October 25, 2007 RSS feed / Top News

The Plant doctor is in

On a hot October Wednesday morning far from the World Series unfolding now in the North and West, little was happening at the City of Palms Park in Fort Myers, home to the Boston Red Sox during spring training. More...

Golf tourney aids cancer victims

Top team wins a trip to Hawaii

Mercedes Benz of Fort Myers Lee Memorial Health System Foundation Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Oct. 29 at 11 a.m. at Colonial Country Club. The event benefits Lee Cancer Care - helping those in our community who are suffering with cancer. More...

More road closures downtown

Crews have closed the intersection at Lee Street and Second Street for the City of Fort Myers Downtown Utility and Streetscape Improvements Project. More...

GOOD COPS

The Lee County Sheriff announced the officers and civilians who made outstanding contributions to the public in September. More...

Halloween Mutt Strut

Join the Covenant Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. for the Halloween Mutt Strut. Bring your "best friends" and walk the one- to three-mile course around the church campus. More...

Special Sections

Arts & Entertainment News

Stones in His Pocket

"He had stones in his pockets and dreams in his head."

For actors, portraying multiple characters within one show is the dramatic equivalent of scaling Mt. Everest: emotionally and physically challenging. And they're just as exhausted - and exhilarated - when it's over. More...

A supreme voice

Spend an evening under the stars with Mary Wilson of the Supremes and the Edison POPS orchestra Saturday

Mary Wilson is the quintessential singer who can do it all: pop, jazz, R&B, standards, Broadway tunes. Wilson, of course, is a founding member of the Supremes and the only one to stay with the group for its entire lifespan. More...

SANDY DAYS, SALTY NIGHTS

Writing: The ultimate turn-on

Ranking somewhere between electricians and accountants in the spectrum of titillating professions, writers rarely top the list of sexiest celebrities. More...

Local artist's work a hit among thieves

One local artist's work is so popular it rarely stays in one place very long, thanks to thieves. More...

Ambulance drivers getting state-of-the-art training

Lee County Emergency Medical Services is hoping a video game like system will help provide an additional resource when it comes to ambulance driving training. More...

Record number riding LeeTran

LeeTran, Lee County's public transit agency, set a ridership record of 3,037,194 passengers in the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30. The new record is a 5 percent increase in passengers carried during the previous fiscal year. More...

Big shark

COURTESY PHOTO Doug Asher caught this estimated 300 pound Bull Shark in Boca Grande pass last week. It was too heavy to bring aboard so the fishermen released it. More...

Fowler Salvation Army closing

Plans to expand Fowler Street that wiil take its current building have forced the Salvation Army to move its Family Store. They've purchased an old furniture store at the corner of Six Mile Cypress Parkway and U.S. 41 where they plan to relocate. More...

No Fear on Halloween

PET TALES

Dressing up? Tricks and treats? Halloween sounds like the perfect holiday when it comes to including your pet in the fun. And it can be, with a few basic precautions. More...

Business News

A screen with a view

The waves roll in past waving palms and the white sand beaches stretch for miles without another person in sight. It's simply paradise. More...

Real Estate News

Commercial business booming at Cape Harbour

Jeff Gately's enthusiasm in Cape Harbour hasn't waned in the nearly four years since his Rumrunners restaurant opened at the waterfront community. More...

MARKET NEWS

Real Estate The Sands Commercial Group with VIP Commercial TCN Worldwide announced the following transactions: TLC Properties, LLC have sold a 34,365 square-foot Gladiolus Drive site at 7122 and 7132 Congdon Road, Fort Myers to CCSC, Inc. More...