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Student injured after stabbing at Dunbar High School in Fort Myers  The News-Press

A Dunbar High School student was injured Thursday after being stabbed by a classmate, according to a spokesman for the Lee County School District.

Black History Month Black History Month: Dunbar Community School 7:29 AM, Feb 08, 2019  Fox 4

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Dunbar Community School was originally built to be Dunbar High School. Prior to its opening, public education for black children in ...

Family of missing Dunbar High grad TeNiya Jones says she drowned in Israel  The News-Press

TeNiya Jones, 19, a 2017 Dunbar High School graduate and University of Kentucky sophomore, drowned in Tel Aviv, according to family members. She was ...

Lee County high school graduation details  NBC2 News

This coming weekend, students from Lee County's 13 high schools will be graduating.

Dunbar High School teacher arrested for battery  Fox 4

Lee County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested Christopher Duluk, a teacher a Dunbar High School, for battery on his girlfriend.

Dunbar High School student arrested for threatening text message  NBC2 News

Lee County deputies arrested a Dunbar High School student Wednesday after he sent a threatening text message.

Eight to be inducted to Lee County Athletic Hall of Fame - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The School District of Lee County has announced the Lee County Athletic Conference Hall of Fame inductees for 201.

Student accused of bringing loaded gun to Dunbar High School  NBC2 News

A Dunbar High School student is in jail Wednesday night after deputies say he brought a loaded gun to school on the bus - prompting a brief lockdown. Steven ...

Lee County Sheriff's Office investigating threats at Bonita Springs, Riverdale high schools  The News-Press

The Lee County Sheriff's Office has active investigations ongoing by youth services detectives for the threats.

Dunbar-based summer camp puts local teens to work  The News-Press

Dunbar Community School is hosting a summer camp for teens called Support Our Students. It wraps up next week.

Golden Apple award winners surprised in their classrooms  The News-Press

Six teachers are 2019 winners of the Golden Apple award. They are were surprised Friday with the news.

Dunbar coach Andre McGill to take final bow after 38 years in Lee County School District  The News-Press

Andre McGill led the Fort Myers girls basketball team to a state final in 1984 and the Dunbar boys to state final fours in 2008 and 2015.

Regional playoffs: The News-Press previews all 8 of Friday's area high school football games  The News-Press

Barron Collier at Fort Myers headlines the slate of eight high school football regional quarterfinal games in Lee County on Friday.

Dunbar HS senior killed in Fort Myers shooting  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. – A teenager was killed Sunday afternoon following a shooting on Suntrust Drive. Family has identified him as 18-year-old Lawrence Lockley ...

The Year in News: Most read stories of 2018  Wink News

As 2018 draws to a close we breakdown the most clicked news stories on 1) Dunbar grad who went missing in Israel found dead. A college ...

Scooping up unclaimed scholarships in SWFL  Wink News

There is a lot of free money going down the drain, all because students aren't applying for it. Harry Brooks is a senior at Dunbar High School and he wants to be ...

Car gets crushed between two school buses along Lee Boulevard; driver, one student injured  The News-Press

A car that crashed into a school bus along Lee Boulevard in Lehigh Acres and then was hit from behind by another school bus caused injuries to the car's driver ...

Lee County school district's graduation rate hits 82 percent — its highest level ever  The News-Press

The Lee County school district's graduation rate has been steadily increasing the past few years.

'Fourth Down in Dunbar' explores NFL players, history  The News-Press

"Fourth Down in Dunbar" provides rare glimpse of NFL players behind their facemasks.

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: fight between girls at school  Fox 4

A fight between two girls at a southwest Florida high school was caught on camera and is being shared on Facebook.

Legend Tommie Smith awards next generation  Fort Myers Beach Observer

Lee County student-athletes had the opportunity to hear from a truly inspirational athlete, person and one of the most influential and prominent...

