Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Executive Director As the Chamber prepares to embark on our 97th year leading the... Read More.

September 11, 2021, 2 Decades Later

From the desk of Sheriff Bill Prummell- It’s been twenty years since we all witnessed the largest and deadliest terrorist attack ever committed on American soil. Every generation has moments like this that are etched vividly... Read More.

Venice Airport Site Of Small Plane Crash

VENICE, Florida Lorraine Anderson City of Venice Public Information Officer Shortly before 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 9, a Cessna 172 flying above Venice carrying 2 people experienced engine trouble. The... Read More.

Downtown Englewood Redevelopment Takes Major Step

ENGLEWOOD ~ Sarasota County officials have begun the W. Dearborn Street Plaza Bandshell project. This community initiated project will construct pervious concrete walkways, an outdoor bandshell, permanent restroom, perimeter... Read More.

Man Arrested For Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Sarasota man after he attempted to conduct a traffic stop using his personal vehicle equipped with strobe lights and a siren. Deputies initially responded around 4:14 p.m. Sunday... Read More.

Fatal Crash Shuts Down I-75 In Charlotte County

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating two crashes, one of them deadly, on I-75 yesterday. The fatal crash happened at approximately 6 am and involved a sedan and pickup. Troopers say the sedan was stopped... Read More.