Sun Spots

Anthropology lecture set WEST PALM BEACH — The Palm Beach County Anthropological/Archaeological Society invites you to attend a lecture on Saturday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. at the Summit Branch of the PBC Library, 3650 Summit Blvd. Researcher Henry Calway will present a critical examination of America’s post WWII military involvements around the globe. For […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Gregorio Zamora

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Gregorio Zamora, 35, white, male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. His last known address was on North Main Street in Belle Glade. Zamora is wanted on a warrant for violation of probation for […]

State urged to make war on algae

“We have to protect Lake Okeechobee. The water and the nutrients are coming from the north. It doesn’t make any sense to clean it going south. We have to focus on the source of the water, clean it there and store it there to reduce the flow to the lake. That is just common sense,” […]

Tax Collector Gannon reminds property owners to file and remit Tourist Development Tax using her agency’s website

Recent Airbnb email provides misinformation to Palm Beach County taxpayers WEST PALM BEACH — On Jan. 20, Constitutional Tax Collector Anne M. Gannon reminded property owners who offer accommodations for short term rental (six months or less) to continue filing and paying Tourist Development Tax (TDT) each month using her agency’s website. Gannon issued the […]

Celebrate Black History Month at your library

In branches throughout the Palm Beach County Library System they will be offering events that honor the heritage, contributions and achievements of the African American community. Join them for book discussions, musical performances, films, African American genealogical research, and much more. With over 20 events being offered, there will be something for all ages and […]

Cold wind chills expected for Sunday Night

A cold front will push through Sunday, Jan. 20, bringing much colder temperatures for the start of next week. At this point, frost and freezing temperatures are not expected. Palm Beach County will be in the upper 30s for the interior and low 40s in the metro areas.

Lower water level helps lake’s ecology

After Hurricane Irma hit South Florida in September 2017, the water level in Lake Okeechobee rose to a high of 17 feet. That high water level had a devastating effect on all the submerged vegetation on the lake, including hydrilla, eel grass and pepper grass, which grow best at around a lake level of 9 […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Kendall Thompson

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Kendall Thompson, 30, black, male, 6 feet 5 inches tall, 205 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on Southwest Third Street in Belle Glade. Thompson is wanted on a warrant for […]

SFWMD orders independent scientific review of lake

WEST PALM BEACH — The South Florida Water Management District Governing Board wants science to determine any changes to the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS). At their Jan. 10 meeting in West Palm Beach, the board authorized entering into a contract with the University of Florida Board of Trustees for an independent scientific review to […]

Two more SFWMD board members resign

Following Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request that all members of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board resign, two board members have agreed to step down. Dan O’Keefe and Carlos Diaz have given their letters of resignation. SFWMD Governing Board members are unpaid volunteers. All of those on the board at the time Gov. DeSantis […]