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02/21/2019 01:16 PM
Three injured in disturbance at Englewood shopping plaza - Fox 4
Three injured in disturbance at Englewood shopping plaza  Fox 4

Deputies responded to a possible stabbing that left three people injured Thursday morning in Englewood.


02/21/2019 12:43 AM
Behind the curtain - Florida Weekly
Behind the curtain  Florida Weekly

THINGS ARE NEVER QUITE WHAT THEY SEEM at first glance: the sight and sound of a balconied grand hall, for example — of nearly 2000 seats stuffed high ...


02/21/2019 12:43 AM
And the winner will be… - Florida Weekly
And the winner will be…  Florida Weekly

THE 2019 OSCARS WILL SHOWCASE AN INdustry in transition and turmoil. As the Academy's desire for inclusivity broadens to include more minorities and.


02/14/2019 12:09 AM
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW - Florida Weekly
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW  Florida Weekly

Blood drive held at bank OneBlood Inc. is holding a blood drive from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at the North Port office of Charlotte State Bank & Trust, 4300.


02/12/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County will charge panhandlers a $10 fee - Wink News
Charlotte County will charge panhandlers a $10 fee  Wink News

In an effort to discourage panhandling, Charlotte County plans to charge a fee and designate certain roads where it is legal. Donald Grupe said he has been ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
2 killed in crash in Charlotte County crash identified - NBC2 News
2 killed in crash in Charlotte County crash identified  NBC2 News

At least two people have did in a crash at Bermont Road and State Road 31 in Charlotte County.


02/14/2019 12:09 AM
All That Jazz - Florida Weekly
All That Jazz  Florida Weekly

OPPORTUNITIES TO SEE LIVE MUSIC IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY seem to be getting better and better all the time. Thanks to ample advertising budgets, some ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Nuts for Donuts - Florida Weekly
Nuts for Donuts  Florida Weekly

In this edition, Florida Weekly's donut guide tells you everything you need to know about donuts and more, from the disputed origins of their famous hole to a list ...


02/12/2019 04:13 PM
Western Michigan University to close its location in Punta Gorda - Wink News
Western Michigan University to close its location in Punta Gorda  Wink News

Western Michigan University announced Tuesday it's set to close its Punta Gorda location. According to the university in a statement: “Upon thoughtful ...


02/21/2019 03:03 PM
Englewood investigation determined suspects' wounds were self-in - NBC2 News
Englewood investigation determined suspects' wounds were self-in  NBC2 News

The Charlotte County Forensics Unit is investigating a possible stabbing in Englewood, near the Merchants Crossing shopping plaza.


01/31/2019 12:12 AM
When Environment equals economy - Florida Weekly
When Environment equals economy  Florida Weekly

NOT LONG AFTER RICK SCOTT took office as Florida's 45th governor in January 2011, he traveled to Spain, where he was entertained lavishly by Spanish ...


02/03/2019 03:00 AM
5 vehicle pileup in Charlotte County leaves one man in critical condition - Wink News
5 vehicle pileup in Charlotte County leaves one man in critical condition  Wink News

A five-vehicle pileup in Port Charlotte Saturday afternoon has left one man with critical injuries. Charles Caputo, 45, is in critical condition following the crash on ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
GIVING IN THE KNOW - Florida Weekly
GIVING IN THE KNOW  Florida Weekly

Burnt Store church holds blood drive The Florida Blood Centers will be collecting blood from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Burnt Store Presbyterian Church,


02/06/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County woman sues maker of Roundup, retailers, and county over health issues - Wink News
Charlotte County woman sues maker of Roundup, retailers, and county over health issues  Wink News

A new lawsuit is filed surrounding Roundup, the weed killer and pesticide. A woman is suing the company that makes it and the stores that sell it, claiming it ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County man filming local government, putting it on YouTube - NBC2 News
Charlotte County man filming local government, putting it on YouTube  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A Charlotte County man is following local government workers around with his camera, posting the videos to YouTube.


