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 […]

Community town hall meeting is a success

OKEECHOBEE — Sheriff Noel E. Stephen, Police Chief Bob Peterson, Okeechobee County Commission Chairman Terry Burroughs and Mayor Dowling Watford hosted a town hall meeting in Douglas Brown Park at the community center Wednesday night. Their goal was to “foster a welcoming atmosphere for anyone to come and speak about their concerns, experiences, and even […]

Glades town hall offers essential information

BELLE GLADE — The Guardians of the Glades put on a Facebook Live presentation Thursday evening, April 2, titled the “Glades-Area Virtual Town Hall Meeting,” that was intended to calm public fears and uncertainty, and instill confidence in local leaders striving to help people stay safe through the coronavirus pandemic. Scheduled speakers were: State Rep. […]

City’s town hall meeting poorly attended

OKEECHOBEE — Whether it was a fear of coronavirus infected crowds or the fact that the town hall meeting took place on a night when many are in church, something caused an unusually low attendance at the biannual meeting Wednesday night, March 11. There were only four commenters, and one of those was the Economic […]

Town hall meeting is poorly attended

Whether it was a fear of Coronavirus infected crowds or the fact that the town hall meeting was held on a night when many are in church, something caused an unusually low attendance at the bi-annual meeting Wednesday night, March 11. There were only four commenters, and one of those was the Economic Council of […]

Parents air concerns at School Board town hall meeting on Oct. 27

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County School Board had its first-ever town hall on Oct. 27. Following a presentation on the state of the school district, residents of Okeechobee were given the chance to address the school board with their concerns. Common themes brought up by those in attendance were bullying in schools, Common Core math, […]

School Board to host town hall meeting Oct. 30

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee County School Board is preparing to host a town hall meeting on Oct. 30 in the Okeechobee Freshman Campus auditorium. The town hall meeting will be an opportunity for community members to provide feedback and suggest areas of opportunity for the school district. The notion of a town hall was first […]