Today is Election Day for the 2018 Primary Election

Collier County – August 28: Today, August 28, is Election Day and the last opportunity to vote in the 2018 Primary Election. Polls will be open until 7 p.m. and voters who vote in person must do so at their assigned precinct. Voters in line by 7 p.m. will have an opportunity to vote. Voters […]

The Immokalee Foundation launches new website with focus on student success stories

NAPLES – Visitors to The Immokalee Foundation’s new website at https://immokaleefoundation.org have the chance to meet several program participants and graduates through videos, photos and testimonials. On the home page, a prompt connects visitors to a video featuring students at various levels of success, including professionals who have achieved the ultimate goal of financial independence […]

Collier Seniors are Building Momentum During National Senior Center Month

Naples – September is National Senior Center Month and Collier Senior Resources (CSR), a nonprofit organization working to address the needs of older adults and their caregivers, is building momentum to improve the quality of life for area seniors and their familial and professional caregivers. “Our free membership and wide-range of offerings surprises many,” explains […]

Guadalupe Center earns five-star rating from Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida

NAPLES – Guadalupe Center again has earned a five-star rating from the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida, an assessment signifying the Immokalee center is offering a safe, high-quality learning environment for children. The coalition’s Southwest Florida Stars program is a voluntary rating system, much like an accreditation, that evaluates childcare providers in Collier, Lee, […]

Chamber of Commerce holds first meeting after summer break

The Immokalee Chamber of Commerce had its first meeting after taking off the month of July for a summer break. The meeting had lots of community updates to give to all attendees Some of the speakers were: Micheal Choate from the Immokalee Fire Department, explaining the current fire assessment fee that would appear on this […]

Kathy Ryan running for School Board District 3

“Hi, I’m Dr. Kathy Ryan, and it would be my honor to serve as your Collier County School Board Member from District 3. I worked as a professional educator for 37 years, 30 of which were with the Collier County Public Schools. I deeply care about our public schools, and my job is not done. […]

Trip to the movies highlights summer fun, learning for students

By Sheila Oxx Director of School Age Programs, Guadalupe Center Any teacher or adult who’s ever chaperoned a field trip knows how exhausting the day can be. You have to shepherd students on and off buses, through exhibits and into bathroom lines. You have to make sure they wash their hands, eat lunch and don’t […]

Immokalee High School’s Fall Sports Schedules

Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country August 17th IHS Pre-Season 3K 5pm 24th at Lehigh 7:30am September 1st at Estero 7:30am 8th at Veterans Park 7:30pm 14th at Spanish River 4:30pm 18th Immokalee Tri-Meet 4:30pm 29th at Lakeland 8:30am October 6th at Bishop Verot 7:30am 12th at Tallahassee 7am 13th at Tallahassee 9am 17th at […]

Take Action to keep Collier Schools Safe

Sheriff Kevin Rambosk and the Collier County Sheriff’s Office are asking the entire community to help keep our kids safe in school this year. “As all of us are aware, school safety is not just about traffic and slow-speed zones anymore,” Sheriff Rambosk said. “It takes an entire community working together to keep our schools […]

Public asking questions about new palmeto berry rule

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released answers to a few questions the public has been raising about the recent change in regulations that now requires harvesters of saw palmetto berries to get permits before offering Florida-grown berries for sale. The new regulations took effect July 17: They require, for a landowner […]