PBSO seeks information about 2016 Pahokee homicide

PAHOKEE — Last week marked the two year anniversary of the death of a Pahokee resident Lea’Auto Rolle, and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) still seeks information. At 12:58 a.m. on Aug. 14, 2016, the PBSO responded to the New Zion Holiness Church in Pahokee, where they found Lea’Auti Rolle deceased as a […]

Ariana Murphy awarded Star Teacher

Belle Glade Elementary held their Start Proud Assembly where Ariana Murphy was awarded Office Depot’s Star Teacher! Office Depot presented every student with a back pack filled with school supplies.

Gove Elementary School News

Gove has a Successful Meet and Greet Event Gove Elementary’s first event of the school year, “Meet and Greet,” was a huge success thanks to the support of their entire Gove family. With over 600 parents that signed in, the event was well attended by students and parents. Students and parents toured the school and […]

Reflections from the Pulpit: When people aren’t heard for the wrong reasons; and what to listen for

Somehow I was involved with a discussion on oil consumption when on vacation one year and where I disagreed with the people around me. I don’t remember all of the details, but I remember someone asking me “Where are you from?” I replied that it doesn’t matter where I am from, the points I was […]

Writers shine in Literacy Showcase

This past spring, six residents from South Bay Correctional & Rehabilitation Facility (SBCRF) participated in an adult essay writing contest presented by the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County. The purpose was to showcase the writing skills and talents of students enrolled in adult education programs. The topic of the essay was to write a […]

PMSHS band camp hits sweet high note

PAHOKEE — Pahokee Middle Senior High School (PMSHS) started the year at full volume, sending its new and experienced band students to the Hope Symphony Summer Band Camp at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Summer Band Camp is a comprehensive five-day summer band camp that provides a high-quality college experience for approximately 45 elementary and middle […]

City gets another $1 million grant for marina

PAHOKEE — The City Commission met Tuesday night and acknowledged receipt of a new, additional $990,000 state grant for improvements at the Pahokee Marina & Campground park along Lake Okeechobee. Regular viewers of the city’s YouTube channel where the meetings are broadcast missed out on the commissioners’ actions, however, due to a lightning strike sometime […]

‘Strike Out Hunger’ event in Port St. Lucie

The Treasure Coast Food Bank’s (TCFB) “Strike Out Hunger” Night will take place from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie as the St. Lucie Mets take on the Tampa Bay Yankees. The St. Lucie Mets players will be wearing custom “Strike Out Hunger” jerseys, which will […]

Early vote ends Aug. 26 for the Aug. 28 primary

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Early voting for the Aug. 28 primary began on Monday, Aug. 13, and ends Sunday, Aug. 26. All locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Early voting will be available at the Belle Glade Branch Library, located at 725 N.W. Fourth St. in Belle Glade. The last […]

West County Senior Center to hold “Be Scam Smart” workshop for seniors

BELLE GLADE — The Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services and the Florida Department of Financial Services will host a free, Be Scam Smart workshop for seniors, their families and caregivers at the West County Senior Center, 2916 State Road in Belle Glade, on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 10 – 11 a.m. For information, […]