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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 ...


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.


07/16/2019 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 ...


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 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 ...


07/20/2019 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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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
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 ...


07/17/2019 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, ...


07/10/2019 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 ...


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.


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, ...


07/10/2019 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 12:51 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
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 ...


07/04/2019 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 ...


06/26/2019 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.


06/27/2019 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 ...


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.


06/24/2019 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.


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 03:00 AM
Grades are in for all SWFL school districts - Wink News
Grades are in for all SWFL school districts  Wink News

Grades are in for all Southwest Florida schools and school districts. All six school districts in Southwest Florida are sitting at a C or better Thursday. Charlotte ...


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.


07/19/2019 07:34 AM
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Wilcox to resign - WCNC.com
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Wilcox to resign  WCNC.com

The Board of Education voted 9-0 in favor of a separating with Wilcox at Friday's meeting.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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, ...


07/19/2019 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?


07/20/2019 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.


07/18/2019 06:07 PM
State Could Approve Purchase Of Fish Island Next Week - WJCT NEWS
State Could Approve Purchase Of Fish Island Next Week  WJCT NEWS

One of the last remaining undeveloped waterfront properties in St. Augustine could soon belong to the state of Florida. Fish Island is one of three parcels.


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 ...


07/16/2019 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 ...


07/03/2019 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 ...


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.


07/16/2019 07:18 AM
Child drowning reported at Englewood home - Fox 4
Child drowning reported at Englewood home  Fox 4

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. -- Charlotte County deputies are investigating how a girl got into a pool and drowned. This happened Saturday just before 9 a.m. at a home ...


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 ...


07/11/2019 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 05:27 PM
Cape Coral coin machines robbed, damaged - NBC2 News
Cape Coral coin machines robbed, damaged  NBC2 News

Three convenience stores were hit in a week, with the thieves making off with hundreds of dollars in quarters.


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.


07/17/2019 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 ...


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 ...


07/09/2019 05:48 PM
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 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 ...


07/18/2019 12:00 AM
History's mysteries: DeSoto census workers 100 years ago | Featured Sections - yoursun.com
History's mysteries: DeSoto census workers 100 years ago | Featured Sections  yoursun.com

By CAROL MAHLER. Arcadian History Editor. An article in last week's Arcadian newspaper invited people to work as enumerators for the 2020 U.S. Census.


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 ...


07/16/2019 06:55 PM
NBC2 Investigates: Putting politics aside to save our shores - NBC2 News
NBC2 Investigates: Putting politics aside to save our shores  NBC2 News

SOUTHWEST Fla. - A plan of attack save our shoreline - with a focus on teamwork. Toxic algal blooms, red tide and vulnerability to climate change: they're all ...


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 ...


07/09/2019 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 ...


07/17/2019 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 ...


07/15/2019 11:14 AM
Charlotte schools superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox suspended - WCNC.com
Charlotte schools superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox suspended  WCNC.com

Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Superintendent Dr. Clayton Wilcox has been suspended, the school district has announced.


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 ...


07/19/2019 11:30 AM
Trial relocated for ex-officer accused of killing woman - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Trial relocated for ex-officer accused of killing woman  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Lee Coel will be tried in Lee County for the 2016 shooting death of Mary Knowlton during a demonstration. Attorneys representing a former Punta Gorda police ...


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 ...


06/21/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: Superintendent search, banned books, corporal punishment and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Superintendent search, banned books, corporal punishment and more  Tampa Bay Times

A roundup of education news from around the state.


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.


07/15/2019 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 ...


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.


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 ...


07/18/2019 02:03 PM
First Step of Sarasota, Coastal Behavioral Healthcare Announce Merger - www.behavioral.net
First Step of Sarasota, Coastal Behavioral Healthcare Announce Merger  www.behavioral.net

First Step of Sarasota and Coastal Behavioral Healthcare, a pair of not-for-profit agencies in Florida, have announced a merger to provide addiction recovery ...


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 ...


07/18/2019 12:45 PM
Governor, Cabinet will consider report on suspended OFR head Ronald Rubin - Florida Politics
Governor, Cabinet will consider report on suspended OFR head Ronald Rubin  Florida Politics

An inspector general report into sexual-harassment allegations against suspended top financial regulator Ronald Rubin has been placed on the agenda for next ...


06/24/2019 03:00 AM
New pickleball paddles appease noise conscious neighbors - Wink News
New pickleball paddles appease noise conscious neighbors  Wink News

It is the sound that drives some people crazy. Those against more pickleball courts said it is too loud. But one man said, he has the solution: quiet paddles.


06/21/2019 03:00 AM
Weather Blog: Bring on the heat? The record says SWFL is getting warmer - NBC2 News
Weather Blog: Bring on the heat? The record says SWFL is getting warmer  NBC2 News

This weekend in Southwest Florida will be stiflingly hot, but in this edition of the weather blog, we're talking about a different kind of warming.


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 ...


06/21/2019 03:00 AM
Home sales surge in Southwest Florida - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Home sales surge in Southwest Florida  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Home sales surged last month in Southwest Florida as buyers finalized deals at the end of the peak selling season. Buyers closed on 1,685 existing ...


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 ...


06/26/2019 03:00 AM
Florida man arrested on warrant for sexual battery charge in Henderson - 14 News WFIE Evansville
Florida man arrested on warrant for sexual battery charge in Henderson  14 News WFIE Evansville

A man has been arrested in Henderson County on a warrant out of Florida.


06/28/2019 03:00 AM
Editorial: Utility pipelines: a beautiful thing - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Editorial: Utility pipelines: a beautiful thing  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Folks who have been around our area a long time may recall newspaper and television advertisements for a regional chain of businesses named Allied ...


07/15/2019 04:32 PM
Fifth Clemson student dies in three months after being hit by car, university says - Charlotte Observer
Fifth Clemson student dies in three months after being hit by car, university says  Charlotte Observer

For the fifth time in three months Clemson University mourns the death of a student after senior Bryn Turner was killed when he was hit by a car in Florida.


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 ...


07/09/2019 03:00 AM
In the Know: Former Sweetbays find new life in Winn-Dixie, office space and ... muscle cars? - The News-Press
In the Know: Former Sweetbays find new life in Winn-Dixie, office space and ... muscle cars?  The News-Press

Winn-Dixie isn't alone in taking over former Sweetbay stores. Two museums fill former mammoth spaces, with new office space coming to Daniels Parkway.


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 ...


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.


07/12/2019 12:59 PM
Al Dougherty named chief operations officer at Babcock Ranch - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Al Dougherty named chief operations officer at Babcock Ranch  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Al Dougherty has been named chief operations officer for Babcock Ranch, the southeastern Charlotte County development touted as the nation's first ...


07/03/2019 03:00 AM
The Sheriff Who’s Defying ICE - The Atlantic
The Sheriff Who’s Defying ICE  The Atlantic

Garry McFadden is taking a stand. But will North Carolina's legislature strip his office of the powers he's using?


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Goodbye empty space at Lake Betty Park. Hello kidscapes - yoursun.com
Goodbye empty space at Lake Betty Park. Hello kidscapes  yoursun.com

By BETSY CALVERT. Staff Writer. PORT CHARLOTTE — Construction on the first phase of a new Lake Betty Park could begin next year. That's what about two ...


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 ...




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