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WALB Albany
Lee Co. Walmart flasher arrestedA man accused of exposing himself to a woman at the Lee County Walmart has been
WALB Albany / Posted an hour ago
A man accused of exposing himself to a woman at the Lee County Walmart has been arrested. Around 8 a.m. on Friday, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked around the store, and exposed himself to a woman, according to Lee County sheriff's... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Friday's Scores26 Kell 28, Cass 10 Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 17, Haralson County 14 Lambert
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted an hour ago
26 Kell 28, Cass 10 Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 17, Haralson County 14 Lambert 36, Wheeler 27 Lanier 36, St. Pius X 33 Lee County 49, Thomas County Central 0 Liberty County 14, New Hampstead 13 Loganville 21, Walnut Grove 17 Lowndes 55,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Guest opinion: Post-Irma: Conservation agenda more vital than everby cleaning it before it flows into other bodies of water. So, in the midst of
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 2 hours ago
by cleaning it before it flows into other bodies of water. So, in the midst of the post-Irma recovery, the news that the Lee County Board of County Commissioners are finalizing a deal for the purchase of Edison Farms is great news for all of us.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Still think you don't need flood insurance?company of Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty, one of Florida’s five publicl
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
company of Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty, one of Florida’s five publicly held property insurers. Ask residents of Lee County, on Florida’s southwest coast, if flood insurance is unnecessary. For nearly a week, that area has been deluged... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Property transfers in Lee and Whiteside counties: Sept. 23, 2017Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 901 Locust Drive, Rock Falls, $0.
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 901 Locust Drive, Rock Falls, $0. Source: Whiteside County Recorder’s Office Lee County property transfers recorded the week of Sept. 11: Warranty deeds • William Barkel, Margaret Germann and... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Culvert repairs will close a lane on Route 251The northbound lane of state Route 251, 1 mile south of U.S. Route 30 in Lee Co
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 hours ago
The northbound lane of state Route 251, 1 mile south of U.S. Route 30 in Lee County, will be closed for culvert maintenance from 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced Friday. Copyright © 2017... Read more
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WALB Albany
Transportation public hearing to be held on TuesdayPlanner Kerrie Davis. DARTS covers the cities of Albany and Leesburg as well a
WALB Albany / Posted 4 hours ago
Planner Kerrie Davis. DARTS covers the cities of Albany and Leesburg as well as Dougherty County and southern Lee County. The meeting will be at 240 Pine Avenue, in Room 300 at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. That is inside the Albany Tag Office... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Transportation public hearing to be held on TuesdayPlanner Kerrie Davis. DARTS covers the cities of Albany and Leesburg as well a
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
Planner Kerrie Davis. DARTS covers the cities of Albany and Leesburg as well as Dougherty County and southern Lee County. The meeting will be at 240 Pine Avenue, in Room 300 at 4 p.m. on Tuesday. That is inside the Albany Tag Office... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Lee and Collier County schools ready to resumein some places, but those issues were addressed quickly," explained Ken Dobson,
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 hours ago
in some places, but those issues were addressed quickly," explained Ken Dobson, Director of Safety and Security for the Lee County School District. Four-thousand people and 500 animals rode out hurricane Irma at South Fort Myers High... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lee and Collier County schools ready to resumein some places, but those issues were addressed quickly," explained Ken Dobson,
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 hours ago
in some places, but those issues were addressed quickly," explained Ken Dobson, Director of Safety and Security for the Lee County School District. Four-thousand people and 500 animals rode out hurricane Irma at South Fort Myers High... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Lee County rounds up drug suspects, one injured in car crash"It all depends on the person and the situation,” Captain Mike Reynolds of Lee
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 hours ago
"It all depends on the person and the situation,” Captain Mike Reynolds of Lee County Sheriff’s Department said. “A lot of times they'll run, but usually if we get them early enough they're still in bed, and the majority of the time there's no... Read more
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The News & Observer
She killed her husband, was sentenced to life and goes out to lunchBarbara Stager, convicted murderer with life sentence, gets to leave NC prison
The News & Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
Barbara Stager, convicted murderer with life sentence, gets to leave NC prison for lunch | News & Observer Lee County Deputy Sheriff Peggy Godfrey leads Barbara Stager out of the courtroom in 1989 after Stager was given the death penalty for the... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Arrest made in death of man found dead in Iowa parkcorner of Iowa say an arrest has been made in the killing of a man whose body w
KTTC Rochester / Posted 6 hours ago
