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East Lee County High School senior Caricia Rodriguez wins competitive scholarship contest

April 17, 2019 East Lee County High School Senior Caricia Rodriguez won first place for the first-ever Top Chef Challenge, which earned her $1,250 in scholarship money. more »»

County to consider limerock amendment today

April 17, 2019 The Lee County Board of County Commissioners is set to hear a controversial amendment to the comprehensive plan regarding limerock mining in southeast Lee County today. more »»

Limerock mining concerns remain despite recent open house

April 17, 2019 Residents with questions about how a proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment could impact how Lee County addresses limerock mining proposals turned out Wednesday for an open-house style informational... more »»

Lee Health Trauma Center marks Silver Anniversary

April 17, 2019 The 9-1-1 call comes in, and emergency personnel are dispatched to victims in a car crash, or to someone who has fallen off a ladder, or to a bicyclist struck by a ca. more »»

The Big Calusa Festival kick off Earth Day

April 10, 2019 In an effort to reconnect the community to the waterways, Calusa Waterkeeper, a nonprofit clean water advocacy group, is kicking off the inaugural, The Big Calusa, a recreational, educational and... more »»

Lee plans open house on mining amendments

April 10, 2019 Lee County staff will host an open-house style informational meeting today, April 10, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the county’s Public Works building in Fort Myers. more »»

Efforts to address opioid crisis hailed

April 10, 2019 Local leaders are applauding a new state emphasis to address Florida’s opioid epidemic. Gov. more »»

Science officer appointment gets support

April 10, 2019 With water quality at the forefront of the issues to which Gov. Ron DeSantis has pledged remedy, actions this week continue to follow promises made along the campaign trail. more »»

Colored Coconut Hunt registration under way

April 10, 2019 Registration is now open for the popular Veterans Park Annual Colored Coconut Hunt, which will be held the day before Easter. Registration is $5 per child and limited to the first 125 participants. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres to hold annual Dean McNew Scholarship Golf Tournament April 6

April 3, 2019 Join the Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres for its third annual Dean McNew Scholarship Golf Tournament, which this year will be held at Copperhead Golf Course. more »»

Fire district approves referendum for June election ballot

April 3, 2019 Lehigh Acres voters will decide this summer whether to change how fire and rescue services are funded. more »»

Residents hear from local representatives during town hall

April 3, 2019 Lehigh Acres citizens filled up the room and showed their support last Wednesday, by attending a town hall meeting hosted by Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District. more »»

District moves one step closer to development of GS-10 project

April 3, 2019 Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District has approved an agreement with Lee County Commissioners regarding a future project on the county’s newly acquired land parcel called GS-10. more »»

Goodlad & Swank Insurance now open

April 3, 2019 Once Teresa Goodlad retired after more than 32 years with State Farm at the end of February, her son-in-law decided to open Goodlad & Swank Insurance on March 1. more »»

Citing constitutional concerns, Rooney votes to override veto

April 3, 2019 On March 26, Florida Congressman Francis Rooney voted against President Donald Trump’s veto of a resolution to reverse his National Emergency Declaration issued a month earlier. more »»

Lehigh Hospital Auxiliary scholarship applications available

April 3, 2019 The Lehigh Hospital Auxiliary is now accepting applications for the 2019 scholarship awards, which are open to Lehigh Acres residents pursuing schooling in any type of medical education programs. more »»

Lee County launches mining amendment landing page

April 2, 2019 Lee County has created a landing page devoted to providing clear, accurate information about the limerock mining issue and proposed changes to the Lee County Comprehensive Plan. more »»

Welcome Home event to honor Vietnam veterans takes place March 30

March 27, 2019 The community is invited to join the VFW of Lehigh Acres for its Welcome Home Vietnam Event, which will take place this Saturday. The event will take place Saturday, March 30. more »»

Gwynetta Gittens to hold town hall meeting

March 27, 2019 The School District of Lee County Chair Gwynetta Gittens will hold a Town Hall meeting in Lehigh tonight at the Lehigh Acres Municipal Distric. more »»

SalusCare officially opens office in Lehigh

March 27, 2019 The residents of Lehigh Acres can now seek mental health and substance use treatment services through SalusCare in their new location within the Job-Link area of the Goodwill Retail Store on Lee... more »»

Citrus canker reimbursement proposed in House budget

March 27, 2019 Still waiting for compensation for the removal of citrus trees on your property? After nearly two decades, it may be coming. more »»


April 24 Speaker at Lehigh Kiwanis Club April 24, 2019

The public is invited to the Kiwanis meetings which are held Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m. in the community room at the Lehigh Acres Hope Healthcare Services at 1201 Wings Way. Breakfast is available before 7:15 a.m. more »

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