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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 ...


05/08/2019 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, ...


05/14/2019 10:50 AM
Biological father dressed as joker in bizarre videos does not have missing Charlotte County autistic girl - NBC2 News
Biological father dressed as joker in bizarre videos does not have missing Charlotte County autistic girl  NBC2 News

She left her home in the night, according to the sheriff's office.


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.


05/18/2019 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.


05/10/2019 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.


05/20/2019 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 ...


05/04/2019 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 ...


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.


05/20/2019 07:13 PM
Click it or ticket campaign launches across the country - Fox 4
Click it or ticket campaign launches across the country  Fox 4

Saving lives It's the goal of the click it or ticket campaign which is kicking off today across the country. Law enforcement agencies are joining forces to provide ...


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.


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 ...


05/19/2019 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 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 ...


05/02/2019 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.


05/16/2019 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.


05/16/2019 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 ...


05/06/2019 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 ...


05/17/2019 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 ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
Going to college? Tips to succeed - Florida Weekly
Going to college? Tips to succeed  Florida Weekly

During the next several weeks, thousands of high school students will be marching to "Pomp and Circumstance" and parents will be cheering from the stands.


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
Work like Tiger - Florida Weekly
Work like Tiger  Florida Weekly

WHEN TIGER WOODS thrilled the sports world by winning The Masters golf tournament, many golf experts and fans viewed his triumph as inspirational. After all,


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
Florida economy: 13 facts : 13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy - Business Insider
Florida economy: 13 facts : 13 mind-blowing facts about Florida's economy  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...


05/01/2019 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 ...


05/16/2019 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 ...


05/12/2019 03:00 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.


05/15/2019 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.


05/06/2019 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.


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
New, two-session course in boating being offered - Florida Weekly
New, two-session course in boating being offered  Florida Weekly

A new two-session boating course meant to accommodate today's busy schedules has been developed by the Fort Myers Power Squadron. The two classes ...


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

There are some drawbacks to being the Sunshine State.


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.


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.


05/20/2019 12:00 AM
Street Party this Saturday in Punta Gorda | Business - yoursun.com
Street Party this Saturday in Punta Gorda | Business  yoursun.com

Having been away for a couple of weeks while showing some local residents my native Scotland, it was interesting to follow the local news and developments ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
FPL holds annual hurricane drill for more than 3000 employees - Florida Weekly
FPL holds annual hurricane drill for more than 3000 employees  Florida Weekly

Florida Power & Light Company has tested the response of more than 3000 employees to a hypothetical hurricane with similar characteristics to that of a more.


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,


05/06/2019 03:00 AM
Punta Gorda police identify body found in Peace River - Wink News
Punta Gorda police identify body found in Peace River  Wink News

Punta Gorda Police Department identified 68-year-old Robert Allan Sloan as the body found in Peace River just east of Barron Collier Bridge in Charlotte County ...


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.


05/02/2019 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 ...


05/14/2019 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 ...


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.


05/20/2019 05:38 PM
Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights - The Ledger
Lakeland in talks with American for commercial flights  The Ledger

Lakeland Linder International Airport Manager Gene Conrad has spoken to American officials about two to three flights a day to Charlotte, N.C..


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.


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
FARMERS MARKETS - Florida Weekly
FARMERS MARKETS  Florida Weekly

Thursdays ¦ Babcock Ranch Farmers Market, 3-7 p.m., 42850 Crescent Loop, Babcock Ranch. Local growers selling *fresh* vegetables and fruit. Visit facebook.


05/08/2019 03:00 AM
41 kids taken to hospital as a precaution after acid spill at Port Charlotte Adventist School - Wink News
41 kids taken to hospital as a precaution after acid spill at Port Charlotte Adventist School  Wink News

A hydrochloric acid spill at the Port Charlotte Adventist School caused a HAZMAT response Wednesday afternoon. Charlotte County Fire and EMS said there ...


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 ...


05/20/2019 05:00 PM
Nixing the noise: Sound fence construction underway at Gilchrist pickleball courts - yoursun.com
Nixing the noise: Sound fence construction underway at Gilchrist pickleball courts  yoursun.com

PUNTA GORDA — The pickleball courts at Gilchrist Park in Punta Gorda will be closed this week while the city installs a sound-abatement fence to reduce noise ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Parents charged after 14-month-old dies, 3 other children found in home deputies call “deplorable” - WWSB
Parents charged after 14-month-old dies, 3 other children found in home deputies call “deplorable”  WWSB

SARASOTA (WWSB) - The parents of a recently deceased 14-month-old infant are now in custody after an investigation into the child's death and the health of ...


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Mote continues to make strides in aquaculture research - Florida Weekly
Mote continues to make strides in aquaculture research  Florida Weekly

A new peer reviewed study led by Mote Marine Laboratory scientists was the first to highlight the benefit of adding two probiotic strains of Bacillus bacteria.


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 ...


