Pine Island Eaglehttp://www.pineisland-eagle.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 30 Jul 2014 20:57:00 EDTWed, 30 Jul 2014 20:57:00 EDT 100 acres in Flatlands Preserve burns call came in shortly before noon Thursday that there was a fire at Pinelands Preserve on Pine Island. Smoke could be seen for miles around as the Matlacha/Pine Island fire trucks sped to the scene.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTFire District asking for millage increase Matlacha/Pine Island Fire Control District Board of Commissioners has taken action to ask island residents to consider authorizing an increase to the millage cap from 3.00 to 3.75 mills - a 25 percent increase.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTStokes Scholarship recipients named 40 people arrived for dinner at Miceli's to celebrate the two most recent Bradley Stokes Scholarship winners, David Tyrell III and Hunter Urraro.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTNew manager takes over at Winn-Dixie Island's Winn Dixie store has a new manager George Williamson, who started last week. He replaces Dan Loughren, who has been transferred to a Winn-Dixie store in North Fort Myers. Williamson is "almost" a lifetime Pine Island resident.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDTBeacon of H.O.P.E. asks: 'Please don't dump ... donate' Wednesday morning, before the Thrift Store opened, an individual in a white pickup truck dropped off several mattresses, a lounge chair and a sleeper-sofa at the Beacon of H.O.P.E.Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:00:00 EDT