02/21/2019 07:37 AM
Thursday's Daily Pulse - Florida Trend
Thursday's Daily Pulse  Florida Trend

Even with red tide menacing the coastline and Hurricane Michael striking the Panhandle, 2018 was another record-breaking year for tourism in the state of ...


02/04/2019 03:00 AM
Sarasota, Charlotte County officials to discuss operations ahead of 2019 hurricane season - WWSB
Sarasota, Charlotte County officials to discuss operations ahead of 2019 hurricane season  WWSB

SARASOTA COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Hurricane Irma forced some residents to cross county lines to seek shelter. That required some local governments to front ...


02/14/2019 12:09 AM
State's orange crop forecast remains steady - Florida Weekly
State's orange crop forecast remains steady  Florida Weekly

Florida's orange crop forecast has held steady since the end of 2018, while projections for other types of citrus have been reduced. The U.S. Department of.


02/08/2019 03:00 AM
FHP: Two die in Charlotte County crash - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
FHP: Two die in Charlotte County crash  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

CHARLOTTE COUNTY -- Two people from Texas were killed in a crash involving a tractor-trailer Thursday morning in eastern Charlotte County, the Florida ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
EVERYWHERE AT HOME - Florida Weekly
EVERYWHERE AT HOME  Florida Weekly

There are myriad and growing options for both DIY home security products and professionally installed systems, or a combination of both, that let people monitor ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
FGCU anthropology team assists Charlotte County cold case investigation - Wink News
FGCU anthropology team assists Charlotte County cold case investigation  Wink News

Crews continue to look for remains of a Charlotte County woman whose 24-year-old case was reopened after a tip was passed on to local authorities. Weather ...


02/20/2019 11:12 AM
Air Force Thunderbirds returning to Punta Gorda air show - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Air Force Thunderbirds returning to Punta Gorda air show  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

PUNTA GORDA — The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds were the last jet team to perform in Punta Gorda and will be the first to return in November for the 38th ...


01/24/2019 03:00 AM
ART FOR ALL - Florida Weekly
ART FOR ALL  Florida Weekly

TWO SMALL, OLD-FLORIDA-STYLE buildings snuggled away side-by-side just off U.S. 41 (5950 Sam Shapos Way) are home North Port Art Center. "We such a ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Mote Marine to build science education aquarium - Florida Weekly
Mote Marine to build science education aquarium  Florida Weekly

Mote Marine is well on its way to building a state-of-the-art science education aquarium. The Sarasota County Commission last week approved an agreement ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Top five vehicles for 2019 - Florida Weekly
Top five vehicles for 2019  Florida Weekly

This year was the final winter showcase for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It will move to a summer show in 2020. That will make for a.


02/14/2019 12:09 AM
COMING UP AT THE RENAISSANCE ACADEMY - Florida Weekly
COMING UP AT THE RENAISSANCE ACADEMY  Florida Weekly

Snook Haven Boat Tourand Lunch10:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15Fee: $65Moderator: Dr. Christine Zimmer Its 1987 designation as one of two "Wild and ...


02/20/2019 06:45 AM
Florida education news: Armed teachers, teacher pay, state standards and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Armed teachers, teacher pay, state standards and more  Tampa Bay Times

ARMED TEACHERS: The Hillsborough County School Board unanimously rejects any proposal to allow teachers to carry guns in schools, if Florida lawmakers ...


02/21/2019 02:10 PM
Wichita Baseball Appoints Three Senior VPs - Ballpark Digest
Wichita Baseball Appoints Three Senior VPs  Ballpark Digest

Ahead of the Baby Cakes' 2020 move, three Senior VPs have been appointed by Wichita Baseball, including Jared Forma, Annie Life, and Augusto "Cookie" ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Award-winning pianist plays Beethoven with the Charlotte Symphony - Florida Weekly
Award-winning pianist plays Beethoven with the Charlotte Symphony  Florida Weekly

Grammy-nominated pianist Terrence Wilson joins the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra in Beethoven's monumental third piano concerto on Sunday, Feb. 10.


