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05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County parents arrested for death of their child - Wink News
Charlotte County parents arrested for death of their child  Wink News

The sheriff's office arrested the mother and father of a baby girl who died in their care at their home in Charlotte County last week. Charlotte County Sheriff's ...


05/14/2019 11:09 AM
Sage Cambron: Missing teen is found safe, mother is in custody - Fox 4
Sage Cambron: Missing teen is found safe, mother is in custody  Fox 4

UPDATE (5/15) -- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office reports that Sage Cambron has been found and is safe. Brenda Cambron is in custody. *Sage Cambron ...


05/15/2019 05:52 PM
Missing Charlotte County teen with autism found, mother in custody - NBC2 News
Missing Charlotte County teen with autism found, mother in custody  NBC2 News

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office confirmed that the missing teenager girl with autism has been found in good health in Mississippi.


05/03/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County parents previously reported arrested for child's death - Wink News
Charlotte County parents previously reported arrested for child's death  Wink News

According to an official affidavit, the parents of a child who died in their care and three other neglected children were visited by Florida Department of Health over ...


05/18/2019 07:00 PM
Charlotte County sets the stage for next local sales tax vote - yoursun.com
Charlotte County sets the stage for next local sales tax vote  yoursun.com

It's been five years since the last sales tax referendum, and Charlotte County officials are gearing up for the next big ask in 2020.


05/08/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County deputies arrest, seize drugs in narcotics search warrant - Wink News
Charlotte County deputies arrest, seize drugs in narcotics search warrant  Wink News

A search warrant led to a drug bust of heroin, fentanyl and prescription pills at the residence of two Port Charlotte people Tuesday. The suspects, Brian O'Neil, ...


05/20/2019 05:14 PM
Charlotte names new emergency management director - yoursun.com
Charlotte names new emergency management director  yoursun.com

Charlotte County Public Safety Director Bill Van Helden announced on Monday that Patrick Fuller has been selected to succeed Jerry Mallet as emergency ...


05/10/2019 03:00 AM
Victim identified in fatal crash on I-75 in Charlotte County - Wink News
Victim identified in fatal crash on I-75 in Charlotte County  Wink News

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash involving one car on northbound I-75 mile marker 150 north of Slater Road in Charlotte County Friday night.


05/10/2019 03:00 AM
Port Charlotte drug bust another tally in rise of fentayl - Wink News
Port Charlotte drug bust another tally in rise of fentayl  Wink News

A deadly drug is appearing more often in Southwest Florida — fentanyl. Deputies in Charlotte County arrested five people in a drug bust where the powerful ...


05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Florida woman pulls gator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop in Punta Gorda - NBC2 News
Florida woman pulls gator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop in Punta Gorda  NBC2 News

She also admitted to having dozens of turtles in her car too.


05/04/2019 03:00 AM
Suspect arrested in connection to Charlotte County gas station robberies - Wink News
Suspect arrested in connection to Charlotte County gas station robberies  Wink News

A suspect is in custody Saturday morning after a tip came into Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers. Shamar Dameon Blair, 22, of Port Charlotte was arrested ...


05/04/2019 03:00 AM
Two armed robberies reported at Charlotte County gas stations wi - NBC2 News
Two armed robberies reported at Charlotte County gas stations wi  NBC2 News

Two armed robberies were reported within 30 minutes and five miles of each other in Charlotte County on Tuesday morning.


05/01/2019 03:00 AM
Two overdoses lead to raid, four arrests in Charlotte County - WWSB
Two overdoses lead to raid, four arrests in Charlotte County  WWSB

Deputies say the home on Glendale Avenue was identified as the source of the overdose calls that happened Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.


05/07/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County Sheriff Office seeking Walmart jewelry thief - WFLA
Charlotte County Sheriff Office seeking Walmart jewelry thief  WFLA

TAMPA (WFLA) - Do you recognize this man? Detectives are seeking to identify this retail theft suspect so he can join his accomplice in jail. The male suspect ...


05/18/2019 05:00 PM
Local skin cancer rates largely exceed state's; May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month - yoursun.com
Local skin cancer rates largely exceed state's; May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month  yoursun.com

There are some drawbacks to being the Sunshine State.


