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Kings Highway construction could cause delays in Charlotte County through June 23

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — Motorists in Charlotte County might notice some delays until June 23. Construction is happening in the southbound Kings Highway from Midway Boulevard to Olean Boulevard every day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Warning signs for the construction will be posted, so plan ahead if you’re traveling through the area. The work being done will improve manholes in linear ponds. The road closure is necessary and will give the contractor safe access to the area. The post Kings Highway construction could cause delays in Charlotte County through June 23 appeared first on NBC2...

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Osprey unable to fly rescued from water by Charlotte County deputy

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – A Charlotte County deputy jumped into action to rescue an osprey that seemed to be unable to fly from out of the water on Saturday. According to the sheriff’s office, Cpl. Williams spotted an osprey in the water near marker 11 north of Palm Island. The osprey appeared to be unable to fly, so Cpl. Williams quickly put on his gloves and rescued the bird from the water as it was desperately trying to to grab onto the boat. The osprey was turned over to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to be taken to a treatment facility. The post Osprey...

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Investigators rule Charlotte County house fire was arson

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla.– Investigators determined a fire at a home under construction off Egret Place in Charlotte County was set intentionally. The fire happened at the end of February. The smoke damage was limited to the garage area. At the end of April on the same construction site, a truck was caught on surveillance video backing into a port-o-potty multiple times until it tipped over. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s office said there have been several incidents of trespassing and damage committed on this specific property. Neighbors we spoke to said they think the property...

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Charlotte County commissioners support right to own & carry guns

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Charlotte County Commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday to become a gun sanctuary meaning the county supports constitutional law guaranteeing you the right to own and carry guns. Not a single person in the county’s chambers spoke in opposition of the second amendment sanctuary. Some say Charlotte County is taking aim to protect second amendment rights.  “It’s been said, more guns, less crime. What it takes to eliminate a bad guy with a gun, is a good guy with a gun,” Michael Zarzano said. “Guns are just a tool. They’re not...

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