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Have you seen the lights?
Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
Port Charlotte area • 3481 Catskill St. 40,000 lights synchronized to beautiful Christmas songs and a couple other cool favorites thrown in. Nearly all LED light display including a 20-foot … Find out how to read more online.
CCSO seeking armed robbery suspect
Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help from the public identifying the man who robbed a Circle K employee at gunpoint Tuesday night. The robbery occurred at the convenience … Find out how to read more online.
One dead in crash near Charlotte County line
Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
Bermont Road was closed Tuesday near the Charlotte/Glades County line due to a traffic crash fatality, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. A van traveling west on County Road 74, carrying … Find out how to read more online.
Sarasota school officials tackle harassment complaint
Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
SARASOTA — The complaint filed against the Sarasota County School District led Tuesday’s Sarasota County School Board workshop. A complaint filed Nov. 28 by Booker High School Assistant Principal Lyna … Find out how to read more online.
People helping people
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
Shy-Khia Walker tapped her sleeping baby’s bouncer gently with her foot during a visit from volunteers and social service workers in the living room of her sparsely decorated apartment. As … Find out how to read more online.
Officials: Dead K-9 may have been hit by car
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — Officials are investigating how a Charlotte County Sheriff’s K-9 officer managed to escape and ultimately die over the weekend. The dog, Edo, was discovered dead in a … Find out how to read more online.
Help us shine a light in the right places
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
Think of your local newspaper as having a flashlight. Where we choose to shine that light can make a difference in how community leaders deal with issues. When issues are … Find out how to read more online.
People helping people
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
Shy-Khia Walker tapped her sleeping baby’s bouncer gently with her foot during a visit from volunteers and social service workers in the living room of her sparsely decorated apartment. As … Find out how to read more online.
Officials: Dead K-9 may have been hit by car
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — Officials are investigating how a Charlotte County Sheriff’s K-9 officer managed to escape and ultimately die over the weekend. The dog, Edo, was discovered dead in a … Find out how to read more online.
Sign of the times
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Hurricane Irma left more than piles of roadside debris after she blew through Charlotte and Sarasota counties with top winds of 105 mph. In her wake: Myriad shattered advertising signs … Find out how to read more online.
Eagle’s prognosis stable after power line injury
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
A Bald Eagle named “Icarus” that struggled in a Punta Gorda canal after it was apparently shocked by a power line last week had a stable but guarded prognosis at … Find out how to read more online.
Sign of the times
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Hurricane Irma left more than piles of roadside debris after she blew through Charlotte and Sarasota counties with top winds of 105 mph. In her wake: Myriad shattered advertising signs … Find out how to read more online.
Eagle’s prognosis stable after power line injury
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
A Bald Eagle named “Icarus” that struggled in a Punta Gorda canal after it was apparently shocked by a power line last week had a stable but guarded prognosis at … Find out how to read more online.
Sign of the times
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Hurricane Irma left more than piles of roadside debris after she blew through Charlotte and Sarasota counties with top winds of 105 mph. In her wake: Myriad shattered advertising signs … Find out how to read more online.
Sheriff’s Office K9 missing
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Authorities are looking for a Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office K9 that went missing from his kennel Saturday near the North Port/Charlotte County line. The K9, named Edo, was kenneled at … Find out how to read more online.
Any room at the inn?
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
The restaurants are more crowded, the roads are packed and lodging establishments are busy taking bookings for the coming months. Certainly, if you are in the tourism industry, this is … Find out how to read more online.
Any room at the inn?
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
The restaurants are more crowded, the roads are packed and lodging establishments are busy taking bookings for the coming months. Certainly, if you are in the tourism industry, this is … Find out how to read more online.
Any room at the inn?
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
The restaurants are more crowded, the roads are packed and lodging establishments are busy taking bookings for the coming months. Certainly, if you are in the tourism industry, this is … Find out how to read more online.
Boy Scout Troop 95 attends campout at Highlands Hammock
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
Our troop Boy Scout Troop 95 went on a campout at Highlands Hammock in Sebring, Florida, and it was fun. We did a significant amount of cool stuff on the … Find out how to read more online.
Protest in Punta Gorda: ‘Tax plan’s a scam’
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
Dozens of people protested in front of the old courthouse in Punta Gorda Friday afternoon chanting: “Tax plan’s a scam.” The protesters gathered for just under two hours through Indivisible, … Find out how to read more online.
