The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office wants information on golf cart thefts. It says someone stole six of them, drove them around, and left them at other parts of Knights Island last weekend. The office says it found all of them and returned them to their owners and operators. Some of them had some damage.
Leaders in Venice next week dress in drag to benefit Venice’s Chalk Festival. Mayor John Holic, Fins at Sharky’s owner Mike Pachota, and former Venice Gondolier editor Bob Vedder turn into queens on Wednesday night. They do so for Blanche & Baby Jane Drag Queen Bingo. It happens at the Venice Community Center on Nokomis […]
So far, Charlotte County has escaped the summer without a red tide bloom occurring. That may change son, though, as Mote Marine Laboratory and the state Fish and WIldlife Commission are tracking a huge, but scattered, bloom headed our direction. The algae was 10 miles off Pinellas County’s shore. While the red tide is patchy, […]
Sarasota County’s committed funding to pay for the 2015 Suncoast Offshore Super Boat Grand Prix Festival next July 4th weekend. County Commissioners decided to commit just over $94,000 to help pay for the race next year, up from this years $81,000. The Herald-Tribune reports the funds will cover race insurance, awards, hotel lodging for race […]
Signature Healthcare of Port Charlotte’s been placed on the US Nursing Home Watch List. According to NBC2, the nursing home and some of its nurses have been accused of allowing a patient die. A report from the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration found staff left an 85-year old man unattended in June, and when […]