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09/12/2019 04:44 PM
Trap door discovered at Charlotte County home in narcotics bust - Wink News
Trap door discovered at Charlotte County home in narcotics bust  Wink News

On Wednesday, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office arrested five suspects in a narcotics bust that followed a lengthy investigation. Detectives arrested the suspects ...


09/17/2019 05:04 PM
Charlotte County's long standing one percent sales tax in voters' hands - Wink News
Charlotte County's long standing one percent sales tax in voters' hands  Wink News

An added 1 percent sales tax in Charlotte County is up for renewal soon. If you don't vote to extend the referendum, it will expire next year. Would you like to see ...


09/17/2019 05:00 PM
Charlotte County Sheriff's firing range dispute deepens - yoursun.com
Charlotte County Sheriff's firing range dispute deepens  yoursun.com

PUNTA GORDA — A $5 million firing range for the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office is ready for action, yet deputies must practice in puddles of water at a Boy ...


08/31/2019 03:00 AM
Dorian announcements from Charlotte County government - NBC2 News
Dorian announcements from Charlotte County government  NBC2 News

Notices, announcements and information from Charlotte County, Florida governmental agencies and law enforcement related to Hurricane Dorian.


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County declares local state of emergency | Latest Weather - yoursun.com
Charlotte County declares local state of emergency | Latest Weather  yoursun.com

Charlotte County declared a local state of emergency Friday morning to prepare for potential impacts when Hurricane Dorian makes landfall.


09/16/2019 01:07 PM
Suspected serial killer in Florida used to live in Charlotte, reports say - Charlotte Observer
Suspected serial killer in Florida used to live in Charlotte, reports say  Charlotte Observer

A suspected serial killer lived in Charlotte between several murders that occurred in Florida, according to media reports. Robert Hayes was arrested Monday in ...


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County first responders gear up for a long weekend - Wink News
Charlotte County first responders gear up for a long weekend  Wink News

As first responders are gearing up for a long weekend, we spent some time with the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office to see how they plan to keep you safe.


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
New Charlotte County emergency operations director prepared for Dorian - Wink News
New Charlotte County emergency operations director prepared for Dorian  Wink News

Ahead of the storm, there's brand new leadership in Charlotte County. The emergency operations center has a new director, and what a welcome– Hurricane ...


08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Securing Charlotte County construction sites to prevent projectile materials - Wink News
Securing Charlotte County construction sites to prevent projectile materials  Wink News

Charlotte County is taking no chances as Hurricane Dorian approaches Southwest Florida. It is asking all contractors to make sure no debris or other materials ...


09/17/2019 05:32 PM
CHARLOTTE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING PROSTITUTE IN FLORIDA, VIA DNA EVIDENCE - News Maven
CHARLOTTE MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING PROSTITUTE IN FLORIDA, VIA DNA EVIDENCE  News Maven

This man was a chef, he just cooked up an alleged murder arrest, by allegedly killing a reckless prostitute.


09/12/2019 06:51 AM
House Hunting - Florida Weekly
House Hunting  Florida Weekly

This stunning single family home is in desirable, gated golf course community of Riverwood. It has an inviting, volumeceiling great room home with gleaming tile.


09/16/2019 05:43 PM
Group of dogs and cats make journey from Bahamas to Charlotte County for adoption - NBC2 News
Group of dogs and cats make journey from Bahamas to Charlotte County for adoption  NBC2 News

Seven dogs and 10 cats made the journey from the Bahamas to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County on Monday. The animals were flown from ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Inside Florida's Gig Economy - Florida Weekly
Inside Florida's Gig Economy  Florida Weekly

South Florida's latest jobs on the rise aren't what you might expect in a state where economic dependence on real estate, tourism and agriculture is the norm.


09/14/2019 01:24 PM
We rank among worst areas for recent college grads - yoursun.com
We rank among worst areas for recent college grads  yoursun.com

A new study says Charlotte County is among the worst places in the country if you're a recent college graduate looking for a job.


