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08/16/2019 03:00 AM
Suspect captured after shooting at business center in Charlotte County - WWSB
Suspect captured after shooting at business center in Charlotte County  WWSB

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (WWSB) - Deputies in Charlotte County have captured for a 21-year-old man following a shooting at a business center in Port Charlotte ...


08/14/2019 03:00 AM
Child hit by car in Charlotte County while riding bicycle - WWSB
Child hit by car in Charlotte County while riding bicycle  WWSB

An eight-year-old girl riding a bicycle was hit by a car on Wednesday morning in Port Charlotte.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
'Blinded by The Light' | Charlotte County Florida Weekly - Florida Weekly
'Blinded by The Light' | Charlotte County Florida Weekly  Florida Weekly

You don't have to be a Bruce Springsteen fan to enjoy "Blinded by The Light," though it certainly helps. Guided by the Boss' music, this is a story about a.


08/26/2019 12:00 AM
Column: Making ours an age-friendly community | Columnists - yoursun.com
Column: Making ours an age-friendly community | Columnists  yoursun.com

Over the summer, I met with AARP Florida leadership to learn more about the Statewide Age-Friendly Community Network and how Punta Gorda/Charlotte ...


07/30/2019 03:00 AM
She got out on bond. Hours later, she was found dead at a Florida jail’s waiting room - Miami Herald
She got out on bond. Hours later, she was found dead at a Florida jail’s waiting room  Miami Herald

A dead body was found inside the Charlotte County Jail's visitation center Tuesday morning.


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Lee, Charlotte counties lead Florida in recycling rates - The News-Press
Lee, Charlotte counties lead Florida in recycling rates  The News-Press

The 1.5 million tons of waste that Lee County recycled in 2018 could fill 107 football fields – and stack 70 feet high in the air.


07/31/2019 03:00 AM
Man breaks into Charlotte County victim's apartment twice, pulls gun on deputy - Wink News
Man breaks into Charlotte County victim's apartment twice, pulls gun on deputy  Wink News

A Charlotte County woman said she left her home because she feared for her life after a break-in. When the burglar returned a second time, she was armed with ...


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Weekly wins two prestigious journalism awards | Charlotte County Florida Weekly - Florida Weekly
Florida Weekly wins two prestigious journalism awards | Charlotte County Florida Weekly  Florida Weekly

Florida Weekly writers Evan Williams and Roger Williams wrote the best feature story in Florida last year, according to the Society of Professional Journalists,


08/15/2019 03:00 AM
All cycled UP - Florida Weekly
All cycled UP  Florida Weekly

HOW COULD YOU GO WRONG? YOU LIVE IN a state that sees at least a few hours of sunshine roughly 250 days each year. This isn't Ohio or Michigan.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
This find makes the case for pretty plates - Florida Weekly
This find makes the case for pretty plates  Florida Weekly

My grandmother loved her painted plates. She lovingly displayed them on the kitchen wall — a trio arranged in a gentle arch over the wall outlet. You could hear.


08/25/2019 09:45 AM
New developments rise around town | Business - yoursun.com
New developments rise around town | Business  yoursun.com

Destination: Duncan Road. A year ago, Pamela Trout's North Port garage was full of more than 150 hand-rendered color portraits, purchased at a local estate ...


08/22/2019 12:39 AM
Cruising from Florida - Florida Weekly
Cruising from Florida  Florida Weekly

THIS IS NOT, AFTER all, "Two Years Before the Mast" — Richard Henry Dana's recounting of his arduous two-year cruise shipping out of Boston on the brig ...


08/21/2019 05:56 PM
Coming up at the Renaissance Academy - Florida Weekly
Coming up at the Renaissance Academy  Florida Weekly

Project Linus9 a.m.-11:30 a.m.every FridayVolunteer coordinator:Nancy M. Project Linus, a nonprofit organization, provides handmade blankets to children in ...


