Enhanced Palm Beach County system features text to 9-1-1

PALM BEACH COUNTY — On June 25, Palm Beach County was proud to announce that hearing and/or speech impaired members of the community, or those in a situation where it is too dangerous to dial 911, now have another option to request help in an emergency — Text to 9-1-1. The benefits to the public […]

A new digital article profiling the history of the rock mining industry in Palm Beach County, entitled “County History Unearthed in Shellrock Pits,” can be viewed at  pbchistory.blogspot.com/2018/04/. The article was written by Bob Davidsson, Editor/webmaster of Origins & history of the Palm Beaches.

Gove teacher honored with the Dwyer award School District of Palm Beach County

WEST PALM BEACH — The Economic Council of Palm Beach County Inc. in partnership with the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County Inc. is pleased to announce the recipients of the 34th Annual William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education. • Elementary Education: Bridget M. Lutz, Gove Elementary School • Middle School Education: Porschia […]

School District offers study guides/videos for AP exam

WEST PALM BEACH — To help students better prepare for the upcoming AP® exams, the School District of Palm Beach County has partnered with Study Edge, an online video education company, to provide comprehensive review materials for the exams. Students can access the study guides and videos any time of day or night from their […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Ruben Gonzalez

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Ruben Gonzalez, 37, white male, 5 feet 5 inches tall, 200 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on South Lopez Street in Clewiston. Gonzalez is wanted on a felony warrant for […]

PBSO searching for missing children

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) is looking for missing children, Benjamin Fisler – 2-years-old and Kyle Fisler – 3-years-old. Both boys were last seen with their mother, Kiashara Leonard, 35, on Thursday, March 22, and have not been seen since. DCF has advised deputies that there is an active […]

Students receive scholarships from PBCSF

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Foundation (PBCSF) hosted its annual scholarship luncheon on Sunday, March 4, at the International Polo Club in Wellington. Ten Palm Beach County high school seniors, all of whom were nominated by a sworn employee of the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO), received $2,500 scholarships for their freshman year of […]

Parents, guardians encouraged to update contact information with schools

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Parents and guardians are encouraged to make sure that their contact information with their child’s school is up to date in the event that the school or School District needs to contact you. If families have had a change of phone number or address since registering for the school year, or […]

Wear pink Wednesday to show support for anti-bullying efforts

WEST PALM BEACH – The international bullying prevention event Pink Shirt Day will be recognized on Wednesday, February 28, with everyone encouraged to wear pink as a show of support. Pink Shirt Day originated in Canada when a boy was bullied for wearing a pink shirt on his first day at high school. In response, […]

Special assessments now payable online by credit card

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Palm Beach County property owners who have special assessments on their properties can now pay online with a credit card through the Clerk & Comptroller’s website. Special assessments help pay for public improvements in a community such as road paving, water mains and drainage. On the Clerk’s website, customers can also […]