Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local

At a civic organization luncheon near downtown Fort Myers, State Senator Jack Latvala, when asked point blank, would not rule out running for higher office after he is term-limited out ...

Report cards arrived weeks ago for students, but Wednesday was the school’s turn, as the state released grades for schools and school districts. And Collier County Public Schools officials were ...
In this March 7, 2017 file photo. Florida Gov. Rick Scott makes his the state of the state address to the joint session of the legislature in Tallahassee. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott violated the state constitution by taking 24 murder cases out of the hands of a Florida state attorney who ...
clam pass park

Once again, Clam Pass is in need of attention. The pass in North Naples has shifted northward, shearing a chunk of out of the beach, thanks in part to winds, ...
Hawthorne residents at the recent Lee County School Board meeting wore red in solidarity of their opposition to a Bonita Springs High School being built near their community

A new high school will be coming to the Gateway area after board members voted unanimously to approve the site on Tuesday. The school district has spent the last few ...
county commissioners room

As Collier Commissioners try to find more money for beaches, the question has been what loses out. Commissioners said on Tuesday that museum funding will be capped at $2 million ...
President Donald Trump is seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 19, 2017.

BY | Jim Turner Attracting more than 120 million visitors before the end of the calendar year remains a goal of the state’s tourism-marketing arm, now that Visit Florida’s funding ...

Southwest Florida law enforcement officers got a very tasty thank you from Tyler Carach as part of his goal to thank every cop in the country with a donut. His ...
lee county school district building

Even though a special session of the Florida Legislature ended only a few weeks ago, the Lee County School District is already preparing its platform for next year’s session. Board ...
rick scott

Governor Rick Scott officially signed his biggest legislative prize of this month’s special session into law on Monday. The legislation includes $85 million for the new Florida Job Growth Grant ...
X