Tent Revival set for Sept. 10-14

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Area Ministerial Association invites the Glades community to the Glades Area Tent Revival, which is taking place nightly Monday through Friday this week beginning at 7 p.m. in the open field located at 530 S. Main St. in Belle Glade (north of the old library). Local churches will be in […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Tarus Woodson

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Tarus Woodson, 20, black, male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 120 pounds, black hair, brown eyes, and multiple tattoos. His last known address was on Lake Circle in Belle Glade. Woodson is wanted on a warrant for a violation of […]

Federal officials tour Everglades restoration projects

On Aug. 15, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board Chairman Federico Fernandez and Executive Director Ernie Marks joined the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James to highlight some of the major Everglades restoration projects targeted at reducing Lake Okeechobee discharges to the northern estuaries. Additional participants included U.S. Army […]

Gove Elementary awarded Everglades Champion School

It was another “Glowing Green Year” at Gove Elementary. Through team effort from students, families, the school and the community, Gove Elementary School received another grant plus recognition from the Everglades Foundation as a 2018 Gold Level Everglades Champion School. Shown are Green Team members Ellen Smith, Shelly Miller, Gayle Zavala and Bridget Lutz, Gove’s […]

YOUR Government Watch

These upcoming meetings of local elected officials, scheduled during the next several weeks, are open to the public. As voters, YOU the public employ these people, and they’re spending the tax dollars that you pay them for your municipal services. At these meetings, they decide how, when and where to do so, and what will […]

Palmetto berry rules draw questions

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released answers to a few questions the public has been raising about the recent change in regulations that now requires harvesters of saw palmetto berries to get permits before offering Florida-grown berries for sale. The new regulations took effect July 17. They require, for a landowner […]

Rosenwald Elementary School News

SOUTH BAY — Important Dates • Sept. 10: Holiday, no school • Sept. 12: S.A.C. at 5-6 p.m. • Sept. 12: Open House to be held for kindergarten through fifth grades at 6-7:30 p.m. • Sept. 19: Holiday, no school • Sept. 26: Dads Take Your Child to School Day School News • The first […]

Boys or girls invited to Scouting event

  BELLE GLADE — The Gulf Stream Council of Boy Scouts of America announces their annual “Scout Me In” recruitment event set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, for local boys and girls who are in kindergarten through fifth grade and might want to join the Cub Scouts. It will take place at the Community […]

Glades Central High School advises public of new procedures

BELLE GLADE — The Glades Central High School (GCHS) Raiders will play the William T. Dwyer High School Panthers on Friday, Sept. 7. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Admission is $6 (pre-sale tickets will not be sold). Ticket booths open at 4:45 p.m. To ensure the safety of ALL supporters, it is asked that you […]

Rehearsals for final Living Christmas Tree

BELLE GLADE — It’s hard to believe that it has been 30 years since the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center and the Glades Campus of Palm Beach State College presented the very first Living Christmas Tree. Back then, the set was very basic … a rugged tree structure that held only a few choir members […]