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01/17/2019 12:49 AM
CRASH | Charlotte County Florida Weekly - Florida Weekly
CRASH | Charlotte County Florida Weekly  Florida Weekly

IT'S EASY TO BLAME THE OLDIES IN FLORida, those 65 and up in age navigating more than 271000 miles of road south of Georgia and east of Alabama: They ...


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
It's high season across Florida for doll collectors - Florida Weekly
It's high season across Florida for doll collectors  Florida Weekly

It was 1976, the year of the Bicentennial, that my mother first drafted my sister and me to help out at the Fort Myers Doll Club's Magic of Dolls show. It was.


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
Flu season picks up across Florida - Florida Weekly
Flu season picks up across Florida  Florida Weekly

Feeling achy? Sneezy? Drippy? In short, miserable? You're not alone. Some hospitals across South Florida reported a sharp rise in flu cases in December, and.


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
Observe total lunar eclipse at two Southwest Florida sites - Florida Weekly
Observe total lunar eclipse at two Southwest Florida sites  Florida Weekly

A Super Blood Moon and total lunar eclipse will occur Sunday and Monday, Jan. 20-21. The Southwest Florida Astronomical Society is planning on having two ...


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW - Florida Weekly
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW  Florida Weekly

Coastal Cleanup held in Charlotte Harbor Peace River Sail and Power Squadron will once again be cleaning Bayshore Live Oak Park, 23157 Bayshore Road, ...


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV - Florida Weekly
THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV  Florida Weekly

THURSDAY, JAN. 17, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Season 8, Part 1 After their ups and downs as a couple, Martin and Louisa are finally living together with their son, ...


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
Military Heritage Museum to host 'Witness to War' producers - Florida Weekly
Military Heritage Museum to host 'Witness to War' producers  Florida Weekly

With 789711 veterans in Florida, our state ranks third in the nation — behind only California and Texas — in veteran population. In the coming weeks, the.


01/14/2019 04:59 PM
District adds 30 minutes to the school day of Charlotte County students - Wink News
District adds 30 minutes to the school day of Charlotte County students  Wink News

Charlotte County public school students will be ringing in the 2019 school year with a new bell schedule. The School District of Charlotte County is adding an ...


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.


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
Destination: Woodstock - Florida Weekly
Destination: Woodstock  Florida Weekly

FUN FACT: MICHAEL LANG, in creating the original Woodstock Music Festival in 1969, wanted the iconic "King of the Cowboys," Roy Rogers, to close the event ...


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
'Guerrilla Girls: Rattling Cages Since 1985' at Rauschenberg Gallery - Florida Weekly
'Guerrilla Girls: Rattling Cages Since 1985' at Rauschenberg Gallery  Florida Weekly

Here's a friendly little pop quiz for you: grab a piece of paper, and in the next three minutes, see how many artists you can name. Living, dead — doesn't.


12/20/2018 01:39 AM
Florida ABUZZ - Florida Weekly
Florida ABUZZ  Florida Weekly

RON BENDER HAS ONE bee sticker on his mailbox — and about a half-million live bees in his backyard. The Golden Gate Estates retiree traded electrical.


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
UPS driver hurt in Charlotte County crash - Fox 4
UPS driver hurt in Charlotte County crash  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two people are in the hospital after a crash involving a UPS truck and a fuel truck in Punta Gorda.


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
ABOUT FACE - Florida Weekly
ABOUT FACE  Florida Weekly

TWO YEARS AGO, DEDO — THE ICONIC AND sometimes controversial artist whom almost no one calls by his given name, John Cristina — celebrated his old ...


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
Mustang GT is world-class American muscle - Florida Weekly
Mustang GT is world-class American muscle  Florida Weekly

The American muscle car is now far more than just putting a big motor under the hood of a storied brand name. The 2019 Ford Mustang GT is the proof.


