There’s a petition drive underway in Lee County to change the way commissioners are elected. Right now Commissioners must live in the district they represent, but they are voted for in at large – or county-wide elections. The group sponsoring the petition drive wants to change that - narrowing the electorate only to the commissioner’s district. But there’s opposition .
Looking for secrets to a long life? Just ask women in Collier County.
They live longer – an average of 85.8 years –than women in any other county in the nation, according to a new study.
A group of students at Florida Gulf Coast University have been reaping the benefits of their labor this season after turning a half acre parking lot into a “Food Forrest”. Surrounded by banana plants and sugar cane – to provide a wind break - fruit bearing shrubs and trees as well as range of vegetables and herbs are flourishing. WGCU’s Valerie Alker took a tour with Food Forrest President Kelly Walch.