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Double Eagle Restaurant & Bar open for the public

news@breezenewspapers.com An upstairs restaurant, which went through a complete renovation, is open for the public to enjoy at Majestic Golf Club  in Lehigh Acres. Jim and Julie Osburn opened Double Eagle Restaurant & Bar and took it over in November 2019. “I've been here for a little ...

Event bringing together employers and job seekers to be held Thursday

news@breezenewspapers.com The second consecutive Nationwide Day of Second Chances will be held Thursday in Lehigh Acres and Bonita Springs to bring together employers and job seekers. The Nationwide Day of Second Chances will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29, at Rise Christian ...

Gov. DeSantis signs online tax bill

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com A new state law which will require online companies based outside of Florida to collect sales tax on purchases made by Floridians, was signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis after being approved by the state legislature. The law was supported by DeSantis a way to ...

Lee County is a ‘job-seeker’ market

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Is employment opt-out making it hard to hire workers? Although the unemployment rate is at just 4% throughout the county, experts and local businesses are finding it challenging to fill positions in a variety of fields. Officials at CareerSource Southwest ...

Lehigh’s hidden gem for fresh produce

news@breezenewspapers.com Lehigh Acres is not normally known for its abundance of fresh produce — not until Country Harvest Farms Market and Nursery came along. Currently named Sugar Sweet Produce, Country Harvest Market was opened in 2019 by owners Michelle Williams and Tracy Burden. The ...

Hodges, Goodwill unveil new workforce facility

news@breezenewspapers.com Business leaders and Lehigh residents came together last week for the unveiling of a new workforce training facility — the first of its kind in the state of Florida. HU Direct, an Express Division of Hodges University, and Goodwill Industries of Southwest ...

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee reaches campaign goal

news@breezenewspapers.com The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee has concluded the 2020-2021 Campaign, and met the campaign goal of $10.8 million due to the generous contributions of individuals and businesses in the region. This is the 28th consecutive year that the goal has ...

LRMC to hold job fair and food drive

news@breezenewspapers.com Lehigh Regional Medical Center will hold a Job Fair on March 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Individuals interested in applying for the various open positions can visit a tent set up in the front of the hospital at 1530 Lee Blvd., in Lehigh Acres. According to Jackie ...

Rental assistance program announced

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com Lee County has received a new round of funds for its LeeCARES rental and utilities assistance program for those who have suffered lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic and who fall below 80% of the area's median income. The new $23.3 million emergency rental ...

Lehigh Farmers Market held every Saturday

news@breezenewspapers.com A new community event was brought to Lehigh Acres the second week of January and it will continue every Saturday until the end of April. Seth DeBartolo, who is an ordained pastor through Amigos En Cristo and was recently commissioned to work with Beautiful Savior ...