Celebrate Black Florida Community Day

The Norton Museum of Art is hosting Celebrating Black Florida Community Day Saturday, Feb. 22, from noon to 5 p.m.  Now in its third year, this Community Day celebrates the art and cultural histories of black Floridians, as well as the Museum’s collection of works by artists of African descent. The day’s activities include special tours, […]

PBSO detectives investigate stabbing in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a stabbing in the 700 block of SW Avenue B, Belle Glade around 11 a.m. on Dec. 11.  Upon arrival, deputies found a female victim suffering from stab wounds.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.  The victim […]

Press conference to be held in Belle Glade to address violence in the community

BELLE GLADE — Most recently there have been several shootings in the Glades region. There will be a press conference on Friday, Nov. 24, releasing information to the community to help assure the residents that the community is safe and PBSO are working to solve the cases. The area’s local radio station, Sugar 900, in […]

Glades area legend ‘Nat-the-Cat’ honored

BELLE GLADE — The Glades area is filled with local icons who have helped establish the identity and culture of the area. Legendary disc jockey (DJ) “Nat-the-Cat” did not fall short of these standards because he set the tone for music and entertainment practitioners around the lake. Joe “Nathaniel” Colbert was born in 1938 in […]

Belle Glade principal believed you have to stand up for what is right

LOS ANGELES — As Father’s Day 2019 approached, Dr. Ron McCurdy found himself thinking back to his roots in Belle Glade, Fla., and more specifically, of his father — a man who believed you have to stand up for what you feel is right, no matter what the repercussions might be. Born in 1913, his […]