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County OKs purchase of Conservation 20/20 parcels

The Lee County Board of County Commissioners approved the purchase of two parcels totaling 216 acres for the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program, including a 15-acre parcel on Pine Island. The parcels are contiguous to existing preserves. The parcels are: n About 201 acres ...

Horizon Foundation announces 2020 slate of officers

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused economic hardships on businesses across the country, and Southwest Florida has been no exception. With the road to recovery getting under way, the Horizon Foundation in Lee County is poised to continue its support of the business community with the naming of its ...

Real Estate Briefs 8-7-20

Catalyst Investments purchases North Cape industrial property for $1.95 million Catalyst Investments FSL, LLC recently purchased the 30,000-square-foot industrial property at 830 N.E. 24th Lane in Cape Coral from Ozinus 830 CC, LLC for $1.95 million. According to LandQwest Commercial, which ...

Early voting begins Saturday

It’s officially election season. Early voting for the Aug. 18 Primary Election will begin Saturday, Aug. 8, and run through Saturday, Aug. 15, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at select early voting sites in Lee County. In the August Primary Election, registered voters only can vote for ...

COVID cases top 510,000 in Florida

As of 11 a.m. Thursday, there are 510,389 cases of the new coronavirus confirmed in Florida, an increase of 7,650 since FDOH's last update Wednesday morning. More than 104,100 test results were reported to the Department of Health on Wednesday, Aug. 5. Of those reported tests, 8.34 ...

Meet the candidates for U.S. House District 19

Primaries will be held Aug. 18 for the District 19 United States House of Representatives seat being vacated by Republican Francis Rooney. The candidate will serve a two-year term. The Republican field features nine candidates and the Democratic field will have two candidates. The ...

Lee DOT to adjust speed limits on two roadways

The Lee County Department of Transportation asks drivers to take note of two speed limit adjustments on separate roadways. The speed limit adjustments are: * Crystal Drive Speed Limit Increase Lee County will increase the speed limit on Crystal Drive between US 41 and Metro Parkway to 35 ...

Sales tax holiday begins

While many around the state get ready to begin a school year like never before, the state is providing tax breaks on supplies throughout the weekend. The 2020 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The holiday begins ...

Adyn: Local brewery comes to aid of resilient Cape boy

If you were to describe 8-year-old Adyn Pickett with one word, it would be resilient. Adyn began his fourth round of treatment for leukemia this week at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. His family, who call Cape Coral home, recently found out that Adyn’s cancer ...