04/29/2019 03:00 AM
Man stabbed to death in Charlotte County, suspect arrested - NBC2 News
Man stabbed to death in Charlotte County, suspect arrested  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A man accused of stabbing another man to death during a fight in Charlotte County was arrested on Sunday night. undefined.


05/19/2019 02:01 AM
Charlotte County: Storm surge, shelters and evacuations - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Charlotte County: Storm surge, shelters and evacuations  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Unless you are a meteorologist or emergency manager you probably don't spend a lot of time agonizing about storm surge, what causes it, where you can safely ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
CARE hosts inaugural scholarship luncheon - Florida Weekly
CARE hosts inaugural scholarship luncheon  Florida Weekly

All 22-year-old Danyelle Rodriguez needed was one final semester to get her degree. The problem was the funds. Although she didn't go into detail, she ...


05/20/2019 02:02 PM
Letter: Spend sales tax on sewer lines | Letters To Editor - yoursun.com
Letter: Spend sales tax on sewer lines | Letters To Editor  yoursun.com

Editor: The added 1 percent sales tax on taxable items brings in $25 million a year. There could be an annual increase to $30 million for each of the next six ...


05/20/2019 09:01 AM
13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy | Markets Insider - Business Insider
13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy | Markets Insider  Business Insider

Florida has one of the biggest economies in the United States.Two of its most famous industries include tourism and agriculture, which contribute to t...


05/16/2019 04:00 PM
Charlotte County Commissioner Truex attends Rose Garden immigration announcement - yoursun.com
Charlotte County Commissioner Truex attends Rose Garden immigration announcement  yoursun.com

Charlotte County Commissioner Bill Truex was in the middle of a commission meeting when he received his invite to join President Donald Trump on Thursday ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
Florida's 2019 Legislative Session: NEW MOOD - Florida Weekly
Florida's 2019 Legislative Session: NEW MOOD  Florida Weekly

AS GOV. RON DESANTIS HOISTS HIS veto pen this week during his 15-day statutory window to reduce the new $91.1 billion budget in line-item vetoes or halt ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
House Hunting - Florida Weekly
House Hunting  Florida Weekly

Bring your horses and enjoy quiet county living and privacy. Fish for bass from your own two beautiful ponds on just over 5 acres, which are fenced on the rear.


05/17/2019 01:30 PM
Scholarships awarded to Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School students - yoursun.com
Scholarships awarded to Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School students  yoursun.com

More than 20 scholarships were awarded Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School students at their senior awards ceremony. Local scholarships were ...


05/02/2019 12:08 AM
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW - Florida Weekly
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW  Florida Weekly

King Fisher Fleet celebrates military, moms King Fisher Fleet is celebrating May as Military Appreciation Month, as well as remembering moms on Mother's Day.


05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Leaders want updates to interstate through Charlotte County - Wink News
Leaders want updates to interstate through Charlotte County  Wink News

Kings Highway exit is a road many of us have to take if we want to head to Port Charlotte. But that could change. Leaders in Charlotte County want to make it ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
Mismatched couple meet again in Gulfshore Playhouse's 'Skylight' - Florida Weekly
Mismatched couple meet again in Gulfshore Playhouse's 'Skylight'  Florida Weekly

Wow. David Hare's "Skylight," playing at Gulfshore Playhouse, pokes its finger in the eyes of the wealthy. Or at least at those who make their wealth by.


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
Moving ahead requires inventorying ugly truths from the past - Florida Weekly
Moving ahead requires inventorying ugly truths from the past  Florida Weekly

"Moral Inventory" by Tara Johnson. Austin Macauley. 154 pages. Trade paperback, $10.95. An intervention program named Helping Hands has, with her ...


05/01/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit recover drugs at a Port Charlotte residence - Fox 4
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit recover drugs at a Port Charlotte residence  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FLa. — The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has arrested four people in connection to two recent overdoes. Deputies started an ...


05/15/2019 03:55 PM
Charlotte County Schools adds 30 minutes to school day starting this fall - yoursun.com
Charlotte County Schools adds 30 minutes to school day starting this fall  yoursun.com

Students in Charlotte County will begin their school day 15 minutes earlier starting in the fall.


