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Scott Campaigns in Sarasota

Gov. Rick Scott was in Sarasota yesterday on a campaign stop on Monday trying to draw attention to his job creation history and accusing former Gov. Charlie Crist of being responsible for killing jobs. Scott, a Republican, stressed repeatedly that under his administration, Florida has added 620,000 jobs since he was elected in 2010, while […]

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Boil Order in Effect

A failure at the Buirnt Store water treatment plant yesterday has forced Charlotte County Utilities officials to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Notice. That failure happened about 4:30am yestrerday, according to a press release from CCU. Affected Customers for the Burnt Store Service Area Include: All CCU customers in the Burnt Store area including Tern […]

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FAA Grant for Punta Gorda Airport Expansion

The FAA’s awarded Punta Gorda Airport almost $6 million for an expansion project. This grant will be used to double the size of Bailey terminal. The Airport will also increase the number of air gates, enhance security and increase the size of the passenger waiting area. The expansion is expected to cost 8 million dollars […]

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Marijuana Gorw House Found in Punta Gorda

A 27-year old woman’s in the Charlotte County Jail without bond, after CCSO deputies found over 400-pounds of pot and 200 marijuana plants this morning. The grow house was uncovered when a search warrant was served at a home on Washington Loop Road in Punta Gorda. Between the house and garage, NBC2 reports deputies found […]

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