08/25/2019 07:00 PM
Are towing companies scamming you? Veteran says motorcycle stolen, recovered, stolen again - yoursun.com
Are towing companies scamming you? Veteran says motorcycle stolen, recovered, stolen again  yoursun.com

By ANNE EASKER. Staff Writer. PUNTA GORDA — Rob Nelson was in the hospital when his motorcycle was stolen. Although cops arrested the alleged thief ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Continued trade war will damage Chinese, US economies - Florida Weekly
Continued trade war will damage Chinese, US economies  Florida Weekly

As the U.S./Chinese trade war continues to drive the global economy into a recession and equity markets into a steep correction, neither side, unfortunately,


08/07/2019 03:00 AM
FEMA demanding back money it gave to Charlotte County after Hurricane Charley - NBC2 News
FEMA demanding back money it gave to Charlotte County after Hurricane Charley  NBC2 News

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - Over a decade after helping Charlotte County with Hurricane Charley damage costs, FEMA is demanding a chunk of its money ...


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Water Voices - Florida Weekly
Florida Water Voices  Florida Weekly

Capt. Daniel Andrews, founder of Captains for Clean Water "The biggest thing that's happened in a year is change of leadership — the SFWMD board being ...


08/15/2019 12:10 AM
House Hunting - Florida Weekly
House Hunting  Florida Weekly

If you're looking for the height of South Florida living, look no further, as you have found the most lovely, immaculately kept home in the highly sought-after.


08/20/2019 09:35 AM
FBI: Truck driver from Charlotte County threatened mass shooting at Memphis church - WWSB
FBI: Truck driver from Charlotte County threatened mass shooting at Memphis church  WWSB

A truck driver warned that he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday, authorities say in newly filed court records.


08/23/2019 07:00 AM
Years before FBI found his threat to a Memphis church, Florida officials attempted to get him help - The Commercial Appeal
Years before FBI found his threat to a Memphis church, Florida officials attempted to get him help  The Commercial Appeal

The truck driver who allegedly threatened a mass shooting and suicide at a Memphis church has a reported history of being a danger to himself, according to ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Building on a legacy - Florida Weekly
Building on a legacy  Florida Weekly

AS DUFFY'S SPORTS GRILL CELEBRATES 34 years in business this month, Jason Emmett, the restaurant's president, lovingly protects his father's legacy and.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Key West (…on a dime) - Florida Weekly
Key West (…on a dime)  Florida Weekly

WHEN IT COMES TO WALLET FRIENDLINESS, Key West doesn't historically rank on the "affordable" end of the spectrum. Between all of the brand spanking ...


08/26/2019 03:00 AM
Absence in court prolongs bankruptcy case | Englewood Sun - yoursun.com
Absence in court prolongs bankruptcy case | Englewood Sun  yoursun.com

By ELAINE ALLEN-EMRICH. Community News Editor. FORT MYERS — Because HD Custom Homes co-owner Matt Harden didn't show up for a recent ...


07/31/2019 03:00 AM
Woman found dead outside Charlotte County jail identified - Fox 4
Woman found dead outside Charlotte County jail identified  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- The sheriff's office has released the identity of the woman found dead outside the jail visitation center in Punta Gorda Tuesday ...


08/16/2019 05:30 PM
6 arrested in Port Charlotte drug bust - yoursun.com
6 arrested in Port Charlotte drug bust  yoursun.com

PORT CHARLOTTE — Six people were arrested Friday morning after the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit served a search warrant on a home it ...


08/05/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County couple learns why not to go to the bathroom during a thunderstorm - NBC2 News
Charlotte County couple learns why not to go to the bathroom during a thunderstorm  NBC2 News

Their toilet exploded when lightning struck near their septic tank.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Six high notes of the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest - Florida Weekly
Six high notes of the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest  Florida Weekly

Ever since the advent of the Island Hopper Songwriter Fest in 2014, the annual festival has grown ever bigger and more celebrated. The sixth annual festival,


08/24/2019 06:08 PM
SWFL law enforcement increases patrols for 'Saturation Saturday' - Wink News
SWFL law enforcement increases patrols for 'Saturation Saturday'  Wink News

A nationwide effort will go into full effect this weekend to ensure our roadways are free of drivers under the influence of alcohol and other substances. And this ...


08/15/2019 12:10 AM
Big Orange performers appeal to various tastes - Florida Weekly
Big Orange performers appeal to various tastes  Florida Weekly

If you want to see Matt Nemec get excited, get him talking about one of his upcoming music events. When he starts rattling off the high-caliber acts he's booked.


08/15/2019 12:10 AM
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW - Florida Weekly
COMMUNITY IN THE KNOW  Florida Weekly

Clear the Shelter event held The Animal Welfare League, 3519519 Drance St., Port Charlotte, has about 35 adoptable dogs and 70 adoptable cats.ts. From 9 ...