01/17/2019 12:49 AM
Avoid legacy airline stocks until they can match competition - Florida Weekly
Avoid legacy airline stocks until they can match competition  Florida Weekly

Last week, my wife made the comment that it had been a long time since she had seen her sister in Chicago and that our kids missed playing with their cousin.


01/10/2019 06:00 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.


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 ...


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Storm wreaks havoc in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Storm wreaks havoc in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Storms that had been building up all week finally struck on Thursday.


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
The KEY to getting your first home - Florida Weekly
The KEY to getting your first home  Florida Weekly

HOWEVER TARNISHED BY THE RECESSION that ravaged the Southwest Florida real estate market a decade ago, buying a house of one's own is for many ...


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
Charlotte Community Foundation expands team and networking opportunities - Florida Weekly
Charlotte Community Foundation expands team and networking opportunities  Florida Weekly

Charlotte Community Foundation has announced recent additions to its team by welcoming Justin Brand as director of community engagement and Trisha ...


01/09/2019 08:54 AM
Missing Venice boaters boat found 16 miles off Charlotte County - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Missing Venice boaters boat found 16 miles off Charlotte County  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Correction: Todd Battaglino's boat was found off Charlotte County. An earlier version of this story was incorrect. SARASOTA COUNTY — Authorities found the ...


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
The lives they led - Florida Weekly
The lives they led  Florida Weekly

THEY WERE ARTISTS, COMMUNITY builders, heroes, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. The people we lost this year filled public and private spaces.


12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Fake bills making rounds in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Fake bills making rounds in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Fake cash is making rounds in Southwest Florida. Charlotte County deputies found some said during a traffic stop along the 900 hundred block of Kings ...


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
Giving back - Florida Weekly
Giving back  Florida Weekly

At some point in time — maybe in childhood, maybe in a business ethics class in college, maybe as astute business leaders who decided to leave a better.


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
House Hunting - Florida Weekly
House Hunting  Florida Weekly

Live the Florida lifestyle in this incredible model home with more than $132000 in upgrades. The Beachcomber Model by Truex Preferred Construction boasts.


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
FSW Corporate Training Center opens in Bonita Springs - Florida Weekly
FSW Corporate Training Center opens in Bonita Springs  Florida Weekly

As more businesses continue to make their way to Southwest Florida, and as businesses here expand and continue to add positions, there is a growing need ...


01/16/2019 11:14 AM
Bluegrass queen Rhonda Vincent on Grammy ahead of Southwest Florida shows - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Bluegrass queen Rhonda Vincent on Grammy ahead of Southwest Florida shows  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage perform Jan. 25 at Manatee County Fair and then at Cultural Center of Charlotte County.


11/22/2018 03:00 AM
November 2018 Charlotte County tourist development tax collections increased over November 2017 - Boca Beacon
November 2018 Charlotte County tourist development tax collections increased over November 2017  Boca Beacon

To the Editor: This week the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor & Convention Bureau announced that Charlotte County tourist development tax revenues ...


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
Tender, tough & remarkable: Rosemary Clooney musical at Florida Rep - Florida Weekly
Tender, tough & remarkable: Rosemary Clooney musical at Florida Rep  Florida Weekly

Michael Marotta and Susan Haefner star in “Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical,” now playing at Florida Repertory Theatre's ArtStage Studio Theatre.


12/21/2018 03:00 AM
Video shows possible tornado in Port Charlotte - Fox 4
Video shows possible tornado in Port Charlotte  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- We have new video of a possible tornado touching down in Port Charlotte during Thursday's stormy weather.


01/16/2019 05:11 PM
Red tide again subsides in Manatee County waters. Not so for Sarasota, state says - Bradenton Herald
Red tide again subsides in Manatee County waters. Not so for Sarasota, state says  Bradenton Herald

The Karenia brevis algae that causes red tide was still lingering in Manatee County waters earlier this week, according to the latest report from the Florida Fish ...


