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Lely High School graduate Pilar Forrest excels in and out of the classroom  Naples Daily News

Forrest will attend Yale University on a full scholarship and double major in film and art history.

CCSO: Lely High School student arrested, accused of making 'disturbing statement'  Naples Daily News

Deputies on Friday arrested a Lely High School student accused of making a "disturbing statement" at school, according to the Collier County Sheriff's Office.

Rumor teen had gun at Lely High School in East Naples prompts lockdown  Naples Daily News

Lely High School went into lockdown Wednesday after staff caught wind of a rumor that a student had brought a gun to the campus, according to a Collier ...

High school football notebook: Naples DB Devin Moore named to Freshman All-American Bowl  Naples Daily News

Naples High DB Devin Moore was named to the Freshman All-American game on Monday, three days after his first career interception.

High school football 2018: The Naples Daily News previews all Week 2 games  The News-Press

Miami-Palmetto at Naples High is the Game of the Week, while Barron Collier and Golden Gate host big games.

Three Lely High School students accused of East Naples home invasion robbery  Naples Daily News

An arrest report states the three students knocked on the front door of a classmate's home in Naples Manor, pointed guns at him and demanded money.

Prep football: Who are the five most underrated football players in Collier County?  Naples Daily News

A look at five players who aren't getting big-time recruiting love, but will be vital to his team's success on the field in 2018.

2018 Graduates of Distinction  Naples Daily News

The Naples Daily News presents the community's 2018 "Graduates of Distinction."

North Point Basketball dominates Florida Competition |  Bay Net

Waldorf, MD- The North Point High School's boys basketball team dominated its Florida visitors, Lely High School from Naples, FL, 72-52. The game took place ...

Friends of Lely High School graduate found shot in Naples distraught over violent death  Naples Daily News

Friends of an 18-year-old who was found shot to death along with another man in a heavily wooded area in Naples are baffled and grief-stricken with the violent ...

Site for new high school lauded by Collier County School Board  Naples Daily News

The Collier County School Board did not vote or come to a formal consensus on a site for a new high school during its meeting Tuesday, but all board members ...

Threat toward Collier school deemed not credible, but district's response serious  Naples Daily News

After a threat made against Oakridge Middle was investigated and deemed not credible, Collier County school district officials are continuing to warn parents ...

Meet Ryan Roberts

As the Marco Island Academy faculty welcomes students back to school, Ryan Roberts settles into her role as the new MIA Director of Athletics & Activities. The.

Collier deputies looked at 27 possible threats to schools in 12 days after Parkland attack  Naples Daily News

Collier County deputies investigated 27 possible threats to schools in the 12 days after the Feb. 14 shooting attack in Parkland in Broward County.

Brent Batten: Site for new high school in northern Collier could be decided Tuesday  Naples Daily News

Twenty-three rhymes with triple G. That might have the makings of a great senior class slogan if the next high school in Collier County keeps its present name.

PrepZone: Twelve Golden Gate High School athletes commit to colleges  Naples Daily News

The eight Titans came from six different sports, with one of the signing with a Division I program.

Jury finds former Lely High School student guilty of murder  NBC2 News

Prosecutors say Juan Jose Barrientos, Jr., and his friend Jesus Garza robbed and killed Roberto Avalos Jasso in East Naples in 2008.

PrepZone: 2018 Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete finalists announced  Naples Daily News

The names of 13 finalists for the 29th annual Winged Foot Scholar-Athlete Award were released Monday night.

CCSO: 2 men, 2 juveniles arrested after East Naples armed home invasion reported  Naples Daily News

Two men and two juveniles were arrested Wednesday after an armed home invasion in East Naples was reported, deputies said.

CCSO investigating how a theft of over $100K occurred over two years at Naples Botanical Garden  Naples Daily News

Donna McGinnis, the Botanical Garden president and CEO, said the theft was in the "low six figures" and took place over about 2½ years.

