Dolly Hand celebrates 25 years with Children’s Theatre

BELLE GLADE — The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center is thrilled to present their 25th annual Missoula Children’s Theatre production with the first title the center ever presented, “Alice in Wonderland.” Students from around the lake will audition on Monday, Sept. 24, and then rehearse for just four short days! During that time, they will […]

PBSO investigating Belle Glade shooting

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that on Sept. 14 at 5:02 p.m. deputies responded to a shooting in the 715 Mobile Home Park in Belle Glade. Upon arrival deputies located Jermaurion Folmar, 31, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where succumbed to […]

Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades set Sept. 17

BELLE GLADE — Glades residents are invited to Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades at the following times and locations: • Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 491 E Main St. in Pahokee. • Monday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Leon Camel Resource […]

Manufacturing business may locate in Belle Glade

At their meeting next week, the Palm Beach County Commission will consider giving a tax break to a manufacturing business if it moves to Belle Glade. The Sept. 18 agenda states: “Project Paper is contemplating relocating its Florida-based manufacturing business to the City of Belle Glade or to one of the company’s other manufacturing sites […]

Job fair to bring a variety of employers to PBSC Belle Glade campus

BELLE GLADE — South Florida companies representing a variety of industries will be seeking qualified candidates at a job fair on Sept. 19, sponsored by Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus. Employers will be recruiting for full- and part-time openings, as well as internships. The job fair is free and open to the public. […]

Glades area native publishes book of poetry

“We Are Legion” is a spirited, truthful and possibly offensive poetic journey with a twist of humor from an author writing about her pain. Jennifer Alexander, 28, a professional bus attendant in Belle Glade, wrote this book to share her journey in Christianity while seeking to minister the Gospel to people she encounters. “It has […]

Support United Way at a Trivia Challenge

BELLE GLADE — Support PBC United Way at a Trivia Challenge to be held on Thursday, Oct. 4, at 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Belle Glade Civic Center, 725 NW 4th St. in Belle Glade. Form your ultimate team of up to six (with supervisor approval) to claim the coveted Champion trophy and […]

Remembrance Vigil set 16

BELLE GLADE — The Okeechobee Hurricane of 1928 pounded Lake Okeechobee and the Glades on the night of Sept. 16. The waters of Lake Okeechobee rose and inundated the Glades. When daybreak came, people learned that thousands of lives had been lost in the storm. The public is invited to remember this time in history […]

Tent Revival set for Sept. 10-14

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Area Ministerial Association invites the Glades community to the Glades Area Tent Revival, which is taking place nightly Monday through Friday this week beginning at 7 p.m. in the open field located at 530 S. Main St. in Belle Glade (north of the old library). Local churches will be in […]

YOUR Government Watch

These upcoming meetings of local elected officials, scheduled during the next several weeks, are open to the public. As voters, YOU the public employ these people, and they’re spending the tax dollars that you pay them for your municipal services. At these meetings, they decide how, when and where to do so, and what will […]