09/13/2019 08:00 AM
Trulieve's Port Charlotte Location Brings Expanded Access to Patients in Southwest Florida - Yahoo Finance
Trulieve's Port Charlotte Location Brings Expanded Access to Patients in Southwest Florida  Yahoo Finance

As Florida races towards 275,000 patients, Trulieve's latest storefront offers residents in Charlotte County direct access to relief. PORT CHARLOTTE, FL , Sept.


08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Southwest Florida hospitals are ready for Hurricane Dorian - Wink News
Southwest Florida hospitals are ready for Hurricane Dorian  Wink News

In Southwest Florida, local hospitals are getting ready for Hurricane Dorian. WINK News checked with several hospital. The hospitals all said they are ready.


09/11/2019 02:00 AM
Charlotte County Jazz Society Jam | Let's Go! - yoursun.com
Charlotte County Jazz Society Jam | Let's Go!  yoursun.com

By Connie Gean. Charlotte County Jazz Society. Join the Charlotte County Jazz Society for an afternoon appearance on Sept. 25 at JD's Bistro & Grille, 1951 ...


09/17/2019 11:58 AM
Are you ready for your close up? Female actors sought for TV commercial; auditions Wednesday - yoursun.com
Are you ready for your close up? Female actors sought for TV commercial; auditions Wednesday  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE — Female actors seeking their big breaks might just find it in Port Charlotte. And the best part? No experience necessary.


09/16/2019 06:37 PM
Lost animals by Hurricane Dorian fly to Southwest Florida for adoption - Wink News
Lost animals by Hurricane Dorian fly to Southwest Florida for adoption  Wink News

Hurricane Dorian did not only change the lives of the people living in the Bahamas. It also left pets stranded without a family. Now, you can help them.


08/31/2019 03:00 AM
New state toll road could cut through Charlotte, DeSoto counties - yoursun.com
New state toll road could cut through Charlotte, DeSoto counties  yoursun.com

By BETSY CALVERT. Staff Writer. TAMPA — There was no answer for the big question everyone had at the first meeting of the state's giant Multi-use Corridors ...


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Museum hosts 9/11 remembrance tributes - Florida Weekly
Museum hosts 9/11 remembrance tributes  Florida Weekly

The Military Heritage Museum, 900 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, will observe Patriot Day with a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, ...


09/05/2019 12:05 AM
Fish free in saltwater on Sept. 7 - Florida Weekly
Fish free in saltwater on Sept. 7  Florida Weekly

Try your hand at saltwater fishing on Saturday, Sept. 7 — without needing a saltwater fishing license. License-free fishing days are a great way for Florida.


09/17/2019 12:43 PM
COLUMN: Did you know? Historic Placida Bunkhouse is over 100 years old - yoursun.com
COLUMN: Did you know? Historic Placida Bunkhouse is over 100 years old  yoursun.com

Good Day to all! Did you know the historic Placida Bunkhouse is over 100 years old? The Charlotte Harbor and Northern Railroad (CH&N), known as the “Cold, ...


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Fishville, the next generation - Florida Weekly
Fishville, the next generation  Florida Weekly

Among those quirky Florida landmarks that seem frozen in time, Fishermen's Village was cutting edge at the dawn of the 1980s in Punta Gorda, a mixed-use ...


09/05/2019 12:12 AM
Relief available for seniors with low incomes, high energy bills - Florida Weekly
Relief available for seniors with low incomes, high energy bills  Florida Weekly

The hottest months of the year are almost behind us, but the electric bills that follow can be devastating for seniors with limited incomes. Fortunately, older.


09/12/2019 06:51 AM
Costs of Florida assault weapons ban considered - Florida Weekly
Costs of Florida assault weapons ban considered  Florida Weekly

If Floridians approve a constitutional amendment next year to block possession of assault weapons, a panel of economists estimated the state budget could take ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
NOTES ON THE ARTS - Florida Weekly
NOTES ON THE ARTS  Florida Weekly

Library has story contest award ceremony The winners of the "What's YOUR Story?" writing contest will be announced at an awards ceremony from 4-6 p.m. ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
'Blinded by The Light' | Charlotte County Florida Weekly - Florida Weekly
'Blinded by The Light' | Charlotte County Florida Weekly  Florida Weekly

You don't have to be a Bruce Springsteen fan to enjoy "Blinded by The Light," though it certainly helps. Guided by the Boss' music, this is a story about a.


