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Christie appearing with Scott today

Governor Rick Scott today has received campaign help from his New Jersey counterpart. Chris Christie has appeared with Scott at a Panama City restaurant and at a rally outside the Crawfordville courthouse. The stops come as part of Scott’s two-week bus tour to promote proposed tax cuts.

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SMH Trauma Center?

Could Sarasota Memorial Hospital add a trauma unit? Sarasota Memorial’s board has been discussing the idea of applying to become a state-approved Level II trauma center. If it opts to move forward, the public hospital will directly compete with Bradenton’s Blake Medical Center when it comes to treating the region’s most critical and life-threatening injuries. […]

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More details released next week on Chalk Festival

More information comes next week on this year’s Chalk Festival in Venice. Fins at Sharkey’s opens its doors next Friday so people can hear some news about the festival. The evening of cocktails and food begins at 6 o’clock to benefit the festival. The festival shows hundreds of artists creating large interactive 3D street paintings. […]

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Man’s body pulled from river, child found dead

The investigation into a likely suicide has led to a possible murder scene in Fort Myers. Authorities yesterday found John Medina’s abandoned car on the Cape Coral Bridge. They pulled his body from the Caloosahatchee River a few hours later. Police then went to his home in Fort Myers and found Medina’s four-year-old daughter Sophie […]

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