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Suncoast Credit Union Arena to Host FSW Commencement

Beginning with the May 5 commencement, FSW's graduating classes will be savoring their accomplishments within the familiar confines of FSW’s Suncoast Credit Union Arena. Past commencement...

Local Principal, Assistant Principal Chosen for Statewide Awards

Florida Commissioner of Education, Pam Stewart, announced a total of six finalists for two prestigious educational awards: Florida’s 2017 Principal Achievement Award for Outstanding Leadership...

S.T.A.R.S. Complex to Provide Morning Safe Haven for Local Students

The Dr. Ann Murphy Knight S.T.A.R.S. Complex will be offering a safe, morning environment, prior to the start of each school day, beginning on...

Absences, fitness, atmosphere — new ways to track schools

  BY MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — How often do students miss school? Are they ready for college? Are they physically fit? Is their school a...

Florida Senate Bill Aims to Aid Lower Income College Students

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER Although state college leaders are unhappy with a Senate budget that would boost university funding but slash support for the colleges, they...

FSW Boasts High Ranking, All-Academic Team Winners

Four students at Florida SouthWestern State College were named to the 2017 All-Florida Academic Team, the state’s Department of Education announced Friday. A total of...

Rubio Introduces Student Loan Repayment Legislation

The second leading form of debt in the United States behind mortgages, outstanding student loan debt has reportedly increased to a disquieting sum in...

The Red Sox Foundation Awards Scholarships To Local Students

The Boston Red Sox honored 13 local high school seniors by presenting them each with a $5,000 college scholarship during a ceremony before a...

Western Michigan University to Offer Programs at FSW Punta Gorda

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an organization designated to provide accreditation for 1,343 degree-granting post-secondary educational institutions within a 19-state sector, has issued authorization...

Lee School Board Declines to Pursue Redistricting

The Lee County School Board declined to pursue an NAACP proposal to redraw district lines at its Tuesday meeting. Board members originally heard the proposal...

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70-Year-Old Woman Attacked, Suspect At-Large: NEW PHOTOS RELEASED

A 70-year-old woman walking from the Walmart parking lot towards the store located at 545 Pine Island Road in North Fort Myers was approached by an...

Firefighters Mopping Hot Spots in Golden Gate Estates: UPDATE – STILL...

Firefighters are reportedly mopping up hot spots that cover the 7,068 acres consumed by the 30th Avenue Fire. Residual heat crews continue to encounter smoldering...

LCSO Sharing Little Regarding Lehigh Homicide Investigation: UPDATE – VICTIMS IDENTIFIED

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has released limited information regarding the death investigation that began on Thursday afternoon on 4 Street West in Lehigh Acres. Now reported...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

  BY ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio...