Crime Stoppers is searching for Carlton Butler

PAHOKEE — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Carlton Butler, age 24, black, male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 170 pounds, black hair, and brown eyes. His last known address was South Barfield Highway in Pahokee He is wanted on a felony warrant for violation of probation for possession of […]

A 7-year-old child received gunshot wound

PAHOKEE — A 7-year-old child was shot on Wednesday, Dec. 26, in Pahokee. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that 7:34 p.m. deputies responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Shirley Drive in Pahokee. Upon arrival, deputies located a 7-year-old child suffering from a gunshot wound. The child was transported […]

Belle Glade vice mayor appointed to NLC

WASHINGTON — Mary Ross Wilkerson, vice mayor of Belle Glade, has been appointed to the National League of Cities (NLC) 2019 Community and Economic Development (CED) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving housing, community and economic development, land use, recreation and parks, historic […]

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 […]

Channel 12’s Christiansen gives a ‘live’ weather class

PAHOKEE — Second-graders participating in Pahokee Elementary School’s International Baccalaureate Primary Years Program got a special treat Friday, Nov. 16. They experienced a science lesson that many of the children probably will never forget: a first-person tale of how much you can learn studying just one field all your life to the point where you […]

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 […]

Belle Glade man dies in single vehicle crash

GLADES COUNTY – A Belle Glade man died Monday, Nov. 19 in an auto accident in Glades County. According to the Florida Highway Patrol Report, Deminke Shantel Hall, 24, was travelling north on U.S. 27 in a 2008 Ford F250 at 10:17 a.m., when the truck exited the roadway in an easterly direction into the […]

Johnson’s journey celebrated in Pahokee

Public works chief climbed ladder for 30 years PAHOKEE — After graduating from Pahokee High School in 1988, Alvin Johnson hired on with the city to be a maintenance worker and, a few years later after having cut a lot of grass, set himself a much higher goal. On Oct. 9, he listened to lavish […]

Suspect arrested in Pahokee shooting

PAHOKEE — A shooting occurred on Friday morning, Nov. 2, in Pahokee, and a suspect is in custody. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that deputies responded to a shooting in the 400 block of Royal Palm Court in Pahokee at 8:28 a.m. Friday. Another news release hours later stated that upon […]

Diabetes Health Fair scheduled for Nov. 3 in Pahokee

PAHOKEE — Following two successful Diabetes Health Fair Initiatives in Belle Glade, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is bringing the popular information event to Pahokee. The Diabetes Health Fair is free to the public and will be held in Pahokee High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local residents who […]