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07/16/2019 05:03 PM
Card skimmer found inside a Charlotte County Circle K - Wink News
Card skimmer found inside a Charlotte County Circle K  Wink News

Deputies found a card reading device on a point-of-sale machine at the Circle K on Duncan Rd in Charlotte County Tuesday afternoon. Charlotte County ...


07/19/2019 11:51 AM
Florida Sheriff's Offices including Charlotte County take on Operation Knot Lit - NBC2 News
Florida Sheriff's Offices including Charlotte County take on Operation Knot Lit  NBC2 News

Operation Knot Lit, a Florida Sheriff's Association strategic DUI/BUI initiative with 33 Florida counties, ran from July 3-7.


07/19/2019 04:59 PM
Fatal crash reported on El Jobean Rd. west of Port Charlotte - Wink News
Fatal crash reported on El Jobean Rd. west of Port Charlotte  Wink News

Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash just west of Port Charlotte in Charlotte County Friday. According to FHP, the crash is clear on El Jobean Road ...


06/22/2019 03:00 AM
FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: No. 128: Old Charlotte County Courthouse, 1928, Punta Gorda - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: No. 128: Old Charlotte County Courthouse, 1928, Punta Gorda  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

It says something about Punta Gorda's commitment to its historic building stock that the vintage courthouse is still standing. It was built in 1928, seven years after ...


07/09/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County woman Deanna Adams missing since Saturday - Fox 4
Charlotte County woman Deanna Adams missing since Saturday  Fox 4

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, 70-year-old Deanna Adams was last seen leaving her daughter's house at 11 p.m. Saturday.


07/15/2019 06:39 PM
Neighbors worried wildlife taking over rundown Charlotte County property - Wink News
Neighbors worried wildlife taking over rundown Charlotte County property  Wink News

Neighbors in Charlotte County believe some big lizards are taking over a rundown home near them. Neighbors in Englewood East have seen dozens of iguanas ...


07/17/2019 07:22 AM
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office searching for Chick-fil-A armed robbery suspect - Wink News
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office searching for Chick-fil-A armed robbery suspect  Wink News

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect that robbed a Chick-fil-A at 1814 Tamiami Tr. Pt. Charlotte at gunpoint. CCSO said the armed robbery ...


07/16/2019 03:07 PM
Florida man found with live alligator inside cooler in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Florida man found with live alligator inside cooler in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

A man from Punta Gorda was arrested after a deputy found a live alligator in his cooler, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.


07/18/2019 08:37 AM
Body found in car belonging to missing Charlotte Co. woman - Fox 4
Body found in car belonging to missing Charlotte Co. woman  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Investigators in Punta Gorda are working to identify a person found dead in a car. Here's what we know right now. The Charlotte ...


07/18/2019 05:37 AM
'The Armed Forces of Funny' | Charlotte County Florida Weekly - Florida Weekly
'The Armed Forces of Funny' | Charlotte County Florida Weekly  Florida Weekly

THE MILITARY ISN'T EXACTLY known for its sense of humor. Discipline? Yes. Uniformity and hierarchy? Yes. Rigidity? Yes. Humor? Not so much.


07/17/2019 01:03 PM
Lee and Charlotte counties top the list for Florida's best recycling spots - Wink News
Lee and Charlotte counties top the list for Florida's best recycling spots  Wink News

Recycling is top of mind for Lee and Charlotte counties. State numbers show they are ahead of the curve. In 2018, both counties recycled more than 75 percent ...


07/11/2019 12:51 AM
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW - Florida Weekly
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW  Florida Weekly

Make a play date with Community Services Summer is here, which means it's time to get your play on. This July, discover the power of play with Charlotte ...


07/11/2019 12:51 AM
FWC Python Action Team removes 500th Burmese python - Florida Weekly
FWC Python Action Team removes 500th Burmese python  Florida Weekly

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Python Action Team has removed the program's 500th invasive Burmese python from the wild.


