We're not surprised.

Given his credentials, Mr. Stewart should easily rise to the top of most any selection process.

He has spent the bulk of his career in government service, getting his start as a firefighter, before quickly moving through the ranks to the chief's post in the City of Lauderdale Lakes where he served for more than 19 years."/>
We're not surprised.

Given his credentials, Mr. Stewart should easily rise to the top of most any selection process.

He has spent the bulk of his career in government service, getting his start as a firefighter, before quickly moving through the ranks to the chief's post in the City of Lauderdale Lakes where he served for more than 19 years."/> Editorials | News, Sports, Jobs - FORT MYERS - Beach Observer and Beach Bulletin
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Stewart good choice for county manager

Cape Coral City Manager Terry Stewart is among a dozen "semi-final" candidates culled from a field of 80-plus vying to serve as the next manager of Lee County.We're not surprised.Given his credentials, Mr. Stewart should easily rise to the top of most any selection process.He has spent the bulk ...

Cloud over Fort Myers Beach

Fair or not, a parting of the ways between the Town of Fort Myers Beach and its manager, Scott Janke, was probably inevitable.Both Mr. Janke and Mayor Larry Kiker reacted with marked shock when they received their first phone calls Tuesday, both apparently unaware that an adult industry Web ...

Too many children are left behind

Lee County school officials and their acolytes are again toasting district accomplishments with half-full glasses held high and checkbooks at the ready for another round of congratulatory spending for top administrators.FCAT scores saw a bump this year and the district "grade" bestowed by the ...

Time for the community to embrace Operation Open Arms

For more than four years, Operation Open Arms and its various sponsors and volunteers have put their money where their mouth is when it came to thanking our troops returning from Afghanistan and Iraq.Literally.With no reimbursement and free of charge, they have donated hotel room nights, ...