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Johnathan Minehan, Staff Writer January 25, 2024

Local:   Former Golden Corral Facing $500K Vandalism Damages A building that once was a Golden Corral on Pine Island Road is now being looked into by Cape Coral Police after they suffered vandalism...

Outside the Nest

Outside the Nest

Johnathan Minehan, Staff Writer December 14, 2023

Local:  Special Locals-Only Event Re-Opens Margaritaville After the devastation of Hurricane Ian, locals can once again enjoy a drink by the water. Margaritaville had a “soft opening” to prepare...

Outside the Nest

Outside the Nest

Abigail Muth and Addyson McCullough July 21, 2023

Local:    Fort Myers Promotes New Police Chief After nearly a year of searching for a new police chief, Jason Fields has been chosen and approved to take the position according to Wink News....

Outside the Nest

Outside the Nest

Addyson McCullough and Abigail Muth July 14, 2023

Local:  Tropical Storm Don Forming in Atlantic The fourth named subtropical storm of  the 2023 hurricane season has formed in the Atlantic, but experts say it will not make its way to the U.S. WINK...

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Bower School of Music students are unable to perform in front of loved ones

March 6, 2021

Ricardo Rivera, a Music Education major with a Vocal Concentration at FGCU, prepared 11 songs in five different languages for his junior recital on February 13th. He paid an accompanist $600, and prepared...

A gopher tortoise sits in its habitat at Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The gopher tortoise is notable for being a burrowing reptile, and is native to
Southwest Florida. Special to Eagle News.

Local nature center teaches on environment sustainability

January 8, 2016

Fort Myers is home to the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. The nature center is a not-for-profit, environmental education organization and includes a museum, three nature trails, a planetarium, aviaries...

Local organization chapter bakes birthday cakes for those in need

December 22, 2015

Local volunteers can help bake birthday cakes for the less fortunate — in this case, children and seniors. Birthday Cakes 4 Free is a non-profit organization with a Lehigh Acres chapter close to FGCU. The...

Police Beat (12/12/25-12/19/15)

December 21, 2015

12/12/2015, 11:28 a.m. A complainant called UPD to report seeing a rattlesnake on the sidewalk along the east side of the South Bridge Loop. When officers arrived, the snake was gone.   12/12/2015,...

Lee County Homeless Coalition to host candlelight vigil to honor deceased homeless individuals

December 20, 2015

This year, nearly one thousand people in Lee County were homeless. Some have passed away, but thanks to one organization’s efforts, the homeless will not be forgotten. The Lee County Homeless Coalition’s...

CrossFit Estero to host second annual WOD for Hunger

December 18, 2015

CrossFit Estero is hosting its second annual WOD For Hunger event in order to raise money for Harry Chapin Food Bank Saturday Dec. 19. “We have gone out to local businesses to see if they would donate...

(Special to Eagle News)

P.A.W.S. of Lee County seeks to find dogs their “forever homes”

December 17, 2015

If you’re in the market for a lovable new dog, then look no further than P.A.W.S. P.A.W.S. of Lee County is hosting its final adoption event of 2015 at two various PetSmart locations Saturday, Dec....

Food-borne illness outbreaks link to Chipotle — is Fort Myers next?

December 16, 2015

Chipotle Mexican Grill founder Steve Ells publicly apologized for the chain's recent connection to food-borne illness outbreaks. The popular burrito chain ran full-page advertisements on Wednesday, Dec....

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