Charlotte County Newswire

Charlotte County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Charlotte County, FL.

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  1. FHP takes aim at spike in traffic fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The Florida Highway Patrol plans increased enforcement in targeted areas on the heels of an increase in traffic fatalities in Lee and Charlotte counties.

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  2. Florida County Migrates to Next Generation of Public Safety Solution with VESTA(R) 9-1-1Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | World News Report

    / EINPresswire.com / -- TEMECULA, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 23, 2017) - The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, which manages 9-1-1 calls for Charlotte County, Florida, recently enhanced its emergency communications by upgrading to the next-generation ...

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  3. Father, son arrested in Punta Gorda drug raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... n of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana. They were taken to the Charlotte County Jail and held on $4,500 bond each.

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  4. Legislation proposed to limit sales tax referendum to General Election ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Hernando Sun

    State Representatives Blaise Ingoglia , Bryan Avila introduced a bill on Dec. 29, 2016 that would limit the placement of sales tax referendum to general election ballots. Joe Gruters is a co-sponsor.

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  5. SWFL foundation aims to educate young people about Vietnam WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... o made the ultimate sacrifice, he said. The foundation hopes to raise money to organize field trips for all Charlotte County eighth graders and provide scholarships to graduating seniors.

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  6. Charlotte County looks to cash in on BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... Chamber Direction Bill Gunnin said business is about to pick up in their city and surrounding areas like Charlotte County. "The development around the stadium, and the team coming here with the businesses opening up, and the continued development of ...

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  7. Promotions awarded in Cadet SquadronRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Englewood Review

    The Cadet Squadron of the Charlotte County Composite Squadron, headquartered at the Punta Gorda Airport, did not skip a beat just because it was a new year. At the first meeting of 2017, command of the cadets passed from Major Mikehla L. Hicks to 1st Lt Cooper L. Whitten pictured above.

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  8. Rep. Rodrigues speaks to Boca Grande residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Boca Beacon

    ... m 2010 to 2012. He was born in Pensacola and moved to Lee County in 1994. He represents Lee County from the Charlotte County line to the Collier County line, except for Cape Coral, which is part of the 77th district.

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  9. Social Security employee accused of abusing power to stalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | NBC2 News

    One incident allegedly happened in early January to a Charlotte County woman who went into the office to get a new social security card. The victim told NBC2 she never saw this particular employee while she was at the office.

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  10. At least 200 impacted by Charlotte County power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    The outage happened around 8:47 p.m. There are crews working to restore power to the area, and it is expected to fixed by 8:30 a.m. Thursday, according to the FPL.

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  11. 75 Years of Conservation SuccessRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Coastal Breeze News

    In 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the wildlife management area system, one of the state's greatest natural treasures. The FWC oversees this statewide network of remote and scenic lands, managing them for conservation and recreation.

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  12. The Auction at 'Tennis Ball 2017: F te for Pets' offers Fire, Electricity and Fun in the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Englewood Review

    ... To reflect the changes, the organization became Suncoast Humane Society. Today their service area includes Charlotte County, most of Sarasota County, and the Boca Grande portion of Lee County, a total of over 450 square miles. Please feel free to ...

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  13. FWC Celebrates 75 Years of Wildlife Management Area Conservation SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Florida Sportsman

    In 2017, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the wildlife management area system, one of the state's greatest natural treasures. The FWC oversees this statewide network of remote and scenic lands, managing them for conservation and recreation.

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  14. Teens arrested in Charlotte County burglary spreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a total of nine reports of vehicles burglaries in the early morning hours of January 13. Ricky Rada, 17, of Cape Coral: Charged with vehicle burglary, larceny, theft of an automobile and larceny of a firearm; and Timothy Walters, 17, of Cape Coral: Charged with theft of an automobile, burglary while armed and larceny of a firearm. Cash, an iPod and even a gun were all stolen.

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  15. Trial to begin Tuesday for Charlotte County cold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A jury has been selected Tuesday for a murder trial connected to a crime that has gone unsolved for 16 years, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. David McMannis is accused of killing 19-year-old Tara Sidarovich, deputies said.

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  16. Four juveniles burglarize several vehicles in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | WWSB

    CHARLOTTE CO., Fla. - Four juveniles were arrested for a string of vehicle burglaries in the Deep Creek section of Port Charlotte on Jan. 13. According to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office, during the early morning a total of nine unlocked vehicles were burglarized by a group of juveniles.

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  17. Teens arrested for rash of car burglaries in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office received a total of nine reports of vehicles burglaries in the early morning hours of Jan. 13. - Ricky Rada, 17, of Cape Coral: Charged with vehicle burglary, larceny, theft of an automobile and larceny of a firearm.

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    Monday Jan 16 | Englewood Review

    ... was immense, as those who knew her would attest. She partnered with the local Rotary clubs and Charlotte County to make her dream a reality, resulting in the J.M. Berlin / Rotary Skate Park, a world class skate park located at the Ann Dever Regional ...

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  19. Fallen deputy to be laid to rest in Port CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... p.m. along Cochran and Veterans Boulevards. Drivers are advised to find alternate routes, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Florida Keeps Losing Teams to Arizona - Florida's Grapefruit League vs. Arizona's Cactus LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Florida Trend

    The Tampa Bay Rays will no longer train at Progress Energy Park in St. Petersburg . The team moved spring training to Charlotte County.

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