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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Lee County woman sentenced for exploitation of vulnerable personLEE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - According to Attorney General Jim Hood
Lee County woman sentenced for exploitation of vulnerable person
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 26 minutes ago
LEE COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) - According to Attorney General Jim Hood, a Saltillo woman was sentenced to prison after being convicted of exploiting a vulnerable person. 27-year-old April Whaley pleaded guilty today in court and faces 10... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Vote Carmen Salome for Supervisor of ElectionsSalome for several years. As a citizen and taxpayer I feel enormously appreciat
Vote Carmen Salome for Supervisor of Elections
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 47 minutes ago
Salome for several years. As a citizen and taxpayer I feel enormously appreciative she is running for the position of Lee County Supervisor of Elections. Her experience in county government alone qualifies her as a viable candidate. That... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Bailey’s among finalists for the 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awardsthat too." The ceremony, which will take place Aug. 25 at the Hyatt Regency Co
Bailey’s among finalists for the 25th annual Industry Appreciation Awards
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
that too." The ceremony, which will take place Aug. 25 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point in Estero, is hosted by the Lee County Economic Development Office and the Horizon Council. The LocalLee Grown Business will be awarded to a company... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Early voting continues thru Aug. 2720 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27. "This is a very important elec
Early voting continues thru Aug. 27
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 48 minutes ago
20 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27. "This is a very important election," Vicki Collins, a spokeswoman with the Lee County Elections Office, said. "They're all very important, but this is their local people and they need to be... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Manning proposes renaming Galt Preserve after Phil BuchananAt last Tuesday's Board of Lee County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner John
Manning proposes renaming Galt Preserve after Phil Buchanan
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
At last Tuesday's Board of Lee County Commissioners meeting, Commissioner John Manning proposed renaming Pine Island's Galt Preserve "Dr. Phillip G. Buchanan Preserve." "I would like to open for discussion the possibility of renaming Galt Preserve... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Bug off!virus to humans are Aedes aegypti and Aedes albo pictus. Another way to protect
Bug off!
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
virus to humans are Aedes aegypti and Aedes albo pictus. Another way to protect oneself from mosquito bites is to contact Lee County Mosquito Control District at 239-694-2174 and request an adult mosquito treatment for your place of residence. I... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Early voting continues, primary Aug. 3020 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27. "This is a very important elec
Early voting continues, primary Aug. 30
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted an hour ago
20 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27. "This is a very important election," Vicki Collins, a spokeswoman with the Lee County Elections Office, said. "They're all very important, but this is their local people and they need to be... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
ACT scores rise statewide, locallyof 20 or above: Amory, Corinth and Itawamba County school districts with 20 and
ACT scores rise statewide, locally
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted an hour ago
of 20 or above: Amory, Corinth and Itawamba County school districts with 20 and Oxford School District with 22.1. The Lee County School District’s composite score was 18.9. Jimmy Weeks, superintendent of Lee County Schools, said this is an... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Collier County teen tests positive for ZikaThe odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching th
Collier County teen tests positive for Zika
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 hours ago
The odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Islands. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. NBC2 Investigators: Nurses caught stealing painkillers still... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Vote Salome for Supervisor of ElectionsSalome for several years. As a citizen and taxpayer I feel enormously appreciat
Vote Salome for Supervisor of Elections
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
Salome for several years. As a citizen and taxpayer I feel enormously appreciative she is running for the position of Lee County Supervisor of Elections. Her experience in county government alone qualifies her as a viable candidate. That... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Vote Morgan, School Board, District 7To the editor: Last year the voters of Lee County approved the addition of two
Vote Morgan, School Board, District 7
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
To the editor: Last year the voters of Lee County approved the addition of two new school board seats (districts 6 & 7), each of which are "at large," meaning all voters can vote to identify new candidates in these seats in the Aug. 30 primary.... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Kiker: A public servant who serves the publicin his ability to treat all constituents, co workers and stakeholders with the
Kiker: A public servant who serves the public
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
in his ability to treat all constituents, co workers and stakeholders with the same degree of respect and dignity As Lee County Commissioner, Council person and Mayor of Fort Myers Beach, Larry has advocated for and implemented spending... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Library meeting set for Mondaythey would like to see at the new North Fort Myers Library will have the opport
Library meeting set for Monday
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
they would like to see at the new North Fort Myers Library will have the opportunity to be heard at a special meeting. The Lee County Library System is inviting the public to discuss their priorities and interests in programs and services to be... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Five candidates vying for school board seatFive candidates are battling for the new, at-large District 7 seat on the Lee C
Five candidates vying for school board seat
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
Five candidates are battling for the new, at-large District 7 seat on the Lee County School Board. In 2014, Lee County voters approved expanding the school board from five to seven members. As of November, the five original seats will be elected... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Florist Stephanie Norris back doing what she lovesshe has a special that runs constantly where you can get a dozen roses for $14.