06/24/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office investigating deadly shooting in Englewood - Wink News
Charlotte County Sheriff's Office investigating deadly shooting in Englewood  Wink News

UPDATE: Armed man fatally shot when two Charlotte County deputies open fire. —–. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic call that led to a ...


07/20/2019 04:07 PM
Weather Advisory: Storms with 40-mph winds in Charlotte, DeSoto, Sarasota counties - Wink News
Weather Advisory: Storms with 40-mph winds in Charlotte, DeSoto, Sarasota counties  Wink News

NOAA issued a weather advisory for northern parts of Southwest Florida at 3:35 p.m. Saturday. Western Charlotte County, DeSoto County and southeastern ...


06/30/2019 03:00 AM
$10000 reward for information on Charlotte County 19-year-old's death - Wink News
$10000 reward for information on Charlotte County 19-year-old's death  Wink News

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers wants the public's help to gather information about how 19-year-old Gage Jackson from Charlotte County died. Back in April ...


06/28/2019 03:00 AM
Notorious Charlotte County video troll arrested for harassing witnesses during investigation - NBC2 News
Notorious Charlotte County video troll arrested for harassing witnesses during investigation  NBC2 News

Deputies have arrested a man at his home in Charlotte County and said they'd be there all day.


07/18/2019 05:45 AM
State seeks all ideas that could clean up algae outbreaks - Florida Weekly
State seeks all ideas that could clean up algae outbreaks  Florida Weekly

Experts looking into toxic algae outbreaks that have exploded in state waterways want to know if anyone has a proven, innovative cleanup strategy that can be.


07/17/2019 04:49 PM
Body found in missing woman's vehicle in Punta Gorda - NBC2 News
Body found in missing woman's vehicle in Punta Gorda  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is conducting a death investigation after a body was found inside a missing woman's vehicle, ...


07/18/2019 05:45 AM
Babcock Ranch announces leadership change - Florida Weekly
Babcock Ranch announces leadership change  Florida Weekly

Al Dougherty has been named chief operations officer for Babcock Ranch, America's first solar-powered town located just northeast of Fort Myers on Babcock ...


07/04/2019 03:00 AM
Muslim civil rights group uses grants to open office - Florida Weekly
Muslim civil rights group uses grants to open office  Florida Weekly

CAIR-Florida Inc. is excited to start serving the diverse Southwest Florida immigrant community from our new office in Fort Myers, thanks to the generosity of.


07/10/2019 03:00 AM
Florida man runs off to drink a beer after mooning deputies, cops say - Bradenton Herald
Florida man runs off to drink a beer after mooning deputies, cops say  Bradenton Herald

Florida man struck again on July 8, this time in Charlotte County where a 43-year-old man was arrested for dropping his pants in front of deputies and then ...


06/22/2019 03:00 AM
Deputies arrest Port Charlotte suspect in domestic dispute shooting - Wink News
Deputies arrest Port Charlotte suspect in domestic dispute shooting  Wink News

Charlotte County deputies arrested a Port Charlotte man for a shooting Saturday afternoon that left one person injured. Suspect Frantz Andre Pierre-Louis, 76, ...


07/04/2019 01:06 PM
A FORCE FOR GOOD - Florida Weekly
A FORCE FOR GOOD  Florida Weekly

YOU WALK OUT OF A 97-DEGREE PARKING LOT not long after Sunday noon, through a glass door beneath a sign blinking "OPEN" at the top in red neon ...


07/10/2019 03:00 AM
Sexual predator returned to Charlotte County to face new charges - WWSB
Sexual predator returned to Charlotte County to face new charges  WWSB

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - A sexual predator has been returned to the Charlotte County Jail after being arrested last month in Texas, according to the ...


07/11/2019 03:00 AM
Crucial Canals - Florida Weekly
Crucial Canals  Florida Weekly

People dug out thousands of miles of canals in South Florida in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, draining wetlands to control the flow of water so.