2011 Lely High School graduates  Naples Daily News

Lely High School Principal Ken Fairbanks and Collier County School District Chief Administrative Officer Mary Ann Gemmill congratulated Lely High School ...

New Naples shelter for homeless teens offers more than housing  Naples Daily News

Youth Haven opened Rob's Cottage, a shelter dedicated to housing teens who need help as they transition to adulthood.

Collier schools report more than 9,000 students absent from disputed MLK Day classes  Naples Daily News

More than 9000 students – 20 percent of CCPS's student body – were absent Monday. On a typical day CCPS sees about 1800 absences.

Collier teens protest gun violence at rally as student activism spreads after Parkland  Naples Daily News

A series of student-led anti-gun violence rallies have sprung up in schools and cities throughout the country in response to the Parkland shooting.

Lely principal 'regrets' wording of anthem message  Wink News

NAPLES, Fla. – The principal who required students “stand and stay quiet” during the playing of the United States national anthem regrets the delivery of his ...

13 Collier County schools will have new principals in fall  Naples Daily News

All 13 thirteen principals-to-be currently hold positions in the district; five are principals who will be transferred to different schools, and eight will be promoted.

2017 Naples Daily News All-Area Girls Track Team  Naples Daily News

GIRLS TRACK. Player of the Year Finalists. 2017 Spring Player of the Year finalist Britany Leroy, Buy Photo. 2017 Spring Player of the Year finalist Britany Leroy, ...

Student disturbed by former teacher kissing 16-year-old  NBC2 News

Students at Lely High School are disturbed that a former teacher and coach at the school admitted to kissing one of their peers.

Ave Maria football player arrested, accused of pointing gun at teammate outside party  Naples Daily News

Cory del Prado, 18, is accused of holding a pellet gun to a teammate's head at a Halloween party. He said a “black BB gun” was part of his costume.

Students, parents demand to know why middle school principal was removed  Fox 4

A popular principal at a Collier County middle school is off the job - and students, parents and teachers are demanding that the school district tell them why.

Lely swimming team poised to make noise in 2017  Marconews

The Lely swimming teams are off to a solid start to the season after wins against Palmetto Ridge and St. John Neumann. The Trojans expect to be competitive all ...

Prep Football: Lely QB Jacquez Carter wins Broxson Trophy as area's best player  Naples Daily News

Coming into this football season, Jacquez Carter was an unknown commodity. As a sophomore in 2015, the quarterback showed flashes of promise but injury ...

Collier County Hurricane Irma info  NBC2 News

Latest Hurricane Irma information for Collier County.

Smiles, cheers light up 21st annual MLK Day parade  Naples Daily News

Chilly weather didn't deter groups of dedicated high school students from participating Monday in the 21st annual MLK Day parade in downtown Naples.

Collier NAACP helps send high school students to Flight Academy in Pensacola  Naples Daily News

The Collier County Sheriff's Office also sponsored a grant to help send the 14 students to the program at Naval Air Station Pensacola.

Boys basketball: First Baptist coach gets into event named for his legendary coach father  Naples Daily News

First Baptist coach Scott Stewart recalls playing for his dad, Don Stewart, at Lely in the 1980s.

Bradenton man was charged with punching his ex. Now he’s wanted on a murder charge  Bradenton Herald

A Bradenton man facing a domestic battery charge for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend is wanted in the shooting death of the woman's new boyfriend.

Summer school programs announced in Collier County  NBC2 News

Collier County Public Schools will be offering summer programs for eligible CCPS students.

Town Hall: Q&A becomes heated at Fiala’s constituent forum  Naples Daily News

They came to listen – but also to talk. Collier County District 1 Commissioner Donna Fiala held another edition in her long-running series of Town Hall meetings ...

Naples family mourns loss of son who fought for five years after crash  Naples Daily News

A retired Air Force veteran and 2000 graduate of Lely High School died with his family by his side.