05/12/2019 09:17 AM
Charlotte County deputy en route to call hurt in hit-and-run crash - The News-Press
Charlotte County deputy en route to call hurt in hit-and-run crash  The News-Press

A Charlotte County Sheriff's Office deputy suffered minor injuries in a hit-and-run crash Saturday night.


05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Authorities searching for second suspect in Charlotte County robbery - NBC2 News
Authorities searching for second suspect in Charlotte County robbery  NBC2 News

Authorities are looking for the other suspect in a robbery that happened at a Charlotte County grocery store on April 3.


05/13/2019 02:30 PM
15-year-old teen reported missing in Charlotte County - Fox 4
15-year-old teen reported missing in Charlotte County  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Deputies are asking the public to be on the lookout for a developmentally challenged teen who went missing Sunday in Port ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County to keep animals seized from hoarder - NBC2 News
Charlotte County to keep animals seized from hoarder  NBC2 News

A court ruled Thursday that Charlotte County will keep the 72 animals that were seized from an animal hoarder's home in Port Charlotte.


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
Want to hunt for an alligator? Application process begins - Florida Weekly
Want to hunt for an alligator? Application process begins  Florida Weekly

Hunters can take part in the annual statewide recreational alligator harvest, which runs Aug. 15-Nov. 1. Alligators, a conservation success story in Florida,


05/20/2019 12:00 AM
New AAUW officers installed and scholarships awarded | Features - yoursun.com
New AAUW officers installed and scholarships awarded | Features  yoursun.com

The Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) held a meeting at the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, in Port ...


04/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County woman facing federal charges over counterfeit money - WWSB
Charlotte County woman facing federal charges over counterfeit money  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Deputies say a Charlotte County woman spread fake money throughout the Suncoast, including Charlotte, Sarasota and Polk counties.


04/25/2019 12:47 AM
Bear takes honors in Florida license plate design contest - Florida Weekly
Bear takes honors in Florida license plate design contest  Florida Weekly

A bear takes top honor in a new Florida license plate design contest. The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and The Collaboratory at Ringling College of Art.


05/20/2019 04:17 PM
Local jobless rate hits six-month low - News - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Local jobless rate hits six-month low - News  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Region's 1.5% rate of job growth fails to match 2.4% percent statewide increase.


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Wildlife in World Heritage Site declines after heatwave reduces seagrass - Florida Weekly
Wildlife in World Heritage Site declines after heatwave reduces seagrass  Florida Weekly

Diverse marine animals from dugongs to sea snakes became rarer in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Shark Bay, Western Australia, after a heat wave ...


05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County participating in new Warrant Service Officer Program - NBC2 News
Charlotte County participating in new Warrant Service Officer Program  NBC2 News

LARGO, Fla. - Several sheriff's offices across the state are partnering with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to launch the Warrant *Service* Officer Program.


05/14/2019 03:30 PM
Charlotte County gets first medical marijuana dispensary - yoursun.com
Charlotte County gets first medical marijuana dispensary  yoursun.com

It's a budding industry. Port Charlotte's first medical marijuana dispensary, VidaCann, opened its doors Tuesday at 1100 El Jobean Road, Unit 112. The location ...


04/28/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County dedicates more land to the birds - yoursun.com
Charlotte County dedicates more land to the birds  yoursun.com

Charlotte County has taken a roundabout step to protect the endangered Florida scrub jay.


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
New beginnings - Florida Weekly
New beginnings  Florida Weekly

IN LESS THAN FIVE YEARS, PUNTA Gorda businessman and restaurateur Chris Evans and his partner, New York developer William Socha, have transformed ...


05/09/2019 12:04 AM
The Norway connection - Florida Weekly
The Norway connection  Florida Weekly

THEY CAME FROM NORWAY BARELY OUT OF their teens, where they'd become friends and fellow aficionados of fast cars and fast boats. They become the ...