Florist Stephanie Norris back doing what she loves
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
she has a special that runs constantly where you can get a dozen roses for $14.95, cash and carry. They deliver all over Lee County, particularly in the north and Norris is an FTD master florist because of her quality and the lack of... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
NFM Fire to take millage hike to voterssent to every call. In 2015, the district responded to a record 10,288 calls.
NFM Fire to take millage hike to voters
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
sent to every call. In 2015, the district responded to a record 10,288 calls. The NFMFD, an independent fire district in Lee County, covers a 36 square mile zone that stretches north to the Charlotte County line, east to the railroad tracks on... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Early voting continues, primary Tuesday20 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27. "This is a very important elec
Early voting continues, primary Tuesday
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 3 hours ago
20 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27. "This is a very important election," Vicki Collins, a spokeswoman with the Lee County Elections Office, said. "They're all very important, but this is their local people and they need to be... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lee County woman convicted of exploiting a vulnerable personto stealing money from a patient under her mother’s care. April Whaley, 27, ap
Lee County woman convicted of exploiting a vulnerable person
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 3 hours ago
to stealing money from a patient under her mother’s care. April Whaley, 27, appeared before Judge James L. Roberts in Lee County Circuit Court on Monday and pleaded guilty to one count of exploitation of a vulnerable person, according to... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Gunmen send customers running during robbery at local restaurantThe odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching th
Gunmen send customers running during robbery at local restaurant
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 hours ago
The odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Islands. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. NBC2 Investigators: Nurses caught stealing painkillers still... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Roadblock near Tanglewood Elementary SchoolThe odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching th
Roadblock near Tanglewood Elementary School
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 hours ago
The odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Islands. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. NBC2 Investigators: Nurses caught stealing painkillers still... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
What students and drivers need to know to stay safe around busesColumbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the count
What students and drivers need to know to stay safe around buses
WGEM Quincy / Posted 6 hours ago
Columbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the country year-round to educate the public. Lee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline workLee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline work Part of the pipeline on... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Annual School Aid luncheon links schools to resourcesBy Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo assisted more than 6
Annual School Aid luncheon links schools to resources
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
By Emma Crawford Kent TUPELO – Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo assisted more than 600 Lee County students last year, and at the group’s annual School Aid Luncheon, local educators were assured they plan on doing it again. The annual luncheon hosts more... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Lee County group helping flood recovery processa 48-hour period. (Brianna Paciorka/The Advocate via AP) TUPELO – Volunteers f
Lee County group helping flood recovery process
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
a 48-hour period. (Brianna Paciorka/The Advocate via AP) TUPELO – Volunteers from 20 states – including a delegation from Lee County – are working through Hope Reigns to help restore flood-ravaged areas of Louisiana. Hope Reigns is the emergency... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Memorable milestone: NMMC Women’s Hospital marks 30 yearshospital owned by a community corporation in 1937, but the hospital’s building
Memorable milestone: NMMC Women’s Hospital marks 30 years
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
hospital owned by a community corporation in 1937, but the hospital’s building and land were transferred to Lee County in 1958 as a way to access local and federal funds for renovation and expansion. The partnership with the Lee... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Cape Coral lightning-detection system puts parents at easeThe odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching th
Cape Coral lightning-detection system puts parents at ease
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 hours ago
The odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Islands. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. NBC2 Investigators: Nurses caught stealing painkillers still... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Police investigate bizarre home invasion in DunbarThe odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching th
Police investigate bizarre home invasion in Dunbar
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 hours ago
The odds of development are increasing for a large tropical wave approaching the Caribbean Islands. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. NBC2 Investigators: Nurses caught stealing painkillers still... Read more
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Times News
Report: Man keeps $121,000 in Amazon goods he was to deliverdriver who refused to deliver $121,000 worth of Amazon items because he said he
Report: Man keeps $121,000 in Amazon goods he was to deliver
