Farm Credit of Florida opens an office in LaBelle

Farm Credit of Florida officially opened their new LaBelle location on Friday, February 1 at 870 W. Hickpochee Ave, Suite 800. The event hosted a gathering of folks from Farm Credit of Florida offices from Arcadia to Vero Beach, as well as members of the Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce, local customers and folks from […]

LaBelle Native opens Public Relations/Communications Company

Story Media Group to  provide local options for growing and expanding businesses. LaBelle – LaBelle native Bianca Ross, opens Story Media Group, based in LaBelle, FL. Story Media Group will provide businesses with a local option for their public relations, digital marketing and communication needs. Story Media Group is a full-service public relations consulting agency […]

The Ortona Tavern replaces the Shady Gator’z Saloon

The building that once housed Bea’s Beauty Shop and then the Shady Gator’z Saloon was so alluring sitting under the majestic old live oaks that Linda Lee fell in love with the place the first time she stepped into the bar. When Linda and her husband Gary found out the Saloon was for sale in […]

Mother-Daughter Team Opens Cottage Under the Oaks

LaBelle residents have a new place to shop, drink coffee, and gather at Cottage Under the Oaks. Nancy Prevatt managing director and Kiley Prevatt creative director worked together to open their boutique. They said their goal is to create an environment to encourage people to be like family, with local vendors, while creating a community. […]

New Medical Practice in LaBelle

LaBelle has a new specialty neurology outpatient clinic founded by Lenay Santana, MD. Santana is a Board Certified Neurologist and a Board Certified Neuromuscular Specialist. She graduated from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 2009. She moved to Florida to work in an outpatient neurology clinic in Fort Myers in 2014. In the […]

Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet planned

The Greater LaBelle Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet is planned for October 1 at the Port LaBelle Inn. There will be a Meet and Greeet from 5 – 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6 p.m. The program will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker for the evening is Fred Ford from Airglades Airport. […]

Rentz Law Firm, P.L.L.C. just moved into 97 Park Ave.

Meet attorney Kirk Matthew Rentz, II. He just moved his law firm into one of the oldest houses in LaBelle. Matt is dedicated to assisting clients with a wide range of legal matters. His practice focuses on Estate Planning and Administration, Medicaid Planning, Asset Protection and Business Law. Matt was born and raised in Southwest […]

Dr. Darryl Damon’s Office welcomes new dentist Matthew Conley

Dr. Darryl E. Damon’s Office welcomes a new DMD dentist Matthew Conley: “I grew up in LaBelle so I’m very excited to practice dentistry here,” Matthew explains. “I graduated from LaBelle High School, they have a program that if you graduate there, you get two years of FSW education. With that I got a general […]

Hendry ditches old, goes with new health insurance provider

The Hendry County Board voted unanimously at its regular meeting in Clewiston on Aug. 14 to contract with a new health insurance carrier, which could result in a nearly unheard-of savings to county taxpayers of up to $86,000, possibly even more, in the first year. Deputy County Administrator Jennifer Davis, who’s been working on the […]

Hendry officials to state: Infrastructure is No. 1

Hendry and Glades counties are included in Gov. Rick Scott’s 12 Counties Initiative, meant to address the challenges of economic development in a dozen of the state’s most rural, least developed counties and build on the strengths that exist in each. This week, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and officials from several other state […]