Arcadia, FlArcadia Main Street Program is excited to host the 2nd season of the Oak Street Market! Held every 2nd Saturday, October- May from 9am to 3pm. Be sure to join us on April... Read More.
American rapper A$AP Rocky has been charged with assault in Sweden and will face trial over a street fight in Stockholm. The recording artist from New York, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, who has gained support from other prominent artists and U.S. politicians,... Read More.
Fitted with a hard hat and respirator, and hoisted well above street level, Alexandre Farto paints an unlikely image of a portrait artist at work – one who uses not a delicate brush, but drills and jackhammers to create very large-scale pieces.Seth Doane asked,... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DETECTIVES ARE INVESTIGATING THE THEFT OF MORE THAN 1400 FEET OF COPPER WIRE FROM FIVE COUNTY STREET LIGHT POLES IN THE RIDGE HARBOR COMMUNITY EAST OF PUNTA GORDA. CHARLOTTE COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS CONTACTED THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE JUST AFTER 8AM... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ON TUESDAY BEGAN WORK ON AN ORDINANCE THAT WOULD PROHIBIT SOLICITATION ON ALL PUBLIC ROADS. THE MEASURE WAS BORN OF COMPLAINTS BY RESIDENTS OF OUT-OF-TOWN PANHANDLERS WHO TRICK MOTORISTS INTO BELIEVING THEIR DONATIONS ARE HELPING AREA VETERANS WHEN IN FACT THEY’RE... Read More.
A CHARLOTTE COUNTY DEPUTY ON PATROL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING FOUND A STREET SWEEPER FULLY ENGULFED IN FLAMES IN FRONT OF SHECKLER’S PRODUCE ON SOUTH MCCALL ROAD IN ENGLEWOOD. DEPUTIES SAY THE DRIVER GOT OUT OF THE VEHICLE SAFELY, AND ENGLEWOOD FIREFIGHTERS PUT OUT THE... Read More.
A MAN TRYING TO CROSS A SARASOTA STREET WAS REPORTEDLY MUGGED FRIDAY NIGHT. SARASOTA COUNTY DEPUTIES SAY 52 YEAR OLD WILLIAM THOMPSON WAS CROSSING STICKNEY POINT ROAD FROM RICHARD PLACE JUST AFTER 8:30PM WHEN HE WAS HIT FROM BEHIND BY A HARD... Read More.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY NARCOTICS DETECTIVES CONTINUED THEIR CRACKDOWN ON AREA DRUG DEALERS MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE ARREST OF A DEEP CREEK MAN AFTER AN UNDERCOVER PURCHASE OF OXYCODONE PILLS. DETECTIVES SAY 21 YEAR OLD ADAM JACOBS ALSO SOLD OXYCODONE TO AN UNDERCOVER OPERATIVE ON AUGUST... Read More.
A SARASOTA MAN WAS CRITICALLY INJURED WHEN HE TRIED TO CROSS A BUSY INTERSECTION IN SARASOTA YESTERDAY. THE FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL SAYS 57 YEAR OLD JOSEPH BRYANT WAS WALKING SOUTHBOUND ALONG US 301 AT DESOTO ROAD AT AROUND 4PM WHEN HE TRIED... Read More.