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Parents urged to be water aware

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com Drowning accidents, both fatal and non-fatal, are on the rise throughout the state and county as the pandemic has prompted families and children to spend more time in Florida homes, many of which are equipped with pools or near the water. Florida leads the ...

NET Force announces major drug sweep

news@breezenewspapers.com Over the past few months, law enforcement agencies throughout Southwest Florida teamed up with the 20th District State Attorney’s Office to target drugs, weapons and criminals, officials said Thursday. Law enforcement officials from Lee, Hendry, Glades, Charlotte ...

Machines at Fort Myers Postal Service center discarded

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com At Lee County’s central processing and distribution center for the U.S. Postal Service in Fort Myers, something happened that has played out all across the country: five working feeders for machines used to sort the mail by ZIP code, were discarded and trashed ...

Fire district to hold public hearing

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing next Monday to discuss implementation of the new voter-approved fire assessment. The public hearing will be held on at 6 p.m. on Sept. 14 inside Station 104 at 3102 ...

Lee County schools opened Monday

news@breezenewspapers.com After, literally, months of effort, school is back in session. Lee County Schools opened Monday for the first day of the new school year, with the district offering a number of education models as the pandemic everyone hoped might be over continued to be cause for ...

Many school projects on tap for east zone

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lee County School Board was briefed on the district's capital improvement five-year outlook, which included a great deal of projects in the East Zone. The Capital Improvement Plan is the first of the School District of Lee County and has been a collaborative ...

Local Boys & Girls Club building gets renovated

news@breezenewspapers.com Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County announced recently the $70,000 renovation of its club in Lehigh Acres. The renovation was made possible by local businesses which stepped up to donate materials and labor to complete the project. Brooks & Freund, Ferrada ...