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Fight looms over proposed bill, impact to Lehigh

March 25, 2015 A battle is looming between the Community Council of Lehigh Acres and State Rep. more »»

After all these years: At 100, Podgurski enjoys life to the fullest

March 25, 2015 Mary Podgurski says it is fun to be 100 years old plus three months. more »»

Season to close for Penpushers

March 25, 2015 For those who love to write and for those who want to learn to write, there’s a group at the Lehigh Senior Citizens Center call the Penpusher. more »»

Grow house bust nets almost $150,000 worth of marijuana

March 25, 2015 The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has reported that nearly $150,000 worth of Marijuana has been seized in a Lehigh Acres grow house bust on March 17. more »»

LCSO: Elderly couple fatally attacked in home invasion

March 25, 2015 At approximately 11:30 p.m. March 15, deputies responded to 1113 Plumosa Ave. in reference to a home invasion. more »»

Local man charged in sex case

March 25, 2015 On March 17, deputies with the Lee County Sheriff's Office received information of a possible sex crime involving a juvenile. more »»

Take Stock in Children offers students college scholarships

March 25, 2015 More than two dozen Lee County students have the opportunity to be awarded college scholarships, thanks to the Take Stock in Children scholarship program administered locally by The Foundation for... more »»

LCSO: Fight ends house party in Lehigh

March 25, 2015 At 11:34 p.m. March 21, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to 3703 W. Seventh St. in reference to a disturbance. Upon arrival, deputies found a large open house party. more »»

LeeWay discount programs to expire

March 25, 2015 Six-month LeeWay discount programs for the Cape Coral, Midpoint or Sanibel toll bridges expire at midnight April 30. Aemi-annual discount programs are valid Nov. 1 through April 30. more »»

Calendar of Events (3/25/15)

March 25, 2015 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 (3/25/15)

March 25, 2015 Seminars to focus on protecting dead The Lee County Sheriff’s Office will conduct two free, informational seminars to inform and educate the public on protecting the good name and legacy of deceased... more »»

Business Notes (3/25/15)

March 25, 2015 Lee County offering summer job openings Lee County Parks & Recreation is hiring about 60 summer camp counselors and 20 lifeguards. These temporary positions run from June 8 to Aug. more »»

Religion Notes (3/25/15)

March 25, 2015 First Christian Church announces events First Christian Church, at 2803 Lee Blvd., presents the following: - March 29: Celebration of the Palms at 10:30 a.m. more »»

Education Notes (3/25/15)

March 25, 2015 LAMS partners with local Iberia Bank The Lehigh Acres branch of Iberia Bank visited Lehigh Acres Middle School on Junior Achievement  “Dress for Success Day” to visit the AVID Program. more »»

Ozzie hurt; eaglet ready to ‘fledge’

March 25, 2015 Followers of North Fort Myers’ most watched eagles were waiting with bated breath Wednesday as the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel took X-rays to determine if the wounded eagle... more »»

Burglary prevention

March 25, 2015 Researchers who have interviewed hundred’s of incarcerated burglars found there were certain things thieves looked for when selecting a house or neighborhood to burglarize. more »»

Updated: Deputy released from hospital after being stabbed responding to disturbance call

March 24, 2015 A Lehigh Acres woman accused of stabbing a Lee County deputy in the leg has been released from the hospital and has been booked into the Lee County Jail. more »»

Parade to highlight end of festival in Lehigh

March 18, 2015 While the Lehigh Spring Festival is in the middle of its activities and events today, all are awaiting the grand parade Saturday that will begin at 11 a.m. more »»

Close knit: New pastor at First Christian says congregation is diverse, friendly and warm group

March 18, 2015 The First Christian Church of Lehigh Acres is a small church with a congregation of around 40 or so who attend Sunday services. more »»

Honorary mayor race has started

March 18, 2015 Each year now for several decades, Lehigh Acres has “elected” an honorary mayo. more »»

Fortana named Pioneer of the Year during Spring Festival

March 18, 2015 Jim Fortana, a former executive with the old Lehigh Corp. more »»



Lipman, North America’s largest open-field tomato grower, is hosting a “Run for Backpacks” 5K and Junior Fun Run to raise money for its annual backpack giveaway. In 2014, Lipman distributed more than 1,200 backpacks filled with school supplies to Immokalee elementary and middle school studen. 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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