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Kristian Bush of Sugarland to perform at Island Hopper Songwriter Fest

Kristian Bush, half of the multi-platinum selling country duo Sugarland, will perform Sept. 22 with the Gulf Coast Symphony as part of the sixth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest. Bush is a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. He and the symphony, celebrating its 25th anniversary, will perform on stage at Florida Repertory Theatre in...

Lee County Emergency Management announces additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars

Lee County Emergency Management has scheduled additional Hurricane Preparedness Seminars that are open to the public for the month of June. The free seminars will include information on how to prepare families and homes for hurricane season and how Emergency Management responds to hurricanes and other disasters.

Stolen Agency Gear Recovered, Two Arrested

On June 3, 2019, a firearm and tactical gear were stolen from an unmarked Lee County Sheriff’s Office vehicle.After a thorough investigation, Lee County Sheriff’s Office North District Detectives – in collaboration with the Cape Coral Police Department – recovered all agency property on Thursday afternoon. Deputies arrested Jaden Rios (DOB 12/25/2001) and James...

5 Things To Do This Weekend in Fort Myers (June 6 – 9)

Art, comics, health, hogs, women and more! Making weekend plans?  Check out these 5 things to do this weekend in Fort Myers: Voices of Florida Women Thursday: Please join the Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) from 6:30 PM -...

Hit and Run Investigation

On Monday, June 3, 2019, at approximately 5:22 p.m., Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to the area of Tice Street and Carolina Avenue, Fort Myers, in reference to a hit and run crash. Deputies located a subject laying in the eastbound lanes with severe injuries. The victim was transported to a local hospital.

Cypress Pharmacy’s Seminar Saturday program debuts June 8, highlighting Global Wellness Day

Cypress Pharmacy will host its inaugural Seminar Saturday on Saturday, June 8 with a discussion on “Wellness Solutions for Life” led by Natural Health Consultant Dr. Stan Headley. The free public seminar will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. at Cypress Pharmacy, 9451 Cypress Lake Drive in Fort...

Proactive Patrol by FMPD Officers Leads to Gun and Drug Arrests

On Wednesday morning, June 5, 2019, at approximately 1:40 a.m., officers with the Fort Myers Police Department observed two suspicious vehicles on Mildred Street in front of a closed business. While speaking to the occupants of both vehicles, the officers detected an odor of marijuana and requested a police K-9 which alerted to...

Lee County Emergency Management offers new tools for disaster awareness and preparation

 Lee County Emergency Management has two new tools to help residents prepare for and be aware of hurricanes and other emergency situations – the LeePrepares app and the AlertLee system. LeePrepares (Replaces LeeAlert app) The LeePrepares app is available in Google Play and the App...

FMPD Takes Part in Operation Safe Summer

The Fort Myers Police Department proudly participated in a multi-agency investigation which resulted in the arrest of 15 individuals involved in child pornography and using the internet to commit crimes against children. Deputy Chief Randall Pepitone represented the agency at a press conference conducted by the Florida Department...

Millennial Brewing Partnering with Ocean Habitats for World Oceans Day Fundraiser

Millennial Brewing Company is partnering with Ocean Habitats, Inc. — an environmental nonprofit committed to rebuilding Florida’s coastal ecosystem with man-made reef installations — for a fundraiser to commemorate World Oceans Day. The 1,000 Reef Challenge will take place on Saturday, June 8th, at Millennial Brewing — 1811 Royal Palm Ave. in Fort Myers....

Todays Weather

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