National Hurricane Center - The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season closes today November 30th with a record-breaking 30 named storms and 12 landfalling storms in the continental United States. NOAA’s seasonal hurricane outlooks accurately predicted a high likelihood of an above-normal season with... Read More.
DeSoto County is seeing increases in COVID-19 cases and in hospitalizations. According to the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade and DeSoto County have the state's highest rates of new coronavirus cases. The two counties have the state’s highest rates of new coronavirus cases out of... Read More.
PUNTA GORDA, Florida — Allegiant began service last week from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) to Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois. To celebrate, the company is offering round-trip fares on the new route as low as $29 each way.* The new routes from Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) include: Houston,... Read More.
Tallahassee- Governor DeSantis took to YouTube today to discuss the promising news regarding efforts to combat COVID-19. DeSantis said the State of Florida is prepared to work with the federal government to distribute vaccines to Florida hospitals in the upcoming weeks, as well as... Read More.
Tallahassee, Fla. – Red Snapper Season will be open for additional dates this fall for private recreational anglers and state for-hire operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Additional dates include Nov. 21, 22, 27, 28 and 29. During this season, private recreational anglers may harvest red... Read More.
NORTH PORT— NBC2 reporter Jenny Lenzinia age 26 and Cody Bunch 30, died in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash Saturday afternoon in North Port. Around 4 p.m., the North Port Police Department responded to a crash at the intersection of Plantation Blvd.... Read More.
Better Business Bureau ~ While Eta made landfall as a Tropical Storm, high winds and substantial amounts of rain has caused flooding. Those affected will start to evaluate any damage done and begin the clean-up process. Better Business Bureau encourages consumers to take the time... Read More.
As of Wednesday 11/11/20 Eta has been upgraded to a hurricane, and the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for most of Florida’s West Coast, including Charlotte, Sarasota and Lee counties.
Fox News -President Trump is planning to bring back his large-scale rallies that were a hallmark of his presidential run, but these will be focused on his “ongoing litigation” as he challenges the results of last week’s election. Trump has promised legal action in the coming... Read More.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His victory came after more... Read More.