PUNTA GORDA — More than 51 children drowned this year in Florida including four in the region since September. Last month Wayne Schaefer Jr. died in his Port Charlotte home pool.
As you may have read in this very newspaper, our library colleagues in Citrus County recently made national news when their efforts to provide a digital subscription to the New York Times was rejected by their Board of County Commissioners. It was not based on budgetary constraints, but rath…
PLANTATION — Results indicated it was the best show ever of the Just B-Cause Show with 206 attendees, according to organizer Sandy McGowan, owner of Sandy’s Designer Clothing at 128 W. Venice Ave.
FORT MYERS — Given the debate happening at the University of Florida, many students there have expressed concerns about how student governments should be spending the school’s money.
Veterans of the U.S. military shared their stories of war with L.A. Ainger Middle School students studying U.S. history. They spoke of military life, food, weapons, service and job opportunities after going off to war. The school offers a program each year where students can meet and speak w…
PORT CHARLOTTE — Charlotte County’s only strip club is happy to help fight human trafficking now that commissioners have passed an ordinance that affects basically that business only.
The Sarasota County School District sent out an email stating embattled Schools Superintendent Todd Bowden and the school district have come up with an agreement for Bowden to leave the district.
The Englewood Board of Realtors teamed up with Michael Saunders & Company, the Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce, Farlow’s on the Water and Key Agency to serve veterans and their guests a free meal Monday at the Veterans Day celebration at the American Legion Post 113 in Rotonda West.
The Sarasota County School District and embattled Superintendent Todd Bowden could be close to a deal that would end his tenure by the close of the year.