07/04/2019 01:06 PM
Everything has meaning for artist Terry Hoffman - Florida Weekly
Everything has meaning for artist Terry Hoffman  Florida Weekly

When you wander through a museum or a local art show, do you ever look deep into the art and wonder what brought it about? Some is quite straightforward ...


06/27/2019 03:00 AM
Port Charlotte man arrested for guns in home, known for confrontations - Wink News
Port Charlotte man arrested for guns in home, known for confrontations  Wink News

Sheriff's deputies and FBI agents raided a Port Charlotte man's home. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and the FBI arrested Ian McGuire and removed dozens of ...


07/11/2019 03:00 AM
Former officer Lee Coel's trial moved from Charlotte to Lee County - Wink News
Former officer Lee Coel's trial moved from Charlotte to Lee County  Wink News

The trial for a former police officer who shot and killed a retired librarian is moving out of Charlotte County. We confirmed Lee Coel's trial will happen in Lee ...


06/26/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County deputies respond to domestic call about stabbin - NBC2 News
Charlotte County deputies respond to domestic call about stabbin  NBC2 News

Law enforcement activity is ongoing regarding a stabbing and barricaded suspect on Bending Willow Court.


06/24/2019 03:00 AM
Port Charlotte man arrested for home invasion and assault - Wink News
Port Charlotte man arrested for home invasion and assault  Wink News

Victim wakes up to Port Charlotte intruder lying on top of her, deputies say. The suspect, Jorge Deleon Galindez, 44, faces charges.


07/08/2019 03:00 AM
Man found dead in Peace River identified by sheriff's office - Wink News
Man found dead in Peace River identified by sheriff's office  Wink News

Charlotte County Sheriff's Office confirms 55-year-old Nicholas Batts was found dead in Peace River near Bayshore Park in Charlotte Harbor last Monday.


06/25/2019 03:00 AM
DNA found in car at fatal 2016 crash leads to prison sentence for Charlotte County man - The News-Press
DNA found in car at fatal 2016 crash leads to prison sentence for Charlotte County man  The News-Press

DNA found in a car involved in a 2016 crash that killed two passengers led to a prison sentence Tuesday for the Port Charlotte man who was driving.


07/04/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte State Bank offers estate planning and investment seminars - Florida Weekly
Charlotte State Bank offers estate planning and investment seminars  Florida Weekly

Charlotte State Bank & Trust VP Christine Hause and portfolio manager Gregory Thomas are offering area residents the opportunity to gain some valuable.


07/04/2019 01:06 PM
How giving helps Military Heritage Museum - Florida Weekly
How giving helps Military Heritage Museum  Florida Weekly

As the hub of the nonprofit community for more than 20 years, the Charlotte Community Foundation's mission is to "Connect people who care with causes that.


07/11/2019 12:51 AM
Now is the time to consider refinancing your mortgage - Florida Weekly
Now is the time to consider refinancing your mortgage  Florida Weekly

It's the same every time. You have plenty of cash sitting in your checking account and then at the same day each month, poof, it is gone. For many people, the.


07/11/2019 12:51 AM
A portrait of love through a husband's eyes - Florida Weekly
A portrait of love through a husband's eyes  Florida Weekly

In Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray," a portrait slowly ages in an attic while its subject seemingly has eternal youth. If only that were there case in.


06/27/2019 12:56 AM
Hermitage STARs announced for 2019 summer residency - Florida Weekly
Hermitage STARs announced for 2019 summer residency  Florida Weekly

Winners of the 2019 State Teacher/Artist Residency program will spend three weeks at the Hermitage Artist Retreat in Englewood. COURTESY PHOTO. In July ...


06/22/2019 06:00 PM
Florida's the nation's boat theft capitol, but you don't have to be a victim - yoursun.com
Florida's the nation's boat theft capitol, but you don't have to be a victim  yoursun.com

By ANNE EASKER. Staff Writer. How thieves do it: Florida ranks number one for boat thefts in the country, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau, ...


