He made it official yesterday on Facebook and at campaign announcements in both Orlando and Fort Myers. Governor Rick Scott will challenge incumbent Florida Senator Bill Nelson for his seat in the US Senate. Scott has already garnered the endorsement of former Governor Jeb Bush. It’s expected that this will be one of the most expensive campaigns in Senate history.
TPI Hospitality presented a scaled down version of their vision for a hotel complex at the gateway to Estero Island. Their new plan now calls for 245 rooms rather than 290, and the top of the building is now projected to be 15 feet shorter. Several dozen people spoke at yesterday’s 9 hour meeting. Council will vote on the proposal today. That will be followed by a public hearing and another council vote. TPI said at the meeting that they’re open to compromise on their plan.
59 year old Marsha McAtee of Cape Coral was arrested over the weekend and charged with aggravated battery and use of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol after shooting her boyfriend in the face at a home on Pomodoro Circle. The victim was treated and released from a local hospital .
Cape Coral Police arrested Sean Russette and charged him possession of methamphetamine, intent to sell methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school, and other charges. Russette was found with the meth while sitting in a car on SE 14th Avenue near Cape Elementary. Russette has a lengthy arrest record including drug, burglary and grand theft charges.
Music News: Lindsey Buckingham has been ousted from Fleetwood Mac….