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Enchanting mystery features intrigues of the Byron-Shelley group - Florida Weekly
Enchanting mystery features intrigues of the Byron-Shelley group  Florida Weekly

"Claire's Last Secret" by Marty Ambrose. Severn House. 192 pages. Hardcover, $28.99. Set primarily in Florence and Geneva, this highly atmospheric historical.


01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County deputy ticketed for hitting bicyclist in Punta Gorda - NBC2 News
Charlotte County deputy ticketed for hitting bicyclist in Punta Gorda  NBC2 News

Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a bicycle crash that happened on US 41 North & Retta Esplanade in Punta Gorda.


02/14/2019 12:09 AM
Anti-vaping in work places advances in state Senate - Florida Weekly
Anti-vaping in work places advances in state Senate  Florida Weekly

A voter-approved ban on electronic smoking devices in workplaces is moving forward in the Senate without a proposal by anti-smoking advocates to redefine ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
Fakahatchee adventure beckons - Florida Weekly
Fakahatchee adventure beckons  Florida Weekly

Now's the time to reserve your 2019 Fakahatchee adventure If you want to experience Florida's largest state park in Everglades City this season, now's the time.


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
HARD WORK + TRUE LOVE - Florida Weekly
HARD WORK + TRUE LOVE  Florida Weekly

Natalia Ropke has always been a survivor. In the wake of the collapse of the Soviet Union, the small Russian town in which she was born fell on hard times.


02/21/2019 08:12 PM
Minnesota AG to review case of woman accused in 2 deaths - Charlotte Observer
Minnesota AG to review case of woman accused in 2 deaths  Charlotte Observer

The Minnesota Attorney General's office will review the case of a woman accused of killing her husband in southern Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida and killing ...


02/14/2019 12:09 AM
Speeding along a winding road to memories of old Florida - Florida Weekly
Speeding along a winding road to memories of old Florida  Florida Weekly

There was nobody else on Joel Boulevard. None of the mammoth Buicks and Chryslers that shared the roads with farm trucks serving the community around ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Interior design firm wins award - Florida Weekly
Interior design firm wins award  Florida Weekly

Z Interior Decorations Inc. of Punta Gorda — a full-*service* interior design firm specializing in residential interior design, model home decoration and builder.


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Courting that next generation of antiques collectors - Florida Weekly
Courting that next generation of antiques collectors  Florida Weekly

Over the past few months, I've been seeing an unusual phenomenon at antiques and collector shows — young people. And by young people, I mean people ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Norton Museum to reopen after $100 million revamp - Florida Weekly
Norton Museum to reopen after $100 million revamp  Florida Weekly

It was eight years in the making. When the new Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach reopens Feb. 9 after a $110 million expansion, it will have ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
North Port hires economic development and planning managers - Florida Weekly
North Port hires economic development and planning managers  Florida Weekly

Mel Thomas has been selected to lead North Port's economic development efforts. The new economic development manager has more than 25 years of ...


02/21/2019 07:22 AM
Red tide hit hard at Robinson Preserve. This part of the recovery will start there - Bradenton Herald
Red tide hit hard at Robinson Preserve. This part of the recovery will start there  Bradenton Herald

Robinson Preserve in Manatee County has been chosen as a location for a group of organizations to release thousands of redfish into local waters.


02/21/2019 04:21 PM
Sarasota-Manatee home sales lag; prices rise to start 2019 - Daytona Beach News-Journal
Sarasota-Manatee home sales lag; prices rise to start 2019  Daytona Beach News-Journal

Home sales slumped in Southwest Florida to start the year, a cool-down after a solid 2018.Buyers closed on 795 existing single-family homes in the ...


01/31/2019 03:00 AM
FGCU offers challenging lecture series for Black History Month - Florida Weekly
FGCU offers challenging lecture series for Black History Month  Florida Weekly

What relation could Frederick Douglass — the former slave-turned-abolitionist, writer and American statesman who died more than 100 years ago — possibly ...


02/21/2019 09:29 AM
Official dresses as Mickey to criticize government spending - Charlotte Observer
Official dresses as Mickey to criticize government spending  Charlotte Observer

A county official in Michigan dressed as Mickey Mouse to help draw attention to what he describes as wasteful spending on a Florida trip for employee training.