corner of Iowa say an arrest has been made in the killing of a man whose body was discovered in a park in February. The Lee County Sheriff's said Friday in a news release that 35-year-old Joseph Mayorga Jr. has been charged with first-degree... Read more
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WALB Albany
Officials determine deadly Lee Co. fire caused by electrical malfunctionInsurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said the cause of a deadly
WALB Albany / Posted 6 hours ago
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said the cause of a deadly Friday morning house fire in Lee County was accidental. The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Officials determine deadly Lee Co. fire caused by electrical malfunctionInsurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said the cause of a deadly
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 6 hours ago
Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said the cause of a deadly Friday morning house fire in Lee County was accidental. The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Rooney to help Lee County residents with FEMA applicationCongressman Francis Rooney's staff will be in Lee County to help residents appl
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 hours ago
Congressman Francis Rooney's staff will be in Lee County to help residents apply for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Irma. The workshops will be held at the following locations and times: Saturday, Sept. 23FGCU - Emergent Technologies Institute -... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Congressman Rooney sets up FEMA application assistance locationsby Hurricane Irma. Congressional staff will be available at the following loca
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 6 hours ago
by Hurricane Irma. Congressional staff will be available at the following locations and times: Saturday September 23rd Lee County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center Florida Gulf Coast University - Emergent Technologies Institute 16301... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Rooney's office to offer aid with FEMA appsby Hurricane Irma. Congressional staff will be available at the following loca
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 6 hours ago
by Hurricane Irma. Congressional staff will be available at the following locations and times: * Saturday Sept. 23 Lee County FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Center Florida Gulf Coast University - Emergent Technologies Institute 16301... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Respect life; be part of Life Chain on Oct. 1and the vulnerable elderly. All who are willing to witness to the sacredness o
SaukValley.com / Posted 6 hours ago
and the vulnerable elderly. All who are willing to witness to the sacredness of human life are invited to join us. This event is sponsored by the Lee County Right to Life. Note to readers: Margaret Brechon is president of Lee County Right to L... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Arrest made in death of man found dead in Iowa parkcorner of Iowa say an arrest has been made in the killing of a man whose body w
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 hours ago
corner of Iowa say an arrest has been made in the killing of a man whose body was discovered in a park in February. The Lee County Sheriff's said Friday in a news release that 35-year-old Joseph Mayorga Jr. has been charged with first-degree... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Arrest made in death of man found dead in Iowa parkcorner of Iowa say an arrest has been made in the killing of a man whose body w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 hours ago
corner of Iowa say an arrest has been made in the killing of a man whose body was discovered in a park in February. The Lee County Sheriff's said Friday in a news release that 35-year-old Joseph Mayorga Jr. has been charged with first-degree... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rooney to help Lee County residents with FEMA applicationCongressman Francis Rooney's staff will be in Lee County to help residents appl
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 hours ago
Congressman Francis Rooney's staff will be in Lee County to help residents apply for FEMA assistance after Hurricane Irma. The workshops will be held at the following locations and times: Saturday, Sept. 23FGCU - Emergent Technologies Institute -... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lee Co. seeks man who exposed himselfAbout 8:00 Friday morning, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked aroun
WALB Albany / Posted 7 hours ago
About 8:00 Friday morning, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked around the store, and exposed himself to a woman, according to Lee County sheriff's officials. They said he then left the area driving a white two-door truck. Authorities are... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lee Co. seeks man who exposed himselfAbout 8:00 Friday morning, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked aroun
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 hours ago
About 8:00 Friday morning, a man went into the Lee County Walmart, walked around the store, and exposed himself to a woman, according to Lee County sheriff's officials. They said he then left the area driving a white two-door truck. Authorities are... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
FHP: Lehigh man charged with DUI manslaughterTorrens blood alcohol concentration was determined to be 0.119. Torrens has be
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 7 hours ago
Torrens blood alcohol concentration was determined to be 0.119. Torrens has been taken into custody and transported to the Lee County Jail. He is charged with DUI manslaughter and DUI, as well as three counts of DUI property damage. Source:... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Company fires employees who didn't work during Irma. Then, rehires themFlorida. Thursday, a supervisor called her, asking if she'd take her job back.
