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Lehigh man honored by Lee Health for platelet donation

May 19, 2017 Lehigh Acres resident Dan Latorella was recently awarded the 2017 John Woolslair Sheppard Award for his dedication to platelet donation. more »»

Authorities: Thieves caught on camera during car burglary

May 19, 2017 Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two men caught on camera breaking into a Lehigh Acres car last week. more »»

LCSO honors students at awards ceremony

May 19, 2017 Humanitarian concern, honesty, integrity, positive decision making and heroism were recognized on May 18 during the Lee County Sheriff’s Office’s “Do The Right Thing” awards ceremony. more »»

Lehigh woman sentenced to six years in economic crimes case

May 19, 2017 A bank teller who stole over $200,000 from an elderly couple was recently sentenced to six years in prison, followed by 20 years of probation. more »»

LCSO: Shooting investigation under way

May 17, 2017 The Lee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday at 1320 Lake Ave. Deputies arriving shortly after the 7:10 p.m. call discovered that one person had been shot. more »»

Women in attempted suicide-by-cop incident taken into custody

May 17, 2017 A Lehigh Acres woman has been charged in connection to a recent suicide-by-cop attempt. Nicole Amy Kramer, 46, of 25 Palm Blvd. more »»

Benefit concert to raise funds for brush fire victims

May 17, 2017 Fires have ravaged Lehigh Acres as of late, but local resident Richard Farsi is hoping to bring the community together to raise funds for those affected with the Stop Drop Rock and Roll even. more »»

Welcome to the neighborhood: Lehigh tavern offers family-friendly atmosphere

May 17, 2017 Murielle Lallave was looking to create a different type of neighborhood restaurant when she opened EmJay’s Tavern and Grill in August 2015. more »»

Man facing DUI manslaughter in fatal accident

May 17, 2017 A Lehigh Acres man is facing charges following a months-long investigation. The Florida Highway Patrol arrested and charged Nathaniel Keith Poore, 24, of 842 S. more »»

Summer camps taking registrations

May 17, 2017 With the end of the school year fast approaching, Lehigh Acres parents are on the lookout for good summer programs that can entertain and educate their children. more »»

Healthy Harvest Community Farms to host annual 5K Walk/Run

May 17, 2017 Healthy Harvest Community Farms will host its sixth annual 5K Walk/Run on May 27 at the Mirror Lakes Golf Club. more »»

Shredder Day set for community

May 17, 2017 The Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce and Florida Community Bank will host a Shredder Day on May 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at the bank. more »»

Lehigh man sentenced to 8 years in prison

May 17, 2017 Last week, U.S. District Judge John E. Steele sentenced Tacuma Ivan Horrobin, 36, of Lehigh Acres, to eight years in federal prison for drug distribution and firearm offenses. more »»

Helping hands

May 17, 2017 The Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres recently awarded Project Dental Care with a $2,000 check for its free indigent dental clinic. Club President Richard St. more »»

Authorities: Local man receives year in jail following drunken scooter crash

May 17, 2017 A scooter crash caused by drunk driving lands a Lehigh Acres man in jail for almost one year. Edward Ray Shambaugh, 58, of 4624 Leonard Blvd. S. more »»

Calendar of Events (5/17/17)

May 17, 2017 Editor’s note: To get items in the Calendar of Events, send us a note about the name of the organization, address, event and cost. Email or mtoadvine@breezenewspapers. more »»

Of Special Note (5/17/17)

May 17, 2017 Clerk of Court schedules events The Lee County Clerk of Court will host Special Passport Days at the Lee County Clerk of Court, Recording Office, 2115 Second St. more »»

Business Notes (5/17/17)

May 17, 2017 Sam’s Club pitches in for Small Business Week In celebration of National Small Business Week, Sam’s Club continued the tradition of serving members by dedicating time to work alongside of two of its... more »»

Education Notes (5/17/17)

May 17, 2017 Student intern program recognized The Lee Schools TV student intern program recently received four Suncoast Television Awards of Excellence, “Student Emmys,” from the National Academy of Television... more »»

Religion Notes (5/17/17)

May 17, 2017 Church presents activities Faith Lutheran Church, at 705 Leeland Heights Blvd E., will host the following: - May 28: Memorial Day worship service at 10 a.m. more »»



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