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Region is not immune to violence

November 30, 2016 Recently, Lee Countians saw that we are not exempt from random —?and seemingly targeted — violence aimed at law enforcement personnel. On Nov. more »»

 
 
 
Time for, at least, respect of democratic process

November 16, 2016 Judging from protest rhetoric and social media commentary, America’s post-election is shaping up to be, at least initially, as contentious as were the 2016 Presidential campaigns. more »»

Military ‘clawbacks’ break the faith for guardsmen, country

November 2, 2016 Count us among those who are appalled at the Department of Defense debacle dubbed the National Guard “clawback. more »»

Recommendations on three races in Nov. 8 general election

October 26, 2016 Mail ballots have gone out and early voting for the Nov. 8 General Election began Monday. more »»

General Election recommendations

October 21, 2016 Mail ballots have gone out and early voting for the Nov. 8 General Election begins Monday. more »»

Amendment recommendations for Nov. 8 general election

October 19, 2016 For voters in Florida, there’s a lot more on the Nov. 8 ballot than a plethora of races from the presidential on down. more »»

Constitutional Amendment recommendations

October 14, 2016 For voters in Florida, there’s a lot more on the Nov. 8 ballot than a plethora of races from the presidential on down. more »»

Vote yes for Conservation 20/20 Non-Binding Referendum

October 12, 2016 The first wave of mail ballots went out Friday and there is an urgent local issue all voters will want to take note of as they choose among candidates and ballot initiatives. more »»

Final two presidental debates planned are worth watching

October 6, 2016 Opinions may vary as to who “won” or who “lost” but voters across America got their first opportunity last week to see the two major party candidates go head to head in the opening presidential... more »»

October marks National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

September 28, 2016 In 1974, a handful of Lee County residents took action against a prevailing social problem: violence against women. more »»

Voting recommendations for the Aug. 30 Primary Election

August 17, 2016 Mail ballots have gone out and early voting for the Aug. 30 Primary Election begins Aug. 20. more »»

Primary election recommendations: Vote Goss, Mann in upcoming Republican primaries

August 12, 2016 Mail ballots have gone out and early voting for the Aug. 30 Primary Election begins Aug. 20. more »»

Club Blu shooting hit one community — our community

August 3, 2016 Editorials are supposed to offer answers. This one has none. Despite security — including armed security — a teen party at a club in Fort Myers turned deadly early Monday mornin. more »»

Spirit of ’45 event to recognize WWII veterans

July 20, 2016 They’re a dying breed. Unfortunately, and literally. more »»

Time to give pause following Orlando shooting

June 22, 2016 We label them “victims.” We reduce them to statistics. And far too many of us are quick to use them as fodder to foster a political agenda of choice. more »»

Be prepared with 12 named storms predicted

June 8, 2016 Forecasters are predicting an “average” hurricane season this year but we offer one salient reminder: It only takes one storm — and not a particularly bad one — to wreak havoc and impact our lives. more »»

Recognizing Lee County’s ‘hands-on’ heroes

May 25, 2016 More than 100 local heroes were honored last week by the Lee County Department of Public Safety. Many were first responders — paramedics, EMTs and polic. more »»

Patient protection bill good legislation

March 30, 2016 A patient protection bill described by an array of proponents as a model for states across the country was pending the signature of Gov. Rick Scott as of last Thursday. more »»

Flu shots make sense

March 9, 2016 It’s a little late in the season but the number of reported cases has health officials again urging flu shots. more »»

Presidential preference? Florida’s turn approaching

February 10, 2016 Florida is not among the dozen-plus states that caucus. Thank goodness. more »»

Facing the Syrian refugee crisis, ‘no Syrians’ argument

December 2, 2015 With Thanksgiving Day behind us and the holiday season just ahead, we have much to be thankful for here in Southwest Florida. more »»

 
 

AND HE SHALL BE CALLED December 10, 2016

A FREE Christmas Concert. McGregor Baptist Church invites you to join us for one of our performances of “He Shall Be Called…â€? No tickets are needed and general seating is available. Come and celebrate this Christmas season and the Gospel of Jesus Christ in this musical event. more »

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June 7, 2013 Being from the north 17 years ago this year, the meaning of “potholes” has certainly changed my mind. more »

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