Detroit Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
Florida. Thursday, a supervisor called her, asking if she'd take her job back. Lee Health, the largest employer in Lee County, Fla., is scrambling to rehire the employees it decided to release from duty after they failed to show for Irma... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Friday, Sept. 22, 2017Sterling Police Daniel S. Rodriguez, 27, of Sterling; 8:33 a.m. Thursday at th
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 hours ago
Sterling Police Daniel S. Rodriguez, 27, of Sterling; 8:33 a.m. Thursday at the Sterling Police Department; Lee County warrant for failure to appear for contempt, Whiteside County warrant for obstructing a court order; posted $50 bond for Lee County... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Murder charge filed in Lee County, Ia. deathA man was charged Friday with murder in connection with a body found near Wever
WGEM Quincy / Posted 8 hours ago
A man was charged Friday with murder in connection with a body found near Wever, Iowa, earlier this year, the Lee County Sheriff's Office reported. The sheriff's office reported the body was discovered Feb. 11 at Indian Park Path, off U.S. 61. The... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Election 2017 Question of the week: What did you learn from Hurricane Irmacomes to Cape Coral in surge areas, developers will be required to mitigate sto
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 8 hours ago
comes to Cape Coral in surge areas, developers will be required to mitigate storm surge by funding locations in Eastern Lee County, outside of the storm surge areas. - Rick Williams (Incumbent): I learned two important and gratifying... Read more
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WALB Albany
Victims of Lee Co. fire identifiedThe Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30
WALB Albany / Posted 9 hours ago
The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a fire. Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachals said that Louvena Stewart, 91 and her daughter, Sarah Jenkins, 71, both died at Phoebe Putney. So... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Victims of Lee Co. fire identifiedThe Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 hours ago
The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a fire. Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachals said that Louvena Stewart, 91 and her daughter, Sarah Jenkins, 71, both died at Phoebe Putney. So... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
LA-MSID helps Lehigh recover post-Irmafrom Lehigh Regional Medical Center; has worked with the Lehigh fire district t
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 9 hours ago
from Lehigh Regional Medical Center; has worked with the Lehigh fire district to address community needs; and has assisted Lee County in recovery operations. Welch noted that the district also worked with The Salvation Army, various religious and... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee County: Debris removal being addressedLee County Solid Waste will begin regular curbside collection of yard waste Mon
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 9 hours ago
Lee County Solid Waste will begin regular curbside collection of yard waste Monday. It is the final step in resuming regularly scheduled pickup to households across Lee County since Hurricane Irma hit Sept. 10, according to officials. Curbside... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Stolen tire, children lead Florida cops to $14K worth of methin a crystal rock form--wrapped in individual orange baggies. “We believe it i
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 9 hours ago
in a crystal rock form--wrapped in individual orange baggies. “We believe it is the largest amount of meth ever confiscated by the FMPD,” a police sergeant said to News-Press. Officers took Cardenas and Russette to the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rape of Auburn University student by drivers captured on bus videotook place on September 16 aboard the Georgia university's campus transport ser
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
took place on September 16 aboard the Georgia university's campus transport service Tiger Transit. Patillo remains in the Lee County Jail on $127,000 bond. Johnson was released earlier this week after posting his $125,000 bond. Each has been... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lee health department offering free well water testsLee County residents can bring in well water to the Florida Health Department f
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 hours ago
Lee County residents can bring in well water to the Florida Health Department for free bacteria testing. The free samples will be limited to one well sample per household, and any additional samples will cost $20 each. Samples can be taken to the... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
LCEC, FPL reports on power outagesLee County Electric Cooperative and Florida Power & Light Company have released
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 10 hours ago
Lee County Electric Cooperative and Florida Power & Light Company have released the following updates regarding power outages following Hurricane Irma. Power has been restored to 97 percent of LCEC customers in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Trucker arrested in standoff a suspect in sex crimeafter Thursday's standoff is connected to a sex crime involving a minor. The c
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 hours ago
