Charlotte County Handling Charley Related Lawsuit

When Hurricane Charley slammed into Port Charlotte, it wiped out the coounty’s fleet management building. For almost 9-years the county housed its fleet at a warehouse owned by Denjer Enterprises. Now Denjer wants something from the county. When the county moved its fleet to a new building last fall, Denjer Enterprises owners looked at the […]

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Layoffs Hit Peace River

It’s a trend being seen nationwide in for-profit hospitals and health care systems, and it’s come to our area. Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte started laying off 24-people last month. A hospital spokesperson tells the Englewood Sun it’s to “better align the organization with existing hospital activity levels.” None of the layoffs […]

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Punta Gorda Plane Crash

The FAA is investigating a plane crash that happened at the Punta Gorda Airport, Saturday morning. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office, a single-engine experimental plane started having engine problems, ran out of gas and had to make an emergency landing. The plane landed in a grassy area, nearly hitting a fence in its […]

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Red Tide Taking Toll on Manatees

Record numbers of dead manatees are washing along the Florida coast, and experts say it’s because of red algae. State biologists say up to 10-manatees are dying daily because of the red algae bloom off the south Florida coast. With the tide showing no signs of moving, the death toll’s expected to climb. There’s a […]

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