Many citizens in our area will hold tributes to remember and honor the victims of 9/11, and the first responders that lost their lives in the terrorist... Read More.
..IAN CONTINUING TO BATTER THE FLORIDA PENINSULA WITH CATASTROPHIC STORM SURGE, WINDS, AND FLOODING…At 800 PM EDT (0000 UTC), the... Read More.
According to the National Weather Service parts of Central and Southwest Florida could be in line for potential tornado activity today, Wednesday, October 28th.The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office relayed the update to local residents thru their phone apps.Local areas under the tornado watch include... Read More.
Tropical Storm Fred is in line to affect the costal Charlotte and Lee Counties over the next few days. The National Weather Service issued a Tropical Storm Watch early Friday.Tropical Depression Fred is currently located off the northeast coast of Cuba. Fred is expected... Read More.
National Hurricane Center: ELSA STRENGTHENS A LITTLE AS IT RACES TOWARD THE WINDWARD ISLANDS…* A Tropical Storm Warning is in... 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.
THERE WERE THREE SEPARATE BICYCLE ACCIDENTS IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX ON TUESDAY. THE FIRST OCCURRED JUST BEFORE 8:20AM AT EAST BAY STREET AND OLD VENICE ROAD IN OSPREY. TROOPERS SAY 61 YEAR OLD EDWARD KAMINSKIE TURNED RIGHT INTO THE PATH OF 14 YEAR OLD... Read More.
WELL IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN. IT ACTUALLY HAPPENS TWICE A YEAR. THEY DON’T STING OR BITE, BUT THEY ARE A NUISANCE. I’M TALKING ABOUT LOVEBUGS, AND THEY ARE BACK. THE LITTLE BLACK BUGS HAVE INVADED THE SOUTHWEST PLEX IN THE PAST WEEK,... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY ECONOMIC CRIMES DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING A NEW SCAM THAT INVOLVES WINNING A LOTTERY AND A NEW CAR. SO FAR TWO CASES ARE BEING INVESTIGATED WHERE THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS HAVE BEEN SENT TO A SCAMMER. DEPUTIES RECEIVED A CALL MONDAY FROM OFFICIALS AT... Read More.
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL GRADES FOR THE 2009-10 SCHOOL YEAR WERE RELEASED BY THE STATE ON TUESDAY, FIVE MONTHS AFTER THEIR USUAL RELEASE DATE. A NEW GRADING SYSTEM CAUSED THE DELAY. AMONG SCHOOLS IN THE SOUTHWEST PLEX, LEMON BAY, CHARLOTTE, EDISON COLLEGIATE, VENICE,... Read More.