Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 30 Aug 2016 06:35:05 EDTTue, 30 Aug 2016 06:35:05 EDT mourns loss of Paul McCarthy McCarthy, owner of Captiva Cruises and McCarthy's Marina, died Wednesday morning. He was 63. Islanders herald him as a man who had a special relationship with the Sanibel Captiva community, especially with the area's pristine environment.Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTEarly voting continues thru Aug. 27 early voting wrapping up this weekend, the primary election is set for Tuesday, Aug. 30. Early voting kicked off on Aug. 20 and will continue through Saturday, Aug. 27.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTNational Shell Museum ambassadors to help beach-goers enjoy the Sanibel experience Sanibel beach-goers will have personal educational guides to ask questions and learn first hand about Florida shelling laws, as well as some factual tips about what kinds of treasures which wash up on the sands of the island.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTCROW releases E8 back into the wild after three months of rehab was released back into the wild near its nest in North Fort Myers on Thursday. Hospital Director Heather Barron said the release went "smooth as silk." "It went very well.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTCROW kicks off annual golf classic Clinic for the Rehabilitation for Wildlife is seeking sponsorships and foursomes for their annual golf classic that is held at the Sanctuary Golf Club, Saturday, Oc.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT