Last month was the driest September on record in Punta Gorda and other parts of Charlotte County. According to both NOAA and the National Weather Service, the official reporting station at the airport picked... Read More.
More than 2,000 people gathered Tuesday at Sarasota National Cemetery to pay respects to veteran Edward Pearson. Many had no idea who Pearson even was. Pearson, a resident of Naples, died Aug. 31. His... Read More.
Today is the day the hands-free texting ban goes into effect for school and construction zones. Drivers need to be hands-free of any type of wireless device in active school and construction zones. Through... Read More.
Sarasota County officials issued a no swim advisory Thursday afternoon for Brohard Beach in Venice. Officials said during routine testing on Wednesday, the amount of enterococcus bacteria found were outside acceptable limits. The beach remains... Read More.
The second annual 5K Battle of the Bridges Regatta is Saturday. 152 entries from 18 different clubs are registered to participate. The 3.1-mile headrace, which is hosted by Sarasota Scullers, runs from 8 a.m. to... Read More.
Sarasota US Representative Greg Steube is pushing for the federal government to lower the classification of marijuana. Currently, pot is a Schedule 1 drug- the same as heroin and other substances that are deemed... Read More.
A ribbon-cutting is coming up later this week, to mark the completion of the Ann and Chuck Dever Regional Park Recreation Center. The event is set for September 12th at 2:30 p.m. The center... Read More.
If you’re around Port Charlotte Beach Park, be aware that the parking lot will be getting some repaving, from September 16th to 22nd. Parking will be limited. The park is located at 4500 Harbor... Read More.