Palmetto Ridge football aims for playoffs after adding transfers  Naples Daily News

Despite ending last season on a six-game losing streak, no Collier County high school football team received more attention this offseason than Palmetto Ridge.

Hurricane Irma: Timeline told in stories, photos, videos before, during and after the big storm hit  Naples Daily News

A timeline of events and how the Daily News captured Irma, the second major hurricane to make landfall in the county in the past dozen years.

2017 Naples Daily News All-Area Boys Track Team  Naples Daily News

BOYS TRACK. Player of the Year Finalists. 2017 Spring Player of the Year finalist Kane Aldrich, Buy Photo. 2017 Spring Player of the Year finalist Kane Aldrich, ...

Naples boy, 14, accused of taking teacher to floor in choke hold  Naples Daily News

The Gulfview Middle School student was arrested Friday on suspicion of battery on a public education employee, a felony.

Founders Fund awards $370,000 in scholarships to Collier students  Naples Daily News

Each spring, local students are awarded scholarships from various organizations and businesses. Among those organizations is The Founders Fund, a local ...

Bear sightings alarm residents in wake of attack  Fox 4

Residents in the Naples Manor neighborhood are on edge after sightings of a large bear getting into trash, just a week after a bear attacked a man in North ...

Hurricane shelter space shortage in Collier second largest in Florida, report says  Naples Daily News

Less than a year ago, one of the most ferocious storms in recent memory ripped through Southwest Florida, shredding trailers, flooding homes and triggering the ...

Collier's Golden Apple teachers celebrated at awards dinner  Naples Daily News

Editor's Note: The Golden Apple Celebration of Teachers award ceremony is scheduled to air on NBC-2 at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 22. Taking the podium at the ...

Gulf Coast boys basketball team emerging as one of area's best  Naples Daily News

With how successful the Gulf Coast High School girls basketball program has become in the last two years, the boys team has been flying somewhat under the ...

Southwest Florida tennis column: Tom Manring Foundation for 2018 already scheduled  Naples Daily News

For a list of ongoing local tennis events, clinics and instructional programs, check the Web at

K is for Kids teen fashion show a success  Naples Daily News

Thousands of Collier County students will have more books to read thanks to the hardworking volunteers from K is for Kids. More than 130 students of all ages, ...

Tomorrow’s attorneys: Mock trial gives courtroom experience to teams of high school lawyers  Naples Daily News

Tragically, Gulf Breeze University student Emily Young died during the hazing rituals of a college initiation at Delta Omicron Delta. Luckily, though, neither Emily, ...

Dispatch from Irma: Former Capital Gazette publisher rides out hurricane in the company of new classmates

Former Capital Gazette publisher Tom Marquardt takes shelter from the storm.

27 Collier teachers earn Teachers of Distinction honor  Naples Daily News

Many days, Manatee Middle math teacher Aaron Thayer works around the clock. Through a mobile application, his students can submit homework questions ...

Convicted Naples killer sentenced to 40 years  NBC2 News

A former Lely High School student - who was facing life in prison - was sentenced to just 40 years for brutally killing a man in 2008.

Former Lely High football coach Merv Ward dies at age 68  Naples Daily News

Collier County has lost a prep football legend. Merv Ward, architect of the Lely program and the first to coach an area school to a state championship game, ...

A look at the law: Mock trial gives high schoolers courtroom experience  Naples Daily News

We will never know how the jury ruled in the matter of Frances Mallory, as the personal representative of the estate of Sammy Mallory v. Taylor Smith.

City of Marco Island issues mandatory evacuation for Hurricane Irma  Naples Daily News

The City of Marco Island has issued a mandatory evacuation order effective immediately.

Former Miami Dolphin speaks to students about prescription drug addiction  Naples Daily News

Drug Free Collier is teaming up with retired NFL player Ikaika "Ike" Alama-Francis to help tackle substance abuse.