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
37-year-old Florida man arrested after allegedly stealing Uber driver’s vehicle and leaving driver on the inte - WWSB
37-year-old Florida man arrested after allegedly stealing Uber driver’s vehicle and leaving driver on the inte  WWSB

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A 37-year-old-man has been arrested after he allegedly stole his Uber driver's vehicle in Charlotte County on Wednesday ...


09/12/2019 06:51 AM
The Dockta is in the house — and his tonic is THE BLUES - Florida Weekly
The Dockta is in the house — and his tonic is THE BLUES  Florida Weekly

IN HIGH SCHOOL, BRUCE DIMATTIA WAS the kid who ducked into the stairwells to bust a couple tunes on the harmonica. Now, he's the reigning Florida state.


09/01/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian forecast track turns eastward, calming emergency officials Saturday - yoursun.com
Hurricane Dorian forecast track turns eastward, calming emergency officials Saturday  yoursun.com

As Hurricane Dorian's track was forecast Saturday morning to move eastward, local emergency management officials said it was looking better for our region.


09/13/2019 02:32 PM
Instant neighborhood: Over 5 days, a block of 5 affordable homes emerges in Charlotte County - yoursun.com
Instant neighborhood: Over 5 days, a block of 5 affordable homes emerges in Charlotte County  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE — In less than a week, five family homes have been built from the ground up.


08/20/2019 03:00 AM
FBI: Truck driver from Charlotte County threatened mass shooting at Memphis church - WWSB
FBI: Truck driver from Charlotte County threatened mass shooting at Memphis church  WWSB

A truck driver warned that he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday, authorities say in newly filed court records.


09/08/2019 03:00 AM
5 homes for 5 families in 5 days. Charlotte County's Habitat for Humanity builder's blitz next week - yoursun.com
5 homes for 5 families in 5 days. Charlotte County's Habitat for Humanity builder's blitz next week  yoursun.com

By LIZ HARDAWAY. Staff Writer. PORT CHARLOTTE — A lot can happen in a week. Starting today, five almost empty lots will be transformed into family homes.


09/17/2019 06:29 PM
'It's the wild west out there'. Local doctors, sellers encourage consumers to research CBD products - yoursun.com
'It's the wild west out there'. Local doctors, sellers encourage consumers to research CBD products  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE — CBD products promise to treat conditions like pain, insomnia and anxiety. But for a recent AP investigation, reporters had 30 CBD vape ...


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Florida man steals Uber driver’s vehicle, leaves driver on interstate - WFLA
Florida man steals Uber driver’s vehicle, leaves driver on interstate  WFLA

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida man is behind bars after he allegedly stole his Uber driver's vehicle in Charlotte County Wednesday night.


08/29/2019 10:54 AM
Future of mobility - Florida Weekly
Future of mobility  Florida Weekly

IMAGINE A FUTURE IN WHICH IT IS MORE convenient and less costly to own a subscription to a ride-share *service* not unlike Uber or Lyft to get around, rather ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Navy salutes Fawcett director with promotion to rear admiral - Florida Weekly
Navy salutes Fawcett director with promotion to rear admiral  Florida Weekly

Pam Miller is about to join an elite club. The director of emergency medicine for Fawcett Memorial Hospital in Port Charlotte is about to be promoted to rear.


09/10/2019 02:30 PM
Charlotte County School Board approves $326 million district budget - yoursun.com
Charlotte County School Board approves $326 million district budget  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE — The Charlotte County School Board unanimously approved a $326 million budget for the upcoming school year Tuesday night.


09/03/2019 03:00 AM
Dorian closures & cancellations - NBC2 News
Dorian closures & cancellations  NBC2 News

Hurricane Dorian related closures and cancellations for Lee, Collier, Charlotte, DeSoto, Hendry and Glades counties in Southwest Florida.


09/14/2019 12:34 PM
Third medical marijuana dispensary opens in Port Charlotte - yoursun.com
Third medical marijuana dispensary opens in Port Charlotte  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE — It wasn't so much of a grand opening, but more of a party.


