More Zika virus cases in South Florida

Health officials in Florida have confirmed that a third case of the Zika virus has been discovered in Lee County. In an update Thursday from the Florida Department of Health, a total of 18 cases are reported statewide. Hillsborough County reports 3 zika virus cases, None of the cases were contracted in the state, and […]

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18 Zika virus cases reported in Florida

Health officials in Florida have confirmed that a third case of the Zika virus has been discovered in Lee County. In an update Thursday from the Florida Department of Health, a total of 18 cases are reported statewide. Hillsborough County reports 3 zika virus cases, None of the cases were contracted in the state, and […]

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Port Charlotte Beach evacuated…possible bomb

The bomb squad was called to the Port Charlotte Beach Complex after a man found an object which resembled a hand gernade while wading in the water shortly after noon yesterday (Wednesday). The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Department said as a precaution police evacuated everyone from the beach complex while the bomb squad removed the still […]

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Manasota Key advocate dies

Betty Sue Carroll was always a strong voice on the issues facing South Manasota Key. Now, that voice is now silent. After fighting what her family called “a triple onslaught of diseases,” Carroll died peacefully on Monday. She served on the South Manasota Key Municipal Service Taxing Unit Advisory Board, and as a founding member […]

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