02/21/2019 01:12 PM
Sheriff: Florida mayor fired at deputies during raid - Charlotte Observer
Sheriff: Florida mayor fired at deputies during raid  Charlotte Observer

Authorities say a Florida mayor fired two shots at sheriff's deputies who raided his home to arrest him on allegations of practicing medicine without a license.


01/29/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County leaders gather for water quality summit - NBC2 News
Charlotte County leaders gather for water quality summit  NBC2 News

Charlotte County is taking a stand in Southwest Florida's water crisis.


02/13/2019 07:24 PM
Southwest Florida club scores a prestigious opportunity with the NBA - Wink News
Southwest Florida club scores a prestigious opportunity with the NBA  Wink News

A hobby turns into an opportunity like no other as a Southwest Florida club will help the National Basketball Association build a plane replica for one of its ...


01/31/2019 12:54 AM
Sculptor Joan Rasmussen to exhibit at ArtFest 2019 - Florida Weekly
Sculptor Joan Rasmussen to exhibit at ArtFest 2019  Florida Weekly

Old discarded bird cages. A grill from a tractor. A child's toy xylophone. Wooden foundry molds. Most people see them as they were originally intended to be.


01/24/2019 03:00 AM
Southwest Florida Symphony performs 'Vive La Mer' Feb. 2 - Florida Weekly
Southwest Florida Symphony performs 'Vive La Mer' Feb. 2  Florida Weekly

"Vive La Mer" will be performed by the Southwest Florida Symphony, in its 58th season of Masterworks, on Feb. 2 at Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall at ...


01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Red tide still clinging to northern Lee, Charlotte counties as end of the season approaches - The News-Press
Red tide still clinging to northern Lee, Charlotte counties as end of the season approaches  The News-Press

It just won't go away. A red tide that's been plaguing the Southwest Florida coast for more than a year still has a grip on the Gulf of Mexico. "The bloom is not as ...


02/07/2019 03:00 AM
Advanced Micro Devices chipping away at big-time technology companies - Florida Weekly
Advanced Micro Devices chipping away at big-time technology companies  Florida Weekly

Can you guess the best performing stock in the Standard & Poor's 500 index in 2018? No, it wasn't Apple or Netflix or even Google. It was the semiconductor.


01/30/2019 03:00 AM
Derelict boats abandoned in Charlotte Harbor, but who's responsible? - Wink News
Derelict boats abandoned in Charlotte Harbor, but who's responsible?  Wink News

Not one, not two, not three, but four sunken and derelict boats are in the water along Bayshore Live Oak Park in Charlotte Harbor, and people are worried they ...


01/25/2019 03:00 AM
DOJ quietly changes the definition of domestic violence, abuse centers worried - Wink News
DOJ quietly changes the definition of domestic violence, abuse centers worried  Wink News

The U.S. Department of Justice quietly changed the definition for domestic violence on its website this week. It eliminates mental, verbal and financial abuse as ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
A host of Charlotte County events will ring in the New Year - Florida Weekly
A host of Charlotte County events will ring in the New Year  Florida Weekly

"Good parties create a temporary youthfulness," said the late aphorist Mason Cooley. If that's true, Charlotte County stands to be the Fountain of Youth on New.


02/03/2019 03:00 AM
Sunday beach cleanup works to keep the shores beautiful - Wink News
Sunday beach cleanup works to keep the shores beautiful  Wink News

Sunday offers an opportunity to keep our beaches clean and beautiful. Volunteers are meeting at Fort Myers Beach Sunday morning as they said this is a project ...


12/14/2018 03:00 AM
VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County - WWSB
VIDEO: Suspects trying to enter vehicles in Charlotte County  WWSB

Charlotte County Sheriff's is searching for 2 suspects who are wanted for burglary and theft.


