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Big turnout at Nam Jam

The fifth annual Nam Jam at the Shell Factory & Nature Park was held under spectacular blue skies and with hundreds of veterans from all branches and from all eras, including World War II. The event has always held reverence for all veterans, but it is especially for those who served ...

Applications being accepted for civic awards

The North Fort Myers Civic Association last year began to give out awards to area residents who have made an impact to their communities. Now, area residents have the opportunity to nominate someone they believe deserve to be recognized for their service to the area, even if their work goes ...

Three charities get a $50,000 donation

Three North Fort Myers non-profit charitable organizations got the surprise of a lifetime recently as a local benefactor donated a large sum to each so they can continue to do good work for the community for years to come. The North Fort Myers Civic Association, Tommy Bohanon Foundation and ...

North takes ‘Best in Show’ at Lightning Tournament of the Bands

After nearly two years of sitting and practicing their instruments at home or in a classroom, the North Fort Myers High School marching band finally got to compete on the field of play for the first time since the pandemic started in March 2020. And it was a very impressive showing on Oct. ...

Nam Jam returns to Shell Factory this Sunday

Nam Jam will return to The Shell Factory & Nature Park this Sunday. The event, now in its fifth year will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the middle parking lot. A ceremony honoring veterans will begin at 2 p.m. The veterans-oriented event will feature live music and entertainment, food ...

Lee Health lifts visitation restrictions

Effective immediately, Oct. 13, Lee Health is lifting its COVID-19 visitation restrictions. "Last year, these restrictions were put in place for the safety of our visitors, patients and staff due to the coronavirus pandemic," Lee Health said in a release issued today. "As conditions have ...

North Fort Myers man sentenced to prison for possession of child pornography

A North Fort Myers man has been sentenced to 36 months in prison for nine counts of possession of child pornography. David Nathaniel Mott, 40, also was sentenced to 60 months of Sex Offender Probation following his incarceration. He must register as a sex offender. In September 2019, the ...

Consumer alert: Beware of vaccine status license scam

No, the state of Florida is not asking for personal information so your vaccination status can be added to your driver license. Attorney General Ashley Moody on Tuesday issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians of a new COVID-19 vaccination text scam — fraudulent text messages being sent to ...

Bike Night, diaper party this Saturday

When the Biker Bay and American Legion Post 336 holds their next monthly Bike Night on Saturday, Oct. 16, those who plan on attending had better bring plenty of diapers. That’s because the event is going to feature a diaper party to help out a local mom-to-be. Bikers will be encouraged to ...