College football: Dunbar's Rocky Jacques-Louis a big hit at FIU after moving to linebacker  Naples Daily News

No, this zenith rise of Dunbar High School alum Rocky Jacques-Louis at surging Florida International didn't come as a bolt from the blue. Despite the tough ...

Five arrested after fights at Dunbar High  NBC2 News

Five students were arrested after several fights on the campus of Dunbar High School Thursday.

Incident between Fort Myers brothers leaves one stabbed, one charged with aggravated assault  The News-Press

A confrontation between brothers at a Fort Myers housing complex left one of them with stab wounds and the other facing charges of aggravated assault Sunday ...

Photos and videos from college and high school graduations around Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

It's graduation time and the photo team of the Naples Daily News and The News-Press will be there to capture those memorable moments.

Taruas A. Pugh: Candidate for Lee Co. School Board, Dist. 5  The News-Press

Pugh: "I was deeply touched and inspired to run for office because of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida."

Lee County Schools expanding student mental health reviews, quickening treatment referrals  The News-Press

The School District of Lee County will hire more mental health professionals and work with SalusCare to identify troubled students and get them help more ...

FHP: Lee school bus driver's failure to stop led to Wednesday's crash in Lehigh Acres  The News-Press

The car and the school bus it was pushed into had been stopped for a Lee County public transit bus.

Lee County graduation ceremonies to be streamed online  Fox 4

Lee County schools are planning on streaming the 2018 graduation ceremonies online. About 5000 seniors are expected to earn their diploma this year.

A first glimpse at the 2020 recruiting class  Tomahawk Nation

Now that the 2019 class is signed and delivered, it's time to recruit the next class of Seminoles. Here's your first look at Tribe 2020. Florida State's 2020 class is ...

WATCH: UVA commit Seneca Milledge showcases versatility  247Sports

Virginia landed a versatile and speedy player in Fort Meyer (Fla.) Dunbar running back Seneca Milledge.

Voices, images from Dunbar's undiscovered history  The News-Press

Black History Month display in Recording Office of the Lee County Clerk of Courts Administration is alive with voices.

Family gathering turns deadly after two men shot dead in Bell Tower Shops Tuesday night  The News-Press

A family dinner gathering turned deadly when two men were slain as they left TGI Friday's in the Bell Tower Shops in south Fort Myers Tuesday night.

Fort Myers' new Dunbar-MLK CRA: 7 things to watch  The News-Press

If you live in the greater Dunbar area, you're part of an old-yet-new Fort Myers redevelopment area that needs your ideas to make sure what you get is what you ...

Lee County JROTC cadets prepare for success  Fox 4

More than 500 Lee County JROTC cadets received recognition and scholarships for their work in their school's JROTC programs. Lee County has the largest ...

Women's basketball team romps to the Dance – again

The Mid-March scene in Alico Arena was so familiar as to look like a recording: thousands of FGCU basketball fans rising to their feet in heartfelt applause, ...

What is the Lee County school board discussing during its private meetings?  The News-Press

The Lee County school board has been having private meetings in a break room in the district offices since last year.

Town Hall: Half-cent sales tax referendum for Lee County School District is our focus  The News-Press

Want to learn more about the Lee County School District's half-cent sales tax referendum on the Nov. 6 general election ballot? Plan to attend a joint meeting of ...

Pioneer Club of Lee County to hold 69th annual picnic April 28 at Lee Civic Center - | News, sports, community info.  Cape Coral Daily Breeze

The Pioneer Club of Lee County will hold its 69th annual picnic on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Lee County Civic Center – Tinsley Pavilion –...

No hurricane safe shelters inside city of Fort Myers  NBC2 News

If you live in Fort Myers and you need to find a storm shelter, expect to travel outside of the city.

Child pornography investigation likely sparked Fort Myers teen's fatal crash into school  The News-Press

The teen's father said police searched the home on Tuesday and looked for hard drives and cell phones belonging to his son.

