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Coconut Fest returns to Sun Splash Nov. 10-13

November 9, 2016 Flipping the calendar page to November means it’s time for Cape Coral’s ever-popular Coconut Festival family celebration at Sun Splash Family Waterpark. more »»

ECHO volunteers celebrate 70th anniversary

November 9, 2016 In 1994, Eleanor “Lollie” Peckham and her husband, George, took a vacation from their retirement home in Maine to Southwest Florida where one day they took a tour of the ECHO Farm. more »»

Veterans Day parade set for Friday in Cape Coral

November 9, 2016 A celebration this week will honor America’s heroes, veterans and active duty military. The Annual Veterans Day Parade will take place on Friday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

R.L. Wilson Plumbing offers services around the clock

November 9, 2016 When Linda Barrett’s husband John passed away last year, there was no thought of allowing the 23-year-old business they had built go with him. She stuck it out, and R.L. more »»

Golisano’s Children’s hospital hits goal

November 9, 2016 SWFL Children’s Charities, Inc. donated $2. more »»

Caldwell cruises to fourth term

November 8, 2016 Republican incumbent Matt Caldwell won his fourth (and final) term in Tallahassee with a double-digit victory Tuesday over Democrat John Scott and unaffiliated Matt Miller. Caldwell took 51. more »»

Rooney easily wins re-election in D-17

November 8, 2016 Republican Tom Rooney won his re-election bid in a landslide. Rooney got 61.87 percent of the vote Tuesday night to retain his seat in the U.. more »»

NFM Mixed Raider Team named JROTC National Champions

November 7, 2016 North Fort Myers High School’s Mixed Raider Team has been named JROTC National Champions, and the Female Raider Team from Mariner High School JROTC took fourth place at the National Raider Challenge... more »»

Southwest Florida water issues cross the aisle

November 2, 2016 The issue of poor water quality - and how to effect change - is an issue that is not only dividing candidates; it's splintering party lines. more »»

Early voting wrapping up this weekend

November 2, 2016 With early voting wrapping up this weekend, the primary election is set for Nov. 8. Early voting kicked off on Oct. 24 and will continue through Nov. . more »»

Rec Center to start social dance class

November 2, 2016 So, you think you can dance? If so, this class may be for you. Couples are invited to attend a new social dance class from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Mondays beginning Nov. more »»

Area students show off their dance moves

November 2, 2016 For the past several weeks, fifth-graders from throughout Lee County have been spending time during the school day learning not only to become great dancers, but even better ladies and gentleme. more »»

Immigrants backbone of state ag industry

November 2, 2016 Agricultural endeavors have a major impact on the state's economy. more »»

Church holds blessing of the animals

November 2, 2016 Why shouldn’t animals get God’s blessing? On Saturday, All Souls Episcopal Church and Messiah Lutheran Church in North Fort Myers held a joint service at the Episcopal Church, where people stopped... more »»

Church of God John 3:16 planning Candy Cane Lane

November 2, 2016 The Church of God John 3:16 (Iglesia De Dios Juan 3:16) is planning its first Candy Cane Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 10, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the church at 16521 Slater Road in North Fort Myer. more »»

Shell Factory to host huge Family Friendly Halloween Bash

October 26, 2016 The Shell Factory is geared up to again present its Family FriendlyHalloween Bash. More than 1,000 children are expected to show up for the second-annual event set to begin at 10 a.m. Oc. more »»

Lee referendum among ballot decisions

October 26, 2016 By?VALARIE HARRING vharring@breezenewspapers.com Off Bayshore Road, near ECHO, lies a series of trails and boardwalk through wetlands, hammocks, and pine flatlands. The primitive paths and 1. more »»

Watkins named Deputy of the Quarter

October 26, 2016 When patrons of a local gym were victimized by car burglaries last month, it was one of Lee County’s finest who made an arrest. It was her diligent work that earned Lee County Sheriff’s Office Det. more »»

Trick-or-treaters flock to Fall Festival

October 26, 2016 Children of all ages, from grown-ups to newborns, gathered at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center on Friday evening for the annual Fall Festival, which has grown to become one of the biggest... more »»

Caldwell faces two challengers in District 79

October 26, 2016 State Rep. Matt Caldwell, District 79, faces two opponents in the Nov. 8 General Election. Also vying for the seat that includes North Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres are Democrat John . more »»

 
 

 

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