12/19/2018 03:00 AM
Counterfeit 'training money' found in Charlotte County - Fox 4
Counterfeit 'training money' found in Charlotte County  Fox 4

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, Federal Reserve note replicas imprinted with Chinese characters, or "training money", are going around the ...


12/20/2018 01:39 AM
Shorts and boots - Florida Weekly
Shorts and boots  Florida Weekly

If the weather in Southwest Florida dips below 60 degrees I pull out my winter wear. Coats, sweaters, scarves, tights and boots all emerge from my closet and I.


01/03/2019 12:19 AM
23rd Jewish Film Festival a celebration of culture - Florida Weekly
23rd Jewish Film Festival a celebration of culture  Florida Weekly

The Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties will begin its 23rd annual Jewish Film Festival on Jan. 13. It is a month-long celebration. Screened will be.


01/03/2019 12:19 AM
Great JAMS - Florida Weekly
Great JAMS  Florida Weekly

IN RECENT YEARS, I'VE HAD A WAY OF coming up with top album choices that haven't been on the radar of most publications. This year, I can't for the life of ...


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
Have your employees had enough? - Florida Weekly
Have your employees had enough?  Florida Weekly

WHY DO PEOPLE LEAVE THEIR JOBS? Study after study shows the main reason employees jump ship is a bad manager. And while you might think of a "bad ...


01/03/2019 12:19 AM
Nine charged after Florida black bears attacked by dog packs - Florida Weekly
Nine charged after Florida black bears attacked by dog packs  Florida Weekly

Nine people face animal cruelty charges and other allegations after a year-long investigation into the use of dogs to attack Florida black bears, Attorney.


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
Everglades film 'The Swamp' to be shown in free screenings - Florida Weekly
Everglades film 'The Swamp' to be shown in free screenings  Florida Weekly

WGCU Public Media is joining two local environmental nonprofits to offer free preview screenings of a new national documentary on the history of the ...


01/16/2019 01:37 PM
4-for-4! Platinum Luxury Auctions Reports Impressive Sales in FL, PA, NM & CO at January Auctions - PRNewswire
4-for-4! Platinum Luxury Auctions Reports Impressive Sales in FL, PA, NM & CO at January Auctions  PRNewswire

MIAMI, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Luxury real estate auction house Platinum Luxury Auctions has announced the sale of four multimillion-dollar estates as ...


01/16/2019 04:20 PM
Florida editorial roundup - Charlotte Observer
Florida editorial roundup  Charlotte Observer

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers: ___. Jan. 12. Miami Herald on Gov. Ron DeSantis and the threat of sea-level rise: ...


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Junior Achievement receives $50000 grant - Florida Weekly
Junior Achievement receives $50000 grant  Florida Weekly

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $50000 grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to help further its programs throughout.


12/27/2018 05:49 AM
Coming up at the Renaissance Academy - Florida Weekly
Coming up at the Renaissance Academy  Florida Weekly

Maximum Benefits-Low Impact Noon-1 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday Fee: $7 per class or $45 for an eight-class pass Instructor: Sharon Fultz Tai chi is.


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
From SW Florida to 'Hamilton,' Christopher Campbell lands dream role - Florida Weekly
From SW Florida to 'Hamilton,' Christopher Campbell lands dream role  Florida Weekly

For an actor, getting a prized role is like winning the lottery or finding one of Willy Wonka's rare golden tickets. Neapolitan Christopher Campbell found out.


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
The business of battling addiction - Florida Weekly
The business of battling addiction  Florida Weekly

BARBARA SHAFER USED TO STAND JUST behind her daughter Alison in the bathroom of their North Carolina home, watching to make sure the high school ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
THE (SUNSHINE) STATE of our BIRDS - Florida Weekly
THE (SUNSHINE) STATE of our BIRDS  Florida Weekly

ONCE UPON A TIME IN FLORIDA — THE time when Hamilton Disston bought 4 million acres of Everglades wetlands for 25 cents per acre and tried to drain ...


