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Fire district looks for new options for empty lot assessments

August 15, 2018 The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District continues to evaluate ways to amend legislation to change the way empty lots are assessed. more »»

Four non-partisan school board races on the primary ballot

August 15, 2018 More than a dozen candidates are running in hope of garnering one of the four up-for-grabs school board seats in the Primary Election Aug. 28. more »»

Thousands attend funeral for Adam Jobbers-Miller

August 15, 2018 Hundreds of family members, friends and fellow first responders filled Germain Arena Monday to celebrate the life of fallen Fort Myers Police Officer Adam Jobbers-Miller. more »»

Purple Heart Ceremony to be held at VFW this weekend

August 8, 2018 A Purple Heart Ceremony is being held at VFW Post 4174 this weekend, a first at the Lehigh Acres post. The ceremony, which is open to the public, will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. more »»

Corps presents Lake O water storage project

August 8, 2018 Restoring the Everglades is a multifaceted, multi-project undertaking. Even though the Everglades is south of Lake Okeechobee, part of the restoration effort is occurring north of the lake, too. more »»

Republican primary in D-79 has two vying

August 8, 2018 With Matt Caldwell terming out as state representative in District 79, the race for the House seat encompassing North Fort Myers, Alva and Lehigh Acres is wide open. more »»

Senior Center offering CPR and fire extinguisher classes

August 8, 2018 By MEGHAN McCOY news@breezenewspapers. more »»

School board approves $1.44 billion tentative budget

August 8, 2018 The Lee County School Board approved a tentative budget earlier this week of $1.44 billion dollars, a reduction from the previous budget of $1.5 billion. more »»

Senior Center Let’s Entertain Group to hold performance in October

August 8, 2018 Thirty-one members of the Lehigh Acres Senior Center Let’s Entertain group will be gearing up for their October performance after they resume in September. more »»

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 »»



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