Friday, June 28, 2013
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Police Dept. is reaccredited

The Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation officially reaccredited the Police Department on Thursday, according to spokeswoman Alyson Crean.

Commissioners unanimously approved the recommendation of a team of assessors, who visited in March, to renew the accreditation.

The team scrutinized all aspects of the department, as it does every three years, to ensure it meets the state's standards for best practices, Crean said.


NOAA Advisory Council meets

NOAA's Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary will hold a public meeting of its advisory council 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 9 at the Islander Resort, 82100 Overseas Highway.

Presentations, set for 12:30, 2:30 and 3:15 p.m., will relate to the sanctuary's marine zoning and regulatory review.

Public comment is welcome at 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

For more information, call 305-809-4700, ext. 228 or email


Job fair at grocery store July 11-12

The Big Pine Winn-Dixie, at 251 Key Deer Blvd., will hold a job fair to accept applications and conduct interviews for various positions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 and 12.

Candidates should apply online or at the store before then.

The grocery is recruiting for all positions, including cashiers, baggers, and jobs in the deli, bakery, grocery, dairy, meat and seafood departments.

Winn-Dixie offers "competitive salaries and great benefits," the press release says. To see open positions or to apply online, visit