As Tropical Storm Sally drenched Southwest Florida this weekend, residents who are used to heavy downpours continued on with life as usual. Kids still played sports, cheerleaders still were in full-force, people flocked to the beaches to see the waves and kids enjoyed the puddles.
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Gasparilla Sound was the place to be Saturday as boaters from all over the area converged on Dog Island and the Boca Grande Sandbar to check out the bands, hang out with friends and get a little Labor Day weekend sun.
More than 40 boats filled with President Donald J. Trump supporters gathered east of the U.S. 41 bridges for a cruise around Charlotte Harbor on Saturday morning. The plan was to travel to Fishermen’s Village, turn around and stop near the Gilchrist Park pier around 2 p.m. and return to Lais…