Dual Enrollment Classes from Gaetz Aerospace Institute Expand at High Schools Across the State and Beyond  ERAU News

Thousands of students in Florida have received a head start on college by taking courses in their high schools through Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's ...

When Will Irma Hit Naples, Florida? [Sept. 10 Update]

With Hurricane Irma increasingly threatening western Florida, a lot of people are wondering: When will Irma hit Naples, Florida? By 5 p.m., the hurricane had ...

UPDATED: Ave Maria Prepares as Irma Bears Down on Florida  The Ave Herald

Many Ave Maria residents have already departed for points north as powerful Hurricane Irma continues to threaten south Florida. Others are holding off on a ...

Outstanding grads: A look at Marco Island Academy's best and brightest seniors  Marconews

Marco Island Academy (MIA) the island's charter high school, graduated its seniors on Friday night, in a ceremony at the Family Church.

Best of 2016 photos: Naples Daily News photographers  Naples Daily News

Naples Daily News photographers have chosen their best photos of 2016. View their photos here. David Albers. Chief photographer David Albers spent a ...

HOLIDAY LOG: Your guide to Christmas events and more in Naples and Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

In case you haven’t noticed, it’s beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas and Hanukkah. On the radio. On TV. In the stores. So now is a good ...

Future leaders: Sons of the American Revolution chapter honors JROTC cadets  Naples Daily News

Thais Martinez, 17, knows what it takes to be a model citizen. She credits her school's JROTC program for that.

Hurricane shelters open in SWFL  Wink News

FORT MYERS, Fla. Below is a list of open shelters in Southwest Florida as Hurricane Irma looms. Charlotte County. The county's shelters are full, so residents ...

Stamping out hunger: Letter carrier food drive a success  Naples Daily News

The haul of donated food was not a record but it beat out last year. The annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive brought in 266300 pounds of donated food.

Upcoming activities in Naples and Southwest Florida  Naples Daily News

General. Marco Island Newcomers Club: 11:30 a.m. second Wednesday, Marco Island Yacht Club, Marco Island; 239-642-4528 or 239-389-0990. Mensa: 6 p.m. ...

Naples Bay beauty  The News-Press

Jason and Kelly Stephens open the doors of their home to Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest supporters.

SWFL fishing guide remembered as generous person, gifted sportsman  Naples Daily News

Bruce Jackmack, 50, of Naples died July 15 from choking on food. Friends and family say he was a kind person and a talented fisherman, golfer, bowler.

Naples couple's exotic car business booming  Naples Daily News

The Krukows recently held an open house for their customers, many of whom praised the couple.

New details released in Naples double-homicide  Naples Daily News

A car was found with keys left in the ignition in the area where police discovered the bodies of two men shot to death in Naples last month.

Palmetto Ridge High student stabbed to death after getting off school bus - PHOTOS/VIDEO  Naples Daily News

What may have started as a spitball fight between two teens escalated into a stabbing death at a bus stop on Monday afternoon. A 14-year-old is accused of ...

Sister arrested, accused of killing one of two men shot in Naples in 2016  Naples Daily News

The sister of one of the two men who were killed in an undeveloped area faces a second-degree murder charge in the death of Xavier Sierra, 18.

NAPLESNEWS Family: Man killed in canal crash had plans to start anew near mountains  Naples Daily News

Jeremiah Hernandez had plans to leave Florida, to make a new start somewhere near the Appalachian mountains with his family and escape the demons that ...

Local engagements, weddings, anniversaries: Nov. 12  Naples Daily News

Engagement: Johnson-Rogers. Barbara Newmyer Johnson of Chevy Chase, Md., announces the engagement of her daughter, Emily Edith, to Eric Bruce Rogers ...

A Natural Way to Ease Pain

Alex Popoff is among the many that have rejected pharmaceuticals for the relief offered by medical marijuana. The former Marco-ite was prescribed a 17-21-pill.

