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Love That Dress! collection event, ‘FUNky Fashion Show’ coming up

Pace Center for Girls, Lee County’s next Love That Dress! collection event, “FUNky Fashion Show,” will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, June 19. FUNky Fashion Show, hosted by IBERIABANK and presented by the Gunterberg Charitable Foundation, includes a fashion show of one-of-a-kind recycled or repurposed pieces created by individuals and businesses, as well...

Citizen input is vital at June 19 County Commission meeting

This will be the public’s last chance to speak on this topic before the commissioners' vote On Wednesday, June 19, Lee County Commissioners will issue a final vote whether to adopt amendments to Lee County’s Comprehensive Plan that will eliminate the current policies on lime rock mining.

FMPD Searching for Missing Spanish Speaking Father and Daughter

The Fort Myers Police Department needs help in locating the father and daughter in the attached picture in reference to a death investigation.  The male is known as Juan Agustin Ajqui Chach (possibly goes by Agustin) and the girl is Ana Ajqui Garcia and she is 5 years old.  They were last seen...


Southwest Florida metro areas have ranked in “The Most Dynamic Metropolitans,” according to new research released by the Walton Family Foundation, ranking the economic performance of metropolitan areas across the country. The Cape Coral-Fort Myers metro area followed at No. 19 with an index value of 1.0241.

Lee County Tax Collector wins Florida Sterling Council Award

The Lee County Tax Collector’s Office is dedicated to innovation. Its creative approach to employee training and mentoring led the Florida Sterling Council to recognize Lee County Tax Collector Larry Hart and his team with the Sterling Best Practice Award for Workforce Development and Retention. Hart accepted the award on May 31 during the 2019 Governor’s Sterling...

Hundreds gather to take Ice Bucket Challenge, send message

#BringBackTheBucket seeks to rally Ellen DeGeneres to ALS fight Buckets being readied at BringBackTheBucket The message went out to Ellen DeGeneres loud and clear. Despite poor weather conditions, hundreds of people gathered on Sunday, June 9, at the Cape Coral High School football field to douse themselves with...

North Fort Myers convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying and tracking down an armed suspect who robbed a North Fort Myers 7-Eleven early this morning. Just after 2 a.m., an unidentified suspect, wearing all black clothing and a multicolored mask, entered the 7-Eleven, located at 17930 N....

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (June 14 – 16)

Father's Day, kittens, mystery, puppies, yoga and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Pups & Pints Friday: Join Fort Myers Brewing every month for Pups & Pints. Bring your BFF (Best...

SWFL Children’s Charities presents $1.79 million in grants to beneficiaries of 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest

Trustees of SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. presented grants totaling $1.79 million to 14 beneficiaries of the 2019 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest to enhance pediatric healthcare services and education programs in the Five-county region. A majority of the proceeds were awarded to organizations providing children’s mental and behavioral health services.

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