05/09/2019 12:04 AM
Aid Delayed - Florida Weekly
Aid Delayed  Florida Weekly

DRIVING IN TO MEXICO BEACH on Highway 98 along the Emerald Coast, its white-sand beaches are as beautiful as ever. But seven months after taking a ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Comedy club + barbecue joint = laughs that shtick to your ribs - Florida Weekly
Comedy club + barbecue joint = laughs that shtick to your ribs  Florida Weekly

While performing at the Hoodoo Comedy Club, guest comedian Ron Beau gives his barbeque sandwich from Porky's Roadhouse a good review. LAURA ...


05/20/2019 12:01 AM
Punta Gorda's Carr brothers in 41st year at Air Trek - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Punta Gorda's Carr brothers in 41st year at Air Trek  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The Carr family built a successful air ambulance business, and branched out into providing luxury travel charter flights. PUNTA GORDA — For over 40 years, ...


04/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County woman sentenced in counterfeit money scheme - NBC2 News
Charlotte County woman sentenced in counterfeit money scheme  NBC2 News

A Charlotte County woman is accused of printing more than $1300 worth of fake money.


05/19/2019 10:48 AM
Column: Stop the nitrogen that fuels red tide blooms - yoursun.com
Column: Stop the nitrogen that fuels red tide blooms  yoursun.com

Red tide, we're told, is not new. It's been around for hundreds of years. Yet there is a recognition that recent red tide events were out of the norm and.


05/01/2019 03:00 AM
Two rescued after kayak flips over in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Two rescued after kayak flips over in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Two people are being rescued in Charlotte Harbor after their kayak flipped over.


05/19/2019 05:48 PM
Trump denies plans to fly migrants from border to Florida - Charlotte Observer
Trump denies plans to fly migrants from border to Florida  Charlotte Observer

The office of Florida's governor says President Donald Trump told him he wouldn't authorize to fly hundreds of immigrants from the Mexican border to South ...


05/20/2019 08:00 AM
Fort Myers mega truck racer stars in Discovery Channel series 'Dirty Mudder Truckers' - The News-Press
Fort Myers mega truck racer stars in Discovery Channel series 'Dirty Mudder Truckers'  The News-Press

Fort Myers mega-truck racer Chris Libak and his customized Jeep, Animalistic, c0-star in the new Discovery Channel show "Dirty Mudder Truckers." Fort Myers ...


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
FST celebrates 100 years of women's right to vote - Florida Weekly
FST celebrates 100 years of women's right to vote  Florida Weekly

It started with an idea: What do you think about Florida Studio Theatre commemorating, in some yet-to-be-determined way, the 100th anniversary of the 19th.


05/15/2019 10:08 AM
First signs of algae that cause red tide found off Florida’s Gulf Coast - Orlando Sentinel
First signs of algae that cause red tide found off Florida’s Gulf Coast  Orlando Sentinel

Red tide isn't likely to ruin anyone's weekend, but state measurements taken in the last week have found small concentrations of the algae that cause it off ...


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Welcome to Florida Weekly's Best special section - Florida Weekly
Welcome to Florida Weekly's Best special section  Florida Weekly

The is Florida Weekly's take on some of the best, of course, but also some of the wackiest, most wondrous, obscure, ridiculous and even scandalous people and.


05/06/2019 03:00 AM
One foot alligator pulled from yoga pants in Charlotte County - Fox 4
One foot alligator pulled from yoga pants in Charlotte County  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — The Charlotte County Sheriffs Office made an interesting discovery after a traffic stop on Oil Well Road. Sheriffs deputies say they ...


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Florida man arrested after allegedly breaking into office, leaving sign in window saying ‘Secretary wanted, $1 - WWSB
Florida man arrested after allegedly breaking into office, leaving sign in window saying ‘Secretary wanted, $1  WWSB

Deputies in Charlotte County were looking for a man earlier this week who broke into the business office of Custom Pools by Precision on Tamiami Trail in Port ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Massage for the masses - Florida Weekly
Massage for the masses  Florida Weekly

ON A SCALE OF AMERICAN APPETITES and habits good and bad, there may be two extremes: On the one hand, the destructive opioid epidemic. On the other ...


05/18/2019 01:25 PM
Nearly half of Floridas kids are not ready for kindergarten - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Nearly half of Floridas kids are not ready for kindergarten  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Kindergarten readiness scores decreased again this year, prompting Governor Ron Desantis to criticize the “failure rate” and call for more funding. Last year ...


