DeSantis blames farm workers for COVID-19 spike

TALLAHASSEE — In a press conference on June 16, Gov. Ron DeSantis pointed to farmworkers as being one of the major causes of increased positive COVID-19 test results the state has seen in June. “When you have workers like that, they’re living in really close confines,” explained Gov. DeSantis. “Sometimes multi-generational. But the real, close […]

In the shadow of Edgerrin James, J.C. Jackson makes his own path

When former Immokalee Indian J.C. Jackson suits up in his New England Patriots uniform this Feb. 3 for Super Bowl 53, he’ll have the eyes of over one hundred million t.v. viewers from all across the globe on him, including just about everyone in the small town of Immokalee. But that pressure and attention won’t […]

Immokalee Seminoles Football Club

The Immokalee Seminoles Football Club is scheduled to play semi-professional National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) team Naples United on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Immokalee Sports Complex. Seminoles owner and founder Carlos Gomez plans to make his football club a professional team by 2019. “What made me want to start this team is […]