Punta Gorda Info

Punta Gorda, Florida is located in Charlotte County. Zip codes in Punta Gorda, FL include 33982, 33950, and 33955. The median home price in Punta Gorda is $210,000 which is roughly $98/per square foot. More Punta Gorda information.

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Punta Gorda residents concerned about noise with airport expansion

Some Punta Gorda neighbors want to ground a new airport construction project. They say the planes are already too noisy and they don't want room for more.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Charlotte Airport receives $6 million grant for expansion

Millions of dollars are on their way to the Punta Gorda Airport. The Charlotte County Airport Authority announced in their meeting Thursday night they were awarded a nearly $6 million grant.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda woman warns of scam that cost her thousands

Last week Joan Milligan got a call that would change her life forever. "I had a phone call saying that I had won $2,500,000.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Over 400 lbs. of marijuana found in Punta Gorda home

According to Charlotte County Sheriff's officials, the Narcotics Unit and members of the Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Washington Loop Road at around 10 a.m. Friday.

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NBC2 News

Over 400 lbs. of marijuana found in Punta Gorda home

According to Charlotte County Sheriff's officials, the Narcotics Unit and members of the Street Crimes Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Washington Loop Road at around 10 a.m. Friday.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NBC2 News

Punta Gorda mom faces DUI and child neglect charges

When a Charlotte County deputy managed to pull her over near Tamiami Trail and Bayshore Road the deputy said she had already taken the pickup truck over the median and almost hit traffic as she made a right hand turn.

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NBC2 News

Deputy in fatal crash with teen bicyclist on administrative leave

The Lee County Sheriff's Office deputy who fatally struck a teenager on a bicycle with his cruiser in Cape Coral has been placed on administrative leave with pay, the office announced Thursday.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Woman under arrest for driving drunk with 2 children in car

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A woman is under arrest for allegedly driving under the influence with her two children in the car.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Handyman under arrest for cashing thousands in checks

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. A handyman has been arrested for allegedly cashing $14,600 in checks.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC2 News

Charlotte County ambulances get pet oxygen masks

Pets in Charlotte County will be better protected after the Animal Welfare League presented pet oxygen masks to surrounding fire departments.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Man under arrest for driving a lawn mower while intoxicated

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- A man is under arrest for allegedly driving a lawn tractor while intoxicated on a busy street.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

Charlotte County rescuers now prepared to save pets

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.- The Animal Welfare League has donated 36 animal oxygen masks to first responders in Charlotte County, Punta Gorda and Englewood.

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NBC2 News

Reduced rain chances Tuesday

A few passing downpours and isolated thunderstorms will be moving toward the Gulf of Mexico through the late afternoon and early evening tonight.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Charlotte County Fire & EMS gets new ambulance

Charlotte County Fire and Emergency Medical Services held a formal dedication Friday afternoon for an ambulance they are calling "Life Support Rescue 9." The dedication addressed the increasing Fire and EMS calls over the past five years.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda speedway owner overdue on rent

We are learning the new operator at the speedway in Punta Gorda owes the airport nearly $13,000 in rent.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bradenton.com

Total Nutrition to open in Benderson shopping center

Health and fitness store Total Nutrition will be moving to a new store inside a Benderson Development-owned shopping center.

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Anna Maria Islander Newspaper

Hurricane Charley remembered

Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm with 145-mph winds, made landfall 10 years ago on Aug. 13, 2004, near Punta Gorda, about 60 miles south of Anna Maria Island.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Hot on Monday with isolated rain chances

A few remaining isolated showers and downpours will diminish in coverage across Southwest Florida this evening that were originally sparked by the heat an humidity of the afternoon.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NBC2 News

Punta Gorda woman warns against possible scammer

A Southwest Florida business woman has a warning for other business owners, after she says she was tricked into helping a man who claimed to be a veteran down on his luck.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Punta Gorda residents are falling victim to more scams

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.- The Punta Gorda Police Department is warning residents of several different scams going around the city at this time.

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