Gove Elementary awarded Green Ribbon Award

BELLE GLADE – The U.S. Department of Education has named Gove Elementary School a 2018 Green Ribbon School honoree for its commitment to student and community wellness, as well as environmental conservation and sustainability. “This distinction is thanks to a decade of hard work by our entire Gove family, and the dedication of more than […]

Palm Beach County offering free spay/neuter for all cats May 21-25

WEST PALM BEACH —  In support of Palm Beach County’s Countdown 2 Zero initiative – a community wide plan to save the lives of all healthy, adoptable pets and combat the unnecessary euthanasia of cats and dogs – the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners has declared the third week in May as Beat […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Dauvantey Bosquet

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Dauvantey Bosquet, 33, black, male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 160 pounds, black hair and black eyes. His last known address was on SW Avenue C in Belle Glade. Bosquet is wanted on a felony warrant for violation of supervised […]

Lake Shore Middle School to host masquerade ball

Glades Central announces Commencement Exercise

BELLE GLADE — Glades Central Community High School’s 2018 Commencement Exercise will be held on Wednesday, May 23, at 7 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium located at 1001 SW Ave. M in Belle Glade. Graduation is a dignified and solemn ceremony. Please honor all graduates with behavior and attire suitable for the occasion. Flowers, balloons, […]

Woman dies in Belle Glade traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — A Clewiston woman died from injuries sustained in a traffic crash at the intersection of NW 16th Street North and West Canal Street North in Belle Glade on Saturday, May 12. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that at approximately 12:28 p.m. a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu operated by […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Patricia Coleman

PALM BEACH COUNTY – Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Patricia Coleman aka Patricia Sparrow, black, female, 49, 5 feet 4 inches tall, 180 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and she has multiple tattoos. Her last known address was on NW 9th Avenue in South Bay.   Coleman is wanted […]

Glades area high school students gain welding skills at PBSC

BELLE GLADE — A group of high school students is getting a jump-start on training for a high-demand welding career, thanks to an initiative launched at Palm Beach State College (PBSC) in Belle Glade. In coordination with the Palm Beach County School District, the first cohort of dual-enrollment welding students got underway in fall 2017, […]

Belle Glade youths teams win state championship

HOBE SOUND — On Saturday, April 21, the Wellington Wizards Rugby Club won four state championships. The club’s Under-9, Under-13, Under-15 and Under-19 teams claimed the championship titles at the Florida State Rugby Union’s state championships hosted by the Hobe Sound Polo Club in Hobe Sound. Belle Glade residents Billy and Jenna Rimes’ and Bradley […]

Criminal Justice Academy offered in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — Members of the public are invited to attend the third annual Glades Citizen’s Criminal Justice Academy. Sessions will take place on five consecutive Mondays from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., on June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25 and July 2, at the Belle Glade Library/Civic Center, located at 725 N.W. Fourth […]