LOAN FORGIVEN…RESIDENTS UPSET IN NORTH PORT

NORTH PORT TAXPAYERS ARE HAVING TO MUNCH ON A $225,000 LOSS ON THE HOME OF FORMER CITY MANAGER STEVE CROWELL, AND THEY’RE NOT HAPPY ABOUT IT.  CROWELL WAS FORCED OUT OF HIS POSITION IN OCTOBER AFTER PUTTING HIS HAT IN THE RING FOR THE CITY MANAGER’S JOB IN IOWA CITY, AND AS PART OF THE […]

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FOOD IS LOVE RAISES OVER $2000 FOR MAMMOGRAMS

LEAH McCALLISTER, THE NEW CO-OWNER OF ENGLEWOOD RESTAURANT FOOD IS LOVE TOOK A CALCULATED GAMBLE IN MOVING THE TA-TA-TUESDAY PROMOTION TO FRIDAY THIS YEAR, BUT THE CALCULATOR SHOWS THE MOVE WAS A GOOD ONE.  THE RESTAURANT DESIGNATE ONE DAY A YEAR DURING BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN OCTOBER TO BRING IN CELEBRITY WAIT STAFF WHO […]

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MISSING ELDERLY WOMAN FOUND

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY THEY RECEIVED WORD FROM LEE COUNTY OFFICIALS JUST AFTER 4 THIS MORNING THAT A MISSING ELDERLY WOMAN WAS FOUND.  A LEE COUNTY DEPUTY SPOTTED 91 YEAR OLD JOSEPHINE WILLIAMS DRIVING ON PINE ISLAND ROAD.  SHE WAS UNHARMED.  CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES FIRST REPORTED WILLIAMS MISSING JUST BEFORE 11PM LAST NIGHT AFTER HER […]

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TEENS BUSTED FOR GARDENS OF GULF COVE BREAK-IN

TWO PORT CHARLOTTE TEENS WERE ARRESTED AFTER CHARLOTTE COUNTY DETECTIVES DETERMINED THEY BROKE INTO A GARDENS OF GULF COVE HOME MONDAY AFTERNOON.  DEPUTIES SAY THE OWNER OF THE HOME ON KEVITT BOULEVARD CALLED THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE TO REPORT THE THEFT OF A HANDGUN, RIFLE, SHOTGUN, AND A FLAT SCREEN TV.  HE TOLD DETECTIVES THAT A […]

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IT’S OFFICIAL…WILLIAMS OUT IN VENICE

THE VENICE CITY COUNCIL ON TUESDAY VOTED UNANIMOUSLY TO ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THE SEPARATION BETWEEN POLICE CHIEF JULIE WILLIAMS AND THE CITY.  THE TERMS INCLUDE WILLIAMS PICKING UP A ONE-TIME LUMP SUM CHECK FOR A LITTLE MORE THAN $39,000 DOLLARS AT CITY HALL THIS MORNING, ALONG WITH AN AGREEMENT THAT SHE NOT SUE THE […]

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