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HIELSCHER: Punta Gorda broker gets 6 months for wire fraud

A real estate broker from Punta Gorda was sentenced last week to six months in federal prison for committing wire fraud against the Federal National Mortgage Association. Hollie Darlene Dustin, 60, pleaded guilty in June to fraudulently submitting invoices for services on foreclosed properties she h

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-12-10 09:01:00

Breaking ground makes vision a reality

The ground breaking for the initial phase of PicklePlex’s first 16 courts became a reality this past week, and plans call for the first tournament to be held at the new facility, that will be built on property leased by Florida SouthWestern State College to PicklePlex, in March.

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-10 05:00:00

Punta Gorda works on Jones Loop zoning

PUNTA GORDA — The Punta Gorda City Council has made another move toward possible annexation of an area on Jones Loop Road. In an effort to bring in new businesses, council members approved the first step of a resolution that will eventually provide more flexibility for developers in the Jones Loop R

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-08 05:00:00

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash in Charlotte County

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. - A 68-year-old motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash in Charlotte County late Saturday night. Troopers said the motorcyclist, identified as Glenn Weathers of Englewood, was riding west on SR-776 approaching Coliseum Boulevard around 11:38 p.m.

NBC 2 - 2018-12-09 16:35:00

Case Closed for the week of Dec. 3 to Dec. 7, 2018

The Sun reports arrests in Charlotte County daily. The Clerk’s Office provided the following information regarding dispositions and sentences. The following cases were dropped/abandoned (no file):

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-10 05:00:00

Area's building permits on the rise

There’s more building going on lately compared to prior years across the region, according to building permit data from Charlotte County and the cities of Punta Gorda and North Port.

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-08 05:00:00

North Port: 10 of the 30 sexual offender alerts that I received this morning

For local Sarasota County news (only) you can join my group https://www.facebook.com/groups/veniceflorida/. Having the combination of this page and the group membership, some how increases your chances of seeing my feeds, according to FB. Remember to turn on the group notification too. – Francesco.

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-12-09 05:29:46

Person shot in Lehigh Acres

One person was shot Monday morning in Lehigh Acres. The shooting happened at East 3rd Street and Johns Avenue. Lee County Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened after two people got into a fight over a gun.

NBC 2 - 2018-12-10 14:05:00

PG Council says no to concrete barriers at city events

While safety does weigh heavy on the collective mind of the City Council, passing an ordinance to mandate protection barriers for local events in Punta Gorda is not a high priority.

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-09 05:00:00

Snow, sleet and freezing rain take aim at South

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (AP) — A storm spreading snow, sleet and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South has millions of people in its path, raising the threat of immobilizing snowfalls, icy roads and possible power outages.

WFLA.COM - 2018-12-09 11:09:00

Sex(less) education in our schools

Aisha Rosario was a junior at North Port High School when she found out she was pregnant with her first child. “We were devastated, because life is already hard enough when you don’t have a kid, trying to get to college and everything,” Rosario, now 22, said about her family’s reaction to finding ou

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-09 05:00:00

Man stabbed 4 times in Immokalee

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. - Deputies are investigating after a man was stabbed four times in Immokalee late Saturday night. It happened just before midnight at 860 Cucumber Lane when a man stabbed another man after a confrontation between the two, sources said.

NBC 2 - 2018-12-09 15:23:00

North Port: Homeowners say builders didn’t pay dumping bills – FOX4

For local Sarasota County news (only) you can join my group https://www.facebook.com/groups/veniceflorida/. Having the combination of this page and the group membership, some how increases your chances of seeing my feeds, according to FB. Remember to turn on the group notification too. – Francesco.

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-12-09 05:46:14

5 New Properties For Sale In The Fort Myers Area

FORT MYERS, FL — Looking for a new house, and want to get a better understanding of what's available near you? Need some assistance in your search? Fear not! To keep you up to date, we've got the latest batch of new listings nearby.

PATCH - 2018-12-10 00:57:00

Authorities arrest man suspected of armed robbery on Palm Beach Boulevard early Saturday morning

Authorities have arrested a man they said tried to rob a woman with a gun early Saturday morning. According to a news release, Lee County Sheriff's Office deputies were patrolling the area of Palm Beach Boulevard when they were flagged down by a woman who said she had witnessed an armed robbery shor

NEWS-PRESS - 2018-12-08 23:28:00

Video’s and pics from North Port’s Poinsettia parade and festivities

For local Sarasota County news (only) you can join my group https://www.facebook.com/groups/veniceflorida/. Having the combination of this page and the group membership, some how increases your chances of seeing my feeds, according to FB. Remember to turn on the group notification too. – Francesco.

THESCOOPRADIOSHOW.COM - 2018-12-09 09:13:10

Punta Gorda broker gets 6 months for wire fraud

A real estate broker from Punta Gorda was sentenced last week to six months in federal prison for committing wire fraud against the Federal National Mortgage Association. Hollie Darlene Dustin, 60, pleaded guilty in June to fraudulently submitting invoices for services on foreclosed properties she h

HERALD TRIBUNE - 2018-12-08 09:01:00

Builder barred from Charlotte County - Homeowners charge they were swindled

Protocol broke down a few times at an emotional Charlotte County Construction Licensing Board hearing Thursday night as angry homeowners vented about treatment by HD Custom Homes.

YOURSUN.COM - 2018-12-08 05:00:00

American Airlines cancels nearly 1,000 Sunday flights due to winter storm

Catching a flight on Sunday? Get ready for major travel trouble if your flight is in the path of a major winter storm. American Airlines said it has proactively canceled nearly 1,000 Sunday flights due to the storm. That is on top of 160 cancellations on Saturday.

10NEWS - 2018-12-08 20:53:00

Punta Gorda considers installing concrete barriers to protect crowds

One of the safest cities in Southwest Florida is considering concrete measures to stop traffic-related tragedies. Last year in Times Square in New York City, a driver plowed through dozens of bystanders, injuring many happened right in downtown in the middle of a busy event.

WINKNEWS.COM - 2018-12-05 03:29:46