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Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Tuesday measures that include bigger fines for dumping pollutants into waterways and new rules for septic tanks and agricultural runoff, though environmentalists said the rules don’t go far enough.

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Homestead City Council virtual meeting on Wednesday June 17 was preceded by a lengthy CRA meeting. It was announced that twelve public comments were submitted that would become part of the record.

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In light of the increase in positive COVID-19 cases seen in Homestead and across Miami-Dade County, the City of Homestead is reminding resident that the use of a face mask is mandatory when working in or visiting grocery stores, restaurants, pharmacies, construction sites, public transit

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In the effort of finding ways to honor high school seniors who are missing traditional events, “Zoom” has rocketed into everyday language. Another local innovation has been partnering with the Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS) which does have a great deal of space to accommodate “drive-thru” an…

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In what seems to be, “Scholarship Month”, high school students from four schools were highlighted Friday, June 5, 2020 in the Mexican American Council (MAC) 36th Annual Farmworker Student Recognition and Candlelight Ceremony. Despite the need for virtual via Zoom and later posted to Facebook…

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Among the many groups that provide scholarships to graduating seniors, one has the unique aspect of being the result of a high school reunion. In 2006, the Class of 1965 of South Dade Senior High School (SDSH) decided to get together on Tommy Guadagno’s Ranch in Madison, Florida, a location …

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There have been many significant races in Homestead-Miami Speedway’s 25-year history. Its first races in 1995 heralded and aided the ongoing recovery of Homestead and South Florida from the devastation of Hurricane Andrew. For 18 years NASCAR Champions were crowned in each of the three premi…

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The spectacular opening of the ShowBiz Entertainment Complex at Homestead Station last Fall was followed by enthusiastic crowds pouring inside for the arcade, bowling, their unique movie experience, and more. Barely four months later, the doors were closed for an unknown time in

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Congresswoman Debbie Mucarsel-Powell announced the release of $100 million in Federal Transit Administration (FTA) dollars for construction of the 20-mile BRT South Corridor Rapid Transit project from Dadeland South to 344th Street in Florida City.

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After having to cancel their March races due to the Coronavirus, Homestead-Miami Speedway will host four races this weekend.  And they will be the first national sporting event in America to allow spectators - 1,000 South Florida service members, representing the Homestead Air Reserve Base a…

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Homestead City Council held a virtual Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday June 9 with all members participating. COW meetings generally consider routine bills for payment or discussion of noncontroversial policy points.

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This week begins the start of the 2020 Hurricane Season, and now more than ever, plans to get ready for it during this added element of COVID-19 were discussed during an online forum on May 28th.

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With the six-month Atlantic hurricane season starting Monday, emergency-management officials have changed how Florida will respond to storms as they grapple with the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Military Affairs Council, Inc. (MAC), was recently formed to promote goodwill between civilians and military of Homestead Air Reserve Base, Homestead, Florida. Its mission supports military objectives and goals, and enhances the quality of life for personnel and families in our communities.

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Bars, tattoo shops and movie theaters can partially reopen Friday in most of the state, as Gov. Ron DeSantis moves into the second phase of his plan to revive the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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King Jesus Haitian Church Ministry’s food distribution on Friday 29 May was rescheduled to 5 PM due to transportation problems. According to Carolyn Pates, the Ministry’s Community Outreach Liaison, “Over 20 volunteers from the Church and the community handed out 28,000 pounds of food suppli…

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Family and friends of Wanda C. Brown joined together Thursday, June 4, 2020 at Branam Funeral Home to celebrate her life and express sorrow at her unexpected Friday, May 29, 2020 passing. Current circumstances limited the number of individuals present although the service was live-streamed.

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In the wake of the riots protesting the recent Minneapolis death of George Floyd -- another black casualty of a white police officer -- I’m spent.

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The City of Homestead would like to alert its residents about scams that have been reported by Homestead Public Services customers. A supposed utilities representative calls a home or business and asks customers to make a utility payment over the phone by credit card or with a prepaid card o…

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Starting Tuesday, May 26, the contractor is scheduled to close eastbound traffic along Campbell Drive from NW 1 Avenue to Krome Avenue to perform widening work. The closure will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. and last up to one week. Westbound traffic will be maintained. A detour will …