Community throws proms

CLEWISTON — Local high school seniors of the Class of 2020 are missing out on so much, but it seems that prom won’t be one of those things. Members of the community have rallied around Beth Browning, mostly via social media, to try to organize a prom for seniors from Glades, Hendry and Lee counties. […]

Multiple COVID-19 testing sites available in Hendry and Glades counties

HENDRY/GLADES COUNTIES — The Florida Department of Health in Hendry and Glades Counties will provide free COVID-19 testing. Notices for available testing sites, days and times will be sent out on a weekly basis. Hendry County Health Department in Clewiston: 1100 S. OlympiaWednesday May 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. (Weather permitting) Hendry County Health […]

3 more tested positive for COVID-19 in Glades County

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County Public Safety has been notified that a 33-year-old male resident from Moore Haven, a 32-year-old female and one additional resident from Moore Haven have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the number of positive cases in Glades County to 19. Please remember the Florida Department of Health strongly urges residents […]

Moore Haven man tests positive for COVID

Glades County Public Safety has been notified that a 49-year-old male resident from Moore Haven and two additional residents from Moore Haven have tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the number of positive cases in Glades County to 16. Please remember the Florida Department of Health strongly urges residents to continue following the guidance provided […]

GCSD makes best out of school closure

MOORE HAVEN — Since COVID-19 has required schools to close, the Glades County School District (GCSD) has worked tirelessly to meet the needs of their “family.” This county may be small, but it has BIG heart. The community prides itself in caring for each other and the hometown feel across all campuses. Superintendent Kim Jordan […]

Glades County has an additional positive COVID-19 case

Glades County Public Safety has been notified that a 55-year-old female resident has tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the number of positive cases in Glades County to nine. Please remember The Department of Health strongly urges residents to continue following the guidance provided by the CDC and DOH in order to slow the spread […]

Glades County updates local COVID-19 information

News from the Glades County Public Safety Department: MOORE HAVEN — As of the 11 a.m. May 8 Florida Department of Health update Glades County still has six confirmed positive cases. Three of these cases have been cleared by the Department of Health. There have been 83 residents tested. Please continue to social distance and […]

ICE detainees to be released

Glades County has ‘zero control’ about where immigrants will be released MOORE HAVEN — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities will comply with a federal judge’s order to release detainees from three South Florida detention centers including one in Glades County, an ICE spokesman said Monday night, May 4. The Glades County Sheriff’s Office (GCSO), […]

Food distribution planned in Glades County

MOORE HAVEN — The H.E. Hill Foundation has funded and coordinated with local distributors, farmers, Glades County Public Safety, Glades CountySheriffs Office and the City of Moore Haven to provide free vegetable and food distribution on Thursday, April 23, at 301 10th St, Moore Haven.Enter the Chalo Nitka grounds on Ave K (Post Office side). […]

Glades County has confirmed case of COVID-19

MOORE HAVEN — On Sunday, March 29, Glades County Public Safety was notified that a resident of Glades County has tested positive for COVID-19. The patient has been in self quarantine since being tested but was hospitalized. A press release from Glades County Public Safety states: “The health and safety of our residents is always […]

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