Times News / Posted 8 hours ago
driver who refused to deliver $121,000 worth of Amazon items because he said he was never paid. An arrest report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Julio Hernandez was arrested Friday on theft and extortion charges. The... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Demand Clean Water Nowas the Lake O discharges and those held politically irresponsible. For starter
Demand Clean Water Now
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 11 hours ago
as the Lake O discharges and those held politically irresponsible. For starters, vote Dick Anderson over Larry Kiker for Lee county commissioner. Vote Jason Maughan over Lizbeth Benacquisto for state rep. Vote Chauncy Goss over Francis Rooney.... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Arrest warrant didn't keep judge from workingsaid. Koenig issued the temporary hold, or stay, on the warrant on Aug. 9. The
Arrest warrant didn't keep judge from working
Key West Citizen / Posted 13 hours ago
said. Koenig issued the temporary hold, or stay, on the warrant on Aug. 9. The Brennan case has since been assigned to the Lee County State Attorney’s Office for review, according to Samantha Syoen, communications officer for that southwest Florida... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
First day of classes for students in Lee CountyColumbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the count
First day of classes for students in Lee County
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 hours ago
Columbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the country year-round to educate the public. Lee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline workLee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline work Part of the pipeline on... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Wednesday on WGEM News Today: What students and drivers need to know to stay safe around busesColumbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the count
Wednesday on WGEM News Today: What students and drivers need to know to stay safe around buses
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 hours ago
Columbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the country year-round to educate the public. Lee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline workLee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline work Part of the pipeline on... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Schools deal with lice issuesColumbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the count
Schools deal with lice issues
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 hours ago
Columbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the country year-round to educate the public. Lee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline workLee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline work Part of the pipeline on... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Congressman hosts town hall meeting at C-SCColumbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the count
Congressman hosts town hall meeting at C-SC
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 hours ago
Columbus used, are now parked in America's Hometown. The ships travel the country year-round to educate the public. Lee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline workLee County Supervisors tour Bakken Pipeline work Part of the pipeline on... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Red Knights down Tritons in straight setsblocks. Jilian Lutsky contributed three blocks while Sabrina Carey added 13 ass
Red Knights down Tritons in straight sets
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 13 hours ago
blocks. Jilian Lutsky contributed three blocks while Sabrina Carey added 13 assists.. The Bulldogs (2-0) play at East Lee County on Thursday. Tuesday's results: (Boys) at Coral Oaks, par 36 Mariner 188 - Joseph Sagi 43, Wade Williamson 45,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
SFMHS football players: 'We just want our coach back'have been referred to drug treatment after being accused of stealing pain medic
SFMHS football players: 'We just want our coach back'
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 hours ago
have been referred to drug treatment after being accused of stealing pain medication from the hospitals they work in. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. Six students charged after brawl at... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Commentary: Tebow doesn't stand a chance at MLB careerhave been referred to drug treatment after being accused of stealing pain medic
Commentary: Tebow doesn't stand a chance at MLB career
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 14 hours ago
have been referred to drug treatment after being accused of stealing pain medication from the hospitals they work in. Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. Six students charged after brawl at... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Commissioners to hold SPLOST 7 town hallarrested for child porn possessionFormer Lee Co., AL deputy arrested for child
Commissioners to hold SPLOST 7 town hall
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 hours ago
arrested for child porn possessionFormer Lee Co., AL deputy arrested for child porn possession Kevin Wayne Taylor (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office) A former Lee County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and indicted on child pornography... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Selma incumbent mayor defeated, 2 others headed to runoffarrested for child porn possessionFormer Lee Co., AL deputy arrested for child
Selma incumbent mayor defeated, 2 others headed to runoff
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 hours ago
arrested for child porn possessionFormer Lee Co., AL deputy arrested for child porn possession Kevin Wayne Taylor (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office) A former Lee County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and indicted on child pornography... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
