Lee County Newswire

Lee County Newswire

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  1. Temporary bridge over Bayou coming soonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Boca Beacon

    ... slightly; therefore, a request to continue to use the special exception previously granted must be approved by Lee County. As a part of that approval process, GIWA will be holding a public hearing at the Boca Grande Community Center auditorium on ...

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  2. Cape Coral resident claims three gold medals in pickleball at the Lee County 2017 Senior GamesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Cape Coral resident Mike Welter recently successfully defended his three Lee County 2017 Senior Games Pickleball titles at the WaKeHatchee indoor pickleball courts. Welter took the gold medal in singles in the men's 65-69 age category.

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  3. DOT advises motorists about double home games during Spring TrainingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Spring Training is back and Lee County's Traffic Operations Center reminds motorists to be prepared for increased traffic near the stadiums at game time, especially when the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox take to their respective fields at the same time on the same day. The operations center has special programming for traffic-signal timing to help keep vehicles moving.

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  4. Sister Act: Show to Raise funds for Mayors Schoalrship FundRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... accredited trade schools, or a two-year, or four year college or university. "They can go to any high school in Lee County, but have to live in Cape Coral," McNulty said. "Last year we gave 26 scholarships." The deadline for the 2018 scholarship was ...

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  5. Medical marijuana dispensary ban lifted in Bonita SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The vote to renew the moratorium on dispensaries within city limits ended in a rare tie, meaning dispensaries will be allowed. Bonita Springs could become the first city in Lee County with a dispensary, although unincorporated North Fort Myers is home to a Trulieve dispensary.

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  6. Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott weighs in on shooting tragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    As the country grapples with how to prevent another school shooting tragedy in the future Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott weighs in. He says we've banned murder, rape, robbery and burglary and there's no shortage of people ignoring those bans.

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  7. Amber Alert issued in Cape CoralRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    FDLE is in the process of issuing an AMBER Alert out of Lee County, Florida. Please stay tuned for more info.

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  8. A girl spent 2 days in a windowless attic, a trunk and a van a " with her rapist, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    ... the end of a nightmare two-day cycle of rape and escape involving a windowless attic, a car trunk and a van. The Lee County jail is once again home to Fort Myers resident Elgron Taylor, this time on charges of sexual assault of a 12- to 18-year-old, ...

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  9. 5 Things to know for Thursday, Feb. 22ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NBC2 News

    ... media on Wednesday. The student reportedly attends Cypress Lake High School, and the district said that the Lee County Sheriff's Office had confirmed an arrest. Hundreds of miles away from Washington, D.C., at a town hall hosted by CNN in Sunrise, ...

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  10. Free Insurance Counseling for Seniors Available at Three Lee County Area HospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PR Log

    ... By partnering with organizations like Lee Health, AAASWFL is able to reach more Medicare beneficiaries in Lee County. SHINE counselors assist clients with Medicare, Medicaid, prescription assistance, and long-term care planning. SHINE counselors can ...

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  11. Accused rapist hopes death of victim will help his caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    David Ralston, 71, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting his victim, a maid he hired off of Craigslist, at his home on Gleneagle Court in Fort Myers back in 2016. Lee County Sheriff's Office detectives say they obtained surveillance video of the alleged assault from the home of Ralston, who is a professor in the Department of Management & International Business at the College of Business at Florida International University.

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  12. Southwest Florida car insurance rates based heavily on locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | NBC2 News

    ... for your average 40-year-old man down to the zip code they live in. That average is roughly $1,550 per year in Lee County, but that varies widely depending on where you live in the county. The lowest average yearly cost in Lee County is zip code ...

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  13. DOT advises motorists to be aware of double home games during Spring TrainingRead the original story

    Wednesday | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    Spring Training is back and Lee County's Traffic Operations Center reminds motorists to be prepared for increased traffic near the stadiums at game time, especially when the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox take to their respective fields at the same time on the same day. The operations center has special programming for traffic-signal timing to help keep vehicles moving.

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  14. Lee County DA's office hosts children's social media safety discussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The Lee County District Attorney's Office will host events to bring awareness of the dangers of social media apps commonly used by children. 'Sex, Cell Phones, and Social Media Safety' is two one-hour events to bring awareness to the apps that children are downloading and using.

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  15. SWFL beware of hurricane damage scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... and call and that's probably another sign of their non legitimacy," said Fort Myers resident Brent Ellis. The Lee County Sheriff's Office said the fraud line received up to 10 calls in the last two weeks. "I'm not surprised," Ellis said. "You know ...

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  16. New technology could give Fort Myers Police a live birds-eye view on crimeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Fort Myers company is working to centralize cameras across Lee County to help law enforcement track and catch criminals. The Fort Myers Police Department wants to purchase the program called Live Earth , which is expected to cost taxpayers just under $95,000.

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  17. The rape is on video, cops say. He hopes blood from her corpse will help exonerate himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Tri-cityherald.com

    ... hope that the fatal crash in July 2017 can give them access to the woman's blood work. They've filed a motion in Lee County Circuit Court to force the state to hand over the toxicology report done on her corpse. If they show the woman had Xanax, ...

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  18. More informationRead the original story

    Monday Feb 19 | Gulfshore Life

    ... to 5 pm. Guests are encouraged to bring new or gently used sports equipment to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Lee County including the North Fort Myers location. Items being accepted include basketballs, tennis balls and racquets, volleyballs, ...

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  19. Security increased at Edison Festival of LightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | NBC2 News

    "There's police everywhere on every corner and up and down the streets. I don't know where they all came from Officers from Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Sanibel were all on hand, as well as Lee County sheriffs deputies and even the National Guard.

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  20. 1 killed in Fort Myers shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Police responded around 11:59 p.m. Friday night to reports of gunfire at an apartment complex on the 2800 block of Central Avenue and found man suffering from injuries sustained in a gunshot wound. Police and Lee County EMS attempted to give aid, but Brian Cannady, 40, succumbed to his injuries, according to police.

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