Clean up to be held for Montura and Flaghole communities

CLEWISTON — The communities of Montura and Flaghole can drop off and dispose of items including tires, yard debris, TVs, hazardous waste, and more on Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m. until bins are full. The event is free. There will be food, drinks and music. Participants can enter to win a gift card. For […]

CHS Freshman Orientation set Aug. 1

Clewiston High School, 1501 Francisco St. in Clewiston, will hold a Freshmen orientation event called Tiger Takeoff on Wednesday, Aug. 1, from 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Parent orientation will be held at 8:30-9 a.m. A t-shirt and lunch is available for a $5 donation. Activities include a campus tour, team building, information session, avid […]

Barbering program puts PBSC a cut and shave above

BELLE GLADE — A new barbering program is about to get underway on Palm Beach State College’s Belle Glade campus, and the timing couldn’t be better. With many licensed barbers nearing retirement age, and millennial males clamoring for the latest hair and beard styles, the demand for new barbers is growing fast. PBSC’s Barbering program […]

Community News

Harlem Assoc to hold meeting The Harlem Alumni Association Board and Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, July 19, at 9 p.m. at the Harlem Civic Center, 7th St. in Clewiston. HGUNC meeting set July 20 Hendry/Glades Unmet Needs Coalition (HGUNC) invites non-profit representatives and other interested parties interested in helping Hendry and Glades […]

WTEC registration & testing

BELLE GLADE — West Technical Education Center, 2625 State Hwy 715 in Belle Glade, is now being accepting applications for Adult Education and Pre-Apprenticeship programs. They are offering ABE/GED, ESOL, carpentry, HVAC, electrical, welding, and plumbing. For information contact 561-829-4620. Carpentry, HVAC, electrical, welding, and plumbing pre-registration dates will be accepted through Aug. 23 from […]

Clewiston offering swimming lessons

Clewiston — The third session of youth swimming classes for kids ages 5-12 is under way at the Youth Center in Clewiston through July 20, run by the Fort Myers YMCA. Adult swimming lessons also are offered on Tuesday and Thursday nights, 6-7 p.m., through July 27. The Youth Center is at 110 W. Osceola […]

Community News

Cleanup set July 14 The communities of Pioneer and LaDeca can drop off and dispose of items including tires, yard debris, TVs, hazardous waste, and more on Saturday, July 14, from 9 a.m. until the bins are full. The event is free. There will be food, drinks and music. Participants can enter to win a […]

Flood insurance is the only way to protect against a flood event

In Florida, less than 50 percent of those living in a high-risk flood areas carry flood insurance; after Hurricane Irma, many others probably wished they did. Neither homeowners nor rental insurance covers damage caused by flooding. Most business insurance policies exclude flood damage. Only flood insurance protects you in a flood event. • In the […]

FL Dept. of Economic Opportunity to hold a meeting July 10

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will host a meeting to discuss the strengths and challenges of economic development in Hendry County at 9:00 a.m. on July 10, 2018, at John Boy Auditorium, 1200 S W C Owen Ave, Clewiston, FL. 33440. It is expected that one or more elected officials from Hendry County or […]

Clewiston Rotary Club recognizes its outstanding members

CLEWISTON — The Clewiston Rotary Club had District Governor Sandra Hemstead help induct our new officers and present awards to some of our fellow outstanding Rotarians. We’d like to especially recognize Rotarian Curvin Martin for his perfect 30-year attendance!   Our admiration and appreciation goes out to Pepe Lopez for all his hard work and […]