Lee lagged on integration  The News-Press

Brown v. Board of Education called for desegregated schools, but it took a major lawsuit and more than a decade for major changes to take hold in Lee.

Florida substitute teacher banned for lending car to student  WTSP 10 News

A long-term substitute teacher at South Fort Myers High School has been removed from his position and put on the do-not-call list for at least five years after ...

LCSO: Eight East Lee High students arrested Wednesday - six after brawl draws crowd of 300  The News-Press

Eight arrested students. Two injured staff members. And a 300-spectator brawl that left the school on lockdown an hour before dismissal. Wednesday "was not a ...

Florida SouthWestern State College's provost was under investigation when he resigned  The News-Press

Former FSW Provost Jeff Stewart was put on leave July 20, pending the outcome of an investigation, according to an email.

Lee County school board makes case for half-cent sales tax at town hall meeting  The News-Press

Lee County school board member Steve Teuber fears what could happen to the school district if voters don't pass a half-cent sales tax in November. Teuber said ...

Fort Myers lauds Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with 31st march from Dunbar to Centennial Park  The News-Press

The federal holiday marking the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is observed on the third Monday of January, around his Jan.15 birthday.

Police investigate shooting in Fort Myers that leaves one dead  Fox 4

UPDATE (11/13) -- Police have confirmed that the victim was 21-year-old Marvin Peacock. Police are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the shooting to ...

Lee County is on the fast path to building new schools  The News-Press

The Bonita Springs high school site might look overgrown, but activity should be ramping up in the coming months. And that's just one area Lee County is likely ...

Cape still reeling from toxic blue-green algae bloom  The News-Press

Clements is one of thousands of Cape Coral residents who've learned to at least partially cope with the impacts of a blue-green algae outbreak that started more ...

Superintendent's plan leads to more changes at schools  The News-Press

Lee County teachers return to school next week, and, at several schools, they'll be looking at new faces in the administrative teams. On Tuesday night, the ...

Florida algae crisis: Red tide causing dead zone conditions in Gulf of Mexico  TCPalm

A combination of rotting fish and algae blanketing the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico is creating a dead zone off Southwest Florida, two scientists say. "Nothing is ...

School's out in Lee - here's what you need to know for the summer  The News-Press

Think the education news stops when school lets out for summer? Think again.

100 black men mentor boys at weekend camp in Fort Myers  The News-Press

Professional men pledge to guide boys towards solid futures, while keeping them safe:

Lee County Hurricane Irma info  NBC2 News

October 4 The City of Fort Myers will resume bulk items and junk pickups on Thursday, October 5. Customers will be served on their regularly scheduled day ...

Five things to know about Lee’s student enrollment results  The News-Press

Here are five things parents may want to know about Lee County's student enrollment lottery.

Driver identified in fatal crash into school building  NBC2 News

A 17-year-old boy is dead after crashing a car into Evangelical Christian School in Fort Myers. No students or staff were injured, but the school will be closed on ...

Tobler Construction gives Dunbar hope  The News-Press

Tobler Construction opens space on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Provided meals coming to all Lee County schools for 2018-19  Wink News

Some students know what it's like to go through the school-day without lunch. This year, Lee County schools is providing lunch and breakfast at no additional ...

Will black candidates win Lee County school board seats? If so, the wins would be historic.  The News-Press

Seven of the 15 candidates vying for Lee County school seats are black. If anyone of them wins, it will be an historic victory.

People of influence: Ida Baker  The News-Press

She became Cape Coral High School's first principal in 1977.

Shooting at Nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida, Leaves 2 Teenagers Dead  The New York Times

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Two teenagers were killed and at least 18 people were wounded early Monday when attackers raked a crowd with gunfire outside a ...

Fort Myers City Council takes no action on Robert E. Lee monuments  The News-Press

Fort Myers officials say there will be no easy resolution to the debate over the future of Robert E. Lee memorials in the county that bears his name.

