Ron’quavion Tarver to play in Shrine Game

TAMPA — Belle Glade native Ron’quavion Tarver, Utah State University wide receiver, has accepted an invitation to play in the 94th East-West Shrine Game. The game will be played Jan. 19 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, kicking off at 3 p.m. and broadcast live on NFL Network and the East-West Shrine Game Radio Network. […]

Statewide tornado drill takes place today at 10 a.m.

A statewide tornado drill will take place Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 10 a.m.

Crime stoppers is searching for Taca Oliver

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Taca Oliver, 37, black, female, 4 feet 11 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and she has multiple tattoos. Her last known address was on Booker Place in Pahokee. Oliver is wanted on a warrant for selling or […]

Families affected by government shutdown may qualify for free or reduced lunch

WEST PALM BEACH — Families impacted by the Federal Government shutdown could qualify for free or reduced lunch due to a temporary reduction in household income. The District offers a nutritious lunch to include fruits, vegetables, 100 percent juice, and low-fat or skim milk for $2.05 at elementary schools and $2.30 at secondary schools. However, […]

FSU Alumni Association recognizes Goindoo

PAHOKEE — Alain Goindoo, director of bands at Pahokee Middle School, was recognized with the Florida State University Alumni Association’s 2018 Notable Noles award, created to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of FSU’s young alumni. The FSU Alumni Association’s Notable Noles program (formerly the Thirty Under 30) was created to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of Florida […]

WCSC offers free oral services to seniors

BELLE GLADE — The West County Senior Center (WCSC) is offering FREE Oral health examination and oral cancer screening services at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan 10, to seniors 60 and older. Preventative dental services: • Oral hygiene instructions • Oral prophylaxis • Fluoride varnish applications • Silver diamine fluoride application. Denture adjustment services: • […]

Water Utilities Department announces temporary modification to water disinfection process

PALM BEACH COUNTY — In order to maintain compliance with regulatory water quality requirements in the water distribution system, the Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD) will temporarily modify its water disinfection process between Sunday, Jan 13 and Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. The modification will entail the use of free chlorine as opposed to […]

Belle Glade man died in traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — A 77 year old Belle Glade man died in a early morning crash with a semi on Jan. 3. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that at 6:57 a.m. a 2011 Freightliner Cascadia semi trailer truck, driven by Vincent Chimedza, was southbound on the 7200 Block of State […]

Family escapes early morning fire

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Fire Rescue press release stated that at 2:29 a.m. on Dec. 26 crews responded to reports of a fire on the 400 block of S.W. Ave. B Place in Belle Glade. First arriving crews reported smoke from a second floor apartment and quickly entered to locate the source. […]

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 […]