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Seniors are most at-risk for suicide in Charlotte County - Florida Weekly
Seniors are most at-risk for suicide in Charlotte County  Florida Weekly

Now that Amy Vogel looks back, there were warning signs. But when her 85-year-old grandfather killed himself with a family gun in March 2013, she and her ...


12/13/2018 03:00 AM
Amigo Pallets breaks ground in Charlotte County - Florida Weekly
Amigo Pallets breaks ground in Charlotte County  Florida Weekly

Charlotte County commissioners and civic leaders were out in force on Dec. 4 to participate in official groundbreaking ceremonies for a Miami-based company ...


12/10/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters - Wink News
Charlotte County in need of more robust hurricane shelters  Wink News

Schools normally serve as a safe haven during severe hurricanes. For Charlotte County, it's a different story. Some neighbors believe there are facilities better ...


10/17/2018 03:00 AM
Sample ballot for general election in Charlotte County on November 6, 2018 - Fox 4
Sample ballot for general election in Charlotte County on November 6, 2018  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Voters across the country will be hitting the polls on November 6 for general election known as mid-terms.


01/10/2019 03:00 AM
State awards Charlotte County $1.7 million grant for aviation training - Naples Daily News
State awards Charlotte County $1.7 million grant for aviation training  Naples Daily News

Charlotte County awarded $1.7 million grant from the state's Department of Economic Opportunity to create training opportunities for the aviation industry.


12/20/2018 03:00 AM
Storm wreaks havoc in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Storm wreaks havoc in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Storms that had been building up all week finally struck on Thursday.


02/21/2019 01:00 AM
Gissendanner, Betty | Obituaries - Dothan Eagle
Gissendanner, Betty | Obituaries  Dothan Eagle

Betty Gissendanner, 67, died on February 20, 2019 following a short battle with cancer. Betty loved life, she loved people, and she never met a stranger.


12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Family loses 11 pets in Charlotte County house fire - Fox 4
Family loses 11 pets in Charlotte County house fire  Fox 4

It happened around 2:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the 700 block of Bowman Terrace.


01/24/2019 01:07 AM
WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk raises $212000 for Chapin food bank - Florida Weekly
WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk raises $212000 for Chapin food bank  Florida Weekly

The 11th annual WINK Feeds Families Hunger Walk Jan. 12 featured hundreds of walkers who strolled under sunny skies on a perfect Southwest Florida day for ...


11/05/2018 03:00 AM
Deputy-involved fatal shooting at Charlotte Harbor McDonald's under investigation - The News-Press
Deputy-involved fatal shooting at Charlotte Harbor McDonald's under investigation  The News-Press

A 72-year-old Arcadia man was shot and killed at a Charlotte County McDonald's on Monday morning after he pointed a rifle at deputies who were trying to get ...


11/08/2018 03:00 AM
Veterans Day events in Charlotte County - Florida Weekly
Veterans Day events in Charlotte County  Florida Weekly

Veterans Day BBQ Celebration 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, in Laishley Park, 100 Nesbit St., Punta Gorda Veterans Day Celebration 11 a.m.-noon Sunday, ...


08/09/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County's youth are getting political - Florida Weekly
Charlotte County's youth are getting political  Florida Weekly

About 300 people waited under the pavilion on Tuesday, June 26, in Punta Gorda's Laishley Park for one of the rarer political events in Charlotte County. Chats.


12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Fake bills making rounds in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Fake bills making rounds in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

Fake cash is making rounds in Southwest Florida. Charlotte County deputies found some said during a traffic stop along the 900 hundred block of Kings ...


01/14/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County school district adds 30 minutes to school day - Wink News
Charlotte County school district adds 30 minutes to school day  Wink News

The district adds 30 minutes to the school day of Charlotte County students. Fifteen minutes will most likely be added before schools started and ended.


01/03/2019 03:00 AM
The lives they led - Florida Weekly
The lives they led  Florida Weekly

THEY WERE ARTISTS, COMMUNITY builders, heroes, mothers, fathers, sons and daughters. The people we lost this year filled public and private spaces.


