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Watch Your Speed…Operation Southern Slow Down July 17-23rd

Operation Southern Slow DownOfficers with the Sarasota Police Department will participate in Operation Southern Slow Down beginning Monday, July 17, 2023. The Sarasota Police Department partners with law enforcement agencies throughout Florida, Alabama, Georgia,... Read More.

Florida Announces Five Sales Tax Holidays Beginning July 1, 2022

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.

4th Of July Fireworks Scheduled To Go On

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.

FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS

THERE ARE MANY PLACES YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CELEBRATE OUR NATION’S INDEPENDENCE TODAY.  IN ENGLEWOOD, THE CAJUN FESTIVAL ON DEARBORN STREET GETS UNDERWAY AT 11AM.  THERE WILL BE TWO LIVE BANDS AND A KIDS CORNER FOR THE CHILDREN.  IF YOU ARE A BOATER,... Read More.

FOURTH OF JULY CLOSINGS AND STUFF

ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN SARASOTA AND CHARLOTTE COUNTIES, INCLUDING THE CITIES OF VENICE, NORTH PORT, AND PUNTA GORDA ARE CLOSED TODAY IN OBSERVANCE OF THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY.  ALSO, THERE WILL BE NO TRASH OR RECYCLES PICK-UPS TODAY.  IF YOU LIVE IN AN... Read More.