Want to get a personal alert when there is a major road closure in Charlotte County? Find out when someone’s been reported missing endangered person in your area? Maybe you want an anonymous way to send in a tip to the Sheriff’s Office. If that’s you, now’s the time to sign up for the new free alert system-Nixle. It’s scheduled to launch in a couple of weeks. Once signed up, you’ll get notifications on their smart phones, tablets or computers. It’s free! Visit www.ccso.org, or for text alerts only, text your zip code to 888777. Or you can sign up through your facebook page.