08/17/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte becomes a prize in Poland - yoursun.com
Charlotte becomes a prize in Poland  yoursun.com

By BETSY CALVERT. Staff Writer. How do you say “Welcome to Florida” in Polish? Two lucky Polish citizens will get to hear those words in Charlotte County ...


08/15/2019 03:00 AM
Florida woman pulls an alligator from her yoga pants. Now a judge has his say - Miami Herald
Florida woman pulls an alligator from her yoga pants. Now a judge has his say  Miami Herald

A Fort Myers, FL, woman was charged with possessing an alligator, in her yoga pants, and more than 40 turtles. Ariel Le Quire was sentenced to probation, ...


08/21/2019 06:22 PM
Florida officials suspect poison paralyzing panthers seen teetering through the brush - New York Daily News
Florida officials suspect poison paralyzing panthers seen teetering through the brush  New York Daily News

Wildlife cams have revealed numerous Florida panthers inhibited in walking, and now wildlife officials fear the big cats are being poisoned.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Florida tourism on record pace for first half of the year - Florida Weekly
Florida tourism on record pace for first half of the year  Florida Weekly

Bolstered by U.S. and Canadian tourists, Florida's visitor count continued at a record pace through the second quarter of 2019, Gov. Ron DeSantis' office said.


08/08/2019 03:00 AM
Grace Chicken, 105, has 'slowed down' after years of service - Florida Weekly
Grace Chicken, 105, has 'slowed down' after years of service  Florida Weekly

Now and then: At left, Grace Chicken shows off her birthday T-shirt. At right, she spent 20 years in the Army Air Corps and Air Force. PHOTOS BY RUSTY PRAY ...


08/19/2019 06:25 PM
Florida palms are under attack: Charlotte Co. is in the mix - yoursun.com
Florida palms are under attack: Charlotte Co. is in the mix  yoursun.com

By DANIEL SUTPHIN. Staff Writer. Keep your postcards handy — palm trees and Florida beach scenes are at risk due to an invasive insect-driven disease ...


08/23/2019 06:57 PM
Records show Florida truck driver accused of plotting Memphis mass shooting previously sought mental help - WMC
Records show Florida truck driver accused of plotting Memphis mass shooting previously sought mental help  WMC

WMC Action News 5 has obtained new details about the man federal authorities said plotted to shoot up a Memphis church this week.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Record number of sea turtle nests reported on Juno Beach - Florida Weekly
Record number of sea turtle nests reported on Juno Beach  Florida Weekly

Aug. 6 marked a milestone for Loggerhead Marinelife Center. That was the day research biologists at the Juno Beach sea turtle rescue and research center.


08/08/2019 03:00 AM
Local Woodstock celebration becomes major event - Florida Weekly
Local Woodstock celebration becomes major event  Florida Weekly

For local entertainer "Tiki" Tom Watson, the seed of the idea began as a "Tie- Dye Night" to attract off-season customers to Towles Plaza in Punta Gorda, as a.


08/15/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Weekly Writing Challenge continues with new photo prompt | Charlotte County Florida Weekly - Florida Weekly
Florida Weekly Writing Challenge continues with new photo prompt | Charlotte County Florida Weekly  Florida Weekly

The 2019 Florida Weekly Writing Challenge continues this week with the second of four photo prompts we hope inspire our readers' collective creative muses.


08/13/2019 03:00 AM
Hurricane Center Hurricane Charley hit Southwest Florida 15 years ago Jillian Hartmann 5:40 PM, Aug - WTXL ABC 27
Hurricane Center Hurricane Charley hit Southwest Florida 15 years ago Jillian Hartmann 5:40 PM, Aug  WTXL ABC 27

Tuesday marks 15 years since Hurricane Charley made landfall in Southwest Florida. The Category 4 storm killed 15 people and injured hundreds of others on ...


08/22/2019 05:45 PM
Police pausing marijuana arrests because of new Florida hemp law - Wink News
Police pausing marijuana arrests because of new Florida hemp law  Wink News

Police across Southwest Florida are pressing pause on illegal marijuana arrests until they can get new field tests. The standard used to be if police saw it or ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Celebrity python hunter, scientist headline on 'Ding' Darling Day - Florida Weekly
Celebrity python hunter, scientist headline on 'Ding' Darling Day  Florida Weekly

Everglades Burmese python hunter Dusty "Wildman" Crum has appeared in a number of television spots, including the "Today" show in 2017, "Swamp ...


