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Golf Cart Safety Tips From The Lee County Sheriff

Golf Cart Safety Tips From The Lee County Sheriff Safety & Security Tip - Lee County Sheriff's Office

Lee County is home to hundreds of thriving private communities where golf carts share the road with walkers, bikers, and other vehicles. For many residents, golf carts may seem like the best way to travel to and from the clubhouse, nearby restaurants and shopping centers. “What some of our citizens don’t realize is that when […]

Grandparent Scam On The Rise

Grandparent Scam On The Rise Safety & Security Tip - Lee County Sheriff's Office

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office has had several “Grandchild in Jail” scams reported over the past few months. Here’s what you need to know should you receive one of these suspicious phone calls: In this scam, the suspect contacts the victim posing as a grandchild or the grandchild’s attorney and claims your grandchild (with name) […]

Seminole Casino Hotel Resumes Live Music Schedule At Zig Zag Lounge In ‘Safe + Sound’ Setting

Seminole Casino Hotel Resumes Live Music Schedule At Zig Zag Lounge In ‘Safe + Sound’ Setting Seminole Casino Hotel

IMMOKALEE, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2020) – Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee will resume live performances at Zig Zag Lounge beginning New Year’s Eve with “Safe + Sound” guidelines in place. The “Safe + Sound” program mandates the proper use of required masks or face coverings, social distancing, crowd control and remaining stationary while eating or drinking. Guests must adhere to […]

Rockstar Harley-Davidson Donates $50,000 To Local Children’s Charities

Rockstar Harley-Davidson Donates $50,000 To Local Children’s Charities Rockstar Harley-Davidson donates $50K to support local children’s charities in SWFL that are the beneficiaries of the annual Slaw Dog golf tournament. (left to right: Stephanie Hoffman, Lisa Sands, Charlyn Veracka, David Veracka, Lee Knapp and Cecilia St. Arnold.)

(left to right: Stephanie Hoffman, Lisa Sands, Charlyn Veracka, David Veracka, Lee Knapp and Cecilia St. Arnold.) Owners David and Charlyn Veracka have a heart for kids, SWFL community FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2020) – On December 12, 2020, David and Charlyn Veracka representing the entire Rockstar Harley-Davidson family, presented a check for $50,000 to local […]

Paint Trends For 2021: Think Warm, Cozy And Comfortable

Paint Trends For 2021: Think Warm, Cozy And Comfortable

By Scott Hamblen Beige is a great interior paint color when you’re trying to sell a home. It’s not so enthralling if you’re spending the entire day surrounded in neutral tones. Florida’s “safer-at-home” order inspired many of us to tackle long-overdue projects around the house, like painting, cleaning the garage and organizing closets. The arrival […]

Safety Tips For Sports On Wheels

Safety Tips For Sports On Wheels Man on bicycle

Southwest Florida’s weather is beautiful, especially during the winter months.  It’s a good time for everyone to enjoy outdoor sports, especially those on wheels.  Every hour nearly 50 children visit an emergency department with an injury related to activities on wheels. If individuals received a Christmas gift of a sports wheel, such as a bike, […]

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office

Phony Tax Man Calls The Lee County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Carmine Marceno

By Sheriff Carmine Marceno The IRS phone scam is a con that has cost American taxpayers more than $20 million in financial losses and does not appear to be slowing down any time soon. Once again, Lehigh residents and snowbirds will be targeted in this widespread scheme. Even Deputies and Public Officials are victim to […]

2020: A Look Back At The Year

2020: A Look Back At The Year Brian Hamman

By Commissioner Brian Hamman This year has been unlike any before it. Each of us has had to deal with unbelievable challenges, and as a nation, we have faced uncertainty about the future. One thing Lehigh Acres residents can be certain about is that their local government will provide them with the needed resources to […]

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Do The Benefits Outweigh The Risks?

Hormone Replacement Therapy: Do The Benefits Outweigh The Risks? Happy Group of Close Women, Isolated on White

By Deanna Catalano, RPh The debate about the benefits versus the risks of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has raged for a decade, since data from the Women’s Health Initiative was first published in July 2002. Now, several articles published in the June 2012 issue of Climacteric, the journal of the International Menopause Society, have concluded […]

Controlling Fleas In Florida

Controlling Fleas In Florida Hand drawn flea

By Dr. Veja Tillman, DVM There are over 2,000 species of fleas, but the cat flea is the one most likely causing problems for your pet (cat or dog) and in your home. They generally cause allergy and dermatological problems for pets and humans and rarely transmit disease. Fleas are most active around sunset, and […]

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