More algae spotted near Franklin Lock in Alva

Another bout of algae has been spotted running down the Caloosahatchee, an unpleasant sight for residents who were hoping for relief from persistent toxic blooms. Brand new video from the WINK News drone shows green slime building up at the Franklin Lock in Alva and residents are worried the algae conditions will worsen. FGCU scientist Serge…

Desantis defeats Gillum to keep GOP in control

In another razor-thin election, Florida voters on Tuesday continued a two-decade streak of Republican dominance by electing former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis as governor. With more than 8 million votes counted, the state Division of Elections showed DeSantis leading Democrat Andrew Gillum by a margin of 49.88 percent to 48.9 percent, or about 79,000 votes.…