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UNITED WAY EARNS PERFECT SCORE FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR

United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee has received a four-star rating and perfect overall score of 100 percent by Charity Navigator. Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a four-star rating. To receive a 100 percent rating, charities must execute their missions in a fiscally responsible way...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (Feb 8-10)

Gardening, mutt strut, mystery, sports, yappy hour and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Mystery Walk Friday: Mystery Walk is a family-friendly event that invites you to search the clues throughout core downtown...

HYLTON-TERRY TO SERVE ON MAYOR’S DIVERSITY, INCLUSION ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Executive Director Michele Hylton-Terry has been selected to serve on the City of Fort Myers’ Mayor’s Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee. In her role on the committee, Hylton-Terry will provide observations, advice, and council to Fort Myers Mayor Randall P. Henderson Jr....

Ceremony to honor late Dress for Success SW Florida founder

A celebration of life ceremony is planned in honor of Barbara Dell, founder and former CEO of Dress for Success SW Florida.  Dress for Success Worldwide CEO Joi Gordon, Fort Myers Mayor Randy Henderson, Florida House Majority Leader Dane Eagle, and fellow recipients of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber...

Arrest Made In McGregor Boulevard 7-Eleven Robbery

On Saturday, February 2, 2019, at approximately 9:02 pm, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to the 7-Eleven located at 15021 McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers, in reference to a just-occurred robbery to the business with a firearm. The rapid response of West district patrol deputies confirmed a robbery had occurred. Deputies secured the...

LEE HEALTH LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO TREAT OPIOID ADDICTION

Lee Health is announcing a pilot program to treat opioid addiction and address the opioid crisis in Southwest Florida. The initiative includes implementing Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for patients with endocarditis, a potentially deadly heart infection.  The opioid crisis has induced a marked increase in endocarditis patients,...

Anonymous tips needed in response to North High School threat

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for anonymous tips from students at North Fort Myers High School after written threats of violence were made Friday morning. Approximately two hours after school started, School Resource Officers at North High were notified about several threats written in the girl’s bathroom in...

Armed suspect sought in Lee County robbery

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help tracking down an armed suspect who robbed a Palm Beach Boulevard convenience store. Just after 7:30 p.m. on January 31st, the male suspect entered the Quick and Easy Beverages store, located at 4648 Palm Beach Boulevard.  He immediately approached...

Memories of Lee County During WWII to Highlight 2019 Cracker Dinner

Recollections of what it was like to grow up in Lee County during World War II will be the focus of the Southwest Florida Historical Society’s annual Cracker Dinner Monday, Feb. 18, at the Broadway Palm, 1380 Colonial Blvd. Genevieve Bowen, who was born in Fort Myers, will recall...

Two Females Sought for Using Stolen Credit Cards

The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for two black females who entered the South Fort Myers Wal-Mart Store at 14821 Ben C Pratt/6 Mile Cypress Parkway and made several purchases with stolen credit cards. The purchases were made by the pair on December 18, 2018. It is believed...

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