Governor Scott In Sarasota Today

Governor Rick Scott in Sarasota today and tomorrow. He and First Lady Ann Scott are attending an opening of a Peter Paul Rubens exhibition at the Ringling Museum of Art this evening. That will be from six to seven-thirty at the museum on Bay Shore Road in Sarasota. The Governor is set to remain in […]

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Two Injured in Separate Englewood Crashes

Authorities say two peo­ple were air­lifted to regional trauma cen­ters following separate accidents yesterday in Englewood. Complete reports on each crash are pending, but here’s what we know so far: the first crash happened just before 11am at Gas­par­illa Pines and Placida roads. It took some time to extricate one person from a car involved […]

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Student Charged with Battery

He hit a prof and a student, but says he doesn’t remember doing it. That’s what 19 year old Vantrell Gilliam told Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies who arrested him on Tuesday. They said he had been pulled over as he headed to Edison State College’s Charlotte County campus in Punta Gorda. When he got there, […]

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Vacation Rental Ban Continued In Venice

Still no vacation rentals of single-family homes in Venice. The city council voting to retain a controversial ordinance banning rental of homes in neighborhoods made up of single-family dwellings, even though it may be unenforceable. The Venice city attorney’s office has already said the ordinance may not survive a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality. Still, the […]

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Spotter Training Set Soon

If you’ve always found yourself a bit scared when the clouds start to turn dark and roll in the sky, an opportunity to learn about what you’re seeing is coming up. SKYWARN Training for Residents of West Charlotte and South Sarasota Counties is scheduled for the afternoon pf March 14th. National Weather Service personnel will […]

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