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Al.com
A full week off? Schools announce Friday closings and delaysCity Schools- Delayed two hours Friday Lawrence County Schools Lawrence Count
Al.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
City Schools- Delayed two hours Friday Lawrence County Schools Lawrence County Schools- Delayed two hours Friday Lee County Schools- Closed Friday Auburn City Schools- Closed Friday Opelika City Schools- Closed Friday Pike County... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lee County students learn to predict weather with STEM projectSixth-grade students at Lee County Middle School West enjoyed Wednesday's snow
WALB Albany / Posted 29 minutes ago
Sixth-grade students at Lee County Middle School West enjoyed Wednesday's snow day, but got back to work on a forecasting project Thursday. The students are working on a STEM-learning based project where they first are taught about, then try to... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
TRAFFIC ALERT: Icy road conditions causing delays on 280 EastLEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – Expect traffic delays on 280 East just ahead of the Lee
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 hours ago
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – Expect traffic delays on 280 East just ahead of the Lee County Flea Market due to road conditions. A Budweiser truck is attempting to make it up the hill and sand trucks are possibly headed toward the area. News Leader 9 is... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
TRAFFIC ALERT: Icy road conditions causing delays on 280 EastLEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – Expect traffic delays on 280 East just ahead of the Lee
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 4 hours ago
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – Expect traffic delays on 280 East just ahead of the Lee County Flea Market due to road conditions. A Budweiser truck is attempting to make it up the hill and sand trucks are possibly headed toward the area. News Leader 9 is... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Impassable travel advisory continues in Lee Co.LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – The Lee County EMA says the impassable travel advisory
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 6 hours ago
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – The Lee County EMA says the impassable travel advisory for all of Lee County still continues. “Don't take for granted that any road will be clear today, just because you traveled on it yesterday without a problem,” the Lee... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Road conditions improving, still dangerous in some areas40 until Thursday. Continue using caution. Houston County: Roads are passable,
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 hours ago
40 until Thursday. Continue using caution. Houston County: Roads are passable, but motorists should still use caution. Lee County: All county roads, bridges have remain deemed impassable as of Thursday morning. A lumber truck crashed on... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Impassable travel advisory continues in Lee Co.LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – The Lee County EMA says the impassable travel advisory
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 7 hours ago
LEE COUNTY, AL (WTVM) – The Lee County EMA says the impassable travel advisory for all of Lee County still continues. “Don't take for granted that any road will be clear today, just because you traveled on it yesterday without a problem,” the Lee... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Road conditions improving, still dangerous in some areas40 until Thursday. Continue using caution. Houston County: Roads are passable,
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 7 hours ago
40 until Thursday. Continue using caution. Houston County: Roads are passable, but motorists should still use caution. Lee County: All county roads, bridges have remain deemed impassable as of Thursday morning. A lumber truck crashed on... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Driver fatally injured after crashing into school building identifed as a Fort Myers teendeceased inside the vehicle that struck the Evangelical Christian School on Bea
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 7 hours ago
deceased inside the vehicle that struck the Evangelical Christian School on Beacon Boulevard at a high rate of speed, the Lee County Sheriff's Office reports. No students or teachers were injured. Due to the nature of the incident, Major Crimes... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Hundreds lose power in SWFL during frigid coldHundreds of Lee County Electric Cooperative and Florida Power & Light customers
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 hours ago
Hundreds of Lee County Electric Cooperative and Florida Power & Light customers lost power throughout Southwest Florida during frigid temperatures Thursday morning. The majority of customers without power were in North Fort Myers, with about 220... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 Things to Know: Jan. 18Cape Coral, and it was all caught on video. You have to see it to believe it.