01/10/2019 05:44 AM
New laws bring minimum wage, workers' compensation revisions - Florida Weekly
New laws bring minimum wage, workers' compensation revisions  Florida Weekly

Minimum-wage workers get a pay raise, businesses get a break on insurance bills and a few new laws took effect with the new year. Minimum-wage workers ...


12/20/2018 01:39 AM
'Ding' Darling unveils film series - Florida Weekly
'Ding' Darling unveils film series  Florida Weekly

Seven winter bi-weekly environmental films exploring the impact of plastics and pythons, to sea turtles and Jane Goodall, are part of the seventh annual "Ding"


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
Grammy-winning saxophonist takes center stage at CSO concert - Florida Weekly
Grammy-winning saxophonist takes center stage at CSO concert  Florida Weekly

While always at the head of the class when it comes to jazz, the sultry saxophone is often the ugly stepchild of the orchestral world. A bit of an outsider when.


12/28/2018 03:00 AM
Anti-skimmer ordinance going into effect in Charlotte County - Fox 4
Anti-skimmer ordinance going into effect in Charlotte County  Fox 4

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Charlotte County deputies want to remind you that starting January 1st, 2019, they will begin enforcing an ordinance to protect you at the ...


01/16/2019 05:38 AM
Florida officer kills rabid otter following several attacks - Charlotte Observer
Florida officer kills rabid otter following several attacks  Charlotte Observer

Authorities say a Florida police officer fatally shot a rabid otter several days after people reported attacks.


01/03/2019 12:19 AM
Get ready for the Visual Arts Center's annual Quickdraw - Florida Weekly
Get ready for the Visual Arts Center's annual Quickdraw  Florida Weekly

Plein air artists will canvas the streets surrounding the Visual Arts Center (210 Maud St.) to find the perfect setting to begin their work as participants in.


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Tornado damages 80 mobile homes in central Florida - Charlotte Observer
Tornado damages 80 mobile homes in central Florida  Charlotte Observer

Authorities in Florida say 80 mobile homes have been damaged by a possible tornado touchdown as nasty weather sweeps through Central Florida.


01/16/2019 07:50 AM
Red tide in Florida killing record number of sea turtles - The Columbus Dispatch
Red tide in Florida killing record number of sea turtles  The Columbus Dispatch

SARASOTA, Fla. — A Florida red tide outbreak close to 16 months old has killed more sea turtles than any previous single red tide event on record, and ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
FARMERS MARKETS - Florida Weekly
FARMERS MARKETS  Florida Weekly

Thursdays ¦ Englewood Farmers Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Old Englewood Village, 300 Block of West Dearborn Street, Englewood. *Fresh* and organic produce, ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
AAA, Budweiser offer towing for impaired drivers - Florida Weekly
AAA, Budweiser offer towing for impaired drivers  Florida Weekly

With more than 102 million people expected to travel by automobile this holiday season — the most on record since AAA began tracking holiday travel in 2001 ...


01/10/2019 05:44 AM
Bealls, club help manatees - Florida Weekly
Bealls, club help manatees  Florida Weekly

This fall, Bealls Stores launched a new brand called Chubby Mermaids with a mission to help save the manatees. Partnering with Save the Manatee Club, ...


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
Regretting holiday credit card debt? Follow these steps now - Florida Weekly
Regretting holiday credit card debt? Follow these steps now  Florida Weekly

Now that another Christmas has fallen by the wayside, many of us are suffering from a painful hangover. I am not talking about something that can be cured with.


12/21/2018 03:00 AM
NWS changes determination, says Port Charlotte damage was from EF0 tornado - NBC2 News
NWS changes determination, says Port Charlotte damage was from EF0 tornado  NBC2 News

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - After initially determining that damage was from straight-line winds, the National Weather *Service* now says that an EF0 tornado was ...


