There are few things more adorable than a bunch of cute kids singing, even off-key, in unison. Unless it’s those same kids, dressed as zebras and lions of fancy Parisian cats, singing Disney songs. It’s almost too much.
BELLE GLADE — A large crowd of regional luminaries and ordinary people whose local livelihoods are the stars of a new South Florida PBS “On the Town” episode gathered at the Dolly Hand Cultural Arts Center on Wednesday evening, March 28, to preview the latest installment of the show, which highlights many of the Glades’ attractions.
Comcast announced today it is introducing a new internet service in Palm Beach County and across the Treasure Coast that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second to residential and business customers. These speeds will be among the fastest and most widely available in the area.
High school students who are currently enrolled in grades nine through 11 can now apply for the Construction or Mechatronics academies offered at West Technical Education Center (West Tech). The construction academy provides training in carpentry, electrical, plumbing and air conditioning. The mechatronics academy allows students to gain technical skills in automation technology and apply those skills to manufacturing, engineering, and robotics.
Belle Glade —Sugarcane grown in western Palm Beach County now has a completely different use beyond sugar, molasses and energy production.
West Palm Beach, Fla. (March 23, 2018) – Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate for February dropped to 3.7 percent from 4.3 percent a year ago and below January’s 4.0 percent. The county’s rate was lower than the state’s 3.8 percent and the nation’s 4.4 percent rates (all numbers not seasonally adjusted), according to reports released today from CareerSource Palm Beach County and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Palm Beach County’s unemployment rate has stayed below the state rate for the past 12 consecutive months and below the national rate for 13 consecutive months.
Her husband stood outside the classroom door with a dozen roses, alongside the Glades Central Community High School administrative staff, waiting for just the right moment to walk in. And then, on cue, the door to Gwen Asia-Holley’s room was opened, and she was announced as this week’s #ThankATeacherPBC teacher of the week. She has been described as “dedicated to her career and treats her students as if they were one of her own.” This personal dedication is exactly why Mrs. Asia-Holley was nominated for the award by one of her students.
Four teams of high school students from across the School District entered a ‘Shark Tank’-style competition Sunday and emerged victorious, earning money from local investor/mentors for their community service projects.
The BDB continues to market the Glades Region of Palm Beach County as an ideal business location. Check out some interesting facts about the area.
St. Patrick’s Day is Saturday, and it’s the biggest holiday for the traditional corned beef and cabbage. Palm Beach County farmers play major role in cabbage production.