Winn-Dixie encouraging, but not requiring face masks

While many grocery and drug stores will require customers to wear face masks starting next week, Winn-Dixie stores will only “encourage” masks, according to a statement from the Southeastern Grocers, Winn-Dixie’s parent company. “Currently, we are adhering to all local safety mandates within each of our stores and strongly encouraging those who are medically able […]

Your right to refuse to wear a mask ends at others’ six feet of space

Is a requirement to wear a cloth face covering in public spaces an infringement on individual freedom?Some Florida counties and cities have made masks mandatory in public buildings. Others have refrained from passing an ordinance or executive action but encouraged residents to voluntarily wear masks. The reason to wear cloth face coverings is to protect […]

Notice of changes for entering Hendry County Courthouse

LABELLE – Please be advised that, starting on June 8, all persons entering the Hendry County Courthouse must enter through the courtyard on the east side of the Judicial wing (facing S. Bridge Street) and exit through the south side doors toward the courthouse parking lot. Upon entering the building, all persons must proceed through […]