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Early voting for primary election begins

August 20, 2014 Eight days of early voting for the Primary Election began Saturday and runs through Saturday, Aug. 23, at the 11 elections offices throughout Lee County. more »»

 
 
 
Be aware and take care: Schools opened this week

August 20, 2014 Public schools opened Monday across Lee County. An estimated 87,000 students, ranging from kindergarten through high school, have returned to the classroom as the new school year gets under way. more »»

America’s War on Terror is far from ‘over’

July 16, 2014 Fifty-six people, most of them old women selling food to make money so they could eat, died when Boko Haram terrorists set off a bomb in a Nigerian marketplace last Tuesda. more »»

School Supply Drive a good cause to rally around

July 2, 2014 The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools has invited the community to join this year’s School Supply Drive, which runs through July 15. more »»

Deaths bring perils of war home again

June 18, 2014 Fresh on the heels of Memorial Day, America lost another five service personnel to the perils of wa. more »»

Best wishes extended to the Class of 2014!

June 11, 2014 With graduation, like their high school years, now behind them, members of the Class of 2014 are embarking on the next steps on their respective journeys. more »»

Be prepared, not complacent, for season

June 4, 2014 Forecasters are predicting a “below average” hurricane season this year but local officials offer one salient reminder: It only takes one storm — and not a particularly bad one — to wreak havoc and... more »»

VA wait-time debacle a national disgrace

May 28, 2014 On Monday, we, as a nation, again paused to remember the men and women Memorial Day is intended to honor — the members of our armed forces who died in service to their country. more »»

And they’re off ... candidates vie for vacant District 19 House seat

March 5, 2014 The ballot for the upcoming special general election and related primary for the congressional seat vacated by former House Rep Trey Radel was finalized Wednesday. more »»

Vaccinate your pets against recent parvo virus outbreak

February 5, 2014 Another “spike” in the number of animals testing positive for an often fatal, yet preventable, virus has prompted Lee County Domestic Animal Services to again warn pet owners that they need to... more »»

Eagle cam updates must-see viewing

December 31, 2013 The Southwest Florida “Eagle Cam” has received more than 19 million views over the past couple of years. more »»

Still time for input on possible sale of Cayo Costa parcels

October 9, 2013 Area residents who have an opinion on whether the state should retain or sell environmental lands on Cayo Costa and North Captiva in the hope of buying “better” sites who knows where, still have an... more »»

Lee County should not raid Conservation 20/20

September 4, 2013 After saying no to a similar proposal in April of 2011, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners is again looking to tap tax dollars earmarked for the purchase of environmentally sensitive land. more »»

A time for mourning, a time for giving thanks

August 14, 2013 The Southwest Florida law enforcement community mourned the loss of one of their own this past weekend. Sgt. Michael Wilson, of the Charlotte County’s Sheriff’s Office, was shot to death Au. more »»

Be aware, take care: Schools open Thursday

August 7, 2013 Public schools open across Lee County next Thursday. An estimated 86,000 students, ranging from kindergarten through high school, will return to the classroom as the new school year gets under way. more »»

Be prepared: Hurricane season continues

July 3, 2013 As many as 20 named storms are predicted for hurricane season this year, as officials anticipate a slightly higher-than-average season. more »»

Unemployment findings justified; state compliance overdue

June 5, 2013 The first of a pair of legal challenges to the state of Florida’s legislature “modernized” unemployment compensation process has been deemed a violation of federal civil rights and... more »»

Vaccinate your pets against parvo virus, rabies

May 22, 2013 A “spike” in the number of puppies testing positive for an often fatal, yet preventable, virus has prompted Lee County Domestic Animal Services to warn pet owners they need to vaccinate their pets. more »»

‘Every one of us stands with you’

April 24, 2013 We, as a country, again mourn, this time in the wake of the bombings at the finish line of the Boston Marathon that left three dead and more than 180 wounded. more »»

Sunshine Week: Knowledge is power

March 20, 2013 “Knowledge will forever govern ignorance, and a people who mean to be their own governors, must arm themselves with the power knowledge gives. more »»

Implement two-year moratorium on impact fees

February 20, 2013 In March, the Lee County Board of County Commissioners is expected to consider a proposal that would implement a moratorium on most impact fees for up to two year. more »»

 
 

CLA Estate Planning Workshop September 3, 2014

Majestic Golf Club 350 Homestead Road S Lehigh Acres, FL 33936

A FREE Workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately. more »

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Beware of those deep potholes

June 7, 2013 Being from the north 17 years ago this year, the meaning of “potholes” has certainly changed my mind. more »

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