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Civic Association elects new officers

news@breezenewspapers.com Because of the uncertainty created by the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the North Fort Myers Civic Association moved its calendar ahead and decided to hold its elections for new board members and officers a month early. The result of the elections, held last week, ...

60th Cracker Day Rodeo lassos success again

news@breezenewspapers.com Like organizers of every other big event, the County Posse Arena crew was wondering if the 60th Cracker Day Rodeo would even be held because of the COVID pandemic. It was held, and for three days, it was a rousing success as thousands attended one of the oldest ...

Civic honors Gardner, Yorde, Hoover

news@breezenewspapers.com It was a big night for the North Fort Myers Civic Association on Jan.12, as dozens of people gathered in the gym at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center to celebrate some of the community's most amazing and giving people. Civic handed out awards to three people ...

Eaglets getting ready to hatch

news@breezenewspapers.com It has been a rather harrowing week for Southwest Florida’s most famous eagles, but if all goes to plan, there will be two new eaglets in the nest at Pritchett Farm late this week. Harriet and mate M15 are busy not only incubating the eggs, but also protecting ...

Two major events cancelled due to pandemic

news@breezenewspapers.com The annual Fort Myers RV show and the Fort Myers PRCA Rodeo are two of the biggest events in North Fort Myers. Unfortunately, the public will have to wait until 2022 to see them again, as this past week it was announced that both have been cancelled due to the ...

Women’s March Fort Myers to hold virtual rally

news@breezenewspapers.com For the first time, Women’s March Fort Myers will have a virtual rally featuring speakers and local musicians for the theme “Our Path Forward: A Rally for Unity, Equality and Humanity.” The free Virtual Rally will take place from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, ...

North girls soccer team keeps rolling along

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers girls soccer team continued its winning ways Thursday night defeating Island Coast 8-0, its 11th victory of the season. Lady Red Knight junior Emily Guzman and sophomore Avery Utt each notched a pair of goals while four others chipped in ...

North boys soccer staying positive

news@breezenewspapers.com Although they have yet to kick one into the win column, North Fort Myers High School boys soccer team keeps trying, thanks to a relentlessly positive coach. Coach Courtney Churchill has tried to accentuate the positive with a team that has been severely impacted by ...

Circus returns to Lee Civic Center

news@breezenewspapers.com The Garden Bros. Circus has not performed in North Fort Myers since 2015. This past weekend, temporary stands were brought in to the Lee Civic Center, and the country’s longest running circus -- now called the Nuclear Circus -- returned for eight shows filled ...