PBSO warns public about ‘rent assistance’ scam

WEST PALM BEACH — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office has issued the following scam alert. BEWARE: There is an impostor calling members of the community and asking for their personal information to help with rent payments. This is a scam! Never give out your personal information over the phone to anyone claiming to assist […]

Hendry Regional Medical Center shares updates

CLEWISTON – Hendry Regional Medical Center shared the following update on April 3: The following only reflects Hendry Regional Medical Center and its rural health clinics. This does not include all the cases/tests in the community. • HRMC has sent a total of 119 specimens for outside testing since the onset of the virus, 52 […]

ALDI updates customers regarding enhanced safety measures

As everyone navigates the changes brought about by the spread of COVID-19, ALDI wants shoppers to know that, above all else, it remains committed to the safety and well-being of its employees and customers. Over the past several weeks, ALDI has intensified cleaning practices in all facilities and have issued health and safety guidance for […]

IRSC summer registration starts April 6

FORT PIERCE — Registration for Summer classes at IRSC starts on Monday, April 6, and hundreds of courses will be offered throughout the term. In an abundance of caution for the safety of our faculty, staff, and students, all Summer “A” Session (May 6 to June 17) classes, and Full-Term Summer Session (May 6 to […]

Guardian ad Litem takes a different approach

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and April 19th thru April 25th is National Volunteer Appreciation Week.  Normally this month would be full of public awareness and volunteer recognition events for the 19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program (GALP). However, with the current global pandemic of the COVID19 virus looming large and a new […]

What can we do? We can protect others

Repeat after me: COVID-19 is not a hurricane. The past few weeks might have felt similar to hurricane season, with people stocking up on supplies and regularly checking a government website for updates. But instead of plywood and batteries, the hard to find items are disinfectant and toilet paper. And instead of checking the National […]

Road closure notification

On April 5 and April 6, the Okeechobee Utility Authority will have the following road closure for sewer/water main repair: Closed at the intersection of 441 Southeast/Southeast 18th Terrace; westbound turning lane on 441 Southeast; southbound left turning lane on Southeast 18th Terrace. For additional information, contact 863-763-9460.

Florida 4-H Youth…CALL TO ACTION

Some of our Florida communities are in need of protective face masks during this COVID-19 crisis. If this is a project that you would like to help with and you have supplies at home, here is an easy to follow face mask making video that will lead you through each step: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=907609343037773 Another easy to […]

Florida Department of Health Hendry and Glades Counties responds to questions

The Florida Department of Health appreciates the desire to understand how many people in each community have been tested, received a negative test, or are under public health monitoring as a result of suspicion they may have COVID-19 or has been in contact with someone who has COVID-19. Balancing the privacy of the individuals being tested and monitored, […]

Hendry County paving A Road

HENDRY COUNTY — The Hendry County Road & Bridge Department’s asphalt contractor will be paving on A Road on Friday, April 3, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Motorists should expect lane closures and allow extra time for their commute. Please use extra caution when driving through the work zone. Residents with questions or concerns […]