FPL looking to double state’s solar power

The state’s largest investor-owned utility has big plans. FPL intends to build three new solar farms that would nearly double Florida’s solar capacity. The company says it has found a “cost-effective” way to expand solar power, and it wants to install the systems in three places. FPL wants to add 225 megawatts to the current […]

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Charlotte County Car Theft

A Punta Gorda man’s been arrested for strong armed robbery and motor vehicle theft. CCSO deputies say a neighbor asked 22-year old Delano Mathurin to help him clean the Regal Cinemas at Town Center Mall early yesterday. While helping Mathurin change a vacuum cleaner bag, the victim says Mathurin slugged him and started going through […]

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Traffic stop results in multiple drug charges

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office has charged a North Port woman with drug trafficking. A deputy followed 34-year-old Danielle Wiitala this morning into the parking lot at Hooters on Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte. The sheriff’s office says a series of traffic offenses led up to this point. Deputies asked both Wiitala and 38-year-old Ashanti […]

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