Glades area native publishes book of poetry

“We Are Legion” is a spirited, truthful and possibly offensive poetic journey with a twist of humor from an author writing about her pain. Jennifer Alexander, 28, a professional bus attendant in Belle Glade, wrote this book to share her journey in Christianity while seeking to minister the Gospel to people she encounters. “It has […]

Office Depot helps kids with supplies

BELLE GLADE — Age-appropriate music and the vibrant sound of cheers and high-fives from Office Depot ambassadors filled the cafeteria of Belle Glade Elementary School on Tuesday, Aug. 14. Students and teachers were recognized by Boca Raton-based company Office Depot under its Start Proud! initiative, which donates school supplies to selected schools throughout the nation. […]

Tellus Products sustains environment and local economy

Tellus Products LLC is a new, Belle Glade-based company that manufactures packaging and food-service products using recycled fiber from the sugar milling process. Aside from producing ecologically friendly products, the company brings additional economic activity to the Glades area. “Siting our new company, Tellus, right here in Belle Glade was so natural for us, because […]

Walford joins in Back to School Bash

SOUTH BAY — On Saturday, July 14, 2018, the City of South Bay presented Clive Walford Day – a “Back to School Bash” for city residents. Born and raised in South Bay, Mr. Walford established this event to give back to the community that enriched his life. Attendees participated in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, enjoyed […]

Belle Glade plans infrastructure enhancements

BELLE GLADE — Belle Glade City Commissioners approved enhancements for the municipal airport at the July 16 meeting. The meeting’s agenda included updates about the city’s economic and employment opportunities, infrastructure enhancements, and resolution approvals. The commissioners adopted two resolutions that involved enhancements at the municipal airport in Belle Glade. One resolution focused on entering […]

South Bay’s Food Truck Expo unites the community

The City of South Bay presented its residents with a new experience by hosting “The Gourmet Food Truck Expo” on Wednesday, June 20, at Tanner Park in South Bay. During the event, many residents, including parents and children, elected officials, city employees and other community members, were spotted in line waiting to order or pick-up […]