Genetically modified mosquitoes are planned for mass release in Florida and Texas. State regulators approved the idea, over the objections of many environmentalists to release 750 million genetically modified mosquitoes. A British-based biotechnology company, has targeted the US as a test... Read More.
DeSoto County is excited to officially announce that the Annual 4th of July Fireworks Celebration will go on as scheduled. Everyone is invited to attend! The fireworks display will take place at the Turner-Agri Civic Center. Gates open at 5:00 and Fireworks begin at... Read More.
The state of Florida is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours. Here are the statistics for our local counties. Florida Total Cases: 89,748 (Up by 3,822 in past 24 hours) Sarasota County Total Cases: 868 (Up by 35 in past 24 hours) Charlotte County Total... Read More.
COVID-19 cases hit a one-day record high Thursday as health officials reported 3,207 new cases over the previous 24-hour period. This week Florida set a record for a one-day spike in new cases with the previous record of 2,783 cases set on Tuesday.
On June 17th, Sheriff James F. Potter presented the DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office K9’s, Liberty, Kita, and Lucy with their official K9 credentials. Sheriff Potter is very proud of our K9’s and their handlers for the excellent service... Read More.
Here are the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics available for Florida and our area counties, as of noon June 16. Over the past day,... Read More.
Charlotte County Sherri’s Office warns that Rental property scams are often found on local buy, sell, trade websites such as Craigslist, Facebook Marketplace, Facebook groups, etc. When engaging in a rental transaction, or real-estate purchase transaction through an online classified, consumers should fully vet the... Read More.
The DeSoto County Sheriff’s office says a repeat offender has been arrested after allegedly stealing a vehicle, using it to steal charcoal from a dollar general, and then trying to conceal the vehicle... Read More.
Here are the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) statistics available for Florida and our area counties, as of this afternoon. It appears that COVID-19 has shown a surge in our area. Here are the statistics. Total Cases: 75,568 (Up by 2,016 in past 24 hours) Positive Florida Residents:... Read More.
Clergy, law enforcement and county and city officials united outside the Charlotte County Justice Center Wednesday for prayers and positive reflection. Rev. Louis Anderson, president of the NAACP addressed the crowd saying that "all lives matter". Commissioner Bill Truex addressed... Read More.