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 […]

Deputy found guilty of reckless driving causing serious bodily injury

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that the PBSO holds its employees to the highest standards and never forgets about its duty to preserve the public’s trust. Unfortunately sometimes an employee makes a bad decision which leads to misconduct. Deputy Sheriff Brandon Hegele’s misconduct was identified, investigated […]

Contracted nuisance alligator trapper sought for south PBC

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for a contracted nuisance alligator trapper in southern Palm Beach County (south of State Road 804). Applicants must pass a criminal history check, have no fish or wildlife law violations, and possess a valid, working email address. Applications must be […]

Palm Beach County accepting public comment on disparity study

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has accepted the findings of a comprehensive disparity study by Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. for the purposes of further policy deliberations and directed county staff to move forward with development of a race- and gender-neutral and race- and gender-conscious program. Before doing so, […]

Choice program application deadline extended through Feb. 2

WEST PALM BEACH- The window to apply for a Choice program for the 2018-2019 school year has been extended through February 2. The School District offers more than 300 Choice programs at 117 elementary, middle and high schools throughout the county. This extended deadline does not apply to the Dec. 1, 2017 deadline for Arts […]

PBSO is searching for Sean Seebarran

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Sean Seebarran.  Sean, DOB: 1/28/84, was last seen on Dec. 31, 2017. Sean was visiting a family member living on Vilma Lane, West Palm Beach and for unknown reasons abruptly left the residence and has not been seen or heard from since. He was scheduled to […]

Services and options available for disaster recovery

Dealing with the aftermath of a disastrous storm can be stressful as individuals and communities try to recover. There are services and options available. We can help with some of the following issues: • FEMA issues and appeals • Disaster unemployment • Disaster SNAP benefit eligibility and issues • Landlord tenant matters where the landlord […]