Hurricane Irma track: Sept. 8 social media updates  Naples Daily News

Trader Joe's (10600 Tamiami Trail N.) is closing at 2 p.m. and plans to donate what water is left after closing to customers and crew @ndn. As of noon today 117 ...

Hurricane Irma: Naples residents wake to downed trees, trucks, debris, water  Naples Daily News

owned trees, lost shingles and standing water around Naples were the initial damage reported Monday morning after Hurricane Irma.

Gang member gets break, judge cuts prison term in half  Naples Daily News

A 24-year-old Naples gang member sent to prison for 20 years for breaking a man's jaw with a golf club while on probation for a baseball bat attack now will only ...

Airman Vayda Wasem graduate from basic training  The News-Press

Airman Vayda Wasem graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Collier judge upholds 'Stand Your Ground' stabbing death defense in teen's bus stop bullying  Naples Daily News

A 15-year-old who fatally stabbed his school mate will no longer face criminal prosecution. A judge's ruling, made public Tuesday, granted a motion to dismiss ...

Death of Naples High football player inspires 10 years later  Naples Daily News

Football players at Naples today might not have met Rusty Larabell, the 16-year-old on the jayvee team who died only nine months after Kramer accepted the ...

State Attorney won't pursue fraud case against contractor, ex-county employee  Naples Daily News

State prosecutors will not pursue criminal charges against a former Collier County employee and an embattled county contractor who were each accused of ...

Hurricane Irma: Crumpled car ports, shin-deep water, prayers in East Naples  Naples Daily News

The morning after Hurricane Irma crushed East Naples, evacuees returned Monday to find endless piles of crumpled car ports, shin-deep water and mobile ...

Profiles in Leadership: Stefan Bolsen  Marconews

Stefan Bolsen, managing broker with Coldwell Banker, is a member of this year's Leadership Marco class.

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.

3 To Know: Goodland restaurants making plans for the future  Marconews

Owners of waterfront eateries are making plans for the future in Goodland, one of the hardest-hit areas near Irma's landfall on the Florida mainland.

FGCU_Softball Announces Summer Camp Dates  FGCU Athletics

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The FGCU softball staff and team will host multiple camps this summer at the FGCU Softball Complex. The Eagles will host an all-skills ...

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, ...

Naples child sets record with mechanical heart device  Naples Daily News

Naples child sets North American record with heart assist device before transplant.

Inventor hopes others will flip for his FlipTowel  Naples Daily News

A Naples veteran, real estate developer and fitness enthusiast has put a lot of "sweat" into his invention. After four years Keith Basik has perfected his FlipTowel ...

Immigrant students face barriers to attend college  Naples Daily News

In the small Mexican town where Jose Reza grew up, most children didn't even think about attending college.

Alligators? Check. Naples Zoo starts recovery from Hurricane Irma  USA TODAY

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens staff returned this week to find significant tree damage, flooding and the deaths of two animals from Hurricane Irma.

Meet Crime Prevention Officer Ruby Garcia - Caloosa Belle  Caloosa Belle

Ruby Garcia joined the Hendry County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) as a Crime Prevention Officer this past May. She has fallen in love with her new career in a ...

Great Dock Canoe Race will return to Naples  Naples Daily News

Naples Junior Chamber to take over the race after founder steps aside.

A look inside Florida Power & Light's Hurricane Irma 'bunker'  USA TODAY

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Fort Knox. Alcatraz. Area 51. Those are locations known or once-revered as the most secure in the nation. Florida Power & Light Co.

Southwest Florida's tourism industry still hurting from Irma  USA TODAY

NAPLES, Fla. — The tourism industry took a beating from Hurricane Irma in Southwest Florida. In the Naples area many hotels, attractions and restaurants won't ...

'He was crying and moaning in agony': Public health crisis looms after Irma  USA TODAY

Crisis feared as families spend days in the mud, mold and water left by Hurricane Irma's storm surge, which destroyed hundreds of Florida homes.

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