Florida’s premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine’s list of the “10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States,” ranked by Golf Digest as the “Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America,” and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live in the South.” For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Charlotte Harbor Visitors and Convention Bureau, 18500 Murdock Circle, Suite B-104, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor’s Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – With serious brush fires continuing to spark, Charlotte County officials are talking about implementing a burn ban, yet the decision won’t be made for several more days. The county will decide next week whether or not to put a burn ban in place. It would mean no fireworks, camp fires or […]
Charlotte County commissioners pass Placida rezoning – Move makes way for condos at old Fishery site
Charlotte County commissioners passed a rezoning for the old Placida Fishery site, along with new regulations to prevent credit-card skimmers at local gas stations. Both measures passed unanimously Tuesday. Construction on the new project in Placida could begin in a year, and be complete in several years, Placida Point LLC owner Jay Feinberg told the Sun after […]
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, FL – The dates have been set and the fundraising is underway. Power boats will be back in Englewood this year, but will something new– Waterfest. Englewood Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Ed Hill explains,”Waterfest is going to be a two week event here in Englewood and a highlight for Water Fest if […]
PUNTA GORDA – After more than three years of planning, fundraising and building, the wall at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda is complete. A dedication ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. It begins with a walk of honor where participants will be given a postcard with a story connected to […]