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Locals advocate for Southwest Florida in D.C.

August 8, 2018 A conversation in the Capitol focused on Florida last week. The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force is a 14-member committee established in 1996 with the Water Resources Development Act. more »»

Manatee deaths from red tide on the rise

August 8, 2018 A woeful sight was captured by many Army Corps of Engineer meeting-goers at the Cape Coral Yacht Club when a deceased adult female manatee was pulled from the Caloosahatchee last week. more »»

In-demand medical field training offered

August 8, 2018 In Southwest Florida, jobs in the medical field are in high demand, and not just surgeons and nurse. more »»

Spirit of '45 Ceremony set for Aug. 12

August 1, 2018 For the eighth consecutive year, the Lee County Spirit of '45-WWII Veterans tribute celebration will honor members from our "greatest generation" those born in the US during the Great Depression and... more »»

Lehigh Senior first ‘Be The Voice’ school in Florida

August 1, 2018 A United States Marine veteran who is disabled changed his career path a handful of years ago when he found a new career passion after becoming a substitute teacher at Harns Marsh Middle School for... more »»

Lehigh Acres district hosts second part of Civic Series

August 1, 2018 Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District hosted part two of its Civic Series last Wednesday. more »»

Community council to host a political candidate meet-and-greet

August 1, 2018 On Saturday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. the Lehigh Acres Community Council will host a candidate forum at Veterans Park Recreation Center. more »»

Mail ballots for upcoming election on their way

August 1, 2018 If you have requested a mail ballot for the Aug. 28 Primary Election, it’s likely on its way. more »»

Tax-free holiday for back-to-school shopping coming up

August 1, 2018 Families can keep a little extra cash in their pockets with the tax-free holiday this weekend. The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday for the state will run from Aug. 3-5. more »»

Registration open for Entrepreneurial Spirit Program

August 1, 2018 Women, either unemployed, or underemployed, are invited to attend the Entrepreneurial Spirit Program next month to learn more about becoming a future business owner. more »»

County approves test project to ‘vacuum’ blue-green algae from waterways

August 1, 2018 Lee County commissioners have unanimously approved a test project for algae clean up, as well as the filing of an application for state funding, in an attempt to relieve Southwest Florida waters of... more »»

Council discusses LA-MSID’s resolution to assume signage powers

August 1, 2018 The Lehigh Acres Community Council discussed a resolution that would allow Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District to provide signage powers. more »»

Casino Night tickets on sale now

July 25, 2018 Those 21 years old and older are invited to join the Greater Lehigh Acres Chamber of Commerce and the Seminole Casino/Hotel Immokalee for the annual Casino Night event next month. more »»

Free clothing exchange event this Saturday

July 25, 2018 Stop by the Lehigh Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints this Saturday for a free Back-to-School Clothing Exchange Event. The event will take place at 315 Richmond Ave., N from 10 a. more »»

Lee County Solid Waste offers recycling guidance

July 25, 2018 By MEGHAN McCOY Picking the right container, trash or recycling, is the key message to Lee County Solid Waste Division's campaign “Recycle Smart. more »»

American Legion votes in first female Department Commander in Florida

July 25, 2018 Lehigh resident Dianne Boland, and member of Post 323, was voted as the first female Department Commander of the American Legion in the state of Florida earlier this month. “I was elated. more »»

Drop off donations at Lehigh Acres Service Center for Senior Paws Sanctuary

July 25, 2018 Dog lovers looking to help the Senior Paws Sanctuary can drop pet supplies and food at the Lee County Tax Collector’s Lehigh Acres Service Center. more »»

Platinum Coast Cat Fanciers show scheduled for July 21-22

July 18, 2018 The Platinum Coast Cat Fanciers is gearing up for its annual CFA Allbreed Championship & Household Pet Cat Show. The Fur N' Feathers show is set for Saturday, July 21, and Sunday, July 22, from 9 a.m. more »»

Wound Care Center opens at Lehigh Regional

July 18, 2018 On June 18, the Lehigh Regional Medical Center opened its Wound Care Center with five exam rooms and two hyperbaric chambers on the same campus as the hospital. more »»

Harry Chapin Food Bank helps partner agencies obtain more food

July 18, 2018 As of the July 1, the Harry Chapin Food Bank has eliminated its shared maintenance fees for their partner agencies, which includes Lehigh Community Services. more »»



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