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 11 hours ago
Cape Coral, and it was all caught on video. You have to see it to believe it. Averaging more than 300 new cases a week in Lee County, Florida is on track to have one of the worst flu seasons in at least three years. In total, more than 1,000 cases... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Car plows into Florida school, driver killedNews-Press reports the vehicle struck a hallway that connects two buildings. T
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 hours ago
News-Press reports the vehicle struck a hallway that connects two buildings. The driver was the only person injured. The Lee County Sheriff's Office did not identify him. The school will be closed on Thursday. The principal expressed gratitude... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Central Lee School District discusses 2017 Iowa Report CardDigging into more schools around Lee County that received their grades for the
WGEM Quincy / Posted 21 hours ago
Digging into more schools around Lee County that received their grades for the 2017 Iowa Report Card, we checked in at the Central Lee School District. The middle and high school were ranked acceptable. Staff said they continue to work on college... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Over 1,000 flu cases reported in Lee County in past monthAveraging more than 300 new cases a week in Lee County, Florida is on track to
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 21 hours ago
Averaging more than 300 new cases a week in Lee County, Florida is on track to have one of the worst flu seasons in at least three years. April Treacy and her three kids are out of the house after staying inside for days to fight the flu. "Fever,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Over 1,000 flu cases reported in Lee County in past monthAveraging more than 300 new cases a week in Lee County, Florida is on track to
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 hours ago
Averaging more than 300 new cases a week in Lee County, Florida is on track to have one of the worst flu seasons in at least three years. April Treacy and her three kids are out of the house after staying inside for days to fight the flu. "Fever,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
North Fort Myers looks to revitalizeLee County is launching a revitalization pilot program. Two million dollars in
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 hours ago
Lee County is launching a revitalization pilot program. Two million dollars in taxpayer money are being allocated to the program to promote conservation, rehabilitation and redevelopment of certain areas in North Fort Myers. "It's like a facelift... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Auburn police arrest 3 suspects in Aspen Heights Lane robberyinto custody after marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a handgun were in their p
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
into custody after marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a handgun were in their possession during a traffic stop. Jaken Dowdell and Martavious Dowdell are in custody in the Lee County Jail on $302,000 bonds. Calloway is being held on a $305,000... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sanibel traffic problems, delaysone yet was that a roundabout (traffic circle) on Periwinkle Way and Causeway B
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
one yet was that a roundabout (traffic circle) on Periwinkle Way and Causeway Blvd would solve the problem. Only thing is, Lee County owns both roadways and shot down the roundabout funding project. Any alteration to Periwinkle Way - the only... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: San-Cap Rotary helping to support neighborhood revitalizationand snowbird Rotarians funding $25,000. But we also go further with our suppor
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
and snowbird Rotarians funding $25,000. But we also go further with our support within our local community on Island, in Lee County and in Southwest Florida. One of the projects Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club financially invested in 2017 was a... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Community feedback sought as panel delves into Captiva CodeRene Miville suggested reaching out to island real estate agents, also. As for
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
Rene Miville suggested reaching out to island real estate agents, also. As for funding the project, Mintz reported that Lee County staff agreed to work with the panel on the community code and assist as need be, but will not be providing any... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Captiva Community Panel committee provides update on wastewater studyThe agenda for the Captiva Island Wastewater Alternative Study is in the hands
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
The agenda for the Captiva Island Wastewater Alternative Study is in the hands of Lee County officials, with a workshop with the Lee County Commission tentatively to be set up in the coming months. At the Jan. 9 meeting of the Captiva Community... Read more
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Al.com
Another day off: Several Alabama schools closed on ThursdayCity Schools- Closed Thursday Opelika City Schools- Closed Thursday Phenix Ci
Al.com / Posted yesterday
City Schools- Closed Thursday Opelika City Schools- Closed Thursday Phenix City Schools- Closed Thursday Lee County Schools- Closed Thursday and all after-school activities are canceled Monroe County Schools- Closed... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Couple using ATM robbed at gunpoint in Fort MyersThe Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying two
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
The Lee County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying two suspects who robbed a couple at gunpoint at an ATM. According to a press release, on Jan. 5 at approximately 1 a.m., two people were depositing cash into an ATM at the... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Local groups work to clean-up Lehigh’s roadwayscoordinators are concerned about is the illegal parking of tractor trailers in
