TWO PEDESTRIANS VICTIMS OF HIT AND RUN

TWO TOURISTS FROM ENGLAND ARE IN SERIOUS CONDITION AFTER BEING HIT BY A VEHICLE ON SIESTA KEY EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 43 YEAR OLD JAMES INCE AND 64 YEAR OLD FRANK MALCOM, BOTH OF NEW CASTLE, WERE WALKING ALONG CANAL ROAD NEAR PLAZA DE PALMAS JUST AFTER 1AM WHEN THEY WERE […]

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ELDERLY NOKOMIS WOMAN DIES IN ACCIDENT

ONE PERSON WAS KILLED AND THREE OTHERS INJURED IN AN ACCIDENT ON AN INTERSTATE ON-RAMP IN VENICE.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 78 YEAR OLD CHARLES COOK OF NOKOMIS WAS NORTHBOUND ON THE JACARANDA BOULEVARD ON-RAMP AT AROUND 12:30PM SUNDAY WHEN HE LOST CONTROL OF HIS LINCOLN FOUR DOOR AND SPUN OUT INTO THE PATH […]

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SIX ARRESTED WITH DRUGS IN HOME

SIX PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AFTER CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES RAIDED A TEE & GREEN ESTATES HOME IN PUNTA GORDA.  AUTHORITIES CAME A CALLING AROUND 6:30AM FRIDAY, AND A SEARCH TURNED UP NUMEROUS DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ITEMS WITH METHAMPHETAMINE AND MARIJUANA RESIDUE ON THEM, ALONG WITH ELEVEN AK-47 ROUNDS AND FOURTEEN SHOTGUN SHELLS IN […]

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EARLY VOTING BEGAN TODAY

EARLY VOTING FOR THE AUGUST 24TH PRIMARY BEGAN TODAY IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX.  IN SARASOTA COUNTY, BALLOTS CAN BE CAST AT ONE OF SIX LOCATIONS ON WEEKDAYS FROM 8:30AM-4:30PM, SATURDAYS FROM 9AM-1PM, AND SUNDAYS FROM 1-5PM.  THE SOUTH COUNTY EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS ARE THE ROBERT L ANDERSON ADMINISTRATION CENTER AT 4000 SOUTH TAMIAMI TRAIL IN […]

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SCHOOL BACK IN SESSION IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

TODAY WAS THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY.  THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ONE OF A HANDFUL STATEWIDE THAT CAN START THIS EARLY BECAUSE OF IT BEING CLASSIFIED AS AN “A” DISTRICT.  THE STATE PASSED A LAW TWO YEARS AGO SAYING CLASSES COULD NOT START MORE THAN TWO WEEKS BEFORE LABOR DAY, […]

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