Collier County Newswire

Collier County Newswire

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  1. Governor-elect Ron DeSantis Announces Additional Thank You Tour StopsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Capital Soup

    ... of their Thank You Tour on Saturday, December 15, 2018, with stops in Destin (Okaloosa County), Naples (Collier County) and Miami (Miami-Dade County). "Last weekend we kicked off our statewide Thank You Tour with a fantastic turnout of supporters at ...

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  2. Commissioner: Cana t decide where to put medical marijuana dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    More than two-years after constituents voted to allow medical marijuana in Florida - it is still not going to happen in Collier County. On Tuesday, the Collier County Board of Commissioners decided against the measure by a vote of three to two.

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  3. Commissioners vote down medical marijuana dispensariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... to get those thoughts out and have those conversations," Lee said, "and to begin enjoy life again." At the Collier County Board of Commissioners meeting on Thursday afternoon, they once again debated this issue. Shockingly to Jason, the ...

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  4. Collier deputies want help identifying a thiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    On Thursday, Nov. 29, deputies said a male suspect walked up to an elderly woman and asked her for money in the parking lot of an Aldi grocery store off Santa Barbara Boulevard in Collier County. When she refused, he grabbed her purse and pushed her to the ground.

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  5. Golden Gate Estates man arrested for shooting wife to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NBC2 News

    The Collier County Sheriff's Office said 52-year-old Raymond Colon shot 49-year-old Victoria Colon at their home Sunday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. on 41st Avenue Northeast in Golden Gate Estates. Witnesses said Raymond Colon took off from the scene.

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  6. CCSO arrests man for 2nd degree murder, wife dies from gunshot woundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested a man suspected of a domestic violence shooting that happened at a home on the 2500 block of 41st Avenue Northeast in Collier County Sunday. CCSO arrested Raymond, Colon, 52, on suspicion of shooting Victoria Colon, 49, who died from her injuries.

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  7. Shooting investigation underway in Collier CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NBC2 News

    Witnesses said the man shot his wife four times in the chest around 3:30 p.m. on 41st Avenue Northeast in Golden Gate Estates.

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  8. More informationRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 8 | Gulfshore Life

    ... 1:00 PM and costs $75 per person. All proceeds for this event go directly to support the Boys & Girls Club of Collier County. Click this link to purchase tickets and find out more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e ...

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  9. Housekeeper arrested for stealing nearly $20K in rare coinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | NBC2 News

    A crime more than nine months in the making ended with the arrest of a housekeeper accused of stealing almost $20,000 worth of rare coins. The victim, identified as Louis Morelli, told Collier County deputies that from the beginning of February to the end of November, someone had taken approximately $19,855 worth of gold and silver coins from his home.

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  10. Keep Chiquita Lock as a barrier ...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    The Toxic Summer of 2018 is still at the forefront of our minds in Southwest Florida. The economic harm caused by the relentless blue-green algae bloom in the Caloosahatchee and the ferocious red tide bloom in the Gulf are still being tallied.

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  11. Turtles do well in southwest Florida despite red tide algae Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Florida beaches, sea turtles set records during the 2018 nesting season. While the total number of nests in Collier County was marginally lower - 1,635 in 2017 compared to 1,595 in 2018 - the number of hatched nests was nearly double: 743 in 2017 ...

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  12. JetBlue Airlines offers cheap flights to Florida to boost tourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NBC2 News

    ... are impacting the bottom line at many businesses. "It has been kind of rough, a little bit," Elwood said. Collier County tourism director Jack Wert said, "Those are all great winter markets for us. That really fits well with cold weather time up ... 1 comment

  13. Convicted felon arrested, found with fake sheriffa s badge and handgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Collier County Sheriff's Office arrested John Whidden Koors, 39, Thursday night after he was found with a fake sheriff's badge and a loaded handgun outside Emergency Pet Hospital of Collier County. "It's no different than people walking around with fake ID's, fake passports, fake driver's license, fake voter cards," Moran said.

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  14. County Leaders Present Wish Lists to Legislative DelegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Coastal Breeze News

    Local governmental organizations recently gathered at the North Collier Regional Park to make presentations to the Collier County Legislative Delegation regarding their list of wants and needs, which they would seek financial assistance for during the 2019 Legislative Session in Tallahassee. This year's delegation is chaired by Representative Bob Rommel.

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  15. Red Tide = Dead Tide?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... birds that couldn't get out of the way fast enough." Gary McAlpin, Director of Coastal Zone Management for Collier County, has reassured Kathy Eil that he will "take care of the problem with the raker." McAlpin also added that "The beach raker's ...

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  16. Holiday Season is HereRead the original story

    Friday Dec 7 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... Reagan was among the speakers, and her comments were so enjoyable as she took us back in time, right here in Collier County. You never realize all the history we have here except we know the Calusa Indians settled on Marco thousands of years ago, ...

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  17. Traffic alerts for Dec. 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | NBC2 News

    ... - Crash blocking the inside northbound and southbound lanes of I-75 at mile marker 51 close to rest area near Collier County and Broward County line. Expect delays.

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  18. December at Rookery BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... to wade in water up to your knees, with adequate footwear that will protect your feet (no flip flops). Collier County beach parking fee applies ($8, free with sticker). This class is geared toward those with some birding experience. If you are new ...

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  19. Animal Shelter at Capacity Home for the Holidays Discounts OfferedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Coastal Breeze News

    Collier County Domestic Animal Services' shelters are at maximum capacity. The Naples and Immokalee shelters are currently home to 106 cats, 74 dogs and 13 rabbits.

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  20. Morris Law Firm's 6th Annual 'For the Family'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Coastal Breeze News

    ... local family. All nominations are accepted with the only requirement being that the family have home base in Collier County. Attorney William G. Morris said, "My staff and I really enjoy participating in this event and being able to make a ...

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