Latest Glades County, Florida Stories
In order to attract more attention to the region, the six counties of Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry Lee and Sarasota counties pooled their resources to develop a unique brand and take advantage of their collective size and offerings.
CLEWISTON, Fla., Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Key business leaders, elected officials and community members came together recently to witness the unveiling of a new tourism brand for the Okeechobee region.
By Curtis Morgan, The Miami Herald Jul. 3--A FOOT OF WATER -- that's the difference one wetter year makes in Lake Okeechobee. The big lake, which serves as the region's rain barrel, fell to its all-time low on this date last year, bottoming out at 8.82 feet above sea level.
The drought in southern Florida has led to a major archaeological find on the bottom of Lake Okeechobee -- pieces of pottery, conch jewelry and human bone.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.