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
coordinators are concerned about is the illegal parking of tractor trailers in Lehigh. "Presently we are in talks with (Lee County) Commissioner Frank Mann's office to see how we can change the county's ordinance and pursue stiffer fines for... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Pine Island Junior Olympics Saturdaythis Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m., at the Pine Island/ Bobby Holloway Little L
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
this Saturday, Jan. 20, at 10 a.m., at the Pine Island/ Bobby Holloway Little League Field. In a press release from the Lee County Department of Parks and Recreation, Jennifer Valez said, "We are really happy to announce that we will have a very... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
GPICA discusses variety of itemsAssociation held its monthly meeting last Thursday night, discussing a number o
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
Association held its monthly meeting last Thursday night, discussing a number of items. The topics for discussion were Lee County's proposed revisions to the Pine Island Plan; the new GPICA website; town hall meetings to write a charter for... Read more
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Al.com
Who got the most snow? Here's when the thaw may beginSome of the highest amounts are 3.2 inches in Auburn in Lee County, and 3 inche
Al.com / Posted yesterday
Some of the highest amounts are 3.2 inches in Auburn in Lee County, and 3 inches in east Montgomery, near Childersburg in Talladega county, and Chilton in Clarke County in southwest Alabama. Snow and a mixed bag of frozen precipitation continued to... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 Things to Know: Jan. 17to get away didn't last long, however. Now, she's behind bars. Sixteen reports
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
to get away didn't last long, however. Now, she's behind bars. Sixteen reports of car break-ins along one single road in Lee County. The thieves are accused of stealing many items including a gun, radar detector, cash and a purse. The easiest way... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Schools Closed, Delayed Wednesday Due to Wintry WeatherCounty Schools - Closed Wednesday Gray Collegiate Academy - Closed Wednesday
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted yesterday
County Schools - Closed Wednesday Gray Collegiate Academy - Closed Wednesday Kershaw County Schools - Closed Wednesday Lee County Schools - Closed Wednesday Lexington District 1 - Closed Wednesday Lexington District 2 - Closed... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lee County deputy rescues injured puppyA deputy with the Lee County Sheriff's Office was on puppy patrol early Wednesd
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted yesterday
A deputy with the Lee County Sheriff's Office was on puppy patrol early Wednesday morning. Deputy Robinson was making his rounds in Fort Myers when a dog was spotted in the roadway at US-41 and Beacon Manor Drive at about 3 a.m. According to the... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Lee County deputy rescues injured puppyA deputy with the Lee County Sheriff's Office was on puppy patrol early Wednesd
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted yesterday
A deputy with the Lee County Sheriff's Office was on puppy patrol early Wednesday morning. Deputy Robinson was making his rounds in Fort Myers when a dog was spotted in the roadway at US-41 and Beacon Manor Drive at about 3 a.m. According to the... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Albany, Lee Co. Housing Authority consolidation talks on holdThe proposed consolidation between Albany and Lee County housing authority has
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
The proposed consolidation between Albany and Lee County housing authority has been put on hold. Staff said they were going to hold off on discussions until another executive director is selected. Right now, Jeannette Henderson is serving as the... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Cameras added to ignition interlocksin Iowa are required to install a breathalyzer in their cars but now they will
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
in Iowa are required to install a breathalyzer in their cars but now they will have cameras attached to those devices. Lee County Sheriff Stacy Weber said the goal of the cameras is to deter someone from having another person blow into the the... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Woman charged in hit-and-runidentified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the r
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted yesterday
identified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the release states. Wood was arrested late Monday and transported to Lee County Jail where she remained in custody Tuesday morning. Bond for the charges had not yet been... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Fort Myers Police, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, recover $250,000 in stolen merchandise, arrest three after burglaryFort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted yesterday
Fort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics stolen from a Lee County Verizon Wireless store, apprehending three men in the process. The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an alarm at the Verizon Wireless... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Thank you to the islandfor Tykes, Gifts by the Sea in Santini Marina Plaza provided a merry Christmas
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
for Tykes, Gifts by the Sea in Santini Marina Plaza provided a merry Christmas to 90 needy seniors in a care facility in Lee County and assisted Santa in providing a wonderful Christmas to a local family. This is our second year playing Santa's... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Fort Myers Police, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, recover $250,000 in stolen merchandise, arrest three after burglaryFort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
