Glades County Public Library plans busy month

MOORE HAVEN — Busy times at the Glades County Public Library! New books and bestsellers are arriving weekly for both adults and juvenile readers. DVDs are still a popular item that our patrons check out, and our collection continues to grow. If you do not have a library card, all you need is a picture […]

Glades board told to acquire so-called county road

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County commissioners were surprised to learn Tuesday they may have to purchase and upgrade the one-lane country road erroneously marked as County Road 78B in Buckhead Ridge. It’s actually named “Access Road” on other signs and on maps and is controlled by the South Florida Water Management District for access to […]

Glades County Road Watch Report for week of Oct. 7

GLADES COUNTY SR 78 from SR 29 to US 27: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway.  SR 78 from US 27 to Indian Prairie: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through […]

Glades County Courthouse will be closed Sept. 28

MOORE HAVEN — Glades County Courthouse and the Glades County Building Depart/Planning and Zoning Buildings will be closed on September 28, 2018 due to fumigation.  Both will reopen for normal business hours Monday October 1, 2018.

Car seat inspections to be held Sept. 25

MOORE HAVEN — Safe Kids will host a car seat inspection on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. – noon at the Florida Community Health Center, 1021 Health Park Drive in Moore Haven. For information call, Jashiramor Harper at 863-983-7813 ext. 1423. Inspections are open to walk-ins or by appointment.

Still struggling from Hurricane Irma?

Hendry and Glades County residents who are still struggling with recovery from Hurricane Irma can visit one of the Walk-In Centers listed here: • Doyle Conner Building, 900 U.S. 27, Moore Haven, 33471 – Monday, Oct. 1, from 1 to 6 p.m. – Tuesday, Oct. 2, from 1 to 7 p.m. • Florida B. Thomas […]

Albritton discusses leadership in Glades EDC dinner speech

MOORE HAVEN — The keynote speaker for the Glades County Economic Development Council’s Annual Dinner and Meeting, State Rep. Ben Albritton, R-56th District (Lakeland), talked about leadership on Thursday evening, Sept. 6. About 170 people gathered at the Doyle Conner Building in Moore Haven for the event, which started off with Executive Director Tracy Whirls’ […]

Glades County Road Watch Report for week of Sept. 16

GLADES COUNTY US 27 at Fish Eating Creek: Maintenance project: Crews will be cleaning drainage structures near the roadway during daytime hours, Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near the roadway. US 27 from the Hendry County line to the Highlands County line: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping the medians during daytime […]

Contracted nuisance alligator trappers sought for Glades County

GLADES COUNTY — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Statewide Nuisance Alligator Program is accepting applications for contracted nuisance alligator trappers in Glades County (southwest of Highway 27). Applicants must pass a criminal history check, have no fish or wildlife law violations, and possess a valid, working email address. To learn more about […]

Glades County employees’ generosity gets rewarded

United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties’ local manager, Lisa Sands, presented an award on behalf of the organization to Glades’ employees, who made $2,600 in total contributions and ran “a great campaign, for making our community a better place for all of us,” she told the county commission at its regular meeting Monday […]