Glades County Road Watch Report for week of July 1

US 27 from Boars Hammock to SR 78: 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 Railroad Crossing from north of Canal Road to south of Kilpatrick Drive: Construction project: Crews will be making […]

Tourney hooks good publicity for area

Tourism Development Council members heard glowing reports recently about the May 24-25 Glades Sportswriters Invitational Fishing Tournament that was staged out of Lakeport and Moore Haven. “It was a wonderful event,” said Glades County TDC Executive Director Tracy Whirls, complimenting council member Jeff Patterson, whose idea it was to restart an annual tourney last held […]

Glades County Road Watch report for week of June 24

GLADES COUNTY SR 78 Railroad Crossing from north of Canal Road to south of Kilpatrick Drive: Construction project: Crews will be making improvements to the railroad crossing on SR 78.  Crews will be replacing concrete approach slabs, which are structures that provide a transition between the roadway pavement and the railroad tracks. The contractor will […]

City kicks in to ensure future summer camps

MOORE HAVEN — After hearing the Glades Education Foundation’s (GEF) update on plans for the summer camp to be staged out of Moore Haven Elementary School July 9-20, the City Council decided at its meeting June 5 to contribute toward keeping it going in future years. Laura Perry of the GEF had just told council […]

County considers ‘fire tax’ to improve service

GLADES COUNTY — Having dependably quick response in an emergency is a concern for many people in sparsely populated Glades County, and it’s come to the forefront again because Muse area residents recently have raised questions about the fire station there. Commissioner Donald Strenth had asked that a discussion about future fire protection services in […]

Glades County Road Watch report for the week of June 17

GLADES COUNTY SR 78 Railroad Crossing from north of Canal Road to south of Kilpatrick Drive: Construction project: Crews will be making improvements to the railroad crossing on SR 78.  Crews will be replacing concrete approach slabs, which are structures that provide a transition between the roadway pavement and the railroad tracks. The contractor will […]

Glades County road watch report for week of June 10

GLADES COUNTY SR 78 Railroad Crossing from north of Canal Road to south of Kilpatrick Drive: Construction project: Crews will be making improvements to the railroad crossing on SR 78.  Crews will be replacing concrete approach slabs, which are structures that provide a transition between the roadway pavement and the railroad tracks. The contractor will […]

Supt. Bass spearheads training center push

GLADES COUNTY — Scott Bass, superintendent of the Glades County public schools, has picked up where former County Manager Paul Carlisle left off in leading the way toward getting training programs established at the Glades County Regional Training Facility (GCRTF). Mr. Bass spoke about the progress he’s been making in reports recently to both the […]

Glades County Road Watch Report for week of June 3

GLADES COUNTY US 27 from SR 78 to the City of Ortona: Maintenance project: Crews will be landscaping near the roadway from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, weather permitting. Motorists should use caution as crews work near and on the roadway. SR 78 Railroad Crossing from north of Canal Road to south […]

County seeks proposals on Glades Inn

After a special meeting May 22 in which commissioners discussed changes to a Request for Proposals (RFP) that the Glades County Board is putting out for redevelopment of the old Glades Inn site on U.S. 27 in Moore Haven, they took it up again at their regular meeting Tuesday, May 29. Formal, sealed proposals are […]