City council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Directorarrested for child porn possessionFormer Lee Co., AL deputy arrested for child
City council appoints new Columbus Parks & Rec Director
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 hours ago
arrested for child porn possessionFormer Lee Co., AL deputy arrested for child porn possession Kevin Wayne Taylor (Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office) A former Lee County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and indicted on child pornography... Read more
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WCBI Columbus
School Counselors, Administrators Meet Junior Auxiliary Members Who Help Throughout The Yearthe year. The Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo held its annual “School Aid” luncheon
School Counselors, Administrators Meet Junior Auxiliary Members Who Help Throughout The Year
WCBI Columbus / Posted 17 hours ago
the year. The Junior Auxiliary of Tupelo held its annual “School Aid” luncheon. Administrators and counselors from Tupelo, Lee County and Nettleton Schools met at Saint James Catholic Church. It was a chance for the school personnel to learn about... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 24for a massive Ponzi scheme. REPORT: MAN KEEPS $121,000 IN AMAZON GOODS HE WAS
5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 24
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
for a massive Ponzi scheme. REPORT: MAN KEEPS $121,000 IN AMAZON GOODS HE WAS TO DELIVER An arrest report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Julio Hernandez was arrested Friday on theft and extortion charges. The... Read more
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WALB Albany
Bearcats looking to improve from good to greatleaned on as one of the senior leaders this fall. "We have some newcomers," sa
Bearcats looking to improve from good to great
WALB Albany / Posted 19 hours ago
leaned on as one of the senior leaders this fall. "We have some newcomers," said Broadnax. "Young guys that have to get better. If they do their job, we'll be great." The Bearcats have a tough test ahead hosting lee county this Friday night at ho... Read more
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WALB Albany
Latest AP Georgia Football Prep Poll106 7 5. Coffee 73 8 6. Allatoona 66 2 7. Dalton 46 9 T8. Northgate 32 10
Latest AP Georgia Football Prep Poll
WALB Albany / Posted 19 hours ago
106 7 5. Coffee 73 8 6. Allatoona 66 2 7. Dalton 46 9 T8. Northgate 32 10 T8. Tucker 32 5 T10.Glynn Academy 29 3 T10.Lee County 29 NR Others receiving votes: Gainesville 23, Dacula 8, Brunswick 7, Langston Hughes 4, Mays 4, Harrison 3,... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Report details what led to suspension of S. Fort Myers coachThe Lee County School Board suspended Dixon without pay last week after an inve
Report details what led to suspension of S. Fort Myers coach
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 19 hours ago
The Lee County School Board suspended Dixon without pay last week after an investigation into a sexual incident involving students at South Fort Myers High School. An 85-page report called a predetermination packet gave us new insight into what... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Support groups, clubs and servicesChildhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family p
Support groups, clubs and services
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning services, Lee County Health Department, 309 S. Galena Ave.,�Suite 100, Dixon. Appointments: 815-284-3371. Abuse Changing team, 815-625-0338. Twin City Sunrise... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016city ordinance citation. Zachary A. Goodwin, 22, of Dixon; 3:17 p.m. Monday in
Police reports for Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 19 hours ago
city ordinance citation. Zachary A. Goodwin, 22, of Dixon; 3:17 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue; Lee County warrant for failure to appear; posted bond and released. Lee County Sheriff Jacob J. Gomez, 29, of Stillman... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lehigh drive-by shooting sends 2 to hospitalLee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution op
Lehigh drive-by shooting sends 2 to hospital
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 hours ago
Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. A 42-year-old man was arrested for indecent exposure after deputies found him naked on Palm Beach Boulevard in Fort Myers. Scathing Facebook post has Naples... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Charlotte County deputy on leave after alleged bar fightLee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution op
Charlotte County deputy on leave after alleged bar fight
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 hours ago
Lee County deputies arrested 12 people Thursday in a countywide prostitution operation. A 42-year-old man was arrested for indecent exposure after deputies found him naked on Palm Beach Boulevard in Fort Myers. Scathing Facebook post has Naples... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Six students charged after brawl at East Lee Co. HSSix students are facing criminal charges after being involved in an all-out bra
Six students charged after brawl at East Lee Co. HS
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 20 hours ago
Six students are facing criminal charges after being involved in an all-out brawl at East Lee County High School on Monday. It took more than a dozen staff members just to break up the fight between the six students. "It was literally like 15,... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Man keeps $121,000 in Amazon goods he was to deliverdriver who refused to deliver $121,000 worth of Amazon items because he said he
Man keeps $121,000 in Amazon goods he was to deliver
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 20 hours ago
driver who refused to deliver $121,000 worth of Amazon items because he said he was never paid. An arrest report from the Lee County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Julio Hernandez was arrested Friday on theft and extortion charges. The... Read more
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