Former Fort Myers Beach mayor dies

Former mayor of Fort Myers Beach Dan Hughes has died. Hughes served as mayor of Fort Myers Beach and on town council as well as other leadership roles in the community, according to a Facebook post by the Town of Fort Myers Beach. “It is with an extremely heavy heart that I have to announce […]

Funeral services held for trailblazer Dr. Ann Knight

The community is honoring the life of a Fort Myers trailblazer. Dr. Ann Knight served the city for two decades as the second African-American elected to the Fort Myers City Council. She represented Ward 3 of the city. Knight, a long-time educator, died last week. She was 89. Knight’s funeral was held at Gulf Coast […]

‘He loved his community’: Friends mourn Sam Galloway Jr.

Many know Sam Galloway Jr. because of his mega-car dealership in Southwest Florida, but he was much more than a businessman. Galloway died this week at the age of 76. He leaves behind a legacy of helping people. His passion? Feeding the hungry. “Our generation was blessed to have Sam Galloway,” said Lee County Commissioner […]