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Audubon's roseate spoonbill studies critical to tracking species' progress - Florida Weekly
Audubon's roseate spoonbill studies critical to tracking species' progress  Florida Weekly

The decline and resurgence of roseate spoonbills parallels the conservation movement in Florida. Audubon Florida's efforts to monitor spoonbills show how ...


09/12/2019 06:51 AM
FILM CAPSULES - Florida Weekly
FILM CAPSULES  Florida Weekly

Fiddler: A Miracle Of Miracles … (Steven Sondheim, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jerry Bock) Documentary explains how, and why, “Fiddler On The Roof” became one ...


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Legislative panels kick off work on toll road plans - Florida Weekly
Legislative panels kick off work on toll road plans  Florida Weekly

Task forces that will study and make recommendations about three major tollroad proposals will be committed to protecting farmland and natural springs in the.


09/17/2019 07:51 PM
Pirates closer Vázquez arrested on child sex charges - Charlotte Observer
Pirates closer Vázquez arrested on child sex charges  Charlotte Observer

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, ...


09/17/2019 01:24 PM
Home starts rebound in Sarasota-Manatee region - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Home starts rebound in Sarasota-Manatee region  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Builders broke ground on 1,706 single-family homes during the April-June period in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties. New home starts rebounded ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Fawcett Hospital names physician, nurses of the year - Florida Weekly
Fawcett Hospital names physician, nurses of the year  Florida Weekly

Being named Fawcett Memorial Hospital's 2019 Physician of the Year demonstrates Dr. Edgardo Soto de la Rosa's commitment to his profession and his ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian: FPL prepares in Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Hurricane Dorian: FPL prepares in Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Utility gets ready to restore power to 585,000 customers in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties. Florida Power & Light Co. has activated its emergency ...


09/14/2019 04:13 PM
Five homes for five families in five days - yoursun.com
Five homes for five families in five days  yoursun.com

Six-year-old Benjamin learned to walk just a month ago, and now he's walking into his brand new home.


09/05/2019 12:05 AM
Opioid verdict can give investors cautious optimism - Florida Weekly
Opioid verdict can give investors cautious optimism  Florida Weekly

If you happened to hear a collective sigh of relief last week, it was from the CEOs of America's pharmaceutical industry after an Oklahoma judge released his.


09/17/2019 05:59 AM
Alleged Florida serial killer has ties to Charlotte area - WSOC Charlotte
Alleged Florida serial killer has ties to Charlotte area  WSOC Charlotte

Robert Hayes spent time in Charlotte and also has an arrest record in the city. He lived in Charlotte in 2008 and in 2011.


09/05/2019 12:09 AM
Citrus crop value up as Florida farmland shrinks - Florida Weekly
Citrus crop value up as Florida farmland shrinks  Florida Weekly

Florida citrus production and crop value is up from a year ago, when the industry was trying to recover after being hit hard by Hurricane Irma. But the industry.


09/16/2019 08:51 AM
Low levels of red tide detected off Charlotte and Lee Co. - Fox 4
Low levels of red tide detected off Charlotte and Lee Co.  Fox 4

The latest red tide test results are beginning to show low amounts of the organism in parts of Charlotte and Lee counties.


09/17/2019 02:22 PM
What we know and don't know about flood insurance changes - yoursun.com
What we know and don't know about flood insurance changes  yoursun.com

Things are about to change with flood insurance, and that affects 60 percent of land in Charlotte County.


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Publix Charities donates $150000 to help Harry Chapin Food Bank - Florida Weekly
Publix Charities donates $150000 to help Harry Chapin Food Bank  Florida Weekly

Publix Super Markets Charities presented a $150000 check on Aug. 28 to the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida for a new refrigerated truck at the ...


09/05/2019 03:00 AM
Caregiver Crossroads - Florida Weekly
Caregiver Crossroads  Florida Weekly

THE ANSWER MAY BE LOVE, BUT THAT DOESN'T MEAN IT'S easy, cheap, satisfying or even possible for some who do, indeed, love their parents anyway.


