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21 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Deputies searching for missing, runaway Port Charlotte teen

Charlotte County deputies are searching for a missing 17-year-old Port Charlotte girl who may be headed to South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL, Cape Coral, FL, Fort Myers, FL

21 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Deputies searching for missing, runaway Port Charlotte teen

Charlotte County deputies are searching for a missing 17-year-old Port Charlotte girl who may be headed to South Carolina.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

CCSO makes 3 arrests, recovers stolen vehicle after dispute

ENGLEWOOD, Fla.- Charlotte County Sheriff's deputies arrested a South Carolina woman, her son and two teens, and recovered a stolen vehicle last night after a call for a verbal disturbance.

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Related Topix: Englewood, FL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

NBC2 News

Charlotte County gets solar paneled trash compactor

Charlotte County Parks and Recreation employee, Michelle Long will be the first to tell you that her job is not easy.

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Financial News & Daily Record

Interstate 295 project moved up to start next year

Six large road projects throughout Florida, at a combined cost of $806.7 million, have been formally moved to the front of the state's Five Year Work Program.

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Related Topix: Bay County, FL, Volusia County, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Englewood Review

New Guide now available at Chamber

Chamber volunteer, Betty Bullock shows off a copy of the new Community Guide now available free at the Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce.

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Related Topix: Englewood, FL, Sarasota County, FL

Gilmer Mirror

IBHS' Hurricane Charley Research Still Relevant 10 Years Later

When it made landfall, Charley had the highest winds of any storm to hit the U.S. since Hurricane Andrew in 1992, and clearly demonstrated the benefits of strong building practices.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado

Bradenton.com

Manatee, Charlotte, Sarasota school boards discuss health insurance, Florida Standards

During a tri-county school board meeting, the Manatee County School Board and district officials solicited feedback from their Charlotte and Sarasota county counterparts on health insurance.

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Related Topix: Manatee County, FL, Sarasota County, FL, Education Etc.

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Charlotte Stone Crabs honor Sgt. Wilson

A Southwest Florida minor league baseball team is doing what it can to honor the life of a fallen Sheriff's deputy and ensure his memory stays alive forever.

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Related Topix: Port Charlotte, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Controversy surrounds Punta Gorda neighborhood sidewalk project

A sidewalk splits a Charlotte County neighborhood. Some residents say adding a sidewalk would improve their quality of life.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL

Bradenton.com

Jeb Bush says he'll decide this year on presidential run

Looking fit, relaxed and in prime condition for a possible presidential run, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Wednesday that he has not yet decided what he will do.

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Related Topix: Jeb Bush, Punta Gorda, FL, Rick Scott, US Governors, Immigration Reform

St. Petersburg Times

10 Years Ago, Tampa Bay Fears Were Spared

We were in the cross-hairs. On Thursday evening, Aug. 12, 2004, Hurricane Charley was barreling northward into the Gulf of Mexico straight at Tampa Bay.

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Related Topix: Weather, Charlotte Harbor, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, Port Charlotte, FL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bradenton.com

Hurricane Charley a decade ago prompted improvements in Manatee County's emergency response

"We were right in the cross-hairs for a long time as Charley barreled up the Gulf of Mexico," Windon recalled Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Manatee County, FL

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Recovery from Hurricane Charley is over, memories remain

Wednesday marks ten years that SWFL was rocked by Hurricane Charley. Parts of Charlotte County were destroyed by damaging winds.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL

NBC2 News

Recovery from Hurricane Charley is over, memories remain

Wednesday marks ten years that SWFL was rocked by Hurricane Charley. Parts of Charlotte County were destroyed by damaging winds.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL, Sarasota County, FL, Siesta Key, FL

The Miami Herald

Officials to tour Punta Gorda 10 years after storm

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will visit a southwest Florida community on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Charley.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL, Jeb Bush, Captiva, FL

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Capital Soup

FDOT RoadWatch Advisory for work on US 41 in Lee County

US 41 from Littleton Road to the Charlotte County line: Construction project: The job resurfaces the roadway from Business 41 to the Charlotte County line, builds drainage improvements, installs street lighting at intersections and adds bicycle lanes.

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Bradenton.com

Charlotte County man registers as sexual predator in Sarasota County

The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office issued a news release Monday to let the public know of a Charlotte County resident who will be living in Sarasota temporarily.

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Related Topix: Sarasota County, FL, Sarasota, FL

Sun Aug 10, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Decade after Hurricane Charley punished Punta Gorda, city is thriving

The sun rose over the city everyone figured had blown away, and Capt. Ralph Allen scanned the morning's numbers.

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Related Topix: Punta Gorda, FL, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Charlotte Harbor, FL, Home Listing, Home, Tornado

Fri Aug 08, 2014

NBC2 News

11 arrested in North Port child sex sting

Jeffrey Hampson, of Englewood, and Jason Bruno, of Port Charlotte, were arrested during the weeklong operation.

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Related Topix: North Port, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Englewood, FL

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