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Mostly typical summer weather ahead
Mon  Jul 24 2017 08:30AM
Southwest Floridians may see less rain early in the week, but they can expect to see the typical summer rain pattern pick up again. National Weather Service Meteorologist Nicole Carlisle … Find out how to read more online.
Charlotte County to review developments
Mon  Jul 24 2017 08:30AM
MURDOCK — Charlotte County will address three major developments at Tuesday’s commission meeting, representing projects past, present and future. The trio of large-scale undertakings are: Tern Bay, a once-promising residential … Find out how to read more online.
Tourism efforts push ‘Englewood Beach’ name
Mon  Jul 24 2017 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Just a rumor that Englewood could be renamed Englewood Beach sparked outrage on Facebook from some locals. “Englewood was found and born on some great historical families. Why … Find out how to read more online.

Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
The winter of 1973 produced nearly 60 inches of snow in Chicago. Also blowing in with the brutally raw air was this new ungainly contraption the size of six or … Find out how to read more online.
Emergency management officials stress beach safety measures
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — Godrien “Gody” Marcelin, a 15-year-old rising sophomore at Port Charlotte High School, drowned July 15 at a Boca Grande beach. His death may leave people wondering what … Find out how to read more online.
There’s still time to make a difference with one pair of shoes
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
As a young child growing up in Southern Ohio, who always wanted to be a teacher, the start of the school year was an exciting time for me. My parents … Find out how to read more online.
Scout reaches Eagle rank with Don Pedro project
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
After discovering soccer and football weren’t for him, Summer Godwin had a small window of opportunity to decide whether Boy Scouts was a fit — in only two meetings. “In … Find out how to read more online.
Keep Charlotte Beautiful hosts community cleanup
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
K eep Charlotte Beautiful held a Maracaibo Community Cleanup last Saturday. Keep Charlotte Beautiful provided the supplies and Waste Management provided the dumpster. According to their website, http://keepcharlottebeautiful.net, their mission … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
AARP Charlotte Chapter 80 The AARP Charlotte Chapter 80 meets on the third Thursday of every month at 9 a.m. at the Royal Palm Retirement Center, 2500 Aaron St., Port … Find out how to read more online.
Brett Roberts wins in sudden death
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Brett Roberts couldn’t have provided a more exciting ending to a golf match than he did Thursday in the boys finals of the Florida State Golf Association’s Junior … Find out how to read more online.
Englewood Boys & Girls Club thankful for donation
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
Members of the Englewood Boys & Girls Club visited the Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce, Englewood Bank and Howards Restaurant recently to thank them for donations which will help the … Find out how to read more online.
North Port commissioners move forward on second portion of budget
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — As the month nears its end, the North Port City Commission will finalize the budget for the next fiscal year. Commissioners met Monday to discuss the first … Find out how to read more online.
North Port officials to pick up hot topics
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — It may seem familiar to residents who have been following along. The North Port City Commission will once again discuss Panacea Boulevard, a potential hospital and the … Find out how to read more online.
Cops: Convicted felon arrested after standoff
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — A convicted felon was arrested after creating a 24-hour standoff, according to North Port Police Department officials. Sean Cone, 24, was arrested Thursday afternoon after police had … Find out how to read more online.

Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
First Baptist Church of Charlotte Harbor Vacation Bible School, “Discovering Jesus,” 4506 Church St., Charlotte Harbor. Ages 5-12; July 24-28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join the super sleuths … Find out how to read more online.
Local physician receives state recognition
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
Dr. David Klein, a longtime Port Charlotte ophthalmologist and medical director of the Virginia B. Andes Clinic, has been named recipient of the 2017 Harold S. Strasser Good Samaritan Award … Find out how to read more online.
Coel denied disability pension
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
The Punta Gorda Police Officer’s Pension Board denied the disability pension application of former Officer Lee Coel Friday. Coel filed for disability benefits in February, claiming he was diagnosed with … Find out how to read more online.
Suicide prevention group seeks plan input Saturday
Fri  Jul 21 2017 08:30AM
Zachary Taylor, an Englewood author and friend to many, died by suicide in 2014. Three years later, his younger brother Travis also took his life. Family and friends of the … Find out how to read more online.
Bald eagle dies of West Nile in Sarasota
Fri  Jul 21 2017 01:03PM
West Nile Virus is blamed for the death of a bald eagle found recently at a Sarasota park, according to a Florida Health Department report. It is the first reported … Find out how to read more online.
Pardon me for asking about opioids, Riley and Tebow
Mon  Jul 24 2017 08:30AM
I have this comeback with relatives and friends up north who complain it is too hot in Florida. I always tell them it is not any warmer here than South … Find out how to read more online.
Black teachers white world
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE COUNTY — When Eunice Wiley began her first teaching assignment at East Elementary in 1970, students were curious. They wanted to see if she was dirty. They wanted to … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
American Legion Post 103 • Sunday Darts winners July 16: Round 1: 1-Marion Goodman, Bill Tilley; 2-George Stern III, Dale McDaniel; 3-Fran Smith, Derrell Johnson. American Legion Post 110 • Bridge winners … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
Charlotte County marriages • Joseph Earl Steward of Sylvania, Ohio, and Lisa Lynn Patton of Dayton, Ohio • Eduardo Vertiz of Cape Coral, and Arely Elizabeth Alanis of Cape Coral … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
The Charlotte County area has a wide range of volunteer opportunities. Contact one of the following organizations to see how you can get involved and give back to the community. … Find out how to read more online.
Fill-A-Backpack also fills community need
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
CHARLOTTE HARBOR — With her parents’ lifelong affiliation with the NAACP, Dorothy Jones was introduced to the civil rights organization at the early age of 13. Some 65 years later, … Find out how to read more online.
Distracted driving top cause in Charlotte County crashes
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
Distracted drivers were one of the biggest factors in the 2,720 traffic accidents in Charlotte County in the first half of 2017, according to a report from the Charlotte County … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests: • Derrick Glen Thomas, 25, 3000 block of Amanda St., Punta Gorda. Charge: driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond: $1,000. … Find out how to read more online.

Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM

Contact for birthdays

Each week in Sunday’s Sun, we run free birthday announcements, along with a photo. Email your .jpg photo of the birthday boy or girl of any age, …

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Many bottlenose dolphins call Florida waters home
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
Although Florida harbors several species of dolphins, the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) is most common. These highly intelligent marine mammals communicate nonverbally and by producing clicks and whistles. Their unique … Find out how to read more online.
Sarasota County considers indigent care
Sun  Jul 23 2017 08:30AM
SARASOTA — With a public hospital in Sarasota County, funded by tax dollars from property owners, why would the county owe three private hospitals more than $3 million for indigent … Find out how to read more online.
TO PROTECT AND SERVE
Fri  Jul 21 2017 08:30AM
Lt. Jill McBee worked half her career in law enforcement without access to women’s cut clothing and vests. In her initial years on the force, a fellow deputy asked why … Find out how to read more online.
North Port Farmers Market seeks vendors
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
NORTH PORT — As the North Port Farmers Market prepares for its third season, founder Jerry Presseller said he’s looking for vendors to expand its ranks. “We’re mainly looking for vendors … Find out how to read more online.
Unemployment ticks up as off-season arrives
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
As Florida recedes into summer, the jobless rate crept up in June, but is still well-below last year. In Charlotte County, last month’s jobless rate of 4.6 percent edged up … Find out how to read more online.

Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
Resale Shop offers specials Today, the St. Vincent de Paul Resale Shop is holding a Customer Appreciation Day. Come in and sign up for the free Christmas Basket. The drawing … Find out how to read more online.
Two arrested in grow house bust
Sat  Jul 22 2017 08:30AM
Two individuals were arrested in a marijuana grow house bust Thursday. Members of the Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office carried out a search warrant at the home of Barbara Lee Green, … Find out how to read more online.
Waterfest to pitch for help from Charlotte County Commission
Fri  Jul 21 2017 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Englewood Beach Waterfest 2017 is starting its engines. Organizers hope Charlotte County commissioners will want to pitch in and make Waterfest, now in its third year, a success. … Find out how to read more online.
Lemon Bay to decide on repaving assessment change
Fri  Jul 21 2017 08:30AM
ENGLEWOOD — Property owners in the Lemon Bay Municipal Service Benefit Unit will see a hike to their assessments to repave 37.5 miles of roads. But Charlotte County is taking … Find out how to read more online.
Forecast: Hot and muggy weekend with ‘pop-up showers’
Fri  Jul 21 2017 08:30AM
Southwest Floridians can expect another hot weekend with some “pop-up showers and storms,” according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Stephen Shiveley. Shiveley said weekend rain chances are about 40 to … Find out how to read more online.
Three arrested in North Port man’s shooting death
Fri  Jul 21 2017 08:30AM
Three people have been arrested in connection with the death of North Port native Jonathan Delices. Delices was a student at Florida Gulf Coast University. He was a graduate of … Find out how to read more online.


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