08/15/2019 12:10 AM
Residents keep cutting landlines - Florida Weekly
Residents keep cutting landlines  Florida Weekly

Hundreds of thousands of Florida residents and businesses stopped using landline phones in 2018, a new state report on the telecommunications industry ...


08/18/2019 11:09 AM
Florida woman sentenced after pulling alligator from her pants during traffic stop: officials - Fox News
Florida woman sentenced after pulling alligator from her pants during traffic stop: officials  Fox News

A Florida woman who pulled an alligator out of her yoga pants during a traffic stop pleaded guilty to illegally possessing wild animals and was sentenced to ...


08/23/2019 07:00 PM
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year | Charlotte Sun | yoursun.com - yoursun.com
Welcome to the 2019-20 school year | Charlotte Sun | yoursun.com  yoursun.com

Charlotte County Schools and their students have been back for a few weeks now. I am certain the 2019-20 school year is going to be outstanding and filled with ...


08/24/2019 07:45 PM
Column: 'Green Island' ficus – not invasive | Features - yoursun.com
Column: 'Green Island' ficus – not invasive | Features  yoursun.com

The Green Island ficus was honored as a Plant of the Year in 2000 by the Florida Nurserymen and Growers Association. Since then it has been used in many ...


08/19/2019 07:17 AM
Punta Gorda teen dies in Sarasota County crash Sunday - Fox 4
Punta Gorda teen dies in Sarasota County crash Sunday  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Punta Gorda family is mourning the death of an 18-year-old in a car crash over the weekend. He died in a crash that happened ...


08/17/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte, DeSoto to help plan state road project - yoursun.com
Charlotte, DeSoto to help plan state road project  yoursun.com

By BETSY CALVERT. Staff Writer. A rural toll road through the state's undeveloped interior is back on the agenda. Charlotte and DeSoto counties have a seat at ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Nominations being accepted for business ethics award - Florida Weekly
Nominations being accepted for business ethics award  Florida Weekly

There's still time to send in nominations for the annual Business Ethics Award of the Uncommon Friends Foundation. They are being accepted until Sept. 1. The.


08/15/2019 03:00 AM
Hoffmann buying Hertz Arena and Florida Everblades - Florida Weekly
Hoffmann buying Hertz Arena and Florida Everblades  Florida Weekly

Hertz Arena and the Florida Everblades are joining the Hoffmann Family of Companies, the largest owners of commercial real estate in Naples with a portfolio of.


08/15/2019 12:10 AM
Ace Hardware stores' customers donate $9529 for red tide recovery - Florida Weekly
Ace Hardware stores' customers donate $9529 for red tide recovery  Florida Weekly

Customers at Sunshine Ace Hardware and Crowder Bros. Ace Hardware stores joined a quest to improve local waterways and the economy by donating $9529 ...


08/21/2019 08:18 AM
Man charged after stabbing in Englewood Walmart parking lot - Wink News
Man charged after stabbing in Englewood Walmart parking lot  Wink News

The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office says a stabbing took place in a Walmart parking lot in Englewood overnight. Dustin Lee Saylor, 29, of Englewood, was ...


08/15/2019 03:00 AM
End of El Niño could boost hurricane activity - Florida Weekly
End of El Niño could boost hurricane activity  Florida Weekly

Federal forecasters monitoring oceanic and atmospheric patterns say conditions are now more favorable for above-normal hurricane activity since El Niño has ...


08/14/2019 03:00 AM
House fire in Charlotte County causes significant damage - NBC2 News
House fire in Charlotte County causes significant damage  NBC2 News

A house caught on fire on Poem Avenue in southwest Charlotte County Wednesday afternoon.


08/22/2019 09:02 PM
Florida Panthers Are Stumbling Like They're Poisoned, And Scientists Don't Know Why - ScienceAlert
Florida Panthers Are Stumbling Like They're Poisoned, And Scientists Don't Know Why  ScienceAlert

A mother panther walks into frame and pauses. She looks around, ears alert. One of her cubs appears and looks healthy and strong. Then her other cub ...


