Sarasota, North Port could split field cost

When the North Port Huskys youth football program concludes its practice season on the outfield of the large baseball diamond in Butler Park in North Port this fall, Sarasota County and the city of North Port may split the difference in the cost to repair the field for baseball season. Sarasota County Commissioner Christine Robinson […]

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Nokomis man accused of animal cruelty

Authorities have charged a Nokomis man with animal cruelty this week. Charlotte County Animal Control tells the North Port Sun that the charges against 32-year-old Dustin Martel stem from an incident that happened in May of last year. Martel allegedly left a dog unattended that later died. Animal Control Lt. Brian Jones says Martel stands […]

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SKY Academy Principal Resigns

Oleh Bula’s out as principal of the Venice YMCA charter school. The Herald-Tribune reports email’s they’ve obtained say Bula, on administrative leave after teacher complains about a ‘hostile’ work environment, has resigned as principal of SKY Academy. At the time Bula was placed on administrative leave in April, no one would publicly say why. Bula’s […]

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Body of man in Port Charlotte fire ID’ed

(Port Charlotte) The body of the man found in the burned garage of 725 Riviera Lane yesterday has been identified as that of 51 year old Donald Hierspiel. At about 2:47 am yesterday the Sheriff’s Office received a call that Hierspiel had broken into the Riviera Lane home of Cynthia Wofford while being armed with […]

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