NEWS

News Cast 6/14

News Cast for June 14th: Okeechobee County approves major development The Midtown project can now go to permitting. The Okeechobee County Board of County Commissioners approved the rezoning ordinance that…

News Cast 6/12

News Cast for June 12th: Deputies have mystery Okeechobee County Sheriff deputies are investigating a death. CSX officials noticed a dead body lying near the tracks just after 8 am…

News Cast 6/11

News Cast for June 11th: Farm Bill advances in Congress The US Congress took action on the farm bill known as the Farm, Food and National Security Act of 2024.…

News Cast 6/10

News Cast for June 10th: What are all these trucks doing here? Okeechobee County Commissioner Terry Burroughs said he’s noticed a large increase in truck traffic going through Okeechobee. He…

News Cast 6/7

News Cast for June 7th: Heads up Okeechobee Drivers! FDOT’s Road-watch Report for Okeechobee during 6/9/24 - 6/15/24: SR 70 at SE 6th Avenue: Driveway permit project: Starting May 13,…

Additional News for 6/6:

During the past year, the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office and Okeechobee City Police Department received various complaints of local businesses selling e-cigarette/vape pens to underage minors within Okeechobee County, Florida.…

News Cast 6/6

News Cast for June 6th: Turning garbage into something useful Waste Management announced an addition at the Okeechobee landfill this week. Spokesperson Dawn McCormick said the renewable natural gas facility…

News Cast 6/5

News Cast for June 5th: The threat of wild fires continues to grow as we dry out rapidly around Lake Okeechobee. There have been large fires around the region west…

News Cast 6/4

News Cast for June 4th: Okeechobee County continues to push forward with the county jail expansion. They are likely to receive more funding from the state this year. At the…