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Venice Officials May Ask Voters For Street Repaving Money

Venice’s City Council is considering a big step to fix all of the city’s bad roads….. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-052715-Jennings-Venice Streets VO.mp3 They’re considering a referendum question, asking voters for approval to borrow money for street paying and several other big ticket projects. The Herald-Tribune reports Stantec Consulting Services assessed the streets and says $15-million would fix everything. […]

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CCSO Looking for 15-year old Girl

A 15 year old girl who used to live in the area, is missing from another county and may be back in Charlotte County. Lindsey Marie Turner ran away with another teen, who eventually returned home. The other teen indicated that Lindsey may have come to Charlotte County. She is listed as a missing/runaway juvenile. […]

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This Week’s CCSO Traffic Enforcement Locations

Here’s where Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies will be concentrating their traffic enforcement efforts this week… http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-052615-Jennings-Traffic Enforcement VO.mp3 They will be doing speed enforcement on US 41 between Jones Loop Road and Oil Well Road in Punta Gorda; and along Cornelius Boulevard between SR 776 and US 41 in Port Charlotte. Deputies will be doing […]

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Florida among highest for beer taxes

Beer sales in Florida have increased, and so have the taxes on beer. The taxes actually stand higher than most places in the country. The Tax Foundation says for every gallon sold in Florida, the state collects 48 cents in tax. Only nine states have a higher number. The Beer Institute calls taxes “the single […]

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