05/07/2019 03:00 AM
It began with a traffic violation and ended with a woman pulling a gator from her yoga pants - Washington Post
It began with a traffic violation and ended with a woman pulling a gator from her yoga pants  Washington Post

The blue Chevy pickup truck drove west on Oil Well Road, police say, blew through a stop sign and hung a left onto Tamiami Trail in the dark of night, around ...


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Food and Brew Festival supports Uncommon Friends - Florida Weekly
Food and Brew Festival supports Uncommon Friends  Florida Weekly

Food, beer and live music enthusiasts are invited to the first-ever River District Food and Brew Festival May 25 from noon- 8 p.m. at Burroughs Home & Gardens,


04/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County deputies working to stop boat thefts with helicopters - NBC2 News
Charlotte County deputies working to stop boat thefts with helicopters  NBC2 News

The aviation unit is stepping up patrols near marinas and boat yards to prevent boat theft.


05/07/2019 03:00 AM
New hurricane shelter neglects proper procedures, commissioner says - Wink News
New hurricane shelter neglects proper procedures, commissioner says  Wink News

A major hurricane shelter could be coming to a much-needed area for people in Charlotte County. While there is no Red Cross approved shelters to take cover ...


04/25/2019 12:47 AM
WGCU news team wins 11 broadcaster awards - Florida Weekly
WGCU news team wins 11 broadcaster awards  Florida Weekly

The WGCU news team has won 11 awards in the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Awards competition for its work in 2018, topping last year's total of 10.


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Join free annual fishing contest to round up invasive species - Florida Weekly
Join free annual fishing contest to round up invasive species  Florida Weekly

The Southwest Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area will host its annual Invasive Fish Roundup the weekend of April 26-28. The free ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Celebrate 49th Earth Day at Oscar Scherer State Park - Florida Weekly
Celebrate 49th Earth Day at Oscar Scherer State Park  Florida Weekly

Oscar Scherer State Park (and all Florida State Parks) invites everyone to an Earth Day celebration, Saturday, April 27 — and admission is free. Events will.


04/25/2019 12:47 AM
Laboratory Theater 10-minute plays cut to the chase - Florida Weekly
Laboratory Theater 10-minute plays cut to the chase  Florida Weekly

It's a festival of 10s. The Laboratory Theater of Florida is presenting 10-minute plays, a form that has taken the theater world by storm. "Short" in this case.


05/10/2019 03:51 PM
US Navy Blue Angels perform 'double farvel' over Fort Lauderdale - CNYcentral.com
US Navy Blue Angels perform 'double farvel' over Fort Lauderdale  CNYcentral.com

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (STORYFUL) -- The US Navy Blue Angels entertained spectators at the Fort Lauderdale Air Show in Florida on May 5.


04/22/2019 03:00 AM
Metro Diner announces Port Charlotte opening - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Metro Diner announces Port Charlotte opening  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fans of Southern comfort food in Charlotte County will soon have a new dining option. Tampa-based Metro Diner, a top casual restaurant chain for serious diner ...


05/20/2019 05:30 AM
Top Army officials will have Columbia at attention this week. Here’s why - Charlotte Observer
Top Army officials will have Columbia at attention this week. Here’s why  Charlotte Observer

Secretary of the Army Mark Esper is set to visit Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC, this week. Columbia has been.


04/28/2019 03:00 AM
Local News Bicyclist dead after being hit by car in Charlotte County WFTX Digital Team 2 - Fox 4
Local News Bicyclist dead after being hit by car in Charlotte County WFTX Digital Team 2  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — One man is dead after being hit by a car while riding down Piper Road on his bicycle on Friday. The 63-year-old bicyclist was ...


05/16/2019 12:04 PM
Allegiant expanding into resort business - Tampa Bay Times
Allegiant expanding into resort business  Tampa Bay Times

The discount airline is hoping to tap into an old Florida playbook.


