Jeremiah Hightower, 14, died at hospital the following day.
More than 500 families receive at least three days food every week distributed on Saturday mornings between 9:00 am and noon. Much of it is fresh fruit and vegetables.
A hero does not do good deeds for glory. Through his work at the Florida Farm Bureau Insurance Company, Hal Arve’s unwavering commitment to the people of South Dade can be vouched for by all who know him. Dade County Farm Bureau represents over 3,000 members. Dade County farmers provide an economic impact of over $2.57 billion to the local and state economy.
A Homestead man has pled guilty in federal court to committing a spree of commercial armed robberies between April 28 and May 3rd of last year.
People have many reasons for joining the military. Some might join to follow a family tradition of military service, while others might join to see the world. Whatever the reason is, people enlist in the military to change their lives and to become a part of something greater than themselves. One Airman here has a particularly unique reason for joining the military: he wants to give back to the country that provided him new freedoms.
More than 100 wildfires were burning across Florida as the week began, with 23 consuming more than 100 acres.
Bringing together residents and businesses to help plan the perfect event
The impact to over 2,000 local businesses affected by the 2015 infestation of Oriental Fruit Fly continues to be felt. Eighty five square miles of the Redlands was quarantined to combat the destructive pest which attacks hundreds of varieties of fruits and vegetables. Growers, nurseries/stock dealers,
In a flash, dozens of cyclists whizzed by displaying a variety of colors equaled only by hot air balloons races when they grace the skies of South Florida. Saturday, March 26th was a special day for the Everglades Bicycle Club as over 370 riders took to the streets of South Dade.
Rotary of Homestead encourages the community to come together to support the inspirational Javi Perez with his goal of walking on new prosthetic legs
Editors Note: In honor of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the SDNL takes a look at the war’s connection to South Dade.
Multiple Community Groups, Elected Officials and many friends laud Robert Epling as he moves forward to retirement
"Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.” Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated, Mu Gamma Zeta Chapter hosted its first annual Tea party for their Zeta Youth Auxiliary (ZYA). The Tea Party was held Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Florida City Youth Activity Center, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm
Police have arrested a South Dade Middle School teacher for battery on a law enforcement officer and child abuse with no harm.
he Nuclear Regulatory Commission began a special inspection on Wednesday at Florida Power & Light’s Turkey Point nuclear power plant in Homestead to assess the failure of a safety-related electrical bus that resulted in the plant declaring an alert.
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez was joined on Wednesday by City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, City of Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine and Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade Administrator Dr. Lillian Rivera for a briefing on the status of the County’s mosquito control efforts for 2017. The key message and take-away from the meeting: Miami-Dade County is fully prepared and ready for Mosquito Season 2017, which is actually a year-round responsibility.
Homestead/South Dade Kiwanis Club 42nd Annual Community Prayer Breakfast
Florida City plans to enhance traffic conditions on East Palm Drive (SW 344th Street east of US1) with improved traffic flow, better access to commercial businesses and improved aesthetics. The nearly $5 million project will be funded in part by the State of Florida Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program; Miami-Dade County; The State of Florida and Florida City.
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