01/09/2019 06:02 PM
Charlotte County says they made sure gas station owners knew about new skimmer law - NBC2 News
Charlotte County says they made sure gas station owners knew about new skimmer law  NBC2 News

The Charlotte County News Team reported Tuesday there have been no actual gas skimmer checks since the first day of the fining went into effect on January ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
Best & Worst movies of 2018 - Florida Weekly
Best & Worst movies of 2018  Florida Weekly

FOR AS GOOD A YEAR AS IT was for dramas, indies and foreign films, it was an even better year for blockbusters, especially Disney's. Yes, the studio took a hit.


01/16/2019 10:00 AM
FPL announces groundbreaking '30-by-30' plan to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030, make Florida a world leader in solar energy - PRNewswire
FPL announces groundbreaking '30-by-30' plan to install more than 30 million solar panels by 2030, make Florida a world leader in solar energy  PRNewswire

JUNO BEACH, Fla., Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), already a leader in solar energy, today announced a groundbreaking.


01/05/2019 06:11 AM
Florida Lifestyle Homes building on market confidence - Naples Daily News
Florida Lifestyle Homes building on market confidence  Naples Daily News

As the new year begins, Florida Lifestyle Homes reports seven new luxury homes underway in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties, reflecting confidence in the ...


12/20/2018 01:39 AM
Holiday Films - Florida Weekly
Holiday Films  Florida Weekly

'TIS THE SEASON TO STUFF OUR FACes and veg out on the couch watching Netflix, fa la la la la la la la la. When it comes to putting ourselves in the holiday ...


12/20/2018 01:39 AM
Cool yule music for the season selections abound - Florida Weekly
Cool yule music for the season selections abound  Florida Weekly

Maybe it's just me, but it seems like Christmas music is getting cooler by the year. Last year, Cheap Trick, the Minus 5 and Dude York brightened the season.


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
International economic slowdowns causing drops in US stock markets - Florida Weekly
International economic slowdowns causing drops in US stock markets  Florida Weekly

Many people today are understandably confused with the current state of the financial markets. On one hand, the economic data shows that the unemployment ...


01/10/2019 05:43 AM
Electronic trading will likely mean the end of market makers - Florida Weekly
Electronic trading will likely mean the end of market makers  Florida Weekly

The extremely high volatility of the financial markets has elevated reporting on the stock market into prime position in most newspapers, TV news, and even.


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
FPL, Everglades park partners on solar project at Shark Valley - Florida Weekly
FPL, Everglades park partners on solar project at Shark Valley  Florida Weekly

It's an intriguing fact of nature that alligators, the ubiquitous denizens of the Everglades, are solar powered, with scaly skin that optimizes the sun's rays.


12/24/2018 03:00 AM
Two homes destroyed in Christmas Eve fire - WWSB
Two homes destroyed in Christmas Eve fire  WWSB

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fl (WWSB) - Two homes were destroyed on Christmas Eve due to a fire. On Monday night, around 7:10 p.m. firefighters responded to a ...


01/12/2019 01:32 PM
Former Sarasota Chairman elected as Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida - WWSB
Former Sarasota Chairman elected as Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida  WWSB

On Jan. 12, during the Republican's Annual meeting in Orlando, former Sarasota County Republican Chairman was elected into a new position.


01/16/2019 12:06 AM
Hearing set on school shooting suspect’s contact with guard - Charlotte Observer
Hearing set on school shooting suspect’s contact with guard  Charlotte Observer

A judge is set to consider whether Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz should still be supervised by a corrections officer he is accused of assaulting.


12/19/2018 03:00 AM
What's the population of Florida? You are one of 21.3 million but still behind California and Texas - The News-Press
What's the population of Florida? You are one of 21.3 million but still behind California and Texas  The News-Press

Texas saw the largest numeric growth, gaining 379128 people over the year, while Florida's estimated numeric growth was second-highest.


12/19/2018 03:00 AM
Local home sales rise, but pending deals slow down - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Local home sales rise, but pending deals slow down  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

November's home sales climbed over the year in the Sarasota-Manatee region, outpacing statewide gains and bucking national sales numbers that plunged at ...