Englewood mother, Venice businessman killed in crash
Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
VENICE — Erin Tillot described herself as heavy-hearted Wednesday after learning her co-worker and friend, Shannon Nicole Anderson, died in a car crash Tuesday. “She was a great mom who … Find out how to read more online.
North Port Commission tidies up business with final 2017 meeting
Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
NORTH PORT — The City Commission has covered a multitude of topics in 2017: bringing the Braves spring training stadium to North Port, addressing boats being parked in driveways and … Find out how to read more online.

Thu  Dec 14 2017 01:00AM
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: • William Chad Willis, 31, 1100 block of Oceanic Road, Punta Gorda. Charge: out of county warrant. Bond: none. • Barrett … Find out how to read more online.
MUMPS the word, and FLU is for real
Wed  Dec 13 2017 08:30AM
As cold and flu season arrives in Southwest Florida — possibly the worst in a long time — some worry there could also be a return of a once nearly … Find out how to read more online.
Help us shine a light in the right places
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
Think of your local newspaper as having a flashlight. Where we choose to shine that light can make a difference in how community leaders deal with issues. When issues are … Find out how to read more online.
People helping people
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
Shy-Khia Walker tapped her sleeping baby’s bouncer gently with her foot during a visit from volunteers and social service workers in the living room of her sparsely decorated apartment. As … Find out how to read more online.
Officials: Dead K-9 may have been hit by car
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — Officials are investigating how a Charlotte County Sheriff’s K-9 officer managed to escape and ultimately die over the weekend. The dog, Edo, was discovered dead in a … Find out how to read more online.
Help us shine a light in the right places
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
Think of your local newspaper as having a flashlight. Where we choose to shine that light can make a difference in how community leaders deal with issues. When issues are … Find out how to read more online.
7-Eleven in PGI to close this month
Tue  Dec 12 2017 08:30AM
PUNTA GORDA — 7-Eleven announced it’s shuttering its Punta Gorda store on Bal Harbor Boulevard, where a store clerk was shot and killed in 2015. The store, located at 1121 … Find out how to read more online.
Cold and dry weather forecast for the week
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Don’t put away the jackets and sweaters just yet. According to the National Weather Service, Charlotte County residents can look forward to a cool and dry week with temperatures returning … Find out how to read more online.
Sheriff’s Office K9 missing
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Authorities are looking for a Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office K9 that went missing from his kennel Saturday near the North Port/Charlotte County line. The K9, named Edo, was kenneled at … Find out how to read more online.
Cold and dry weather forecast for the week
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Don’t put away the jackets and sweaters just yet. According to the National Weather Service, Charlotte County residents can look forward to a cool and dry week with temperatures returning … Find out how to read more online.
Sheriff’s Office K9 missing
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Authorities are looking for a Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office K9 that went missing from his kennel Saturday near the North Port/Charlotte County line. The K9, named Edo, was kenneled at … Find out how to read more online.
Cold and dry weather forecast for the week
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
Don’t put away the jackets and sweaters just yet. According to the National Weather Service, Charlotte County residents can look forward to a cool and dry week with temperatures returning … Find out how to read more online.
Eagle’s prognosis stable after power line injury
Mon  Dec 11 2017 08:30AM
A Bald Eagle named “Icarus” that struggled in a Punta Gorda canal after it was apparently shocked by a power line last week had a stable but guarded prognosis at … Find out how to read more online.
Protest in Punta Gorda: ‘Tax plan’s a scam’
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
Dozens of people protested in front of the old courthouse in Punta Gorda Friday afternoon chanting: “Tax plan’s a scam.” The protesters gathered for just under two hours through Indivisible, … Find out how to read more online.
Protest in Punta Gorda: ‘Tax plan’s a scam’
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
Dozens of people protested in front of the old courthouse in Punta Gorda Friday afternoon chanting: “Tax plan’s a scam.” The protesters gathered for just under two hours through Indivisible, … Find out how to read more online.
Despite rain, locals line up for 39th annual Christmas Parade
Tue  Dec 12 2017 05:32PM
PUNTA GORDA — Most people wait anxiously for the end of parades when Santa Claus typically makes his grand entrance. Four-year-old Jackson Gilbert is not one of those people, running … Find out how to read more online.
Traffic enforcement locations set
Sun  Dec 10 2017 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — Beginning Monday, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office will increase traffic enforcement at the following locations: • Warrington Boulevard in Port Charlotte • Bermont Road in Punta Gorda … Find out how to read more online.


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