Can timber damages be claimed on your taxes?

2018 was another record year of hurricanes and fires, which have inflicted huge economic losses to timber landowners as well as homeowners with landscape trees. The good news is that landowners may be able to deduct eligible losses on their tax returns, which is an extremely important part of the relief and recovery efforts. There […]

Norma Garcia named Employee of the Year

The Immokalee Water & Sewer District held their annual meeting at the I-Tech College – 508 N. 9th St –Immokalee, at 6:30 p.m. on November 14. During the meeting, the Board of Commissioners held Election of Officers, and also recognized the 2018 Employee of the Year. It is with great pleasure that the employee of […]

Guadalupe Resale Shop launches ‘Boutique Bash’ social events

NAPLES – Guadalupe Resale Shop has announced a new “Boutique Bash” donation program that allows party hosts to incorporate a charity collection event into their social gatherings. Churches, businesses, community groups and neighborhood associations can host a “Boutique Bash” at any location, requesting that each invited guest brings at least one donation for the Guadalupe […]

Food Safety Alert-Romaine Lettuce

CDC is advising that U.S. consumers not eat any romaine lettuce, and retailers and restaurants not serve or sell any, until we learn more about the outbreak. This investigation is ongoing and the advice will be updated as more information is available. Consumers who have any type of romaine lettuce in their home should not […]

One injured in crash involving a Collier County school bus

COLLIER COUNTY – One person was seriously injured after a crash in Collier County involving a school bus and two other cars. The crash occurred at Golden Gate Boulevard and 2nd Street when 38-year-old Jack Craft of Naples, driving a Ford F-250, rear-ended a car that was stopped for a school bus dropping kids off […]

Collier County Community Nook Project Grand Opening at The Florida Department of Health

Naples — In conjunction with Health Care Network of Southwest Florida, The Florida Department of Health in Collier County (DOH-Collier) is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of The Collier County Community Nook Project. The ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 27 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at DOH-Collier’s Naples […]

Rincon speaks at Chamber Breakfast

Last Wednesday, November 07, at the monthly Chamber Breakfast meeting. The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce announced the Christmas around the World Parade & Snow Gala Grand Parade Marshal and Co- Parade Marshal for 2018. They are Frank Rincon and Rev. Lori Snell. Grand Parade Marshal, Frank Rincon also came to the Chamber Breakfast meeting to […]

Frank Rincon selected as Grand Parade Marshal of the Christmas Around the World Parade

Frank Rincon and his entire family has lived in Immokalee a lifetime. Frank graduated from Immokalee High School in 1992. Frank enlisted in the US Navy and became certified as an aircraft structural mechanic. He was then stationed at Naval Airstation Whidbey Island in Washington State where he served as a mechanic of squadron VAQ […]

Collier County UF/IFAS Extension Hosts ‘Gifts from the Garden’

Start planning for the holiday season with the UF/IFAS Extension Collier County team as they present the ‘Gifts from the Garden’ workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Saturday, November 10, at the Pioneer Museum at Robert’s Ranch, 1215 Roberts Avenue, Immokalee, Florida 34143. This workshop will teach participants how to make homemade gifts using […]

Domestic Animal Services offers free adoptions for Veterans and active Military

Collier County Domestic Animal Services (DAS) is honoring those who have and are serving in the military the week of Veterans Day, through Saturday, November 10 active, retired and honorably discharged veterans can adopt pets at no cost. “Veterans Day is a time to show our respect and honor those who have sacrificed so much […]