Glades schools’ town hall looks ahead to ’20-21

WEST PALM BEACH — The School District of Palm Beach County hosted a series of online “Town Hall” meet-ups last week, and the final one, for Glades Region schools, was on Friday night, June 26. It went on as scheduled from 7 to 8 p.m., broadcast through several TV and online channels. Hosted by local […]

School Food Service sets Western Palm Beach County schedule for next 3 weeks

PALM BEACH COUNTY — While all Palm Beach County schools are closed at least through April 15, School Food Service will continue serving meals to district students throughout the school closure. Nutritionally-balanced “Grab and Go” meals will be offered at school locations around the district. The meals will be distributed from 11 a.m. to 1 […]

Three Glades area athletes sign letters of intent

BELLE GLADE — Three student athletes from the Glades area signed letters of intent at the national college signing day celebration held at Everglades Preparatory Academy Charter School (EPA) on Dec. 18. Pahokee’s Frankie Burgess and Latarie Kinsler and Glades Central’s Ja’Vontae Williams signed letters of intent to play football at the college level. The […]

Resort development gets OK for site near Sportsman Village

MOORE HAVEN — A rezoning petition from Brent Starts, owner of two vacant parcels of land that wrap around the Sportsman Village condominiums, has won final approval from the Glades County Board. It changes the zoning to planned development from residential single-family and will allow the development of slightly over 9 acres into a resort-type […]

Glades County has two firefighters, two ambulances and 9,000+ people to protect

MOORE HAVEN — Public Safety Director Bob Jones laid out all the facts about how much fire protection and emergency services protection Glades County citizens get now and could get for their money at a workshop Tuesday, April 9, for the commissioners and audience. His department’s PowerPoint presentation contained 35 slides setting them all out. […]

Resident pleads for Glades County commissioners to ‘open up’

MOORE HAVEN — A Glades County citizen recently called on the county commissioners to get out a little once in a while — beyond the confines of their Glades County commission chamber. Steven Hein, who said he’s a 34-year resident of the Muse area, stated during the public comment period: “The county commission (should) open […]