Sun Spots

New Birth Deliverance Baptist Church to host MASS BELLE GLADE — October 27 — The New Birth Deliverance Baptist Church, 1650 South Main St. in Belle Glade invites the public to a MASS (Mammograms After Sunday Service) presentation on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. Sponsored by the Beautiful Gate Cancer Support and Resource Center. […]

Students recognized

BELLE GLADE – Shanyna Senorine (left) who is a fourth grader in Mrs. Mawali’s classroom at Belle Glade Elementary, along with Principal Robera Walker (right). Shanyna received a letter from Governor Scott for making a perfect score on her FY18 Math Florida Standards Assessment (FSA). She is the granddaughter of Ms. Annie Hunter.

Gove kicks off the school year using SWPBIS

BELLE GLADE — At Gove Elementary, teachers use the School Wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (SWPBIS) along with CHAMPS classroom management system. Students are presented with a Gove Mascot Paw by teachers when they are caught demonstrating positive behavior around the school. Once the class earns 14 paws the class earns 30 minutes of […]

FoundCare Inc. receives national recognition

WEST PALM BEACH — For the second year in a row, FoundCare Inc. received the Quality Improvement Award from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. According to the HRSA certification letter, FoundCare has achieved the best overall clinical performance among health centers around […]

Dolly Hand celebrates 25 years with Children’s Theatre

BELLE GLADE — The Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center is thrilled to present their 25th annual Missoula Children’s Theatre production with the first title the center ever presented, “Alice in Wonderland.” Students from around the lake will audition on Monday, Sept. 24, and then rehearse for just four short days! During that time, they will […]

PBSO investigating Belle Glade shooting

BELLE GLADE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that on Sept. 14 at 5:02 p.m. deputies responded to a shooting in the 715 Mobile Home Park in Belle Glade. Upon arrival deputies located Jermaurion Folmar, 31, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to a local hospital where succumbed to […]

Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades set Sept. 17

BELLE GLADE — Glades residents are invited to Let’s Talk for a Healthier Glades at the following times and locations: • Monday, Sept. 17, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 491 E Main St. in Pahokee. • Monday, Oct. 8, from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Leon Camel Resource […]

Manufacturing business may locate in Belle Glade

At their meeting next week, the Palm Beach County Commission will consider giving a tax break to a manufacturing business if it moves to Belle Glade. The Sept. 18 agenda states: “Project Paper is contemplating relocating its Florida-based manufacturing business to the City of Belle Glade or to one of the company’s other manufacturing sites […]

Animal Care & Control Waiving Adoption Fees

PALM BEACH COUNTY — It is raining cats and kittens at Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control. Because of the high number of cats and kittens that are in need of good homes, the shelter has waived the adoption fee for all cats and kittens and is offering a “name your price” adoption promotion […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Gerald Jones

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Gerald Jones, 23, black, male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 180 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on Lakeshore Drive in Canal Point. Jones is wanted on a warrant for a […]