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Keep Lee Plastic Free effort making strides across Lee County

May 22, 2019 Six months into its new Keep Lee Plastic Free campaign, Lee County Solid Waste is seeing improvement, with fewer plastic bags at curbside. more »»

 
 
 
Group to host bus bench building event

May 22, 2019 A grassroots group working to make school bus stops safer is looking for some help. Benches For Our Babes will host a bench building event on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Single parents earn Women’s Club scholarships

May 22, 2019 Paying for college just got a little easier for some local parents, thanks to the General Woman’s Club of Lehigh Acre. more »»

Health care, education among legislative actions

May 22, 2019 As this year’s Florida Legislative session has come to an end, lawmakers have passed a series of bills pertaining to reformed healthcare and school choice. more »»

Legend Tommie Smith awards next generation

May 22, 2019 Lee County student-athletes had the opportunity to hear from a truly inspirational athlete, person and one of the most influential and prominent figures of the civil rights movement in history... more »»

Our Community, Our Seniors, Our Water program begins

May 15, 2019 Florida Governmental Utility Authority, Lehigh Community Services and Lehigh Senior Center recently launched a pilot program called “Our Community, Our Seniors, Our Water. more »»

Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Referendum Special Election Information

May 15, 2019 The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District will hold a Referendum Special Election on June 4, for eligible voters who reside in their district. more »»

Commerical truck parking ordiance in effect

May 15, 2019 The Board of County Commissioners of Lee County, Florida, has determined that the parking of commercial trucks in residential areas and on public right-of-ways is detrimental to the health, safety... more »»

Residents mixed over Lee truck ordinance

May 15, 2019 Residential property owners who have complained about commercial truck parking in neighborhoods scored a victory last Tuesday but those who make a living with those trucks aren’t happy. more »»

VITA program deemed a success

May 15, 2019 More than 1,052 families were seen through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at Lehigh Community Services this year through United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee. more »»

Fire District Q&A on fire assessment proposal

May 15, 2019 QUESTION: What is the ballot language for the June 4 Lehigh Acres Fire District Special Election? Funding Lehigh Acres Fire District Services, Administration, and Capitalwith Non Ad Valorem Propert... more »»

Lee County Schools debuts Top Chef Scholarship Challenge

May 15, 2019 The School District of Lee County presented the inaugural Top Chef Scholarship Challenge on Lee Schools TV. more »»

Try your luck at winning Key West Express tickets

May 15, 2019 First Congregational Church is selling raffle tickets for two Key West Express passes until the end of May. Tickets are $15 a piece and can be purchased at the church, 200 East Leeland Heights Blvd. more »»

American Legion Post celebrates 100 years

May 15, 2019 It’s a huge anniversary for the American Legion this year, with Post 38 bringing the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall to JetBlue Park this September. “We are pretty excited. more »»

GCHS Second Chance Fund continues to save lives

May 15, 2019 The Gulf Coast Humane Society’s Second Chance fund has saved the lives of countless animals including their poster pup, Sunset, who was found in 2015 on Sunset Boulevard in Lehigh. more »»

Lehigh Acres man charged in crash with child fatality

May 8, 2019 A Lehigh Acres man has been arrested on a felony traffic charge in connection with a crash that fatally injured a 5-year-old boy last November. Mitchell . more »»

Volunteers needed for Letter Carriers’ National #StampOutHunger food drive

May 8, 2019 The Harry Chapin Food Bank and United Way Lee are seeking volunteers to help collect, unload and sort food during the Letter Carriers’ National #StampOutHunger Food Drive taking place Saturday, May... more »»

Fire district executes agreement with elections supervisor

May 8, 2019 The Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District has reached an agreement with the Supervisor of Elections Office for its June referendu. more »»

Backyard Blues Fest to be held this weekend

May 8, 2019 Music jams, international acts and recurring Backyard Bluesfests — the World Famous Buckingham Blues Bar prides itself on featuring the best in both local talent and original blues acts from around... more »»

Cavaliers Domino Club to present two students with scholarships Sunday

May 8, 2019 The Cavaliers Domino Club is holding its annual awards ceremony on Mother's Day to award two high school students with a $1,000 scholarship. more »»

‘Threat of Citrus Greening’ program at East County Regional Library

May 8, 2019 The community is invited to attend a special program at East County Regional Library, which focuses on the “Threat of Citrus Greening. more »»

 
 

Babcock Ranch Discovery Center offers we May 23, 2019

Come learn more about Babcock Ranch, America’s first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock Ranch Road/State Road 31, during extended hours at the Discovery Center in Woodlea Hall on Thursday evenings in May. more »

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