12/28/2018 03:00 AM
Anti-skimmer ordinance going into effect in Charlotte County - Fox 4
Anti-skimmer ordinance going into effect in Charlotte County  Fox 4

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Charlotte County deputies want to remind you that starting January 1st, 2019, they will begin enforcing an ordinance to protect you at the ...


02/21/2019 02:57 PM
Apparatus Exposure Control: Going Beyond the Cab to Protect Firefighters - Firehouse.com
Apparatus Exposure Control: Going Beyond the Cab to Protect Firefighters  Firehouse.com

Janet Wilmoth shares information from Robert Tutterow's FDSOA session “Apparatus Exposure Control: Beyond the Cab."


10/05/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County firefighter accused of using camera to record house sitter - Wink News
Charlotte County firefighter accused of using camera to record house sitter  Wink News

A Charlotte County firefighter planted a hidden camera in his bathroom to record the woman who was house-sitting for his family, the Sarasota County Sheriff's ...


08/29/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County extends local state of emergency for red tide - Wink News
Charlotte County extends local state of emergency for red tide  Wink News

Charlotte County announced Wednesday morning that they have extended a local state of emergency for one week to address red tide. MORE: Charlotte County ...


01/17/2019 03:00 AM
Distractions burglaries make wave in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Distractions burglaries make wave in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office has a new warning for homeowners, urging people to be on the lookout for distraction ...


12/18/2018 03:00 AM
Fake money increasingly circulates in Charlotte County - Wink News
Fake money increasingly circulates in Charlotte County  Wink News

Federal reserve note, or cash, replicas imprinted with Chinese characters identifying them as “training money” are becoming more prevalent in Charlotte County, ...


12/27/2018 03:00 AM
UPS driver hurt in Charlotte County crash - Fox 4
UPS driver hurt in Charlotte County crash  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- Two people are in the hospital after a crash involving a UPS truck and a fuel truck in Punta Gorda.


11/29/2018 03:00 AM
The Golden Hippo hangs up the mic - Florida Weekly
The Golden Hippo hangs up the mic  Florida Weekly

Capping a career spanning more than four decades — including more than two of those in Southwest Florida — local broadcasting personality Jeff Collins (aka ...


10/07/2018 03:00 AM
Where to donate to Charlotte County food drive - NBC2 News
Where to donate to Charlotte County food drive  NBC2 News

The *Fresh* Jersey Tomatoes, a group of women originally from New Jersey who now reside in Charlotte County, is holding a food drive to benefit the Homeless ...


12/05/2018 03:00 AM
Fresh Jersey Tomatoes holds toy drive for children in need - Fox 4
Fresh Jersey Tomatoes holds toy drive for children in need  Fox 4

*Fresh* Jersey Tomatoes holds its third annual toy drive until Friday, December 7th, for children receiving services from Charlotte Behavioral Health Care.


09/24/2018 03:00 AM
Former Charlotte County sergeant tied to shipment of illegal drug GBL - Wink News
Former Charlotte County sergeant tied to shipment of illegal drug GBL  Wink News

A former Charlotte County deputy shipped a dangerous illegal drug to his in-laws' house. A new investigation reveals he shipped the chemical called GBL, and ...


12/13/2018 03:00 AM
Small plane makes crash landing in Charlotte County neighborhood - Wink News
Small plane makes crash landing in Charlotte County neighborhood  Wink News

Charlotte County Fire and EMS responded to a plane that made a crash landing in a neighborhood north of Punta Gorda Thursday afternoon. Authorities say ...


09/20/2018 03:00 AM
Man arrested for lewd act in Charlotte Co. park - Fox 4
Man arrested for lewd act in Charlotte Co. park  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man was arrested in a rural Charlotte County park Wednesday after reportedly grabbing the privates of an ...


11/21/2018 03:00 AM
Semis carrying bees, soda crash miles apart in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Semis carrying bees, soda crash miles apart in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

A semi truck carrying thousands of bees overturned Tuesday morning while trying to avoid an oncoming dump truck.