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Port Charlotte man charged with sexual battery, child pornography - yoursun.com
Port Charlotte man charged with sexual battery, child pornography  yoursun.com

By ANNE EASKER. Staff Writer. A Port Charlotte man was arrested Thursday on child pornography and sexual battery charges after law enforcement found ...


08/31/2019 03:00 AM
Labor Day closings in the area | Charlotte Sun | yoursun.com - yoursun.com
Labor Day closings in the area | Charlotte Sun | yoursun.com  yoursun.com

Charlotte County, Sarasota County, North Port and Punta Gorda government offices and facilities will follow these schedules Monday in observance of Labor ...


08/22/2019 03:00 AM
New Teachers' Breakfast, hosted by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Harbor Event Center, Punta Gorda - Florida Weekly
New Teachers' Breakfast, hosted by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte Harbor Event Center, Punta Gorda  Florida Weekly

1. Maegan Nuwer and Jeannie Giuliano 2. Former Charlotte County Public Schools students who returned to teach 3. Andrea Green, Charlotte County Public ...


08/23/2019 03:00 AM
Years before FBI found his threat to a Memphis church, Florida officials attempted to get him help - The Commercial Appeal
Years before FBI found his threat to a Memphis church, Florida officials attempted to get him help  The Commercial Appeal

The truck driver who allegedly threatened a mass shooting and suicide at a Memphis church has a reported history of being a danger to himself, according to ...


09/16/2019 10:05 AM
Red tide algae seen in Bay County Florida - Dothan Eagle
Red tide algae seen in Bay County Florida  Dothan Eagle

Last week, officials found red tide-producing organisms in Bay County, Florida.


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Thinking Indie - Florida Weekly
Thinking Indie  Florida Weekly

THE FORT MYERS FILM FESTIVAL RETURNS for its 10th season beginning Sept. 2 with T.G.I.M. (Thank God for Indie Mondays) movie night hosted by film ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Negative interest rate bonds dangerous for investors, economies - Florida Weekly
Negative interest rate bonds dangerous for investors, economies  Florida Weekly

When most people think of investing in bonds, they anticipate buying a security and getting paid a certain level of interest until they receive their principal.


09/15/2019 10:37 AM
Red tide algae spotted in Bay County - The News Herald
Red tide algae spotted in Bay County  The News Herald

According to a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission report, background concentrations of the toxic algae were recently observed in one sample in ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Continued trade war will damage Chinese, US economies - Florida Weekly
Continued trade war will damage Chinese, US economies  Florida Weekly

As the U.S./Chinese trade war continues to drive the global economy into a recession and equity markets into a steep correction, neither side, unfortunately,


09/10/2019 03:55 PM
Murdock Village residents ready for change, one step closer to redevelopment - Wink News
Murdock Village residents ready for change, one step closer to redevelopment  Wink News

Changes are in the works in Port Charlotte Tuesday as part of the transformation project years in the making. It's the light at the end of the tunnel for Murdock ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Key West (…on a dime) - Florida Weekly
Key West (…on a dime)  Florida Weekly

WHEN IT COMES TO WALLET FRIENDLINESS, Key West doesn't historically rank on the "affordable" end of the spectrum. Between all of the brand spanking ...


08/19/2019 03:00 AM
Florida palms are under attack: Charlotte Co. is in the mix - yoursun.com
Florida palms are under attack: Charlotte Co. is in the mix  yoursun.com

By DANIEL SUTPHIN. Staff Writer. Keep your postcards handy — palm trees and Florida beach scenes are at risk due to an invasive insect-driven disease ...


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian: School closures status in Southwest Florida - Wink News
Hurricane Dorian: School closures status in Southwest Florida  Wink News

As Hurricane Dorian dodges Southwest Florida, all public schools and universities have announced they are back to normal operations as of Wednesday.


09/17/2019 03:03 AM
Growth Opportunities | Lee County - Community Portrait - Florida Trend
Growth Opportunities | Lee County - Community Portrait  Florida Trend

Growth is a popular conversation topic almost everywhere in Florida. But in Lee County, it's not just something to talk about. It's something taking place in almost ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Building on a legacy - Florida Weekly
Building on a legacy  Florida Weekly

AS DUFFY'S SPORTS GRILL CELEBRATES 34 years in business this month, Jason Emmett, the restaurant's president, lovingly protects his father's legacy and.


