Forecasters say a disturbance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico will soon become a tropical or subtropical storm that is headed for the northern Gulf Coast. On Thursday evening, the U.S. National Hurricane Center... Read More.
The city of Punta Gorda is taking the lead on getting rid of abandoned boats from waterways. The city previously has had to rely on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which brings... Read More.
A Venice shopping center that was once the home of a long-closed KMart finally has a new tenant. Marshalls will open its doors in the Jacaranda Plaza off of the US-41 Bypass this week.... Read More.
Sarasota County parks officials have come with a solution they hope will solve -or at least slow down- erosion issues at Blackburn Point Park in Osprey. Crews put in biodegradable coir logs along part... Read More.
Charlotte County veterans have been honored over the years, taking part in Southwest Florida honor flights. Now, they’ll be able to leave without having to travel too far. Starting next year, honor flights will... Read More.
The former owner of a North Port dance studio that was found guilty of performing sex acts with a 15-year-old female student has been sentenced to 26 years in prison. 40-year old Lauren Debenedetta... Read More.
Florida Power & Light plans to install 1,000 electric-charging stations at 100 locations across the state. The utility’s announcement Wednesday says the stations would be located on major roadways, public parks, shopping malls, tourist destinations... Read More.
Sunseeker Resort announced it will be renovating the Kingsway Country Club and golf course. The renovation will leave the course closed from April to December of 2020. Kingsway is scheduled to reopen prior to the... Read More.
Florida Power and Light is set to bring a pilot program to Charlotte County that will see power lines go underground to avoid damage during storms. The utility says around 40 percent of their... Read More.