Pay it Forward

Participants in the Barron Library summer reading program painted rocks that will be used by Captain Christopher Robin, of Little Toot, as a pay it forward from LaBelle. The first rock was handed to the operator at Franklin Locks.

Franklin Lock area closed to swimming

LEE COUNTY — The Franklin Lock recreational area on the Caloosahatchee River no longer includes a designated area for swimming. Closures of the swimming area have been common in recent years. According to the U.S. Corps of Engineers, health concerns about the bacteria levels in the water have caused the beach to be closed 29 […]