05/17/2019 10:37 AM
Are you prepared for the next hurricane? Hurricane Expo was there to help - yoursun.com
Are you prepared for the next hurricane? Hurricane Expo was there to help  yoursun.com

Dave Woods has lived in Florida for four months. Originally from Arkansas, this is Woods' first hurricane season, which begins in just a couple of weeks. The Sun ...


05/20/2019 10:20 AM
‘Is that an eyeball I see?’ Alligator stuck under NC home was so big, the house shook - Durham Herald Sun
‘Is that an eyeball I see?’ Alligator stuck under NC home was so big, the house shook  Durham Herald Sun

A North Carolina family found an alligator living under their home May 15 in Bolton. The hissing 10-foot-alligator was so large that it caused the trailer to move ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Despite talk of universal health care, UnitedHealth a robust stock - Florida Weekly
Despite talk of universal health care, UnitedHealth a robust stock  Florida Weekly

With the number of people vying to be the Democratic nominee for president approaching the population of South Dakota, many candidates are supporting ...


05/14/2019 04:22 PM
Packers of Indian River sells citrus grove to grapefruit grower IMG Citrus for $31 million - TCPalm
Packers of Indian River sells citrus grove to grapefruit grower IMG Citrus for $31 million  TCPalm

Vero Beach-based citrus company IMG Citrus Inc. bought nearly 4,000 acres of citrus grove land last month from the Packers of Indian River for $31.25 million.


05/02/2019 12:08 AM
Kevin Anderson, Melisa Giovannelli join Uncommon Friends Foundations board - Florida Weekly
Kevin Anderson, Melisa Giovannelli join Uncommon Friends Foundations board  Florida Weekly

The Uncommon Friends Foundation recently elected two community business leaders to its board of directors — Ward 4 councilman for the city of Fort Myers ...


05/14/2019 04:42 PM
Red tide is back in waters off Anna Maria Island, state says - Bradenton Herald
Red tide is back in waters off Anna Maria Island, state says  Bradenton Herald

Very low levels of Karenia brevis, the algae that causes red tide, were found at the South Coquina Beach boat ramp in Bradenton Beach on Anna Maria Island, ...


05/16/2019 06:30 AM
50 fun things to do in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice-Punta Gorda - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
50 fun things to do in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice-Punta Gorda  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The tourists and snowbirds have pretty much all gone home, which means less traffic and more time for us locals to have fun. Sure, it's warm — OK, hot! outside ...


04/29/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County Soccer Federation Coach and Sponsor Appreciation Dinner Honors Award Recipients - PR.com
Charlotte County Soccer Federation Coach and Sponsor Appreciation Dinner Honors Award Recipients  PR.com

Charlotte County, FL, April 29, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Charlotte County Soccer Federation Inc. (CCSF) is pleased to announce the recipients of the appreciation ...


05/19/2019 12:00 PM
Woman killed by Florida passenger train she tried to beat - Charlotte Observer
Woman killed by Florida passenger train she tried to beat  Charlotte Observer

Authorities say a Florida passenger train struck and killed a woman who was trying to cross the tracks.


05/15/2019 12:02 PM
Lee Health earns 'A' for patient safety, NCH Healthcare System receives 'B' grade - The News-Press
Lee Health earns 'A' for patient safety, NCH Healthcare System receives 'B' grade  The News-Press

Here's a breakdown of patient safety grades for hospitals in Lee, Collier and Charlotte, according to the national organization, The Leapfrog group.


05/19/2019 03:00 AM
Attorney Brian O Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti - Massachusetts Newswire
Attorney Brian O Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti  Massachusetts Newswire

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his ...


05/13/2019 07:42 AM
Protecting Paradise Fertilizer rules in Southwest Florida WFTX Digital Team 7:42 AM, May 13, 2019 - Fox 4
Protecting Paradise Fertilizer rules in Southwest Florida WFTX Digital Team 7:42 AM, May 13, 2019  Fox 4

While fertilizer helps your grass grow, it can seep into our ground water and canals when it rains. And scientists say fertilizer can cause toxic algae to grow.


05/13/2019 01:24 PM
Permit required to harvest saw palmetto berries in Florida - Fox 4
Permit required to harvest saw palmetto berries in Florida  Fox 4

Authorities are reminding citizens seeking to harvest saw palmetto berries that the State of Florida requires that a crew leader needs to apply for a permit first.