08/22/2019 03:00 AM
Police pausing marijuana arrests because of new Florida hemp law - Wink News
Police pausing marijuana arrests because of new Florida hemp law  Wink News

Police across Southwest Florida are pressing pause on illegal marijuana arrests until they can get new field tests. The standard used to be if police saw it or ...


09/02/2019 03:00 AM
Lee County schools opening while hurricane lingers controversial for parents - Wink News
Lee County schools opening while hurricane lingers controversial for parents  Wink News

Fear of high winds and other storm conditions from Hurricane Dorian are reasons why parents want to keep children in Lee County home from school Tuesday; ...


08/28/2019 03:00 AM
Free sandbags offered in Southwest Florida ahead of Dorian - Wink News
Free sandbags offered in Southwest Florida ahead of Dorian  Wink News

FORT MYERS. The South Trail Fire Department will be distributing sand and sandbags at Riverside Church at 8660 Daniels Parkway starting around 1:45 p.m. ...


09/04/2019 03:00 AM
Cheney Brothers seeks county tax break for facility expansion - yoursun.com
Cheney Brothers seeks county tax break for facility expansion  yoursun.com

PUNTA GORDA — One of the county's bigger companies, Cheney Brothers Inc., is expanding and asking Charlotte County for a tax break.


08/24/2019 03:00 AM
SWFL law enforcement increases patrols for 'Saturation Saturday' - Wink News
SWFL law enforcement increases patrols for 'Saturation Saturday'  Wink News

A nationwide effort will go into full effect this weekend to ensure our roadways are free of drivers under the influence of alcohol and other substances. And this ...


08/23/2019 03:00 AM
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year - yoursun.com
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year  yoursun.com

Charlotte County Schools and their students have been back for a few weeks now. I am certain the 2019-20 school year is going to be outstanding and filled with ...


09/16/2019 05:00 AM
In the Know: Collier firms moving headquarters to Lee County, closer to where employees live - Naples Daily News
In the Know: Collier firms moving headquarters to Lee County, closer to where employees live  Naples Daily News

EHC Inc. is the latest Collier County firm to make plans to either move headquarters or at least create a large hub in Lee County, closer to where many of its ...


08/22/2019 03:00 AM
Record number of sea turtle nests reported on Juno Beach - Florida Weekly
Record number of sea turtle nests reported on Juno Beach  Florida Weekly

Aug. 6 marked a milestone for Loggerhead Marinelife Center. That was the day research biologists at the Juno Beach sea turtle rescue and research center.


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian: Sarasota-Manatee closures, cancellations and changes - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Hurricane Dorian: Sarasota-Manatee closures, cancellations and changes  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

As Hurricane Dorian threatens Florida, it is affecting events in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Here is a list of closures and related events that will be updated ...


09/11/2019 06:12 PM
Charlotte Animal Welfare League expects around 23 animals from Bahamas soon - yoursun.com
Charlotte Animal Welfare League expects around 23 animals from Bahamas soon  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE— The Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County will receive 23 animals that survived Hurricane Dorian in Nassau, Bahamas.


08/21/2019 03:00 AM
Man charged after stabbing in Englewood Walmart parking lot - Wink News
Man charged after stabbing in Englewood Walmart parking lot  Wink News

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a stabbing took place in a Walmart parking lot in Englewood overnight. Dustin Lee Saylor, 29, of Englewood, was ...


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian: List of Florida evacuation zones - WDIV ClickOnDetroit
Hurricane Dorian: List of Florida evacuation zones  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

You can find the latest on evacuations in Florida for Hurricane Dorian here.


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Dorian: What you need to know this weekend - yoursun.com
Dorian: What you need to know this weekend  yoursun.com

Staff Report. Emergency officials across Southwest Florida met Friday in advance of Hurricane Dorian. Charlotte and Sarasota commissioners passed local ...


