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Consumer alert: Beware of vaccine status license scam

No, the state of Florida is not asking for personal information so your vaccination status can be added to your driver license. Attorney General Ashley Moody on Tuesday issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians of a new COVID-19 vaccination text scam — fraudulent text messages being sent ...

Community Appreciation Day set at Goodwill Oct. 23

news@breezenewspapers.com The community is invited to stop by Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida next weekend to celebrate the newly remodeled building, complete with discounts, gift cards, food and entertainment. The Community Appreciation Day, set from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, ...

School District passes Parents’ Bill of Rights

news@breezenewspapers.com The School Board of Lee County approved a Parents’ Bill of Rights policy last Tuesday night, which also promotes parental involvement. The policy went into effect Wednesday. Board member Melisa Giovanneli said Tallahassee had to strengthen the constitution by ...

Lehigh man sentenced for 2017 shooting

news@breezenewspapers.com A Lehigh Acres man has been sentenced to prison for shooting and killing a man in a Fort Myers four years ago. Frank Lewis Brown, 29, was adjudicated guilty, and sentenced to 20 years in prison, for second degree murder with a firearm, according to a release issued ...

DeSantis, Moody announce suit against Biden

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody were in Fort Myers last Tuesday to announce a lawsuit by the State of Florida against the administration of President Joe Biden challenging the administration's handling of illegal immigration. ...

Lee Health taking appointments for boosters

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Lee Health is now booking appointments for COVID-19 booster shots. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issuing recommendations for booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Lee Health announced on Tuesday that eligible patients ...

WIC office relocates to Lee Boulevard

news@breezenewspapers.com The Women, Infant and Children office in Lehigh Acres has relocated to a new location to accommodate the caseload growth.  Florida Department of Health in Lee County spokesperson Tammy Soliz said the WIC office was previously located at 5624 8th Street West, Suite ...