05/17/2019 07:00 AM
Attorney Brian Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti - Send2Press Newswire
Attorney Brian Sutter Recognized for Supporting New Clean Drinking Water Project In Haiti  Send2Press Newswire

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Attorney Brian O. Sutter of All Injuries Law Firm has been recognized for his ...


05/10/2019 07:39 PM
DeSantis vetoes bill on plastic straw bans - News - The Ledger
DeSantis vetoes bill on plastic straw bans - News  The Ledger

TALLAHASSEE — In his first veto, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rejected a bill that would have blocked local governments from banning plastic straws.DeSantis ...


04/28/2019 03:00 AM
2 in hospital after house fire in Charlotte Park - Wink News
2 in hospital after house fire in Charlotte Park  Wink News

A married couple in Charlotte County were rushed to the hospital after a house fire. A neighbor jumped into action to try to put out the fire and ran into the ...


03/20/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County welcomes Allegiant Sunseeker Resort - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Charlotte County welcomes Allegiant Sunseeker Resort  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

The $420 million project will create the tallest buildings in the county. The company promises 500 full-time jobs. CHARLOTTE COUNTY -- The only thing missing ...


03/30/2019 03:00 AM
Body discovered by boater in Prairie Creek in Charlotte County - Wink News
Body discovered by boater in Prairie Creek in Charlotte County  Wink News

A body has been found in a creek in Charlotte County Saturday morning. The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says the body was discovered by a boater in ...


04/03/2019 03:00 AM
Body found in Charlotte County creek identified as that of missing Gage Jackson - Wink News
Body found in Charlotte County creek identified as that of missing Gage Jackson  Wink News

A body discovered by a boater in Charlotte County Saturday has been identified to be that of a missing teen. Gage Jackson was reported missing and last being ...


01/10/2019 03:00 AM
State awards Charlotte County $1.7 million grant for aviation training - Naples Daily News
State awards Charlotte County $1.7 million grant for aviation training  Naples Daily News

Charlotte County awarded $1.7 million grant from the state's Department of Economic Opportunity to create training opportunities for the aviation industry.


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Dog owners accuse animal trainer of abuse and worse - Wink News
Dog owners accuse animal trainer of abuse and worse  Wink News

Jesse Dalton seemed like a picture-perfect dog trainer. He had search and rescue experience, an interactive social media and good references. But clients say ...


04/10/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County roads may see speed limit changes - Wink News
Charlotte County roads may see speed limit changes  Wink News

That is the message drivers have for people on Charlotte County roads. Now, speed limit changes could be on the way to fight the problem. Some said the pace ...


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Seniors are most at-risk for suicide in Charlotte County - Florida Weekly
Seniors are most at-risk for suicide in Charlotte County  Florida Weekly

Now that Amy Vogel looks back, there were warning signs. But when her 85-year-old grandfather killed himself with a family gun in March 2013, she and her ...


04/01/2019 03:00 AM
Live in paradise on a discount in Charlotte County - Wink News
Live in paradise on a discount in Charlotte County  Wink News

Living next to paradise is affordable in Southwest Florida similar to the sunset views one would find in Key West. Travis Webster moved to Charlotte County to ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
A host of Charlotte County events will ring in the New Year - Florida Weekly
A host of Charlotte County events will ring in the New Year  Florida Weekly

"Good parties create a temporary youthfulness," said the late aphorist Mason Cooley. If that's true, Charlotte County stands to be the Fountain of Youth on New.


02/12/2019 03:00 AM
Utility bills increase in Charlotte County to compensate for rapid growth - Wink News
Utility bills increase in Charlotte County to compensate for rapid growth  Wink News

Charlotte County leaders said the area is experiencing rapid growth. To compensate, the county wants to increase utility bills for residents. Max Jaroszewski said ...


03/28/2019 03:00 AM
Parents of missing Charlotte County 19-year-old looking for answers - Wink News
Parents of missing Charlotte County 19-year-old looking for answers  Wink News

A family is pleading for help from the public tonight. They just want their teenage son home. Gage Jackson, 19, disappeared more than a week ago. And his ...




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