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Friday 06/15/2018
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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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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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
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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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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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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City Accepting Bids for Demolition of Homestead Sports Complex

After building the Homestead Sports Complex in 1991 to provide a spring training facility for the Cleveland Indians only to have Hurricane Andrew derail their plans and an inability to find a stable tenant since, for the first time, the City of Homestead is looking to acquire bids for demolition.

Posted: June 01, 2018
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Turtle Lady of 320th St.

Got a call from a friend telling me about “The Turtle Lady of 320th Street.”

Posted: June 01, 2018
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Friday 05/25/2018
South Dade Farmers take their Voices to the Hill

   Dade County Farm Bureau board members Sal Finocchiaro and Kern Carpenter, along with Executive Director Jorge Abreu and Miami-Dade County Agricultural Manager Charles LaPradd traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet up with Florida Farm Bureau and other county Farm Bureau’s for the annual Field to the Hill.

Updated: May 25, 2018 - 10:30 am
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We Remember

This weekend, America celebrates Memorial Day.

Posted: May 25, 2018
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Friday 05/18/2018
Homestead Battling Lack of Depth During the Spring

   Homestead head coach Ahmad Ward hoped the team would be able to continue its momentum from making the playoffs for the first time in 10 years into spring football.

Updated: May 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
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100 YEARS AGO

 Homestead Enterprise                            May 16, 1918

Posted: May 18, 2018
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South Dade Set for Spring Jamboree With a Number of Key Returners

   The South Dade Buccaneers are looking to finish spring football on a positive note.

Updated: May 21, 2018 - 11:18 am
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All “Fired Up” For Homestead Station

Community gathers together for long anticipated groundbreaking of new Krome Avenue entertainment center.  Plus fireworks!

Updated: May 18, 2018 - 9:47 am
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Bringing the Comforts of Home to those Who Serve

   The annual Quilts of Valor presentation during the May Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Luncheon at Homestead Air Reserve Base (HARB) became somewhat of a “past, present, and future” event this year.

Updated: May 21, 2018 - 11:18 am
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Friday 05/11/2018
Farm Share to “Stamp Out Hunger”

Farm Share, a non-profit whose aim is that no one will go hungry and food will not go to waste, is asking Florida’s support on Saturday, May 12th to join the nation’s largest domestic hunger – relief operation – the National Association of Letter Carriers annual campaign, STAMP OUT HUNGER food drive.

Updated: May 11, 2018 - 9:52 am
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