07/18/2019 09:07 AM
Deputies: Florida man had live alligator in cooler during traffic stop - WTSP.com
Deputies: Florida man had live alligator in cooler during traffic stop  WTSP.com

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — A Florida man was arrested Tuesday after deputies say he had a live alligator in a cooler in his truck bed. Charlotte County deputies ...


07/10/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County man Paul Green reported missing - Fox 4
Charlotte County man Paul Green reported missing  Fox 4

Deputies are searching for a Charlotte County man who has not been seen for several weeks.


06/26/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Leaving Scene Of Fatal Crash - CBS Miami
Florida Man Sentenced To 14 Years For Leaving Scene Of Fatal Crash  CBS Miami

PUNTA GORDA (CBSMiami/AP) — A lengthy prison sentence acts as a reminder to never leave the scene of a crash. A Florida man has been sentenced to 14 ...


07/18/2019 03:22 PM
Florida Governor Ron Desantis, Cabinet Eye Land Purchases Targeted For Conservation - CBS Miami
Florida Governor Ron Desantis, Cabinet Eye Land Purchases Targeted For Conservation  CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Gov. Ron DeSantis and Cabinet members next week will consider spending just over $11 million of Florida Forever ...


07/21/2019 12:00 AM
This goes from a news story to a horror story - yoursun.com
This goes from a news story to a horror story  yoursun.com

By Ronald Dupont Jr. Digital Editor. ESiguana062919a. PHOTO PROVIDED. Two iguanas sit on top of an abandoned Castleberry Terrace home they've ...


06/23/2019 03:00 AM
Cape Coral teen suffers critical injuries in crash of ATV in southern Charlotte County - The News-Press
Cape Coral teen suffers critical injuries in crash of ATV in southern Charlotte County  The News-Press

A Florida Highway patrol report said Leviticus Haney, 16, was riding a Polaris Sportsman ATV southbound on Huffmaster Road north of Whispering Pine Road.


07/03/2019 03:00 AM
Operation 'Knot Lit,' Charlotte County deputies patrolling the waters this holiday weekend - Fox 4
Operation 'Knot Lit,' Charlotte County deputies patrolling the waters this holiday weekend  Fox 4

For the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, this year it's all about operation 'Knot Lit,' yes kids, 'Knot lit. A Florida Sheriffs Task Force initiative for enhanced ...


07/11/2019 12:51 AM
Recycling robots help turn juice boxes into paper towels - Florida Weekly
Recycling robots help turn juice boxes into paper towels  Florida Weekly

According to Recycle Across America, recycling is the number one act any community can do to improve the quality of our oceans as well as the environment in.


07/19/2019 06:41 PM
Group spends millions to ban non-citizen voters when only citizens can vote in Florida - NBC2 News
Group spends millions to ban non-citizen voters when only citizens can vote in Florida  NBC2 News

Only citizens can vote in Florida, so why is one group spending millions to ban non-citizens from voting?


07/16/2019 05:15 PM
Florida man catches wife cheating, cuts off lover's penis with scissors - NBC2 News
Florida man catches wife cheating, cuts off lover's penis with scissors  NBC2 News

BELL, Fla. - A man was arrested on Sunday after breaking into his wife's lover's home and cutting off his penis with a pair of scissors, according to the Gilchrist ...


07/04/2019 01:06 PM
Thank goodness for whimsy - Florida Weekly
Thank goodness for whimsy  Florida Weekly

The world needs more whimsy. These are serious times, but we don't have to take ourselves seriously — OK, at least not too seriously. I had a chuckle a few.


07/09/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County construction company is a no-show to its own bankruptcy hearing - NBC2 News
Charlotte County construction company is a no-show to its own bankruptcy hearing  NBC2 News

The owners of a Charlotte County construction company were a no-show to their own bankruptcy hearing. Follow this story to get email or text alerts from NBC2 ...


