Wednesday, July 26, 2017

All posts by "RJ Roan"

Covering Sports and Education. Contributor for Business and Politics. B.S. Economics, Florida Gulf Coast University. Enjoys bad puns.
collier school building

The Collier County School Board approved a nominal cut in capital property tax rates at their Tuesday budget hearing as part of a $1.05 billion budget for next year. Capital ...
In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, an "Under Contract" sign is posted in front of a home for sale in Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Real estate brokers and analysts are calling 2017 the best year since the recession. According to new data released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors, sales through June are ...
In this Feb. 11, 2016 file photo, Dallas County Mosquito Lab microbiologist Spencer Lockwood sorts mosquitos collected in a trap in Hutchins, Texas, that had been set up in Dallas County near the location of a confirmed Zika virus infection. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Cases of Zika virus are on the rise in Florida, according to the most recent data from the Florida Department of Health. But its nothing compared to 2016. The DOH ...
man at a gas pump

Gas prices were on the rise around much of the country this past week, with a pronounced jump in Florida. According to the American Automobile Association, Florida saw the second ...

Two men are behind bars after being caught on camera stealing televisions from a Fort Myers Walmart, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. Deputies arrested Timothy Retherford, 32, and ...
In this Feb. 9, 2016 file photo, a restaurant posts a sign indicating they are hiring, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

Unemployment dropped to 4.1 percent in Florida in the month of June, according to new figures released Friday by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The total number of unemployed ...
Hurricane Matthew

The tropics are quiet right now, but meteorologists at Colorado State University expect the hurricane season to pick up. CSU researchers with the Tropical Meteorology Project released their July forecast, ...

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three men in connection with a homicide in San Carlos Park, deputies said Wednesday evening. Deputies arrested Dejerion Stewart, 22, Christopher Ward, 21, ...
Estero Village hall

The embattled Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council lost another member on Tuesday. Already watching as first Sarasota County, then Lee and Charlotte Counties leaving, and with Collier on the brink ...

A pair of thieves made off with over $4,000 in razor blades from a store in Estero, and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office believe the bandits are behind a rash ...
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