RESIDENTS WANT MORE TIME FOR PLANNING

MORE THAN 100 RESIDENTS SHOWED UP AT THE TRINGALI CENTER IN ENGLEWOOD MONDAY NIGHT TO TALK ABOUT CHARLOTTE COUNTY’S PROPOSED REVISIONS TO THE ZONING OVERLAY CODE FOR MANASOTA AND SANDPIPER KEYS, AND THEIR MESSAGE... Read More.

ENROLLMENT NUMBERS MIXED

SARASOTA COUNTY SCHOOLS REPORT THAT ENROLLMENT IN THE FIRST WEEK OF SCHOOL IS DOWN WHILE CHARLOTTE COUNTY NUMBERS REMAINED FLAT.  BLAMING THE REGION’S SLUGGISH ECONOMY AND THE LOSS OF JOBS LOCALLY, SARASOTA... Read More.

SAVE THE BEACH RALLY SET FOR SATURDAY

THE OWNERS OF SEVERAL ENGLEWOOD BEACH BUSINESSES WERE AT THE WHITE ELEPHANT PUB MONDAY AFTERNOON TO SHOW THEIR SUPPORT FOR A SATURDAY PROTEST RALLY AGAINST A POSSIBLE TRAILER BEING PUT IN THE PARKING LOT... Read More.
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MAN INJURED IN VENICE INTERSTATE ACCIDENT

A CAPE CORAL MAN WAS SERIOUSLY INJURED IN AN EARLY MORNING ACCIDENT ON THE INTERSTATE.  THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 44 YEAR OLD JOHN FORTUNATO WAS HEADING SOUTHBOUND NEAR MILE MARKER 195 JUST AFTER... Read More.

MAN ATTACKED ON HIS BIKE IN NOKOMIS

A NOKOMIS MAN WAS ATTACKED LAST NIGHT WHILE RIDING HIS BIKE.  SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 48 YEAR OLD JAMES HOLDER WAS RIDING ALONG TAMIAMI TRAIL NORTH AT AROUND 9:15PM WHEN HE WAS CONFRONTED BY... Read More.

SILVER ALERT CANCELLED IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY

CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTIES CANCELLED A SILVER ALERT THAT WAS ISSUED LAST NIGHT.  DEPUTIES SAY 81 YEAR OLD DORIS CROTEAU WAS FIRST REPORTED MISSING JUST BEFORE 6PM FROM LEXINGTON MANOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY ON VETERANS... Read More.
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TWO ARRESTED FOR NORTH PORT BURGLARIES

NORTH PORT POLICE ARRESTED TWO MEN IN CONNECTION WITH A STRING OF BURGLARIES LAST WEEK.  POLICE SAY THEY WERE CALLED TO A RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY IN THE 2400 BLOCK OF NORTH BISCAYNE DRIVE EARLY THURSDAY... Read More.

TWO ARRESTED AND CAR SEIZED

CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE AND SEIZED A CAR AFTER AN UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF XANAX PILLS IN PORT CHARLOTTE.  DEPUTIES SAY 34 YEAR OLD PAUL CERCE AND 25 YEAR OLD MYRIAH MELTON,... Read More.

TWO ARRESTED AFTER WARRANT SERVED

SARASOTA COUNTY AUTHORITIES RAIDED A NORTH PORT HOME TUESDAY MORNING AFTER THEY RECEIVED INFORMATION THERE WAS ILLEGAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG ACTIVITY THERE.  THE PHARMACEUTICAL DIVERSION UNIT AND SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS SECTION, WITH ASSISTS FROM THE FDLE... Read More.
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SKIDMORE EARNS CERTIFIED COMMISH DESIGNATION

THE FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES PRESENTED CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONER ROBERT SKIDMORE WITH THE CERTIFIED COUNTY COMMISSIONER DESIGNATION FOLLOWING HIS COMPLETION OF A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY PROGRAM DEVELOPED BY THE ASSOCIATION.  SKIDMORE RECEIVED THE DESIGNATION ALONG... Read More.