Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child
Published 4/17/2014 at 5:01 p.m. 0 comments
Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
Strong thunderstorm advisory for Collier until 4 p.m.
Published 4/17/2014 at 3:43 p.m. 0 comments
The National Weather Service has issued a weather advisory for west central inland and northwestern coastal Collier County until 4 p.m.
Adult Softball: End of season tournament results
Published 4/17/2014 at 10:40 a.m. 0 comments
The City's Adult softball league finished up the 2013-14 with its end of the season tournament April 10. The game saw regular season champion Island Pizza face off against Cocomo's. In a game that went back and forth in the ...
Daytime actors return for 15th Annual SWFL Soapfest charity weekend
Published 4/17/2014 at 9:14 a.m. 0 comments
Soapfest returns for its annual weekend festival featuring daytime celebrity actors and signature events to raise funds for local children's charities. Tickets are now on sale for the 15th Annual Southwest Florida Soapfest Charity Weekend May 23-26. "This
On The Hook: Tough fishing and going for the long shot
Published 4/17/2014 at 8:43 a.m. 0 comments
Sometimes, getting into good fishing is tough. Awhile back, I received an email from a reader in response to one of my articles relating to hard fishing experiences and the responders gist was "how awful it is to see folks, ...
The 'merit' of digging: Sifting through Marco Island's past, Boy Scouts become archaeologists
Published 4/17/2014 at 8:18 a.m. 0 comments
The section of the island is called "Old Marco," and the name may be more apt than many people realize. Just steps away from the Snook Inn at the north end of Bald Eagle Drive, Gene Erjavec led a group ...
SW Florida weather: Rain, storms moving in Thursday
Published 4/17/2014 at 5:23 a.m. 0 comments
Scattered showers and even a few strong storms will be possible Thursday, especially during the afternoon.
Guest column: April is Alcohol Awareness Month
Published 4/17/2014 at 12:00 a.m. 0 comments
Each April, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence sponsors Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma and encourage local communities to focus on alcoholism and alcohol-related issues.
State panel backs draft rules for reducing invasive lionfish population
Published 4/16/2014 at 8:11 p.m. 0 comments
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission discussed a series of issues, including proposals to try to curb lionfish, which are an invasive species that threaten native species and ecosystems
Radel files campaign report showing $63,500 refunded to donors
Updated 4/16/2014 at 8:45 p.m. 0 comments
Former U.S. Rep. Trey Radel has given back more than $63,500 to campaign donors, campaign finance reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission show.
Armed robber was never told to report to prison
Published 4/16/2014 at 6:57 p.m. 0 comments
After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison. But those instructions never came.
Did a German Shepherd get called to jury duty?
Published 4/16/2014 at 6:35 p.m. 0 comments
Could this prospective juror take a bite out of crime? Cumberland County, N.J., has summoned IV Griner to jury duty. The only problem is that IV is a 5-year-old German shepherd.
Internet retailer Amazon to start collecting taxes in Florida
Updated 4/16/2014 at 6:07 p.m. 0 comments
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Floridians who rely on Internet giant Amazon.com will have to soon start paying taxes on their online purchases.
Recreation committee polishes referendum wording on new Mackle Park center
Published 4/16/2014 at 1:38 p.m. 2 comments
Marco Island's Parks and Recreation Committee wants the up or down vote on a new Mackle Park Community Center to be cut-and-dried. On Tuesday, board members prepared their version of the question to present to Marco Island's City Council. Discussion ...
TurboTax maker linked to 'grassroots' campaign against free, simple tax filing
Published 4/16/2014 at 9:00 a.m. 0 comments
Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a small town mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress railing against a long-standing proposal that would give taxpayers the option to use pre-filled tax returns. ...
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