05/10/2019 03:00 AM
Signs are up warning people about blue-green algae in Lemon Bay - NBC2 News
Signs are up warning people about blue-green algae in Lemon Bay  NBC2 News

On Tuesday, Sarasota County installed warning signs for boaters and visitors at Indian Mound Park.


05/18/2019 07:00 PM
Slowly meeting the mandate; some nursing homes, assisted living facilities haven't implemented emergency power plans - yoursun.com
Slowly meeting the mandate; some nursing homes, assisted living facilities haven't implemented emergency power plans  yoursun.com

To 75-year-old Karen Farino, evacuating out of her Charlotte Harbor nursing home was like a sleepover.


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.


05/20/2019 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.


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.


04/25/2019 03:00 AM
Baby's death in Punta Gorda under investigation - yoursun.com
Baby's death in Punta Gorda under investigation  yoursun.com

PUNTA GORDA - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a baby girl.


05/17/2019 02:53 PM
What's happening at Punta Gorda Airport? A new restaurant is coming, expect a brief seasonal closure, and more - yoursun.com
What's happening at Punta Gorda Airport? A new restaurant is coming, expect a brief seasonal closure, and more  yoursun.com

There's a lot going on at Punta Gorda Airport right now.


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.


05/02/2019 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 ...


05/15/2019 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 ...


05/20/2019 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 ...


05/16/2019 12:47 AM
The Dime Museum exhibit is as entertaining as it is unusual - Florida Weekly
The Dime Museum exhibit is as entertaining as it is unusual  Florida Weekly

"I hope you are amazed, puzzled and amused by what you are about to see," opens the brochure available to visitors of the Dime Museum exhibit, currently ...


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 ...


05/17/2019 02:53 PM
5 things to know about Punta Gorda Airport - yoursun.com
5 things to know about Punta Gorda Airport  yoursun.com

There's a lot going on at Punta Gorda Airport right now.


04/23/2019 03:00 AM
'He was the epitome of giving back' - Larry Taylor dies at 57 - yoursun.com
'He was the epitome of giving back' - Larry Taylor dies at 57  yoursun.com

This story was updated on April 23, 2019, to correct funeral *service* information.


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 ...


05/07/2019 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.


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.


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 ...


05/18/2019 07:45 PM
WINK News Weather Authority holds hurricane conference in Punta Gorda - Wink News
WINK News Weather Authority holds hurricane conference in Punta Gorda  Wink News

WINK News is the Weather Authority, and hurricane season is just days always. That's why we held a hurricane conference in Charlotte County. Our team ...


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.


05/18/2019 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 ...


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 ...


05/10/2019 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.


05/17/2019 11:30 AM
Class action lawsuit launched against FDLE | Police beat - yoursun.com
Class action lawsuit launched against FDLE | Police beat  yoursun.com

A Charlotte County man is taking the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to court in a class action lawsuit regarding background checks for firearm ...


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 ...


05/06/2019 09:14 PM
Florida woman pulls foot-long alligator out of yoga pants during traffic stop - FOX 46 Charlotte
Florida woman pulls foot-long alligator out of yoga pants during traffic stop  FOX 46 Charlotte

Two Florida sheriff's deputies watched a woman pull a foot-long alligator out of her yoga pants Monday morning. She also had dozens of turtles hidden in a ...


05/15/2019 02:00 AM
'Murder Mystery on the High Seas' | Let's Go! - yoursun.com
'Murder Mystery on the High Seas' | Let's Go!  yoursun.com

The following dispatch was received from Sherrie O'Moody, a descendant of the infamous Irish pirate Grace O'Malley, whose 20-ship fleet stood up to the might ...


05/20/2019 01:24 PM
It was a HULA of a good time | Business - yoursun.com
It was a HULA of a good time | Business  yoursun.com

Congratulations to the Leadership Englewood Class of 2019. More than 250 people gathered Saturday evening to experience their Hawaiian Leadership LUAU.


05/13/2019 04:48 PM
Changes for crew leaders seeking palmetto berry permit in Florida - Fox 4
Changes for crew leaders seeking palmetto berry permit in Florida  Fox 4

Charlotte County Police are reminding people that you need a permit to harvest palmetto berries and there has been changes added to permitting.


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.


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 ...


05/02/2019 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 04:22 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.


05/13/2019 10:10 PM
WATCH: Children in karate class cheer kid on while kicking board - CNYcentral.com
WATCH: Children in karate class cheer kid on while kicking board  CNYcentral.com

ORLANDO, Fla. (JUKIN) -- This kid was having trouble breaking a board in half with a kick during his karate class and the other students wanted to help him out.


05/09/2019 03:00 AM
Annual Mental Health Awareness Walk to be held at Laishley Park - Florida Weekly
Annual Mental Health Awareness Walk to be held at Laishley Park  Florida Weekly

When you or someone you love is dealing with a mental health concern, sometimes it's a lot to handle. It's important to remember that mental health is essential.




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