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Extra precautions to be taken at school board meetings

news@breezenewspapers.com The Lee County School Board approved two good cause items during its meeting on Aug. 31, which will implement safety measures during its board meetings. The first item that was approved was for the designation of the executive director of safety and security, now ...

FWC, partners celebrate successful Florida Python Challenge

The 2021 Florida Python Challenge yielded unprecedented results this year with participants removing 223 invasive Burmese pythons from South Florida, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently reported. More than 600 people participated in the 10-day competition, designed to ...

Patty Wagstaff returns to the Florida International Air Show

It is exciting to have Patty Wagstaff returning to the 2021 Florida International Air Show, Oct. 16-17, at the Punta Gorda FL Airport (PGD) . To Patty Wagstaff the sky represents beauty, freedom and challenge. A six-time member of the US Aerobatic Team, she is the first woman to win the title ...

Seminole Casino Hotel to host free Southern Fried Swamp Jam Festival Jan. 8

Galeana Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram presents the Southern Fried Swamp Jam Festival at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022 starting at 11 a.m. The free festival will feature six full-length, outdoor concerts with additional entertainment in the Zig Zag Lounge, as well as a ...

Twins announce 2022 Spring Training home schedule

The Minnesota Twins today announced the home schedule for their 2022 Spring Training campaign, the club’s 32nd at CenturyLink Sports Complex in Lee County. The Twins 2022 spring schedule features 33 total games (17 home, 16 road), with the home opener set for Friday, February 25, an ...

County increases public outreach on all-electronic bridge tolls

Lee County is increasing its public outreach efforts to raise awareness among residents, business owners and motorcyclists about the now-permanent all-electronic tolling for the Midpoint, Cape Coral and Sanibel Causeway bridges. Lee County has used all-electronic rolling since the pandemic ...

FutureMakers releases 2021 Workforce Employer Survey Report

FutureMakers Coalition has released its 2021 Workforce Employer Survey Report. FutureMakers Coalitions’ goal is to transform Southwest Florida’s workforce by increasing the percentage of working age (25-64 years old) adults that hold post-high school credentials to 55 percent by ...

City of Palms Youth Choir recruiting new singers for upcoming sixth season

The City of Palms Youth Choir of the Fort Myers Mastersingers is now recruiting young singers for their upcoming sixth season. Rehearsals are held weekly on Tuesday evenings at New Hope Presbyterian Church in Fort Myers. The City of Palms Youth Choir is an auditioned choral program for ...

Lee County Community Band begins 136th season Nov. 14

Tap your toes, snap your fingers and put on a smile – the legendary Lee County Community Band is back in town! After a pause last season due to the COVID-19 virus, the band will begin its 136th season with a lively, fun-filled, free concert on Sunday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m. at Cape Coral High ...

Lee County ranks as Florida’s No. 2 recycling spot

Lee County residents and businesses recycled 76% of the waste generated countywide in 2020, earning second place in the state. Charlotte and Pinellas counties tied for the top spot with 78% recycling rates. Lee County received credit for recycling 1.6 million of the total 2.2 million tons of ...