The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is on the scene of a bus crash at 5871 Buckingham Rd.
Officials said there were four children on the bus, but no injuries were reported.
The bus involved is bus 107 assigned to Buckingham Exceptional Center, according to Lee County Schools Spokeswoman, Amity Chandler.
The crash happened near the Tice Fire Station after the school bus rear-ended a Choice garbage truck.
The crash seems minor with minimal visible damage to both vehicles.
Pursuant to Florida Statute 775.21 the Public Safety Information Act of 1997, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office is making formal community notification of a sexual predator registered as residing in Lee County, as well as whether the victim was a minor or adult at the time of offense. We are hopeful that local media will assist in this process by broadcasting or printing the name, description, and photograph of the court designated predator.
Celso Christensen has moved to 2704 14th Street SW, Lehigh Acres, FL 33976. His previous address was 3893 Palm Beach Boulevard, Room #108, Fort Myers, FL 33916. (more…)
Lehigh Senior High School is proud to announce their 2013 “Lehigh Lightning Classic” Golf Tournament! The event will be held Saturday, June 1st at the Copperhead Golf Course in Lehigh Acres. Registration is $250 per foursome and $65 for individuals. Fees include 18-holes of golf, cart, lunch and a chance to win various prizes. Sponsorship’s are also available. For more information contact Jeff Hanlon at 239-287-7668 or E-mail JefferyMH@leeschools.net.
The Lee County Sheriff Department is investigating
an accident at 502 Leeland Heights Blvd. Stephanie House lost control of her Jeep broke a telephone and ended up in the garage of 502 Leeland Heights Blvd. House was taken to Lehigh Regional Medical center. A neighbor said, I heard this huge boom and saw the telephone pole hanging.
Lee County Domestic Animal Services is warning pet owners to vaccinate their pets against highly contagious and deadly diseases. This warning comes after a spike in puppies that tested positive for Parvo Virus this past week. These puppies were brought to Animal Services for veterinary care by their owners receiving government public assistance. (more…)
Any Child who will be 4 years old on or before September 1st and have not participated in a Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) program this school year.
Registration is being held at the Student Assignment offices in the Lee County Public Education Center (LCPEC) and Lehigh Acres office. (more…)
On Wednesday May 15, East County Water Control District (ECWCD) hosted the second in a series of four community presentations in honor of its 55th Anniversary.
“The speaker series is an occasion to provide educational opportunities for residents on the rich history of our corner of Southwest Florida with a focus on the area’s culture, community, environment and services,” said Commissioner J. Nathan Stout. (more…)
More than 30 of Florida’s best high school baseball teams will compete for their respective class titles starting today, May 15, through May 23 at JetBlue Park.
It will showcase 32 teams from the Florida High School Athletic Association Baseball Finals, including the contenders for the state championships in 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A, 5A, 6A, 7A and 8A.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning armed robbery at a 7-Eleven store at Joel Boulevard and Lakeview Drive.
Investigators said an unknown suspect entered the store around 1:30 a.m., pulled a knife and demanded cash from a store clerk, according to a Lee County Sheriff’s Office report.
The suspect, described as wearing a maroon, long-sleeved shirt, light-colored jeans, a blue bandana around his face and off-white and blue work gloves, was last seen running north away from the store, according to the report. (more…)
Four carjacking suspects from Florida’s east coast are in the Lee County Jail tonight.
Intelligence gathered from the Hollywood, Florida Police Department indicated the four men might be headed to Lee County. At approximately 10:00 a.m. today, deputies with the Bravo District Special Enforcement Team (SET) spotted a vehicle in Lehigh Acres matching the description of the vehicle stolen during a carjacking in Hollywood on May 10, 2013. (more…)
Lee County Commissioner Tammy Hall is supporting local artists by giving them an opportunity to display their artwork in her Fort Myers office on the first floor of the Old County Courthouse, 2120 Main Street in downtown Fort Myers.
Allen Tiller will show his work in the District 4 Office until June 14. The public is welcome to stop by and view the 10 framed pieces and learn more about the artist. Call (239) 533-2226 to confirm office hours for viewing the artwork. (more…)
A man is dead tonight after a vehicle fell on him as he was working on it; at 2436 Park Road. No other details are currently available.