Rip Current Risk High

A heads-up if you’re planning a trip to the beach today. The National Weather Service has issued a rip current statement for an area including coastal Sarasota and Charlotte counties. Forecasters say there is a high rip current risk through this evening. Beachgoers are advised to heed the advice of lifeguards, beach patrol, flags and […]

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Museum Anniversary

The Englewood Area Historical Museum will celebrate its first anniversary tomorrow. The Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce is presenting a ribbon-cutting ceremony including cake and ice cream. That is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the museum, 1394 Old Englewood Road. The anniversary will feature the museum’ new Florida Cow Hunters exhibit, an Englewood Christmas exhibit, […]

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Gas Leak Stops Traffic

A gas leak stopped traffic in Charlotte County on Monday but no one was injured and there were no evacuations. Around noon, Veterans Boulevard was closed off in both directions from Murdock Circle to Cochran Boulevard as Charlotte County Fire/EMS responded. An active TECO Gas leak was found near Wal-Mart. The leak happened during an […]

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Job Fair Wednesday

There will be a big job fair on the Suncoast tomorrow. More than 50 companies will be looking for new employees at the Career and Hiring Fest. It takes place from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at Manatee Technical College on East State Road 70 in Bradenton. Organizations to be represented include Lowe’s, the Pittsburgh Pirates, […]

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