It's been almost a year since 22-year old Johnny Jackson was killed at the Lani Kai motel on Fort Myers Beach. The killer has not been arrested and now the Lee County Sheriff's Department is asking for help from the public.
With the addition of a second location in St. Pete, Marty Harrity and his team at Doc Ford’s Rum Bar and Grille are opening their 5th location. Doc's also has locations Fort on Myers Beach, Captiva and Sanibel.
We're hoping to get more details from the Lee County Sheriff's Department about this incident later today. Here's what we know. Around Midnight Sunday night/Monday morning deputies were called to a shots fired incident in Lynn Hall Park.
Does Fort Myers Beach have enough law enforcement coverage to address the public safety issues it's now facing? At least two town councilman, Dan Allers and Jim Atterholt, believe increasing a police presence on the beach should be considered.
Tonight at 5PM the Sanibel City Council will hold a special meeting to discuss the process of hiring a new city manager, something they have not had to worry about for two decades. Judie Zimomra notified the council she'll be retiring in September. Here's her full resignation letter...
On Monday the Governor urged the U.S. Army Corps to improve lake management to make more beneficial releases and send more water south during Florida’s dry season and to allow for flexibility to avoid harmful discharges in Florida’s northern estuaries.
Lighting expert Jim Hockett, who’s also a member of the Estero Boulevard stakeholders committee, was a guest on Episode #164 of Beach Talk Radio. Jim gave us his thoughts on amber lights, LED lights and why Estero Boulevard is still dangerously dark. Watch it on YouTube
Congressman Byron Donalds will be hosting a town hall for Veterans on May 24th 6PM at American Legion Post 38, which is located on Jackson street in Fort Myers. Donalds will be giving vets a Congressional update and details about federal resources. He'll also take questions.
The first Tunaskin Beach Keepers Club Virtual Cleanup will be Saturday, May 22nd and Sunday, May 23rd. The goal is for anyone participating to find an area in their local community to collect trash. You have until tomorrow to become a Beach Keeper ($40) in time to receive a club shirt for the event which is made 100% from recycled plastic bottles.
(By Fire Chief Matt Love) For many of us, overthinking is a normality and it’s easy to fall into negative thinking patterns and spend time bullying yourself, dwelling on the past, or worrying about the future.
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