08/15/2019 12:10 AM
DeSantis appoints Cicarello, renames two others FSW trustees - Florida Weekly
DeSantis appoints Cicarello, renames two others FSW trustees  Florida Weekly

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment David Ciccarello and the reappointment of Jonathan Martin and Danny Nix to serve on Florida ...


07/29/2019 03:00 AM
Authorities crack down on illegal off-roading in North Port and Charlotte County - Fox 4
Authorities crack down on illegal off-roading in North Port and Charlotte County  Fox 4

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. -- North Port Police and the Charlotte County Sheriff's Officer were out in force this weekend, cracking down on off-road riding.


08/23/2019 12:09 AM
Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed in Florida - Charlotte Observer
Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed in Florida  Charlotte Observer

A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during an eight-month spree that left six dead has been executed by lethal injection.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Dress for Success VIP tickets on sale - Florida Weekly
Dress for Success VIP tickets on sale  Florida Weekly

VIP tickets are now on sale for Shop for Success, Dress for Success SW Florida's free shopping extravaganza, held from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Crowne.


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Weekly's Writing Challenge - Florida Weekly
Florida Weekly's Writing Challenge  Florida Weekly

A cool tradition during the dog days of summer here at Florida Weekly is our Writing Challenge, when we invite you, our readers, to send us your original.


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Jammin' at Jaycee - Florida Weekly
Jammin' at Jaycee  Florida Weekly

RAIN OR SHINE, THE MUSICIANS COME. They gather together every week at a picnic pavilion, strumming guitars, ukuleles and even a mountain dulcimer.


08/21/2019 06:03 PM
Florida kids are getting Baker-Acted in record numbers - The News-Press
Florida kids are getting Baker-Acted in record numbers  The News-Press

Such evaluations have been outpacing child population growth statewide — and in regions like Southwest Florida, by leaps and bounds —\u00a0for nearly a ...


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
Appeals court blocks city Styrofoam ban - Florida Weekly
Appeals court blocks city Styrofoam ban  Florida Weekly

Siding with the Florida Retail Federation and upholding the constitutionality of state laws, an appeals court has rejected a 2016 move by the city of Coral.


08/23/2019 12:24 PM
Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats - USA TODAY
Scientists think toxic algae may be to blame for Florida's stumbling panthers, bobcats  USA TODAY

FORT MYERS, Fla. – It could be mercury or rat poison that's causing some Florida panthers and bobcats in Southwest Florida to display neurological symptoms, ...


08/16/2019 03:00 AM
Authorities: Woman pulls gator from pants during stop - WTHR
Authorities: Woman pulls gator from pants during stop  WTHR

A Florida woman who pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop and illegally possessed numerous other wild animals has been sentenced ...


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
The perfect hook - Florida Weekly
The perfect hook  Florida Weekly

BRIEN SPINA MIGHT BE A TEXTBOOK DEFinition of an entrepreneur, a business person who succeeds through a combination of guts, wiles, will, intelligence ...


07/29/2019 03:00 AM
Punta Gorda man sought oral sex with underage boys, deputies say - Wink News
Punta Gorda man sought oral sex with underage boys, deputies say  Wink News

A Punta Gorda man soliciting oral sex from underage boys has been arrested in an undercover sting by deputies. It was a potential nightmare adverted by the ...


08/25/2019 12:00 AM
Facebook Comments | Features - yoursun.com
Facebook Comments | Features  yoursun.com

Trucker from Punta Gorda threatened mass shooting at Memphis church, FBI alleges.


08/03/2019 03:00 AM
Discarded steel drums leak chemical waste into a Charlotte County ditch - NBC2 News
Discarded steel drums leak chemical waste into a Charlotte County ditch  NBC2 News

Now some are worried about how this spill could impact their waterways and livestock.


08/20/2019 02:03 PM
Florida woman who pulled alligator from her yoga pants gets probation - Orlando Sentinel
Florida woman who pulled alligator from her yoga pants gets probation  Orlando Sentinel

Officials say a Florida woman who pulled a small alligator from her yoga pants during a traffic stop and illegally possessed numerous other wild animals has ...


08/19/2019 03:25 PM
Florida wildlife officers are investigating disorder in panthers and bobcats - NBC2 News
Florida wildlife officers are investigating disorder in panthers and bobcats  NBC2 News

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating a disorder found in some Florida Panthers and bobcats.


