Guardians hosting food giveaway Friday, Aug. 28

BELLE GLADE — The Guardians of the Glades advocacy group announces a somewhat different variety of their bulk food distribution on Friday, Aug. 28, at Lake Shore Park in Belle Glade. COVID-19 testing will be available from 1 to 2:30 p.m. from the Florida Community Health Center, as well as Census 2020 education and voter […]

Schools to continue with free meals

OKEECHOBEE — The Child Nutrition Department of the Okeechobee County School District is pleased to inform the public that it will be continuing with the USDA federal program for breakfast and lunch called Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) for this coming school year 2020-21. All of the schools will be participating and will provide healthy breakfast […]

Team Glades has food giveaway Friday

PAHOKEE — The bulk food distribution returns on Friday, July 31, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park at 100 E. Fifth St. in Pahokee, Guardians of the Glades leader Tammy Jackson-Moore announced on Tuesday. Pop-up COVID-19 testing will be available from 9 a.m. to noon from the Florida Community Health Center, as well as census […]

Free masks available in Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE —The Okeechobee Health Department has provided thousands of cloth face masks to local business and organizations for distribution to the public. “The two most important things you can do to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community are use the face covering and maintain 6 feet of social distancing,” said Tiffany Collins. Cloth […]

Free food distribution continues July 7 with new times

WEST PALM BEACH — Tuesday and Thursday food distribution continues on Tuesday, July 7. Distributions will now be taking place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 51 locations across the Palm Beach County School District. Please note that Okeeheelee Middle School has closed as a distribution site. Feeding South Florida will distribute free food […]

Check out and take home free Wi-Fi from library

OKEECHOBEE — Do you need internet service at home? Hotspot devices are now available for checkout at the Okeechobee Library. All you need is a library card. Supplies are limited. Hotspot devices will be checked out for two weeks only. Renewals will not be available, but you can place a hold to be put on […]