CCSO ISSUES ARREST WARRANT FOR MAN WHO SHOT AT REPO MAN

(SOUTHWEST CHARLOTTE COUNTY) The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit Saturday afternoon issued an arrest warrant for the man responsible for shooting at a tow truck driver who went to the man’s home to repossess a vehicle. No serious injury was sustained. CCSO is asking the public for assistance in providing information on the whereabouts […]

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DUI Checkpoints Readied For New Year’s Eve

With this weekend’s New Year’s celebrations ready to roll, Sun Coast law enforcement says it will be out in force to try to put a clamp on drunk driving. Sheriff’s deputies in Charlotte and Sarasota Counties will be operating D-U-I checkpoints at various locations throughout the weekend. The Florida Highway Patrol already announcing it’s setting […]

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Holiday Closings

A reminder that with New Year’s Day coming on Sunday, it’s another three-day weekend for many government employees. That means that government offices, banks and the post office will all be closed on Monday. No SCAT bus service on Sunday. Most rec centers closed with the exception of Payne Park Tennis Center and Arlington Park […]

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Panel Recommends Voters Oversee Hospital Levies

Who will decide how fifteen Florida hospitals that levy tax money can continue to use those funds? That’s a question a panel appointed by Governor Rick Scott has been looking into and the result could make a big difference in how those hospital operate. Sarasota Memorial Hospital is one of the fifteen. The panel is […]

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Feds Look To Sarasota County For Water Quality

It’s been a big “green” week in Sarasota. First, the city was recognized for its efforts in a number of environmentally-friendly water quality and flood control projects. Then, an official of the Environmental Protection Agency visited the county yesterday to see which successful projects here could be replicated in other corners of the country. The […]

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