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Gulf Coast Community Foundation recognized more than 120 middle and high-school educators from Sarasota and Charlotte counties earlier this month at a celebration at the Venice Yacht Club for teachers in its STEMsmart initiative.
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A sharp-eyed Charlotte County deputy noticed someone behind the wheel when he shouldn't have been and made a traffic stop resulting in a drug arrest Tuesday.
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SUN PHOTO BY AL HEMINGWAY Police cadets stand at attention at the Fallen Officer's Memorial at FOP Lodge 66 in Charlotte Harbor Tuesday.
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A Charlotte County school employee was arrested Tuesday morning for DUI in the parking lot of Baker Center Elementary in Punta Gorda.
PHOTO PROVIDED BY RUTH UZONYI The Junior Leadership Charlotte Class of 2013 worked to develop leadership skills and to learn about career options and how to make a difference in the community by raising funds for its class project in support of the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies of Charlotte County.
Detectives are requesting assistance in identifying a man suspected in the fraudulent use of a credit card earlier this month at the Walmart Super Center on Kings Highway in Port Charlotte.
The foundation recognized more than 120 middle-and high-school educators from Sarasota and Charlotte counties earlier this month at a celebration at the Venice Yacht Club for teachers in its STEMsmart initiative , presenting special awards to 12 teachers for innovative work in science and math education, with the evening culminating in the ... (more)
SUN PHOTO BY SUE PAQUIN Camp Bow Wow held a free grand opening, "bark-b-que" and adoption festival Saturday in Port Charlotte.
Every time Mike Kozenieski works with any of the big, top 10 contractors, they always ask him the same question: How's the labor there? Kozenieski, president of Sea Breeze Electric of Port Charlotte, said there is an across-the-board shortage of skilled workers - carpenters, electricians, HVAC, masons, and plumbers - and it is going to take a long ... (more)
SUN PHOTO BY DONNELL BATES A Culver's Restaurant is coming to town this fall. It will be the first in Florida for the Wisconsin-based chain.
Sheriff's Office Narcotics detectives served a search warrant Friday morning at Sunshine Villas in Port Charlotte and arrested a man on charges of sale and delivery of cocaine and possession of marijuana.
Employing "something old" in its recent fundraising campaign, the United Way of Charlotte County soared past its goal of $900,000, reaching $944,000. "I don't know what exactly to attribute it to," said executive director Carrie Blackwell Hussey.
The Civilian Gun Safety Class scheduled for Saturday has been canceled. Another class will be held in June, but the exact date has not yet been determined.