FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) — On the road into Fort Myers Beach, cars are left abandoned in the roadway, where they stalled when Hurricane Ian's storm surge flooded their engines and their drivers couldn't continue. Broken trees, boat trailers and other debris also litter the road.

Faith, family, dropping number of marriages

For decades, viewers have enjoyed the Japanese reality TV series 'Old Enough!' in which preschool children venture into the streets alone to run errands for their parents. What if American women asked their livein boyfriends to stop playing video games, leave their couches and run errands? In the 'Saturday Night Live' sketch 'Old Enough! Longterm Boyfriends!,' guest host Selena Gomez asked her helpless boyfriend of three years, played by cast member Mikey Day, to buy her eyeliner and two shallots.

(AP) – One member of Rabbi David Wolpe's diverse congregation left because Wolpe would not preach sermons criticizing Donald Trump. Scores of others left over resentment with the synagogue's rules for combating COVID-19. But Wolpe remains steadfast in his resolve to avoid politics when he preaches at Sinai Temple in Los Angeles.

Here's your preview of Friday's CDN

- Test results reveal closing COVID gap 

- CMS gets creative for Hispanic heritage

- Overdose leads to arrest

- Starnes embraces Clinton hospitality

- State, local, national news, sports and more

Clinton Public Schools has received the results of last year’s state testing. According to CPS Superintendent Tyler Bridges, the results will lead to more informed instruction for students across the district.

An outstanding warrant is out for the arrest of Bryan Crawford Hicks, 46, of Clinton, for the alleged trafficking of methamphetamine of 20 grams or more after an incident in the early morning hours of Sept. 15.

CMS gets creative for Hispanic heritage

To commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month, Clinton Middle School students in Spanish I classes have been working on projects throughout the month of September.

Flag girl to flapper girl

Pam Smith performs with the Clinton High School color guard to tunes from the hit musical “Chicago” during the Pride of Clinton’s performance at the Hub City Marching Contest Wednesday morning.

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