07/19/2019 03:36 PM
Unemployment rate rises in Sarasota-Manatee - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Unemployment rate rises in Sarasota-Manatee  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Unemployment edged up in Southwest Florida last month as job growth failed to keep pace with the state. The jobless rate in the Sarasota-Manatee metro area ...


07/17/2019 05:02 AM
2018 crime stats released for Southwest Florida counties - Wink News
2018 crime stats released for Southwest Florida counties  Wink News

In the center of Fort Myers, Robert McClain is serving up his homemade barbecue. There is some seafood, rice, macaroni, black beans. But after work, he packs ...


06/27/2019 12:56 AM
FGCU, Israeli school team up on entrepreneurial studies - Florida Weekly
FGCU, Israeli school team up on entrepreneurial studies  Florida Weekly

As Dr. Sandra Kauanui stood on Israeli ground and gave a two-minute speech in front of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a 100-person Florida delegation, ...


06/27/2019 03:00 AM
Governor signs budget that includes funding for hurricane shelter - Florida Weekly
Governor signs budget that includes funding for hurricane shelter  Florida Weekly

The state appropriations bill signed recently by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis demonstrates the state's commitment to improving storm safety for Floridians: The.


07/10/2019 03:00 AM
Notorious Southwest Florida politician is planning a comeback - Wink News
Notorious Southwest Florida politician is planning a comeback  Wink News

A notorious Southwest Florida politician, who resigned in disgrace, might make another run for office. Mark Foley, a former Charlotte County congressperson, left ...


06/27/2019 03:00 AM
Anderson: If Rays leave, North Port wins - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Anderson: If Rays leave, North Port wins  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

While Port Charlotte has been hosting spring training baseball games for decades, North Port has always been the kid with the chocolate-smeared shirt, untied ...


07/20/2019 01:15 PM
Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis - Charlotte Observer
Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis  Charlotte Observer

Florida's 'pill mills' were a gateway to the nation's opioid crisis, feeding addiction and overdoses in Appalachia and other states.


07/19/2019 03:34 PM
Southwest Florida unemployment declines - Florida Politics
Southwest Florida unemployment declines  Florida Politics

Unemployment rates dropped to 3.4 percent in Southwest Florida, down 0.3 percent, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced. The Governor's office noted the Naples ...


07/10/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Highway Patrol Troopers arrest man accused of flashing gun at another driver - Fox 4
Florida Highway Patrol Troopers arrest man accused of flashing gun at another driver  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Florida Highway Patrol Troopers responded to a reported highway violence incident involving the display of a firearm at another ...


07/19/2019 11:22 AM
Ex-Pinellas Schools Superintendent Quits NC Job Amid Suspension - Bay News 9
Ex-Pinellas Schools Superintendent Quits NC Job Amid Suspension  Bay News 9

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Former Pinellas County Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox is resigning from his latest position in Charlotte, North Carolina after two ...


07/08/2019 03:00 AM
Port Charlotte woman becomes victim of flesh-eating bacteria - Wink News
Port Charlotte woman becomes victim of flesh-eating bacteria  Wink News

A case of flesh-eating bacteria, right here in Southwest Florida. There have been several people infected the last couple weeks in Gulf waters. Now, a Port ...


07/21/2019 09:10 AM
Florida deputy dies in traffic crash - Charlotte Observer
Florida deputy dies in traffic crash  Charlotte Observer

A Florida sheriff's deputy died after his patrol car crashed into a pickup truck as he responded to a domestic violence call.


06/27/2019 03:00 AM
20 best Fourth of July events in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice-Punta Gorda - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
20 best Fourth of July events in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice-Punta Gorda  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fireworks, parades and more fun things to do in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties on July 4.


07/01/2019 03:00 AM
FPL improves Punta Gorda power utilities for hurricane season - Wink News
FPL improves Punta Gorda power utilities for hurricane season  Wink News

Florida Power & Light is strengthening power lines in Punta Gorda Monday to improve the odds these utilities can withstand hurricane-force winds. “I will never ...


