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Education Notes (10/11/17)

October 11, 2017 District given $10.3M grant The School District of Lee County is one of 32 school systems in the United States awarded a grant from the 2017 Magnet Schools Assistance Program. more »»

Religion Notes (10/11/17)

October 11, 2017 Lee Boulevard Baptist to hold Revivals Lee Boulevard Baptist Church, at 3107 Lee Blvd., will host the following activities: - Oct. 15: Revival at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. - Oct. 16-18: Revival at 7 p.m. more »»

Man sentenced to life in prison in relatives' murders

October 6, 2017 A Lehigh Acres man recently received a life sentence in the deaths of two of his relatives. Steven David Tompkins, 27, of 1919 Jefferson Av. more »»

Lee County Solid Waste announces new website, disposal locations

October 6, 2017 Lee County has launched a new Hurricane Irma Daily Updates landing page on its Solid Waste website. It also has started opening drop-off locations for residential horticultural debris from the storm. more »»

School district awarded $10.3 million grant

October 5, 2017 The School District of Lee County is one of 32 school systems in the United States awarded a grant from the 2017 Magnet Schools Assistance Program. more »»

Double SNAP benefits at farmers markets in October

October 5, 2017 Due to Hurricane Irma’s impact, Fresh Access Bucks is enabling Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients to match their SNAP benefits up to $40 in Fresh Access Bucks toward the... more »»

Almost $28 million budget passes for fire district

October 4, 2017 Commissioners unanimously approved the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District’s nearly $28 million budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year during its Sept. 28 budget hearing and meeting. more »»

Residents advised to remove shutters, be aware of hazards

October 4, 2017 Even though cleanup efforts are under way, Lehigh Acres fire officials worry that some of the preparations made before the storm to save lives could end up costing a life. more »»

Lehigh man sentenced to 30 years for child porn

October 4, 2017 A Lehigh Acres man has been sentenced to federal prison in connection to child pornography. On Oct. 3, U.. more »»

Rock out: Local groups’ event aims to raise awareness

October 4, 2017 Since October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Mothers Empowering Other Women Inc. and the Facebook group Lehigh Acres Rocks are throwing an event to raise awareness for the issue. more »»

LCSO offers ways to Celebrate Safe Communities during October

October 4, 2017 October is National Crime Prevention Month, a time set aside for residents and law enforcement to spotlight the Celebrate Safe Communities initiative by joining together to promote community safety,... more »»

Destiny Diaper Bank donates adult diapers to Puerto Rico storm victims

October 4, 2017 Due to Hurricane Maria’s devastating landfall, Puerto Rico is in ruins and people are flocking for supplies, which are running low. more »»

Calendar of Events (10/4/17)

October 4, 2017 Editor’s note: To place items in the Calendar of Events, email trepecki@breezenewspapers.com with the name of the organization, address, and event and contact information. more »»

Offering aid

October 4, 2017 On Sept. more »»

Of Special Note (10/4/17)

October 4, 2017 VegHeads giving seeds The VegHeads 4-H youth club has vegetable seeds available at the Veterans Park Recreation Center, at 55 Homestead Road S. The variety packs are free. more »»

Business Notes (10/4/17)

October 4, 2017 First round of hurricane relief funds released locally In partnership with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, United Way has distributed over $400,000 in supplemental funding from the SWFL... more »»

Religion Notes (10/4/17)

October 4, 2017 Lee Boulevard Baptist to hold Revivals Lee Boulevard Baptist Church, at 3107 Lee Blvd., will host the following activities: - Oct. 15: Revival at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. - Oct. 16-18: Revival at 7 p.m. more »»

Trial for suspended fire commissioner postponed again

September 29, 2017 The trial for a suspended Lehigh Acres fire commissioner has been pushed back for a third time. A felony case against Robert John Anderson, 51, of 1147 Cherokee Ave. more »»

Florida Department of State to launch online voter registration

September 29, 2017 The Florida Department of State will launch the new online voter registration website Oct. 1. A move directed by the Florida Legislature, the website RegisterToVoteFlorida. more »»

Volunteers needed for Neighborhood Accountability Boards

September 29, 2017 Volunteers are needed for Neighborhood Accountability Boards and a training session is planned. A Neighborhood Accountability Board is a voluntary diversion program for youth who committed a crime. more »»

 
 

 

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