Road Watch for Okeechobee County for the week of May 24

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 441 S.E. between canal 59 and S.E. 66th Avenue (Maintenance permit project): Crews are constructing a new pumping station including a new driveway […]

Road Watch for Hendry County for the week of May 3

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • S.R. 80 from Dalton Lane to C.R. 833 (Construction project): Crews will widen approximately 11 miles of roadway from two to four lanes and add […]

Road Watch for Glades County for the week of May 3

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • S.R. 27 from Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78 (Construction project): Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from Fifth Street […]

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • S.R. 80 from Dalton Lane to CR 833: (Construction project) Crews will widen approximately 11 miles of roadway from two to four lanes and […]

Most dental offices in Lake O region are closed

No elective work until at least May 8 Most dentists’ offices in Florida are closed except for emergency treatments because of an order by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. In checking with those dentists in the Lake Okeechobee region who have a presence online, a website or Facebook page, phone calls in most cases go directly […]

Yesteryear Village to temporarily close

WEST PALM BEACH — In following the guidelines of the CDC and health department regarding the coronavirus pandemic, the South Florida Fair and Palm Beach County Expositions, Inc. will temporarily close its Yesteryear Village Living History Park. This includes the April and May History & Haunts ghost tours. Reopening dates will be announced after further […]

County offices to close

OKEECHOBEE — Beginning Wednesday, March 25, the following County offices will be closed to the public: • Okeechobee County Administrator and Administration Offices will be closed to the public effective Wednesday, March 25, until further notice. However, you are able to contact those offices via phone at 863-763-6441, fax 863-763-0118, email, US Mail, and all […]

Hendry County canceling commission meeting

LABELLE — Based on the most recent guidance from the State of Florida regarding public gatherings, Hendry County is canceling the Tuesday, March 24, 5 p.m. regular Board of County Commission meeting at the Hendry County Courthouse in LaBelle. At this time, the County still anticipates that future meetings will occur, however, if the situation […]

Glades County BOCC meeting cancelled

MOORE HAVEN — The Board of County Commissioners meeting set for Monday, March 23, has been cancelled.

Road Watch for Hendry County

Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones. • U.S. 27 from Industrial Canal to Central Street in Clewiston: (Construction project) Crews will install welcome signs, lighting, fencing, and landscaping at the eastern […]