08/14/2019 03:00 AM
Protecting Paradise Woman with alligator found in her yoga pants found adjudicated guilty in Charlotte County - Fox 4
Protecting Paradise Woman with alligator found in her yoga pants found adjudicated guilty in Charlotte County  Fox 4

A Charlotte County woman was found with an alligator in her yoga pants pled no contest and was found adjudicated guilty.


08/23/2019 12:11 AM
The Latest: Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed - Charlotte Observer
The Latest: Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed  Charlotte Observer

The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer(all times local):. 11 p.m.. A serial killer who preyed on older gay men during a rampage 25 years ago around the U.S. East ...


08/21/2019 02:42 PM
Stabbing at Walmart leads to arrest of Englewood man - Fox 4
Stabbing at Walmart leads to arrest of Englewood man  Fox 4

An Englewood man is facing a charge of Aggravated Battery after deputies say he stabbed a man outside the Walmart early Wednesday.


08/26/2019 12:01 AM
Photos: Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte High School Football: 2019 team schedules - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Photos: Sarasota-Manatee-Charlotte High School Football: 2019 team schedules  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

BAYSHORE HIGH Aug. 23 at Sarasota L 51-0. Aug. 30 AUBURNDALE Sept. 6 at Lakewood Ranch Sept 13 TAMPA CHAMBERLAIN Sept. 20 SOUTHEAST


08/20/2019 06:00 AM
What’s affecting some Florida panthers’ ability to walk? It’s a mystery - Miami Herald
What’s affecting some Florida panthers’ ability to walk? It’s a mystery  Miami Herald

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating a condition that is affecting the way some Florida panthers and bobcats walk. The FWC ...


07/27/2019 03:00 AM
7-foot alligator found in backyard pool at a home in Port Charlotte - Wink News
7-foot alligator found in backyard pool at a home in Port Charlotte  Wink News

A resident in Port Charlotte shared this photo with WINK News and said she came outside to find this 7-foot alligator inside her pool. 7-foot alligator found it ...


08/20/2019 05:03 PM
FWC investigates bobcats, panthers experiencing neurological disorder - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
FWC investigates bobcats, panthers experiencing neurological disorder  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

SARASOTA, Fla. (FOX 13) - There appears to be a neurological disorder affecting wild cats in Florida, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation ...


08/22/2019 03:25 PM
Editorial: How to address the rise in juvenile Baker Act committals in Florida - Naples Daily News
Editorial: How to address the rise in juvenile Baker Act committals in Florida  Naples Daily News

We all should be concerned about the rise in Baker Act committals of children and teens that is occurring in Florida. Concerned but not surprised. The Baker Act ...


08/25/2019 10:52 AM
Accused Concord Prowler Leads Police On Chase Through North End - Concord, NH Patch
Accused Concord Prowler Leads Police On Chase Through North End  Concord, NH Patch

Prowler Tries To Elude Police By Jumping Into Pond - Concord, NH - Jesse Collins is accused of running from police, taking off his clothes, jumping into ...


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Event celebrates 99th anniversary of women's suffrage - Florida Weekly
Event celebrates 99th anniversary of women's suffrage  Florida Weekly

Adults and youth 12 and older are invited to "A Toast to Tenacity," a free event celebrating the 99th anniversary of the success of women's suffrage — the.


08/22/2019 01:14 AM
A fun-packed mystery with food for thought and thought for food - Florida Weekly
A fun-packed mystery with food for thought and thought for food  Florida Weekly

“A Deadly Feast” by Lucy Burdette. Crooked Lane. 228 pages. Hardcover, $26.99. Calling a book and its main character “delightful” might not seem like a term of ...


08/23/2019 06:03 AM
A Tale of a Smaller Elephant - Business Observer
A Tale of a Smaller Elephant  Business Observer

At the start of last year's Market Trends presentation on the state of Southwest Florida's real estate market, LSI Cos.' founder and CEO showed a picture of an ...


08/21/2019 12:00 AM
EDITORIAL: Better oversight of guardianship program needed | Editorials - yoursun.com
EDITORIAL: Better oversight of guardianship program needed | Editorials  yoursun.com

OUR POSITION: Florida lawmakers and Congress need to step up their oversight of guardianship programs while investigating and properly funding the state ...