07/17/2019 01:37 PM
Florida sees your Chance the Snapper, Chicago. We raise you these 10 gator tales - Tampa Bay Times
Florida sees your Chance the Snapper, Chicago. We raise you these 10 gator tales  Tampa Bay Times

Alright, alright. We know Florida is often the butt of the joke. But us Floridians (even the transplants) appreciate the weird, funky state we live and the unique ...


07/16/2019 06:37 PM
Teachers are suing the Florida Department of Education over bonus money - NBC2 News
Teachers are suing the Florida Department of Education over bonus money  NBC2 News

A lawsuit was filed today against the Florida Department of Education alleging teachers were shorted bonus money.


07/02/2019 03:00 AM
Walmart adds electric car chargers at Port Charlotte location - Fox 4
Walmart adds electric car chargers at Port Charlotte location  Fox 4

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Good news for electric car drivers in Southwest Florida. There are now electric car chargers at the Walmart in Charlotte County.


07/09/2019 03:00 AM
Florida man shows deputy his butt, then drinks a beer - NBC2 News
Florida man shows deputy his butt, then drinks a beer  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida man was arrested in Port Charlotte after a deputy said he ran at them during an unrelated traffic stop, pulled down his ...


07/15/2019 09:36 AM
Florida education news: School grades, mascots, a principal’s downfall and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: School grades, mascots, a principal’s downfall and more  Tampa Bay Times

SCHOOL GRADES: Florida's annual school grades came out late last week. How did the Tampa Bay school districts fare? We break down the results from ...


06/24/2019 03:00 AM
New habitat in North Port for endangered scrub jays? - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
New habitat in North Port for endangered scrub jays?  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Two tracts of land in North Port are being eyed as part of a 'stepping stone' process to give scrub jays in Sarasota and Charlotte counties a better chance for ...


07/02/2019 03:00 AM
25 best Fourth of July events in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice-Punta Gorda - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
25 best Fourth of July events in Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice-Punta Gorda  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Fourth of July celebrations will be taking place across Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties Wednesday and Thursday this week with fireworks, parades ...


07/19/2019 06:00 AM
Carlyle Group buys Citrus Park project for $72 million - Business Observer
Carlyle Group buys Citrus Park project for $72 million  Business Observer

An affiliate of the Carlyle Group has acquired the Citrus Park mobile home and RV park in Bonita Springs for $72 million.


07/21/2019 12:00 AM
Facebook Comments | Features - yoursun.com
Facebook Comments | Features  yoursun.com

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sun Newspapers has a Facebook page for each of its newspapers and even for some of the magazines. Listed here are some of the better ...


06/28/2019 03:00 AM
Convicted criminal accidentally shoots himself with a stolen gun, deputies say - WTSP.com
Convicted criminal accidentally shoots himself with a stolen gun, deputies say  WTSP.com

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — A convicted felon had a bad day on June 18. Deputies say the Port Charlotte man accidentally shot himself and then found himself ...


06/28/2019 03:00 AM
'Do Not Record' - The Appeal
'Do Not Record'  The Appeal

Phone calls between prisoners in Orange County and their lawyers were recorded and accessed. How wide the eavesdropping was remains an open question.


06/28/2019 03:00 AM
Red tide continues to kill Florida dolphins, despite toxic algae's dissipation - ABC Action News
Red tide continues to kill Florida dolphins, despite toxic algae's dissipation  ABC Action News

176 dolphins have died from the toxic red tide algae blooms since August between Collier and Pinellas Counties. Marine biologists tell ABC Action News ...


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 ...


07/03/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: university admissions, liability concerns, construction money and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: university admissions, liability concerns, construction money and more  Tampa Bay Times

EXCEPTIONS: Nearly 1,000 students who lacked the grades or test scores to get into Florida's four-year universities were admitted and enrolled in the fall 2018 ...


