Shop Local: More than a slogan

Community Thursday, September 17, 2020

The decade-old marketing slogan Shop Local has taken on a new urgency for businesses as the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into a seventh month.The American Express Shop Local campaign is usually promoted during the weeks before...

Elevate Church nears completion

Community By Megan Jacobo, Reporter Thursday, September 17, 2020

Elevate Church has grown during its half century from 20 members to 700 and is building a new worship center which is scheduled to be finished in early 2021.     The church, in Miami Lakes since 1967 and known as Miami Lakes Baptist Church until...

Royal Oaks installs cameras to trace tags

Community By David Snelling, Reporter Thursday, September 17, 2020

      License Plate Recognition Cameras are recording in the Royal Oaks community in Miami Lakes.   Since 2018, police have used four of the devices in town to track suspects, and Royal Oaks residents hope the cameras will aid police...

9/11 Tribute in Miami Lakes

Community Thursday, September 17, 2020

Electric violinist Frank Lima performed in Picnic Park West in Miami Lakes during a Sept. 11 tribute to the events of that day that happened 19 years ago.     Members of the town’s Veterans Committee; American Legion Post 144, Boy Scouts and Sea...

Churrasco for seniors

Community Thursday, September 17, 2020

Dottie Wix, chair of the Miami Lakes Elderly Affairs Committee, oversees distribution of 100 free lunches to senior residents.El Novillo Restaurant at 15450 New Barn Rd. was the ninth dining spot to provide meals for the project that continues...

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