Cherokee Publishing and Media Group, Inc. has secured the old copyrighted trademarks for the “old Lehigh Corporation” Logo and the Mr. and Mrs. Lehigh Acres Logo.
After many months of research, Cherokee Publishing applied to copyright and trademark those logos for protection and the conservation of these artwork for many more years to come.
“It is our wish NOT to make money with these logos but to protect them as a asset for the community of Lehigh Acres,” said Robert Anderson Pres/ CEO Cherokee Publishing and Media Group, Inc
Cherokee Publishing and Media Group, Inc is the parent company of the Lehigh Acres Gazette.
Kiwanis store will be forced to pay fire assessment as other not for profits get away without paying it.
The Kiwanins scholarship committee meet the other day, and was wondering each four of their scholarship recipients will NOT receive there promised college scholarship money do to these $4000 bill that the Fire Department has laid on the store.
We are going to let the Fire Board choose which scholarship recipient will not get their money and why?
The fire board promised that all 100% wholly exempt properties will not have to pay this fire tax assessment but they the board changed their minds.
According to Fire Board records the American Legion, VFW, Moose, Eagles, Knights of Columbus and even the Mason’s Lodge will have to pay up too.
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The Lee County Department of Transportation will close Parkdale Road in Lehigh Acres on Thursday, April 30, so the East Water Control District (ECWCD) can replace the culvert near Parkdale and Jouferie Road on Bullfrog Canal.
Work is expected to last three weeks. A detour will be posted.
For more information about Lee County Department of Transportation, visit http://www.leegov.com/gov/dept/dot/Pages/default.aspx or call 239-533-8580.
For information about ECWCD, which handles water-related drainage and projects in eastern Lee County and western Hendry County, call 239-368-0044.
The Lehigh Elementary School dance team celebrates winning the Colors of the Rainbow Team Match on Saturday at the Miromar Design Center in Estero. The culminating event of the Dancing Classrooms program involved students from eight elementary schools in Lee County. These national program is presented locally by The Foundation for Lee County Public Schools and sponsored by Miromar Outlets.
Deputies said the money center in a Walmart was robbed Saturday afternoon.
A Lehigh Acres Gazette News crew on scene said there were at least two Lee County Sheriff’s deputies and a detective’s car on scene. The robbery happened at the Walmart on Lee Boulevard, near Sunshine Boulevard North. The store remained open, but the money center was roped off with police tape.
LCSO was using a helicopter and it was flying over the Walmart several times.
One store employee, who did not identify themselves, said the suspect was armed. The lehigh Acres Gazette working to confirm that with deputies on scene.
LSCO is reporting a possible robbery at the Family Dollar at 1111 Homestead Rd. Deptuies are on scene. No other available at this time.
The large police activity in a Cape Coral and Lehigh Acres neighborhoods early Friday morning was due to an investigation into a large-scale cocaine distribution ring stemming from Puerto Rico to Lee County, Lee County Sheriff authorities say.
Detectives say the investigation began when a routine K9 sniff by interdiction dogs identified a shipment of drugs destined for Cape Coral and Lehigh Acres.
U.S. Postal Inspectors were able to secure search warrants for the parcels and a coordinated operation involving the U.S. Postal Service, Lee County Sheriff’s Office and Department of Homeland Security led to the identification of a potential suspect.
Joint search warrants were served at two separate residences; 623 SW 23rd Terrace, Cape Coral and 2804 20th Street SW, Lehigh Acres.
As a result of these search warrants, investigators say more than eleven 11 pounds of powder cocaine was seized with a conservative street value of $250,000.
Lehigh Acres Community Initiative
Annual Great American Cleanup
8:30 am – 11:30 am 5146 Leonard Blvd ( New Life Assembly of God )
During the early morning hours of Wednesday, a car crashed in a canal upside down on Sunshine Boulevard near Queen Drive.
Neighbors were concerned after seeing towing company pull out the vehicle with no one inside. What added to their concern was seeing floating toys come from the car as it was hauled out.
A neighbor who was out walking their dog about 6:30 a.m., spotted the activity and took pictures for the Lehigh Acres Gazette.
According to Felicia Ronquillo, “I kind of got a little queezy in the stomach thinking maybe someone was in there.”
The Lehigh Acres Gazette was told by the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the car was not stolen and they are not looking for anyone, however their report will not be available until tomorrow. It is simply a car crash?
So who crashed the car?
Three people were taken to the hospital after two pickup trucks crashed in Lehigh Acres Wednesday morning.
The pickup trucks were both heading eastbound on Joel Boulevard near Joel Way when the crash happened.
One of the trucks rolled over, trapping the two occupants, according to Lee County Sheriff Office. Lehigh Acres Firefighters had to cut out the windshield of the truck to get them out.
The other truck, which had one occupant, ended up slamming into a power pole, causing it to snap. According to witness these driver was walking around when Lehigh Fire arrived on scene.
All three people were taken to local hospitals. LCEC is expected to be on scene for some time replacing the damaged power pole, which may cause some traffic issues on Joel Boulevard.
The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District Commissioners is Tuesday, April 28, 2015
The Regularly Scheduled Board meeting referenced above shall begin at 5:00 p.m. and will be held at the Lehigh Acres Fire Control and Rescue District, Fire Station 104, 3102 16th St SW, Lehigh Acres, Florida 33976. The purpose of the regularly scheduled Board meeting is to conduct District business and to take official action on any and all other business to come before the Board of Commissioners. This meeting is open to the public with public comment being taken. Anyone wishing to appeal any action of the Board of Commissioners at any of the above referenced meeting(s) is responsible to have a verbatim record made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based. If an individual requires special aid or services as addressed in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Chief Wayne (239) 303-5300.
Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public’s help identifying an unknown black male who robbed the Metro PCS at gunpoint yesterday morning.
According to detectives, the suspect entered the store, located at 5624 8th Street W., Lehigh Acres, just before 11 a.m. on Monday, April 20th. He immediately chatted with the clerk, inquiring about a phone. However once the employee turned around to look something up on his computer, the suspect pulled out a black handgun and demanded all the cash in the drawers and the safe. In fear for his safety, the employee complied with the man’s demands. After grabbing all the cash, the suspect then swiped 11 new cells phones, which were still in the box.
The suspect is described as roughly 5’10” with a very thin build. Anyone with information on his identity is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477). All callers will remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. Tips may also be made online at www.swflcrimestoppers.org or by texting a tip to CRIMES (274637) Keyword: REWARD.
Lee County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened Monday morning at a Metro PCS store in Lehigh Acres.
Deputies received a call just before 11 a.m. Monday and responded to the Metro PCS located at 5614 8th Street West.