08/27/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian is edging north. What that means for the Carolinas and Georgia - Charlotte Observer
Hurricane Dorian is edging north. What that means for the Carolinas and Georgia  Charlotte Observer

Tropical Storm Dorian is now a Hurricane Dorian as it continues edging north toward Florida's east coast, bringing a promise of high winds to Georgia and the ...


08/29/2019 03:00 AM
Hendry County issues local state of emergency for Hurricane Dorian - Wink News
Hendry County issues local state of emergency for Hurricane Dorian  Wink News

Hendry County Officials have declared a local State of Emergency effective at 1pm, Thursday, August 29, 2019 in preparation for the potential threat of Hurricane ...


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian prompts flood advisories along Carolinas coast. Here’s the latest - Charlotte Observer
Hurricane Dorian prompts flood advisories along Carolinas coast. Here’s the latest  Charlotte Observer

Hurricane Dorian's predicted path has shifted slightly south for East Coast impact along Florida, but advisories related to the storm have already been issued in ...


09/02/2019 03:00 AM
#BahamasStrong: Where to donate to help hurricane-ravaged Bahamas - Sun Sentinel
#BahamasStrong: Where to donate to help hurricane-ravaged Bahamas  Sun Sentinel

Efforts to aid the Bahamas are under way even as South Florida deals with Hurricane Dorian. Here's how to help and where to donate supplies.


09/16/2019 06:00 AM
Opinion: Why we choose to walk like MADD - Naples Daily News
Opinion: Why we choose to walk like MADD  Naples Daily News

For two years, the firm has been a presenting sponsor for Mothers Against Drunk Driving's Walk Like MADD 5k walk and run that raises money to ensure no one ...


08/31/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian: Here’s where to find vital info before, during and after the storm - Charlotte Observer
Hurricane Dorian: Here’s where to find vital info before, during and after the storm  Charlotte Observer

Government and other sites will provide vital information to the public before, during and after Hurricane Dorian is expected to deliver heavy rain, strong wind ...


08/30/2019 03:00 AM
Decision on Sarasota County Schools closings, shelters not yet made - yoursun.com
Decision on Sarasota County Schools closings, shelters not yet made  yoursun.com

As Hurricane Dorian trudges toward Florida, the Sarasota County School District has yet to make a decision on school closings.


07/23/2019 03:00 AM
One seriously injured in Charlotte County crash - Wink News
One seriously injured in Charlotte County crash  Wink News

There is a crash with injuries in Charlotte County Tuesday evening. The crash is on Bermont Rd. Grovewood Circle in Punta Gorda around 9:30 p.m. People in ...


09/16/2019 06:20 AM
North Port faces a financial dilemma with aging water control infrastructure - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
North Port faces a financial dilemma with aging water control infrastructure  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

General Development Corp. dug 81 miles of canals and waterways to create North Port; now more than 60 years later, city officials must decide whether to fast ...


09/02/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Dorian: Where to find sandbags in your county - WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando
Hurricane Dorian: Where to find sandbags in your county  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

Central Florida emergency management officials are preparing for Hurricane Dorian as the storm remains on a direct path to Florida. Residents are urged to ...


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 ...


07/16/2019 03:00 AM
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 ...


07/09/2019 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.


09/16/2019 03:07 PM
Deputy taken off K-9 unit after dog bites man’s head during arrest, SC cops say - Charlotte Observer
Deputy taken off K-9 unit after dog bites man’s head during arrest, SC cops say  Charlotte Observer

A police dog found a man hiding in a dishwasher and bit him in the head, Greenville County video shows. After the arrest, several charges were dismissed, and ...


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Evacuation zone maps for SWFL - Wink News
Evacuation zone maps for SWFL  Wink News

If you are in Lee County and feel the need to evacuate to get to a safer area, we have posted an evacuation zone map to help you get to an area where you feel ...


08/16/2019 03:00 AM
Suspect captured after shooting at business center in Charlotte County - WWSB
Suspect captured after shooting at business center in Charlotte County  WWSB

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (WWSB) - Deputies in Charlotte County have captured for a 21-year-old man following a shooting at a business center in Port Charlotte ...




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