Waste Management recognized for performance

POMPANO BEACH — Waste Management, which provides residential, commercial and recycling collection services in Palm Beach, Indian River, Martin and Okeechobee counties, has been recognized for the sixth consecutive year by 3BL Media with its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking. The honor recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the […]

Guardian ad Litem takes a different approach

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and April 19th thru April 25th is National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  Normally this month would be full of public awareness and volunteer recognition events for the 19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program (GALP). However, with the current global pandemic of the COVID19 virus looming large and a new […]

Stores reserve shopping periods for senior citizens

OKEECHOBEE — To help those over age 65 who are more at risk of serious complications should they contract the COVID-19 virus, some stores are offering reserved shopping time for seniors. Allowing seniors into the stores early means the older shoppers will benefit from the fact that the store was thoroughly cleaned after closing the […]

A Conversation About End-of-Life Care: What You Need to Know When Selecting Hospice Services

When Vicky S. was exploring end-of-life services for her husband, she wanted someone who would provide high-quality and compassionate care while respecting his wishes and hers. Her husband lived a beautiful, meaningful life, and Vicky wanted his final days to reflect a life well lived. Understanding a patient’s wishes and values, and using that information […]

Business Corner: Your CBD Store Clewiston

The most widely known compound found in marijuana is delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). However, another compound that can be found in marijuana, cannabidiol (CBD), is quickly becoming more and more familiar as more research is being conducted and laws regarding marijuana begins to change. Some controversy surrounds the topic of CBD usage, but, unlike THC, CBD […]

Morgan’s Furniture

“Providing quality furniture at a reasonable price,” is what Wayne Morgan, second-generation owner of Morgan’s Furniture in Okeechobee, says his family’s mission has been since opening the business in 1983. The space at 707 S.W. Park St. served customers even before that in his grandfather’s odds and ends store. It’s the sense of family and […]

Main Street Salon

You wouldn’t know it from her upbeat and friendly manner that there was ever a time when Main Street Salon owner Diane Prescott wasn’t as confident as she is today. She looks back on graduating the Okeechobee High School cosmetology program directed by Mary Jo Hoover and the clientele that helped her gain confidence in […]

Debbie’s Deals and Discounts

OKEECHOBEE — Imagine Black Friday pricing every day on household items, bedding, tools, bathroom accessories, pet supplies, electronics accessories, gun cases, ammo boxes, car supplies, toys and more without having to drive out of town to the big box stores. That’s what Debra Smalls and her husband Vern offer the community of Okeechobee each and […]

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