07/19/2019 11:22 AM
Republican golf outing planned - Boca Beacon
Republican golf outing planned  Boca Beacon

... â–¡ BY SUE ERWIN. All are invited to the 11th annual West Charlotte County Republican Club's golf outing on Saturday, July 20. The outing will be held at ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Sheriff's office investigating death of 1-year-old in Charlotte County - Wink News
Sheriff's office investigating death of 1-year-old in Charlotte County  Wink News

Investigators are trying to determine how a baby died after emergency medical services tried to save her life. On Wednesday, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office ...


07/21/2019 12:06 AM
MOACC Presented Ten Scholarships to Deserving Young Scholars at Their July Luncheon | - SpaceCoastDaily.com
MOACC Presented Ten Scholarships to Deserving Young Scholars at Their July Luncheon |  SpaceCoastDaily.com

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Due to a successful fundraising campaign, the Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter Scholarship ...


04/29/2019 03:00 AM
Suspect arrested for manslaughter in death investigation in Charlotte County - WWSB
Suspect arrested for manslaughter in death investigation in Charlotte County  WWSB

A physical disturbance on the 19000 block of Midway Boulevard led to the death of a Charlotte County resident.


05/21/2019 03:00 AM
Large invasive lizard running rampant in Charlotte County - Wink News
Large invasive lizard running rampant in Charlotte County  Wink News

Right now, we have a huge invasive lizard problem. South American Tegus are running rampant in Charlotte County. Wildlife officials caught 60 in a three-mile ...


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 ...


05/18/2019 03:00 AM
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.


06/27/2019 03:00 AM
Is your favorite restaurant safe? And how to protect yourself - yoursun.com
Is your favorite restaurant safe? And how to protect yourself  yoursun.com

Inspector Mohammed Sayed is used to it by now. No restaurant owner exactly enjoys seeing him, but the savvy ones embrace him.


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 ...


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 ...


03/14/2019 03:00 AM
Death investigation under way in Charlotte Co. wooded area - Fox 4
Death investigation under way in Charlotte Co. wooded area  Fox 4

ROTONDA WEST, Fla. -- A death investigation was launched Thursday after a body was found in a wooded area in Charlotte County. It's happening off Rotonda ...


06/20/2019 03:00 AM
New charges filed on accused Charlotte County pool molester - Fox 4
New charges filed on accused Charlotte County pool molester  Fox 4

A former Florida man and registered sexual offender was arrested Wednesday in Texas after new allegations of molestation at a Charlotte County pool have ...


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.


04/01/2019 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 ...


12/20/2018 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 ...


04/03/2019 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 ...


07/12/2019 03:00 AM
Developer, after losing president to competitor, expands role of COO - Business Observer
Developer, after losing president to competitor, expands role of COO  Business Observer

Al Dougherty named COO of Babcock Ranch; will continue in role of COO-Communities for Kitson & Partners.


05/25/2019 03:00 AM
Crash with injuries on FL-776 north of Myakka River in Charlotte County - Wink News
Crash with injuries on FL-776 north of Myakka River in Charlotte County  Wink News

Florida Highway Patrol is responding to a crash with injuries on EL Jobean Road (FL-776) and Riverwood Drive in Charlotte County Saturday. The crash is north ...


05/13/2019 03:00 AM
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 ...


04/11/2019 03:00 AM
HUNGER HERE - Florida Weekly
HUNGER HERE  Florida Weekly

AS RUTH MAGERIA STOOD AT THE counter paying her utility bill, the woman who accepted her money started to cry. She'd spotted Ms. Mageria's CROS staff ...


04/18/2019 03:00 AM
Block Party overtakes Punta Gorda again - Florida Weekly
Block Party overtakes Punta Gorda again  Florida Weekly

Downtown Punta Gorda will belong to the Punta Gorda Block Party again on April 27, when the popular street festival takes over Marion Avenue, the city's main.




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