Truck driver killed in early morning crash

OKEECHOBEE – A semi-truck driver was killed early Wednesday morning after his truck was involved in a multi-vehicle collision. Okeechobee County Fire Rescue responded to a call pertaining to a multi-vehicle crash at approximately 6:30 a.m., Jan. 29 on U.S. 441 Southeast near Southeast 126th Boulevard. Traffic was stopped in both directions on U.S. 441 […]

Road Watch for Glades 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 Fifth Street to north of S.R. 78: (Construction project) Crews will be milling and resurfacing the roadway on U.S. 27 from […]

Road to be closed on U.S. 441 Southeast Dec. 10

OKEECHOBEE — Okeechobee Utility Authority announced in a press release that work will be done in the 1700 block, to include the 1800 block, of U.S. 441 S.E. beginning Tuesday, Dec. 10 through Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 6 p.m. to 9 a.m. Streets, cross streets and general direction may be affected. Okeechobee Utility Authority shall […]