohort of dual-enrollment welding students got underway in fall 2017, […]