Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Collier county

CCSO vehicle

Collier County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a series of calls regarding a suspicious incident at 7500 Davis Boulevard on Wednesday afternoon. Kristi Lester, Media Relations Specialist for Collier County Sheriff’s Office, said in an email that initial reports stated that ...

The Legal Aid Service Fund of Collier County will continue to be able to serve the victims of domestic violence due to a $166,084 community development block grant from Collier County’s Community and Human Services Division. The non-profit law firm ...

A cell tower outage in eastern Collier County is leaving many without reliable service on Thursday. A CenturyLink tower went down Thursday, shutting off TV, internet, and landline access for about 400 customers along a stretch of Immokalee Road from ...
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 of an exit, the body is now starting to lose ...
In this Jan. 31, 2017 photo, agriculture regulators from seven different states and Guam tour a Denver marijuana growing warehouse on a tour organized by the Colorado Department of Agriculture in Denver. (AP Photo/Kristen Wyatt)

The wait for medical marijuana in Collier County will be a little longer now. Commissioners voted Tuesday to extend a moratorium, currently in place through October, through the end of the year as the county waits for further guidance from ...

With school out and parents looking for a way to get the kids off the couch, Collier County is providing a bevy of camps to get families through the summer. According to Annie Alvarez, a regional manager for Collier County ...
In this Oct. 22, 2015 file photo, workers tend to oil pump jacks behind a natural gas flare near Watford City, N. Dakota. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Not something one would usually read in the summer months, gas prices are closing in on the lowest point of the year. According to the American Automobile Association, the average gas price has fallen nationwide for the last 17 days. ...
CVS

Collier County Commissioners voted to pursue an appeal against a property owner they say is “double dipping” off an eminent domain case. In October, County Attorney Jeff Klatzkow asked the board to approve legal action against CVS Health subsidiary RTG, ...
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)

Unemployment continues to fall in Florida, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The state added 15,000 jobs in April according to the latest jobs report released Friday, with the unemployment rate dropping to 4.5 percent, lowest since September ...
golden gate wildfire

The Board of County Commissioners has authorized a burn ban in Collier County, effective immediately. The move comes after the county has been ravaged by wildfires in recent weeks, most notably the 7,000-plus acre Golden Gate wildfire that is still ...
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