08/26/2019 04:14 AM
Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 8.26.19 - Florida Politics
Sunburn — The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics — 8.26.19  Florida Politics

Invoking the spirit of former legislative lion John Thrasher, two House Republicans in the NW Fla. region hope to revive a cooperative spirit regarding the St.


07/23/2019 03:00 AM
One seriously injured in Charlotte County crash - Wink News
One seriously injured in Charlotte County crash  Wink News

There is a crash with injuries in Charlotte County Tuesday evening. The crash is on Bermont Rd. Grovewood Circle in Punta Gorda around 9:30 p.m. People in ...


06/22/2019 03:00 AM
FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: No. 128: Old Charlotte County Courthouse, 1928, Punta Gorda - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
FLORIDA BUILDINGS I LOVE: No. 128: Old Charlotte County Courthouse, 1928, Punta Gorda  Sarasota Herald-Tribune

It says something about Punta Gorda's commitment to its historic building stock that the vintage courthouse is still standing. It was built in 1928, seven years after ...


07/16/2019 03:00 AM
Card skimmer found inside a Charlotte County Circle K - Wink News
Card skimmer found inside a Charlotte County Circle K  Wink News

Deputies found a card reading device on a point-of-sale machine at the Circle K on Duncan Rd in Charlotte County Tuesday afternoon. Charlotte County ...


07/09/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County woman Deanna Adams missing since Saturday - Fox 4
Charlotte County woman Deanna Adams missing since Saturday  Fox 4

According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, 70-year-old Deanna Adams was last seen leaving her daughter's house at 11 p.m. Saturday.


08/21/2019 09:01 AM
HVAC, plumbing company expands offerings - Business Observer
HVAC, plumbing company expands offerings  Business Observer

SARASOTA — Badger Bob's Services, which specializes in HVAC, appliances and plumbing, has expanded its business to include licensed electrical repair ...


08/07/2019 03:00 AM
Bathroom blast: Lightning strike explodes toilet - KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com
Bathroom blast: Lightning strike explodes toilet  KSNF/KODE - FourStatesHomepage.com

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. (WBBH) – A Florida couple is cleaning up after their toilet exploded Sunday morning during a thunderstorm. MaryLou Ward said ...


08/01/2019 03:00 AM
Florida education news: Transgender rights, teacher pay, sales tax fights and more - Tampa Bay Times
Florida education news: Transgender rights, teacher pay, sales tax fights and more  Tampa Bay Times

TRANSGENDER STUDENT BATTLE: Pasco schools superintendent Kurt Browning says he's considering changes to his district's LGBTQ “best practices” guide, ...


08/22/2019 04:14 PM
Building Permitting, Inspections Go Digital in DeLand, Fla. - Government Technology
Building Permitting, Inspections Go Digital in DeLand, Fla.  Government Technology

The move is part of a state mandate requiring local governments to make information regarding building permits and inspections available online. The city ...


05/25/2019 12:00 AM
Charlotte County slips in video restrictions rule - yoursun.com
Charlotte County slips in video restrictions rule  yoursun.com

If you want to make a video of Charlotte County employees while on county property, it better be outside the building and without harassment or interference.


05/02/2019 03:00 AM
Charlotte County parents arrested for death of their child - Wink News
Charlotte County parents arrested for death of their child  Wink News

The sheriff's office arrested the mother and father of a baby girl who died in their care at their home in Charlotte County last week. Charlotte County Sheriff's ...


05/21/2019 03:00 AM
Large invasive lizard running rampant in Charlotte County - Wink News
Large invasive lizard running rampant in Charlotte County  Wink News

Right now, we have a huge invasive lizard problem. South American Tegus are running rampant in Charlotte County. Wildlife officials caught 60 in a three-mile ...


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 ...


07/19/2019 03:00 AM
Florida Sheriff's Offices including Charlotte County take on Operation Knot Lit - NBC2 News
Florida Sheriff's Offices including Charlotte County take on Operation Knot Lit  NBC2 News

Operation Knot Lit, a Florida Sheriff's Association strategic DUI/BUI initiative with 33 Florida counties, ran from July 3-7.


08/23/2019 10:52 AM
FWC asks public for help documenting strange panther disorder - Boca Beacon
FWC asks public for help documenting strange panther disorder  Boca Beacon

... □ STAFF REPORT. The FWC is investigating a disorder detected in some Florida panthers and bobcats. All the affected animals have exhibited some degree ...




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