Fort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics stolen from a Lee County Verizon Wireless store, apprehending three men in the process. The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an alarm at the Verizon Wireless... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Woman charged in hit-and-runidentified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the r
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
identified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the release states. Wood was arrested late Monday and transported to Lee County Jail where she remained in custody Tuesday morning. Bond for the charges had not yet been... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Council reviews 30 percent plansit's a public purpose, it gives the public the news," Gore said. Town Attorney
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
it's a public purpose, it gives the public the news," Gore said. Town Attorney John Turner said he had spoken with the Lee County attorney's office to discuss whether the town had jurisdiction to dictate the county's right of way news racks.... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Fort Myers Police, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, recover $250,000 in stolen merchandise, arrest three after burglaryFort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
Fort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics stolen from a Lee County Verizon Wireless store, apprehending three men in the process. The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an alarm at the Verizon Wireless... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Woman charged in hit-and-runidentified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the r
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
identified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the release states. Wood was arrested late Monday and transported to Lee County Jail where she remained in custody Tuesday morning. Bond for the charges had not yet been... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Woman charged in hit-and-runidentified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the r
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
identified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the release states. Wood was arrested late Monday and transported to Lee County Jail where she remained in custody Tuesday morning. Bond for the charges had not yet been... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Fort Myers Police, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, recover $250,000 in stolen merchandise, arrest three after burglaryFort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
Fort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics stolen from a Lee County Verizon Wireless store, apprehending three men in the process. The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an alarm at the Verizon Wireless... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Fort Myers Police, Collier County Sheriff’s Office, recover $250,000 in stolen merchandise, arrest three after burglaryFort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
Fort Myers police and Collier County deputies recovered $250,000 in electronics stolen from a Lee County Verizon Wireless store, apprehending three men in the process. The Fort Myers Police Department responded to an alarm at the Verizon Wireless... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Woman charged in hit-and-runidentified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the r
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
identified as Laura Wood, 30, of Cape Coral, making it back to her home," the release states. Wood was arrested late Monday and transported to Lee County Jail where she remained in custody Tuesday morning. Bond for the charges had not yet been... Read more
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WALB Albany
Albany, Lee Co. Housing Authority consolidation talks on holdThe proposed consolidation between Albany and Lee County housing authority has
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
The proposed consolidation between Albany and Lee County housing authority has been put on hold. Staff said they were going to hold off on discussions until another executive director is selected. Right now, Jeannette Anderson is serving as the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Lee Co. truck ready with sand for icy road conditionsCrews are on standby making sure the bridges in Lee County are safe for drivers
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Crews are on standby making sure the bridges in Lee County are safe for drivers ahead of Wednesday's winter weather advisory. Public Works crews have loaded up the sand truck and stockpiled enough sand for the roads and bridges. There are 12 to 13... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Lee Co. truck ready with sand for icy road conditionsCrews are on standby making sure the bridges in Lee County are safe for drivers
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted yesterday
Crews are on standby making sure the bridges in Lee County are safe for drivers ahead of Wednesday's winter weather advisory. Public Works crews have loaded up the sand truck and stockpiled enough sand for the roads and bridges. There are 12 to 13... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
School safety top priority in Central Lee bond voteA rural school district in Lee County is asking voters to approve a bond to mak
WGEM Quincy / Posted yesterday
A rural school district in Lee County is asking voters to approve a bond to make improvements to schools. Officials said the buildings are not meeting the needs of the students. Central Lee School District is looking to make a lot of changes in a... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Flu Fact or FictionMore than 400 people have been diagnosed with the flu in Lee County since Septe
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted yesterday
More than 400 people have been diagnosed with the flu in Lee County since September. That's four times more people compared to this time last year. Lee Health is now restricting children under the age of 12 from visiting any of its hospitals until... Read more
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