In a significant development, two individuals have been indicted by a grand jury in Charlotte County for a homicide that spanned across county lines.State Attorney Amira Fox made the announcement on Thursday afternoon, revealing that Andrew Smith and Melissa Dymond-Demetrowitz have been charged in... Read More.
DeSoto County Sheriff's Office The DeSoto County Sheriff's Office is in possession of property that was located within DeSoto County. In accordance with Florida State Statute 705.103, a notice of an intended disposition of the property shall... Read More.
HURRICANE IAN UPDATES Questions? Call DeSoto County Emergency Management Information Hotline at 863-993-4831 NON-Emergency Rescues If you need help out of your home due to flooding or rising waters, CALL 863-993-4831. The EOC call center will add you to the list of rescues. For all emergencies call 911.
2022 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday –July 25, 2022 Through August 7, 2022.This sales tax holiday begins on Monday, July 25, 2022, and ends on Sunday, August 7, 2022. During the sales tax holiday period, tax... Read More.
The Lifeline and 988 Starting July 16th, 988 will be a universal entry point so that no matter where you live in the U.S., you can easily access 24/7... Read More.
Tallahassee, Fla. - Consumers can purchase qualifying items exempt from tax during five sales tax holidays and exemption periods that begin on Friday, July 1, 2022. The exemptions apply to both in-store and online purchases."With rising inflation affecting the cost of everything from daily necessities... Read More.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 2022 Lionfish Challenge tournament, which kicks off May 20 and ends Sept. 6.The Lionfish Challenge is a summer-long lionfish tournament open to... Read More.
This week, we honor all of the men and women who wear the uniform and take an oath to serve and protect their community.In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial... Read More.
PUNTA GORDA — The Florida International Airshow at The Punta Gorda Airport will not take place in 2022 due to construction and runway renovations however the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will return to Punta Gorda airport in 2023.The Florida International Air... Read More.