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Blessings in a Backpack meal program seeks sponsors

July 10, 2019 With Blessings in a Backpack planning to increase the number of children it helps in Southwest Florida, the meal program is reaching out to the community for support. more »»

Lehigh Acres workers face long work commute

July 10, 2019 If you live in Lehigh, chances are you don’t work here -- and the drive to your job is a long one. According to a recent study by UnitedStatesZipCodes. more »»

Fire district set to begin demolition of station 101

July 10, 2019 The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District finally has plans underway to tear down its second oldest fire station, 101. more »»

County hearing examiner rules in favor of Troyer Mine

July 10, 2019 A rezoning request that would allow a mining operation off S.R. 82 gained traction last week when a hearing examiner recommended approval. more »»

Council talks sidewalks and other community development improvements

July 10, 2019 The Lehigh Acres Community Council hosted a guest speaker from Lee County’s Department of Community Development who went over the projected workflow for local sidewalks. more »»

Dozens gather to demand closure of migrant camps in Homestead

July 10, 2019 Dozens of protesters gathered outside of Congressman Francis Rooney’s Cape Coral office Tuesday afternoon to demand the closing of migrant camps in Homestead where they say conditions are deplorable... more »»

CareerSource launches new online inquiry form

July 10, 2019 A new online inquiry form has been launched by CareerSource Southwest Florida to provide job seekers with an opportunity to streamline information faster. more »»

Many ways to have fun around the area on July 4th

July 3, 2019 Lehigh Acres residents looking to celebrate Independence Day have lots of choices, ranging from hometown celebrations to baseball, with most capped with, what else — firework. more »»

Senior Center to undergo improvements

July 3, 2019 The Lehigh Acres Senior Center will undergo some significant improvements to make the facility more ADA compliant, thanks to funding from the state and Lee County. Re. more »»

Lee County plans to expand one of Lehigh’s oldest parks

July 3, 2019 Lee County Commissioners recently voted to purchase a three-acre site to expand Lehigh Acres Community Park. more »»

Back to School Supply Drive kicks off

July 3, 2019 The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools is collecting items for its annual Back to School Supply Drive, which helps stock the Education Resource Center, open to educators of Lee County Public... more »»

County commissioners surprise local resident on her 104th birthday

July 3, 2019 Lee County commissioners Cecil Pendergrass and Frank Mann came to help celebrate the 104th birthday of Gwendolyn Hutchinson of Lehigh Acres last Tuesda. more »»

Summer Reading Program continues to attract youth

July 3, 2019 The Summer Reading program, “A Universe of Stories,” at East County Regional Library continues to attract youths, filling programs to capacity, as well as increasing the number of children registere... more »»

Local basketball teams compete in state tournament

July 3, 2019 The Lehigh Acres Blue Devils’ third through eighth grade basketball teams recently competed in the US Amateur Basketball State Championship Tournament. more »»

Jamaica Independence Day Caribbean Fest tickets on sale

July 3, 2019 Tickets are now on sale for the 57th Jamaica Independence Day Caribbean Fest, which is being Suga Music affair, at the Charlotte County Fair Grounds next month. Dwayne Williams, who owns Suga 9. more »»

Mosquito Control begin treatments around the area

June 26, 2019 As the Southwest Florida area heads into the rainy, summer months, residents may notice things getting a bit “bugg. more »»

County mining amendments approved

June 26, 2019 Lee County has amended its rules on how limerock mines are approved. more »»

Registration open for Back to School Bash

June 26, 2019 Registration is now under way for the Back to School Bash, an event that provides free backpacks and supplies for students through 12th grade. more »»

District to host emergency preparedness meeting

June 26, 2019 Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District discussed emergency preparedness during its regularly scheduled board meeting held on June 17. more »»

Knights of Columbus golf tournament raises donation for Special Olympics athletes

June 26, 2019 Knights of Columbus 6265 held its first annual golf fundraiser for Special Olympics of Lee County. The tournament raised more than $7,000, which was donated to Special Olympics on Saturday. more »»

 
 

 

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