Lee's Fifth Quarter summer school expands to more schools, helps more kids  The News-Press

The program has spread to 20 Title I sites, including middle and high schools, and has added science and ESOL opportunities to the curriculum.

Red tide reaches the Panhandle

The impacts of red tide, which have devastated marine life along the southwest Gulf Coast, was discovered in Florida's Panhandle last week.

Toxic algae killed east coast dog after contact with St. Lucie River, necropsy reveals  The News-Press

Toxic blue-green algae in the St. Lucie River killed Finn, a healthy 9-year-old standard poodle, a medical report shows. A necropsy found cyanobacteria, the ...

Fort Myers’ McCollum Hall has storied past, uncertain future  The News-Press

It's April 1938 as dusk comes to Safety Hill, a community just east of the Atlantic Coast Line railroad tracks in Fort Myers. Anderson Avenue, the main road ...

'I watched her child's life leave his body': Double homicide in Lehigh Acres  The News-Press

The double homicide occurred at a home in the 2300 block of Park Road.

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

STEM@Work: Growing in Lee County public schools  The News-Press

Educators and employers are working together, and starting to see the fruits of their labors.

Lee, Collier school systems get 'B' grades from state  The News-Press

Lee and Collier County schools scored B grades from the state this year. The annual A-to-F grading system is based on 11 categories, including learning gains, ...

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

Parkland to Columbine School Shootings List  Westword

Reporters and anchors covering yesterday's shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, frequently mentioned the disturbing ...

Lee's superintendent a homegrown teacher and farmer  The News-Press

Superintendent Greg Adkins isn't just a lifelong educator. He's a Rotarian, endurance athlete, father, sustainable farmer.

Fort Myers mom searches for answers in son’s 2014 killing  The News-Press

From her room within a Fort Myers apartment building, Laura Morales used to listen to her son call for her. “Mom, Mom, Mom, Mom,” he would repeat on a loop, ...

Congratulations, Lee County Class of 2014  The News-Press

See photos and video from 2014 graduation ceremonies.


ASSALAMU ALAIKUM. Peace be with you. The common greeting in Arabic is a thread that links Muslims around the globe. For many, the Islamic faith is exotic ...

Lee County school district combats costly teacher turnover  The News-Press

Teachers are leaving Lee Schools – and it's costing the district a lot of money.

Audit of Everytown’s Claimed 200+ School Shootings Since Sandy Hook  Bearing Arms

Yesterday, Hayley Miller, a reporter for the Huffington Post, uncritically regurgitated an Everytown claim that there have been 200 school shootings since the ...

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Southwest Florida Social Calendar 2017-18  Gulfshore Life

See our guide to Southwest Florida nonprofits here. September 2017. 9 Coastal Cleanup at multiple coastal and waterway sites to benefit Keep Collier Beautiful.

Summer camp at North off to great start -, news, sports, Florida info  North Fort Myers Neighbor

The great thing about the shortened summer camp schedule at the North Fort Myers Recreation Center is that there isn't much down time for the campers.

Real Estate South: Contractor relocates office to Estero  The News-Press

A major building contractor is moving its local office to Estero to take advantage of the recent jump in south Lee County and Collier County projects.

Hurricane insurance: Open your eyes before disaster  The News-Press

Mother Nature has allowed Florida to recover from the devastating hurricane seasons of 2004-05: the state-run insurer of last resort is smaller, the catastrophe ...

Hurricane Hermine breaks Florida's hurricane-free streak  The News-Press

Florida's hurricane-less streak is over. Hurricane Hermine made landfall early Friday morning near St. Mark's in the Big Bend area.

From the archives: 10 questions with TWC's Jim Cantore  The News-Press

The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore is back in Florida to cover Hurricane Hermine. Here are 10 questions we asked him post-Charley.

Merge - In the News  Gapers Block

3410 entries. December 31, 2015. Easy Mistake to Make, Jeb. Presidential candidate Jeb Bush commented on the decision not to indict the police officers who ...

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