Charlotte County authorities have arrested two Ohio men for illegally buying prescription drugs. The sheriff’s office says Brian Greeno and Marty Clements, both of the Chillicothe, OH area, were arrested after they received a tip that a fugitive from Ohio was staying at a hotel in Englewood. That person wasn’t there, but when deputies raided […]
The Lee County Metro Planning Organization will soon have new digs. The MPO and the city of Cape Coral have reached a tentative agreement to relocate the MPO offices into open space located in the city’s old Public Safety Building. The terms of the lease still are being finalized, and the agreement must be approved […]
If you’re on social security, you’ll see a small increase in your benefits. Anything helps, as this is the first increase in three years. Starting in January, Social Security recipients will get increases averaging $39 a month. In December, people who receive Supplemental Security Income, the disability program for the poor, will get increases averaging […]
LeeTran will buy 24 new hybrid busses with a 14-million dollar federal grant. It is the single largest grant LeeTran has ever received, and it’s the largest sum award to any Florida transit agency in this grant cycle. This award was among 300 public transportation projects chosen out of 829 submitted from across the country.
She’s already in jail on child abuse charges, and now a Sarasota mom faces prescription fraud charges too. It was her adult son who told police that 38 year old Sandra Freeman was taking the Adderall that was meant for him and his sister. Nineteen year old Fredrick Freeman said that because of his mother’s […]