12/14/2018 03:00 AM
Pilot optimistic after surviving crash landing in Charlotte County - Wink News
Pilot optimistic after surviving crash landing in Charlotte County  Wink News

A pilot is alive to tell the tale after his small plane crashed in the middle of a Charlotte County neighborhood Thursday afternoon. MORE: Small plane makes ...


09/13/2018 03:00 AM
The good doctor - Florida Weekly
The good doctor  Florida Weekly

ABOUT 200 PEOPLE packed into the Cultural Center of Charlotte County recently for a long overdue event: a recognition dinner in honor of infectious disease.


09/28/2018 03:00 AM
Man electrocuted while working on Charlotte County home - NBC2 News
Man electrocuted while working on Charlotte County home  NBC2 News

Deputies are investigating the death of a man who was electrocuted in Charlotte County.


09/06/2018 03:00 AM
First ever Charlotte County case of West Nile Virus confirmed - NBC2 News
First ever Charlotte County case of West Nile Virus confirmed  NBC2 News

The Florida Department of Health has issued a mosquito-borne illness advisory as a precaution to residents and visitors.


12/21/2018 03:00 AM
Video shows possible tornado in Port Charlotte - Fox 4
Video shows possible tornado in Port Charlotte  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- We have new video of a possible tornado touching down in Port Charlotte during Thursday's stormy weather.


09/04/2018 03:00 AM
Aldi set to open 2nd Charlotte County location - Fox 4
Aldi set to open 2nd Charlotte County location  Fox 4

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. -- Discount grocery chain Aldi is preparing to continue its rapid nationwide expansion by opening its newest store in Punta Gorda this ...


02/21/2019 06:34 PM
Mrs. Nellie Eckard - Shore Daily News
Mrs. Nellie Eckard  Shore Daily News

Feb 21, 2019. Mrs. Nellie Eckard. Mrs. Nellie Orella Chalmers Eckard, 83, loving wife of Jimmie Ronald Eckard and a resident of Parksley, VA, formerly of ...


11/19/2018 03:00 AM
Feces and frozen cats among horrors at children's home in Port Charlotte - Fox 4
Feces and frozen cats among horrors at children's home in Port Charlotte  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Port Charlotte woman is facing several charges of child neglect after authorities found three children living in disturbing ...


05/30/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County leads the way in Florida with recycling program - Wink News
Charlotte County leads the way in Florida with recycling program  Wink News

Charlotte County is leading the way in Florida with its recycling program. The county achieved 75.2 percent in traditional recycling — exceeding the state ...


12/03/2018 03:00 AM
Charlotte County home-builders leaving customers high and dry - NBC2 News
Charlotte County home-builders leaving customers high and dry  NBC2 News

Charlotte County residents say two licensed home-builders took their money, but never finished their homes.


10/18/2018 03:00 AM
School referendum affects a lot more than schools - Florida Weekly
School referendum affects a lot more than schools  Florida Weekly

You've probably seen the green "Vote YES for Success" logo all over Charlotte County. But why? The truth is: Charlotte County Public Schools is in dire straits.


09/18/2018 03:00 AM
Doggy dining now an option in Charlotte County - Wink News
Doggy dining now an option in Charlotte County  Wink News

People with pets will soon be able to take their dogs to dinner in Charlotte County. Starting Tuesday, restaurants can apply for a permit and pay a fee that would ...


11/16/2018 03:00 AM
Parents petition for changes at Charlotte County Public Schools - Wink News
Parents petition for changes at Charlotte County Public Schools  Wink News

Charlotte County parents are worried about student safety. Parents said a series of social media threats has put them on edge. They want to see changes at ...


11/12/2018 03:00 AM
Drive-by shooting investigation leads to drug bust in Charlotte County - NBC2 News
Drive-by shooting investigation leads to drug bust in Charlotte County  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY - Deputies in Charlotte County found much more than what they were looking for during a drive-by shooting investigation on Monday.


11/12/2018 03:00 AM
Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte County - WWSB
Drugs found by deputies investigating shooting in Charlotte County  WWSB

A Charlotte County man is in custody for allegedly possessing illegal drugs inside his home found during an investigation into a drive-by shooting on his ...




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