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Ivanka Trump to stop by Fort Myers Wednesday

The campaign of President Donald Trump announced today that his daughter Ivanka Trump will be making an appearance in Fort Myers on Wednesday afternoon. The event will occur at Top Rocker Field at Six Bends off Daniels Interstate Court at 1 p.m. according to a press release from Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. According to the release, Trump will be sharing the president's “Make America Great Again” agenda. In a statement released from the campaign, Ms. Trump stated “I’m excited speak with the great people of Florida on Wednesday to make the case for four more years of ...

Lee County Government extends LeeCARES assistance

The campaign of President Donald Trump announced today that his daughter Ivanka Trump will be making an appearance in Fort Myers on Wednesday afternoon. The event will occur at Top Rocker Field ...

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Slight shift in coronavirus cases in Lee County

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Lee County climbed to 20,025 on Monday from 19,176 a week earlier, an increase of approximately 4%. That represents an increase from last week's change of 1.8% while statewide statistics maintained the same pace they have been on for the past month. On ...

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Guest Commentary: Eden Oak: Conservation 20/20 nomination update

In the midst of the request by the owner to change the zoning to build 55 units in the mangroves near the Shell Point Retirement Community, the Eden Oak property was also nominated earlier this year to Lee County's Conservation 20/20 land acquisition program.It's the second time this property ...

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Collateral damage from county’s reopening

As officials at the state and local level look toward a soft reopening of some public places, health officials are warning of a new normal."While we work together to determine the next steps, one thing we know is that reopening will not be a return to life as we knew it before COVID-19," Lee ...