DeSoto County Florida~ EARLY VOTING Any registered and eligible voter in the county may vote early. Early voting is held in the DeSoto County Supervisor of Elections Office at 201 E. Oak Street, Suite 104, Arcaida, FL 34266. Voting Hours: 8AM - 4:30PM Monday - Friday 7AM - 3PM... Read More.
DeSoto County - National Teen Driver Safety Week is October 18th-24th, 2020. Sheriff James F. Potter and the staff at the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office would like to help raise awareness as traffic crashes are the leading cause of death among teens. The DeSoto County Sheriff's... Read More.
DeSoto County- Sheriff Potter knows that community partnership is very important. That is why last year the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office began its “No Shave” community outreach program. This year... Read More.
Port Charlotte, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County (DOH-Charlotte) today advised residents there has been an increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in areas of Charlotte County. A human case of West Nile illness has been confirmed and there is a heightened concern... Read More.
Building permits for the Sunseeker resort were set to expire on Dec. 31 but an emergency request has moved the expiration date to next year. The $470 million construction project initiated by Allegiant Air was halted in March due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
October 5, 2020 Do you want to vote in the November 3 General Election? TOMORROW (Monday, October 5) is the LAST DAY to register to vote for this election! Visit
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will spend a “few days” at a military hospital after contracting COVID-19, the White House said Friday, as the virus that has killed more than 205,000 Americans spread to... Read More.
Punta Gorda- On September 29, 2020, the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, with the assistance of SWAT and other ancillary units, executed a lawful search warrant at 15524 Lime Dr. in Punta Gorda. As a result of this search, 5 individuals were arrested... Read More.
Restaurants and Hotels Permitted to Operate at 100% Capacity. Local municipalities must allow at least 50% operational capacity~ Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state will move to Phase 3 of his “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan” for Re-Opening Florida, including allowing restaurants to operate... Read More.
Optimistic news for the DeSoto County employment outlook since the COVID 19 pandemic. DeSoto County ranks ninth for the county with the lowest unemployment rate in the state, at 4.5% unemployment. Of the 67 counties in Florida, Lafayette County has the lowest jobless rate at... Read More.