Lee County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 300 block of Gulf Boulevard on Wednesday, Dec. 26, after someone complained of a mystery golf cart running into a wall.
At approximately 7:30 p.m. deputies met with a woman who claimed she had observed a green golf cart facing toward a four-foot concrete block wall that surrounded the perimeter of her condominium property.
BY JIM LABINSKI - Local golf course favorites are well-represented in next month’s Tennis Ball and Silent Auction to benefit the Suncoast Humane Society at the Boca Grande Club. Lemon Bay, Riverwood, Boca Royale, Coral Creek Club and Heron Creek are part of two golf packages that are in the Silent Auction this year. (The Gasparilla Inn is also part of one of the golf packages, but is not represented with a golf cap.)
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Kyle and Cannon Jones were both at work at their respective island businesses when they first started to hear about a school shooting somewhere in the country on Friday. It was shocking for them to comprehend how, and why, it could happen. But as details became clearer, they were even more horrified.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - On Wednesday, Jan. 9 it will be official: Mote Marine Laboratory will open its new facility in Boca Grande.
The ribbon cutting and open house will be held at 2 p.m. at 480 E. Railroad Ave., Unit 7. A reception will follow.
BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Progress is being made on the ditches near 40th Street on Gasparilla Road, though a shortage of large rip rap rocks is creating a brief problem.
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