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Charlotte County Crime Rate At 4-Year High

PORT CHARLOTTE- Crime in Charlotte County is up nearly 4 percent this year, compared to the same time in 2016. That includes thefts as well as violent crime. It’s the first time crime has risen under Sheriff Bill Prummell. in each of his first four years on the job, crime had dropped in each consecutive […]

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Punta Gorda Paving Scheduled

The city of Punta Gorda advises that, beginning Monday and continuing through Wednesday, March 15th, milling and pavement resurfacing is scheduled on several roadways in Burnt Store Meadows and in Burnt Store Isles. Each road will be open to local traffic only. Detours and impact to traffic are to be anticipated. Hours of operation will […]

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Early Voting Starts Monday

Early voting for the March 14th municipal elections will begin on Monday, March 6th, and continue through Saturday, March 11th. That word from Sarasota County Supervisor of Elections Ron Turner. The March 14 elections include the City of North Port Special Primary. Turner said eligible voters may cast their ballots during the early voting periods […]

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