Cultural Council offering $7,500 artists’ fellowships in 2020

LAKE WORTH BEACH — The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County announces a new initiative for 2020: It is launching a new funding program for artists across all disciplines designed to honor and support the creative individuals who comprise Palm Beach County’s cultural sector, according to a flier from the organization. “Through a generous grant […]

Palm Beach School District sues e-cig maker

WEST PALM BEACH — With over three dozen deaths now reported nationwide from lung injuries caused by vaping, the Palm Beach County School District has recently become one of several suing JUUL, an e-cigarette maker. The district filed suit Nov. 22 in the U.S. Circuit Court for the Southern District of Florida, Miami, seeking reimbursement […]

Water Utilities Department receives a pair of honors

PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department (PBCWUD) was awarded the Most Improved Class A Water Treatment Plant for upgrades to Water Treatment Plant #3 (WTP3) and finished as the runner-up for the Earle B. Phelps Award in recognition of professionalism and performance at the Western Region Wastewater Treatment Facility during […]

Palm Beach County wins 18 NACo Achievement Awards

The National Association of Counties (NACo) announces that Palm Beach County won eighteen 2019 NACo Achievement Awards. The awards recognize innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents. A total of six Palm Beach County departments and divisions earned the following honors: Community Services/Human Services Division — human services category • Coordinated Entry […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Bernard Young

  PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Bernard Young, 20, 6 feet tall, 160 pounds, black hair and brown eyes. His last known address was on Frasier Court in Pahokee. Young is wanted on a warrant for violation of supervised own recognizance and burglary of a conveyance. […]

Candidates forum tonight

PAHOKEE — A candidates forum will begin at 6 p.m. today, Feb. 27, in the City of Pahokee Cafeteria, 360 E. Main St. There are eight candidates for three positions: mayor as well as city commissioner in Groups I and II. Mayor Keith W. Babb Jr. is running for another term against challengers Nathaniel Holmes, […]

Rick Scott pays a visit

The older adults attending Palm Beach County Division of Senior Service’s West County Senior Center on Tuesday, Feb. 19, got a surprise visitor. United States Senator Rick Scott paid a visit to West County Senior Center. During his time at the County operated Senior Center, Senator Scott toured the center’s different areas to observe the activities offered and greet the older adult participants. As the Center expands […]

Supervisor requests investigation into unidentified “robo” calls to voters

Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Wendy Sartory Link has requested an investigation into unidentified “robo” calls that were made between Feb. 15 through Feb. 19 to voters who requested Vote by Mail ballots for the March 12 Uniform Municipal Elections. Without explicitly saying as much, the robo call script implies that the call is […]

Black History Month Family Fun day set for Feb. 23

  The Norton Museum of Art, 1450 S. Dixie Hwy., is hosting Black History Family Day on Saturday Feb. 23, from noon to 5 p.m. The free event will feature tours with Museum docents, art-making workshops, literary discussions, musical performances and African American artists telling their stories. Free transportation is being provided for the senior […]

Crime Stoppers is searching for Everon Morgan

PALM BEACH COUNTY — Crime Stoppers of Palm Beach County needs your help in locating Everon Morgan, 28, black, male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, 190 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and he has multiple tattoos. His last known address was on S.W. 13th Street in Belle Glade. Morgan is wanted on a warrant for […]