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Friday 06/15/2018
First Tee Summer Golf Camp is Underway

The First Tee Homestead-Redland CC Summer Camp is underway and still accepting registrations.

Updated: June 18, 2018 - 9:53 am
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100 YEARS AGO

Homestead Enterprise                           

Posted: June 15, 2018
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Meet Your Neighbors

Meet Summer and Garrett Compton who are enjoying the end of the school year. Summer, 4th grade, is looking forward to the pool every day while Garrett, 7th grade, is happy to get his dog all day, every day!

Posted: June 15, 2018
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Grow House Busted in the Redland

Nearly 1,700 lbs. of marijuana seized, street value just under $4 million

Updated: June 15, 2018 - 3:39 pm
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Turkey Point Applies For License Renewal

With Florida Power and Light’s Turkey Point Units 3 and 4 entering their fourth decade of operation, FPL has applied to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) for a twenty-year License Renewal. The multi-step process requires approximately nine months of various reviews, one of which is an Environmental Scoping Meeting open for public comment. William F. Burton, Senior Project Manager in the Division of License Renewal and other NRC staff were at the Homestead City Hall, Thursday, May 31, 2018 to conduct an afternoon and evening meeting.

Updated: June 18, 2018 - 9:54 am
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Council Briefed on Rapid Transit

A six-member City Council heard from County planners at its committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday, June 12.

Posted: June 15, 2018
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Porter ‘Resigns­­ to Run’

Resignation, effective Jan. 7, 2019, is mandatory in accordance with state law as he declares his candidacy for Agriculture Commissioner

Updated: June 15, 2018 - 4:15 pm
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Just For Dad

Father’s Day is a time to celebrate Fathers and Father-like persons in our lives. We all have our own traditions as to how we celebrate the day. Many of us send a card, or a gift, and of course good times with good food is often included. Why not, if you can, cook a delicious meal for the Dad or man in your life? Celebrate Dad for a day with this scrumptious meal he will surely enjoy an appreciate.

Posted: June 15, 2018
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Escala’s Freshman Season at UM a Roller Coaster

Former South Dade standout Willy Escala earned valuable experience during an up-and-down freshman season at the University of Miami.

Posted: June 15, 2018
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Saturday 06/09/2018
Guardians of the South Change Guard

Special Operations Command South held a change of command ceremony in its headquarter building in Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, June 5, 2018.

Posted: June 09, 2018
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Friday 06/08/2018
Alberto May Have Affected Some Turtle Nests

As sea-turtle nesting season reaches its peak, the number of reptiles laying eggs on Florida beaches continues to trend upward. But officials say Subtropical Storm Alberto washed away some nests and flooded others across the state this week, which makes it unlikely any of those eggs will survive.

Posted: June 08, 2018
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Push Continues for Drilling Off the Florida Coast

Proponents of drilling for oil and natural gas haven’t given up on tapping areas closer to Florida’s shoreline despite repeated assurances those waters will be exempt from a White House plan to expand exploration.

Posted: June 08, 2018
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Fruit Flies are Back

Last time they invaded their devastation was over $30 million to local growers.  State Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam said this week that eradication efforts have started after three Oriental fruit flies were discovered in the Redland.

Updated: June 08, 2018 - 11:23 am
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Florida City Elementary Teacher wins South Region’s Teacher of the Year

Katina Perry-Birts is a graduate of Homestead Sr. High. From there, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Master of Science degree in Reading K-12 at Barry University. From Barry, Katrina moved on to earn her specialty certification in ED Leadership at Nova University. Perry-Birts first worked as a substitute teacher for five years before completing her education degree in 2005. Then she got a job at Florida City Elementary, where she has taught ever since.

Posted: June 08, 2018
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Ladson All In With Clemson

Clemson’s recent success, the amount of wide receivers who have been drafted, and their family atmosphere helped them land a verbal commitment from South Dade five-star prospect Frank Ladson.

Updated: June 08, 2018 - 11:00 am
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Communities Join Together in Salute to the Jensen’s

Career military families move frequently to duty assignments within the United States and overseas.

Posted: June 08, 2018
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Thursday 06/07/2018
ATTENTION Tropical Fruit Growers

Many of you may have already heard that three Oriental Fruit Flies were trapped in the agricultural area of Homestead. Up to now, there's no quarantine because all of them are males.

Posted: June 07, 2018
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Friday 06/01/2018
Jensen’s to be Honored

Twisted aluminum siding, broken two-by-fours and soaked insulation is all that remained of the four hundred trailers local fruit and vegetable pickers had called home for two decades.

Posted: June 01, 2018
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Ag Commissioner Candidates Take Aim at NAFTA

Florida’s next agriculture commissioner likely will back White House efforts to change the North American Free Trade Agreement as a way to help the state’s farmers.

Updated: June 02, 2018 - 11:23 am
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Two Men Shot Along Krome Avenue

Two men were taken by to area hospitals after they were shot in the Redland on Monday afternoon, according to police reports.

Posted: June 01, 2018
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