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Authorities: Armed robber makes dash with cash

September 23, 2016 Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down a man who robbed a 7-Eleven store at gunpoint Thursday nigh. more »»

DevelopLee: Pushing Lehigh into forefront

September 21, 2016 A group of Lehigh movers and shakers – about 15 of them – met last week to come up with ways to pump life into Lehigh Acres under the auspices of Lee County Economic Development and the Horizon... more »»

Trump rallies Southwest Florida crowd

September 21, 2016 Running through a litany of the dead, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump stressed the need for American — and worldwide — security at a campaign rally at Germain Arena Monday afternoon. more »»

Lehigh woman is newest U.S. citizen

September 21, 2016 Mercedes Freire of Lehigh Acres is the newest citizen of the community after she studied long hours and took her final test last week in Fort Myers. “I made it; I am happy,” she sai. more »»

Meeting to address SR82 widening

September 21, 2016 A special public meeting and open house is set for Thursday night, Sept. 22, concerning the widening of Lee Boukevard. to Shawnee Road. and Shawnee Road to Alabama Road in Lehigh Acres. more »»

Search is on for suspect

September 21, 2016 A large amount of drugs, including powder cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana and a handgun were confiscated by Lee County Sheriff’s detectives in Lehigh Acres after authorities said the... more »»

Memberships open on the Lehigh Acres Community Council

September 21, 2016 It is that time of the year again when memberships are open on the Lehigh Acres Community Council. The group meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. more »»

Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to perform at Seminole Casino Hotel

September 21, 2016 Legendary Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will bring their Grammy award-winning music to Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee for a one-night performance on Thursday, Jan. 26 at 8 p.m. more »»

Business Notes (9/21/16)

September 21, 2016 Lee BIA accepting award entries The Lee Building Industry Association is accepting entries for the 2016 BIA Industry Awards, featuring both the Pinnacle and Summit Awards. more »»

Calendar of Events (9/21/16)

September 21, 2016 Editor’s note: To get items in the Calendar of Events, send us a note about the name of the organization, address, event and cost. Email or mtoadvine@breezenewspapers. more »»

Of Special Note (9/21/16)

September 21, 2016 Kiwanis lists speakers The Lehigh Acres Kiwanis Club meets each week at 7:30 a.m. in the Community Room at Hope Hospice, at 1201 Wings Way. Future speakers include: - Sept. more »»

Mosquito Control ready to fight Zika

September 14, 2016 The Lee County Mosquito Control District, based in Buckingham, is prepared to fight Zika. more »»

Office shop offers various, quick services

September 14, 2016 Everybody needs time to do lots of things. That’s why the One Stop Multiservice Office opened at 1237 Homestead Road, says its owner Claudia Echevrria. more »»

Lehigh’s backyard chicken wars may be over

September 14, 2016 The backyard chicken issue may be over because Lee County commissioners were told last week that a chicken ordinance has to apply countywide, and not just in Lehigh Acres. more »»

LRMC names new chief nursing officer

September 14, 2016 Donna Forster has joined the leadership team at Lehigh Regional Medical Center as chief nursing officer. more »»

Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres attends 99th Annual Kiwanis Florida District Convention

September 14, 2016 Kiwanis Club of Lehigh Acres member Bruce Boyd was inducted as a Florida Kiwanis Foundation trustee for Division 19 at the 99th Annual Kiwanis Florida District Convention held Aug. 4-7 in Orlando. more »»

Department of Elder Affairs warns Floridians of phone scam

September 14, 2016 The Department of Elder Affairs is warning Florida residents to watch out for scam artists who are making calls pretending to be the department or an organization they refer to as “Senior Services. more »»

Crime Stoppers seeks IDs for two caught on camera

September 14, 2016 Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying two young men who were seen apparently burglarizing several vehicles in Lehigh Acres on Aug. 31. more »»

LCSO: Are you a target for identity thieves?

September 14, 2016 Did you know that over 15 million Americans will have their identities stolen this year and most will not even realize they have been victimized until months or even years later? You can help reduce... more »»

LCEC rates are 5th lowest in Florida

September 14, 2016 LCEC has announces that its electric rates are the fifth lowest amongst electric providers in Florida as of July, 201. more »»

Calendar of Events (9/14/16)

September 14, 2016 Wednesday, Sept. 14 - American Legion Post 323, 1124 Ashlar Ave. Lunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., dinner, 5 to 7 p.m., 239-369-3178. - Knights of Columbus Hall, 1250 Business Way, Bingo, 6 p.m. more »»


Moose Lodge 2266 September 28, 2016

Moose Lodge 2266, 210 Homestead Rd., 368-2266, dart league at 7 p.m. Alcoholic beverages for members and qualified guests only. Lunch available from 11:30, 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. - See more at: more »

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Beware of those deep potholes

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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