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Lehigh fire district helps ‘Clips for Cancer’ raise money

news@breezenewspapers.comLehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District first responders put some skin in the game Friday, getting their heads shaved in the Clips for Cancer fundraiser for Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida. The event was held live on Facebook this year. Amy Frith, director of Barbara’s Friends and event announcer, called a strong showing by the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, which had six of its first responders on-site at Great Clips to brave the save, along with Chief Ben of Lee County EMS and Chef Cal Bruno, owner and chef at ...

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Obituaries

Earlene Joy Townsend

Earlene Joy Townsend, 73, of Lehigh Acres, passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.

Letters to the Editor

Guest Commentary: Welcome back students, district family

Welcome back to all our students and district family. We are so happy to see you all, whether online or in person. These past few months have been very different for all of us. We’ve all had to make adjustments to our daily lives to continue to stay healthy and safe. The School District of ...

Business

Unemployment drops in Lee

Although unemployment rates are still high, Lee County has seen a positive reduction at 9.8 percent for the month of June.CareerSource Southwest Florida Communications Manager Janeth Castrejon said the positive reduction with unemployment rates began in May and continued into June."It's a great ...

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Local Columns

American Legion Unit 323: The ‘Way We Were’

As we all are aware, the coronavirus has shown us that the modern world is actually stoppable. It became a severe test of our society, economy, all businesses and every person on earth. The actual test is still going on and will continue to the future. We need to understand we will never ...