01/16/2019 07:58 PM
Moms plead with other parents to check their kids for lice - WZVN-TV
Moms plead with other parents to check their kids for lice  WZVN-TV

Melanie Meyers says her six-year-old daughter has been struggling with lice off and on since October.


01/09/2019 01:16 AM
Coast Guard Searches For Missing Sarasota County Boater - Sarasota, FL Patch
Coast Guard Searches For Missing Sarasota County Boater  Sarasota, FL Patch

Coast Guard Searches For Sarasota County Boater - Sarasota, FL - The search for a missing Sarasota County boater was focused on an area 20 miles west of ...


01/15/2019 07:33 PM
Red tide episode kills record number of sea turtles - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Red tide episode kills record number of sea turtles  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

SARASOTA — A Florida red tide outbreak close to 16 months old has killed more sea turtles than any previous single red tide event on record, and manatee ...


01/15/2019 03:23 PM
Gulfshore Opera plans 'La Boheme' at Fort Myers' Mann Hall, more changes - The News-Press
Gulfshore Opera plans 'La Boheme' at Fort Myers' Mann Hall, more changes  The News-Press

Big changes are coming for Gulfshore Opera next season, including the opera company's biggest venue to date: Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall.


12/10/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters - Wink News
Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters  Wink News

Schools normally serve as a safe haven during severe hurricanes. For Charlotte County, it's a different story. Some neighbors believe there are facilities better ...


12/13/2018 03:00 AM
Amigo Pallets breaks ground in Charlotte County - Florida Weekly
Amigo Pallets breaks ground in Charlotte County  Florida Weekly

Charlotte County commissioners and civic leaders were out in force on Dec. 4 to participate in official groundbreaking ceremonies for a Miami-based company ...


01/16/2019 04:40 PM
Polk sheriff: 'Deviant' Mexican national arrested for molesting child - FOX 46 Charlotte
Polk sheriff: 'Deviant' Mexican national arrested for molesting child  FOX 46 Charlotte

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd said his deputies arrested a man for sexually abusing a child for 5 years of her life, starting at the age of 7.


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
IT consulting firm to add 300 jobs in Mecklenburg County expansion - Charlotte Business Journal
IT consulting firm to add 300 jobs in Mecklenburg County expansion  Charlotte Business Journal

IT consulting firm Cognizant said Thursday that it would expand in Mecklenburg County, adding 300 jobs here over the next five years. Cognizant, which said in ...


10/17/2018 03:00 AM
Sample ballot for general election in Charlotte County on November 6, 2018 - Fox 4
Sample ballot for general election in Charlotte County on November 6, 2018  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Voters across the country will be hitting the polls on November 6 for general election known as mid-terms.


01/11/2019 04:41 PM
Bonita Springs home where Teresa Sievers was killed is sold at auction - Naples Daily News
Bonita Springs home where Teresa Sievers was killed is sold at auction  Naples Daily News

Dr. Teresa Sievers was found beaten to death with a hammer in 2015 in her Southwest Florida home.


11/05/2018 03:00 AM
Deputy-involved fatal shooting at Charlotte Harbor McDonald's under investigation - The News-Press
Deputy-involved fatal shooting at Charlotte Harbor McDonald's under investigation  The News-Press

A 72-year-old Arcadia man was shot and killed at a Charlotte County McDonald's on Monday morning after he pointed a rifle at deputies who were trying to get ...


11/08/2018 03:00 AM
Veterans Day events in Charlotte County - Florida Weekly
Veterans Day events in Charlotte County  Florida Weekly

Veterans Day BBQ Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Laishley Park, 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda Veterans Day Celebration 11 a.m.-noon Sunday, ...


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Strong storms move out of SWFL; wind speeds to increase - Wink News
Strong storms move out of SWFL; wind speeds to increase  Wink News

A line of strong storms that brought heavy rain and gusty winds are moving out of Southwest Florida. The NOAA National Weather *Service* issued coastal ...