after Thursday's standoff is connected to a sex crime involving a minor. The call of an in-progress kidnapping brought Lee County deputies to the Walmart off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Soon after, they found and stopped a semi-truck carrying... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Complaint leads schools to ban prayer at football gamesaddress system before football games following a recent complaint. The Opelika
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 11 hours ago
address system before football games following a recent complaint. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that attorneys for Lee County Schools replied Sept. 11 to an Aug. 31 letter of complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation which said a... Read more
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WALB Albany
Two dead in early morning Lee fireThe Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30
WALB Albany / Posted 12 hours ago
The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a fire. Lee County sheriff's officials confirmed that two women are dead as a result of the blaze. Lee County Fire Chief David Forrester... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Two dead in early morning Lee fireThe Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 12 hours ago
The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a fire. Lee County sheriff's officials confirmed that two women are dead as a result of the blaze. Lee County Fire Chief David Forrester... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Trucker arrested in standoff a suspect in sex crimeafter Thursday's standoff is connected to a sex crime involving a minor. The c
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 12 hours ago
after Thursday's standoff is connected to a sex crime involving a minor. The call of an in-progress kidnapping brought Lee County deputies to the Walmart off Six Mile Cypress Parkway. Soon after, they found and stopped a semi-truck carrying... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Guest opinion: Taxpayers facing potential impact of land use decisionbut they could not get the five votes needed to proceed, so withdrew their cont
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 12 hours ago
but they could not get the five votes needed to proceed, so withdrew their contingency contract. Some years ago the Lee County School District offered $26 million for the property to build five schools. The surrounding neighbors objected to... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Search begins for new economic development director in Lee CountyDIXON – The Lee County Industrial Development Association is on the hunt for a
SaukValley.com / Posted 12 hours ago
DIXON – The Lee County Industrial Development Association is on the hunt for a new director. John Thompson, who retired in April, headed the organization for 2 decades and also spent 3 decades as president of the Dixon Area Chamber of Commerce and... Read more
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WALB Albany
One dead in early morning Lee fireThe Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30
WALB Albany / Posted 13 hours ago
The Lee County Fire Department was called to a Creekside Drive home about 5:30 Friday morning, to extinguish a fire. Lee County Fire Chief David Forrester said there were two people in the home, and they saw one person in the front yard. Two people... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Drug round-up in Lee County nets 48 suspectsDozens of suspects have been indicted and taken into custody following a drug r
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 hours ago
Dozens of suspects have been indicted and taken into custody following a drug round-up in Lee County. A report from Commonwealth's Attorney Fuller Cridlin said true bills were returned by a grand jury on 24 individuals while another 24 were arrested... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama high school ending pre-football prayer after parent complainsaddress system before football games following a recent complaint. The Opelika
Al.com / Posted 13 hours ago
address system before football games following a recent complaint. The Opelika-Auburn News reports that attorneys for Lee County Schools replied Sept. 11 to an Aug. 31 letter of complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation which said a... Read more
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The Washington Times
Complaint leads schools to ban prayer at football gamesaddress system before football games following a recent complaint. The Opelika
The Washington Times / Posted 14 hours ago
address system before football games following a recent complaint. The Opelika-Auburn News reported that attorneys for Lee County Schools replied Sept. 11 to an Aug. 31 letter of complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation that said a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pox at Arkansas prison leads to quarantine of nearly 300 inmatesservices provider, Correct Care Solutions, are working together to address the
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 hours ago
services provider, Correct Care Solutions, are working together to address the suspected outbreak, the release said. Brickeys, in Lee County, is about 110 miles east of Little Rock and 46 miles south and west of Memphis. State Desk on 09/... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Recovery teams launch from Civic Centerstationed out of the facility for about a week to help with the local recovery
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted 21 hours ago
stationed out of the facility for about a week to help with the local recovery efforts following Hurricane Irma. Owned by Lee County, it is a military host site. "It's a staging site after a natural disaster," Jacob Middleton, the center's... Read more
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