Not much was resolved at the regular November meeting of the Dade County Commission on Thursday. Most business was tabled until December. One of the deferred items was the proposed amendment to the county's liquor ordinance described in The Planet's previous article. H...

Dade District 2 Commissioner Phillip Hartline had no trouble convincing the Dade Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, or so-called beer board, to amend Dade's alcohol ordinance. But his fellow commissioners at their regular November meeting last Thursday were having none...

A shot from last year's Veterans Day parade.

Monday is Veterans Day. That means that this Saturday, Nov. 9, is time for Dade County's annual Veterans Day, which rolls and marches down Main Street courtesy of Trenton's American Legion Post 106.

The Legion's Gary Moore say...

Lucretia Houts easily edged out two other contenders to win the fire/utility commissioner seat on the Trenton City Commission, the only contested race in today's city election. The vote was: Lucretia Houts 190; Cody Doyle 66 and Careyee Bell 74.

Ms. Houts is no stranger...

Today is Election Day for the Trenton City Commission, and poll officials say voting is hot and heavy...not.

"A good city election turnout is 3- to 400," said election supervisor Lowanna Vaughn. "I don't see that happening this time." She said she'd counted 16 voters th...

In a brief meeting and unargumentative meeting on Tuesday, the Dade Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, or so called "beer board," acceded unanimously to District 2 County Commissioner Phillip Hartline's proposed changes to the county alcohol ordinance. When finalized, a...

(Photo: The force is strong in this one. But she can't do jack about the weather.)

Marshana Sharp (left), manager of the Dade County Public Library, is pretty universally recognized as a beloved member of the community and a general force for good in the world. As for t...

The Dade County Board of Education has found a replacement for retiring finance director Paula Stallings: Russell Raney, the consulting accountant who had helped her finalize the system's budget for the past few years. 

Photo: File shot of Russell Raney presenting a bud...

Trenton's Food City already has "green spaces" in its parking lot. But Fred's (below), built much later, does not. Green spaces are not just "for pretty"--they alleviate stormwater damage caused by all that paving. Trenton's new rule would require one green space per 2...

The fall jury session of Dade County Superior Court is winding down in the usual judicial anticlimax as both high-profile defendants negotiated pleas bargains rather than stand trial.

Amanda Pardue, the Dade substitute teacher arrested last year for improper internet co...

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