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Florida Gun Show packs the Civic Center

news@breezenewspapers.com The number of events that have occurred at the Lee Civic Center since March can be counted on one hand. Aside from a funeral for a local firefighter, almost nothing has occurred inside the cavernous facility. Except one. In June, Florida Gun Shows was one of the ...

North Fire getting into pizza delivery biz

news@breezenewspapers.com The North Fort Myers Fire Department and a local pizza parlor are teaming up to remind residents about the importance of working smoke alarms. On Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 5:30 p.m., Heavenly Pizza will enlist the fire department to follow in their fire engine on two of ...

DeSantis lifts restrictions on restaurants

nmayberg@breezenewspapers.com Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Friday that the state is lifting indoor capacity restrictions at restaurants, theme parks and most other businesses as part of the state’s phase 3 reopening since the COVID-19 pandemic began ...

Tech school changes name, offers new programs

news@breezenewspapers.com For more than a decade, Southwestern Vocational Training in North Fort Myers has offered training and opportunities for those wanting steady, well-paying jobs in the medical field. On Friday, graduates and community members gathered at their campus to celebrate a ...

No fourth term for Dailey

news@breezenewspapers.com Come February, the North Fort Myers Civic Association will have a new president. During the group’s meeting at the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce office last week, president Doug Dailey announced he will not run for a fourth term. “It’s like I’m ...

County to provide businesses with personal protective equipment

cjhaddad@breezenewspapers.com The county is lending a helping hand to local businesses that are looking for personal protective equipment for staff and customers. Another round of PPE distribution is planned for Lee County businesses set for next Tuesday where business representatives will ...

Civic cancels, postpones events in wake of pandemic

news@breezenewspapers.com The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact the efforts of the North Fort Myers Civic Association, with several major events either cancelled or delayed. With their meetings being held at the offices of the North Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce at the Shell ...

Steve’s Place continues tasty tradition

news@breezenewspapers.com When Steve Sexton sold the Alva Diner after owning it for 22 years, he considered, and discarded, the idea of getting a job. Instead, he started another restaurant. Steve’s Place, at 5781 Bayshore Road, opened Dec. 23, in a location where there was a need for ...

Hair Connection gets through pandemic

news@breezenewspapers.com It was bad enough when Winn Dixie and Fitness 1440 closed up at the Weaver’s Corner Shopping Plaza on the corner of Old 41 and Bayshore Road. But when the pandemic hit in March many thought it could be the death knell for Hair Connection, located next to Crazy ...

Trio gets free AC units from Ellsworth

news@breezenewspapers.com Pamela Mix has helped countless people struggling with addiction. She has even taking them into her home to give them support and a place to stay while they recover. So, when the central air unit in her Cape Coral home died, many of those people whom she had helped ...