05/06/2018 03:00 AM
Explore Florida's Charlotte County: White pelicans in Charlotte Harbor - Orlando Sentinel
Explore Florida's Charlotte County: White pelicans in Charlotte Harbor  Orlando Sentinel

Explore Florida's Charlotte County, one of the places in Florida that attracts giant white pelicans.


12/14/2018 03:00 AM
VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County - WWSB
VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County  WWSB

Charlotte County Sheriff's is searching for 2 suspects who are wanted for burglary and theft.


12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Family loses 11 pets in Charlotte County house fire - Fox 4
Family loses 11 pets in Charlotte County house fire  Fox 4

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- A family is safe in Port Charlotte after a fire severely damaged their home, but sadly they lost their pets.


08/09/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County's youth are getting political - Florida Weekly
Charlotte County's youth are getting political  Florida Weekly

About 300 people waited under the pavilion on Tuesday, June 26, in Punta Gorda's Laishley Park for one of the rarer political events in Charlotte County. Chats.


09/24/2018 03:00 AM
Former Charlotte County sergeant tied to shipment of illegal drug GBL - Wink News
Former Charlotte County sergeant tied to shipment of illegal drug GBL  Wink News

A former Charlotte County deputy shipped a dangerous illegal drug to his in-laws' house. A new investigation reveals he shipped the chemical called GBL, and ...


10/18/2018 03:00 AM
School referendum affects a lot more than schools - Florida Weekly
School referendum affects a lot more than schools  Florida Weekly

You've probably seen the green "Vote YES for Success" logo all over Charlotte County. But why? The truth is: Charlotte County Public Schools is in dire straits.


11/12/2018 03:00 AM
Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte County - WWSB
Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte County  WWSB

A Charlotte County man is in custody for allegedly possessing illegal drugs inside his home found during an investigation into a drive-by shooting on his ...


10/04/2018 03:00 AM
Florida & Marijuana - Florida Weekly
Florida & Marijuana  Florida Weekly

LOOKING FOR SOME MARIJUANA? While to many this question seems shady, the reality is you live in Florida, a state that now legally allows use of medicinal.


10/05/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County firefighter accused of using camera to record house sitter - Wink News
Charlotte County firefighter accused of using camera to record house sitter  Wink News

A Charlotte County firefighter planted a hidden camera in his bathroom to record the woman who was house-sitting for his family, the Sarasota County Sheriff's ...


11/20/2018 03:00 AM
Bee wary: Truck carrying bees overturns in Charlotte County - WTSP.com
Bee wary: Truck carrying bees overturns in Charlotte County  WTSP.com

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- The Florida Highway Patrol is asking drivers to bee cautious when driving in Charlotte County on Tuesday. A large truck full of bees ...


09/20/2018 03:00 AM
Man arrested for lewd act in Charlotte Co. park - Fox 4
Man arrested for lewd act in Charlotte Co. park  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man was arrested in a rural Charlotte County park Wednesday after reportedly grabbing the privates of an ...


05/30/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County leads the way in Florida with recycling program - Wink News
Charlotte County leads the way in Florida with recycling program  Wink News

Charlotte County is leading the way in Florida with its recycling program. The county achieved 75.2 percent in traditional recycling — exceeding the state ...


12/14/2018 03:00 AM
Pilot optimistic after surviving crash landing in Charlotte County - Wink News
Pilot optimistic after surviving crash landing in Charlotte County  Wink News

A pilot is alive to tell the tale after his small plane crashed in the middle of a Charlotte County neighborhood Thursday afternoon. MORE: Small plane makes ...


10/07/2018 03:00 AM
Where to donate to Charlotte County food drive - NBC2 News
Where to donate to Charlotte County food drive  NBC2 News

The *Fresh* Jersey Tomatoes, a group of women originally from New Jersey who now reside in Charlotte County, is holding a food drive to benefit the Homeless ...




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