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Congressional Water Roundtable touts Lake O management plan

The water quality issue surrounding Lake Okeechobee and its connecting rivers is like a 1,000-piece jigsaw puzzle: There are numerous pieces that must be placed in a certain order for the big picture to properly come together. On Tuesday, at City Hall in Cape Coral, U.S. Rep Byron Donalds and ...

United Way helps bring eye care to those in need

The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee counties recently awarded a grant of $27,500 to the Florida Lions Eye Clinic. The funding is to support optometry/ophthalmology staffing at the clinic, a mobile eye clinic, and monthly eye screening events. In addition, the United Way ...

Lee School District mask opt-out form now on line

The School District of Lee County mask-opt-out form is now available to parents and student guardians online. The district has made masks mandatory but, in compliance with Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order and new Parental Bill of Rights legislation, parents may choose to opt their child out ...

Lee School District to require face coverings for students

With COVID-19 cases spiking in Lee County and the number of positive tests for the highly contagious virus topping 20%, the School District of Lee County will now require masks unless parents decide to opt their children out in writing. This respects "parents’ fundamental rights" to make the ...

Update: Lee School District to require face coverings for students

Update: With COVID-19 cases spiking in Lee County and the number of positive tests for the highly contagious virus topping 20%, the School District of Lee County will now require masks unless parents decide to opt their children out in writing. This respects "parents’ fundamental rights" to ...

Community comes out to celebrate 106th birthday

news@breezenewspapers.com One of Lehigh’s eldest residents celebrated her 106th birthday amongst family, friends and a few special visits by Lee County leaders. On Wednesday, Aug. 4, Lehigh Acres Place staff helped long-time resident Veronica Theney celebrate turning 106 years old. ...