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Crystal Vandegrift, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Local

Vehicles, home struck by gunfire

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is continuing to investigate multiple shots that were fired into vehicles and a dwelling in August. According to investigators, deputies ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 25, 2020 7:31 pm

Local

Early voting underway

Charlotte County Interim Registrar Eric Goode said a lot of voters have been taking advantage of early in-person voting. On Monday afternoon, Goode said there ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 25, 2020 7:28 pm

News

Sheriff’s office to get body cameras

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office will add new technology to its uniforms in the coming months after waiting two months for the Board of Supervisors ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 25, 2020 7:23 pm

Local

County approves $40K for broadband plan

Charlotte County is on the path to bring broadband capabilities to homes within the county as the Board of Supervisors have approved entering into an ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 25, 2020 5:28 pm

Local

School health coverage topic defeated

Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) board member Jay George, who represents the Keysville district, saw his motion to eliminate health insurance benefits for board members ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:20 pm

Local

County’s E911 system on track

Construction is set to begin this fall on a new telecommunications tower for the county’s new emergency services radio communication system. The telecommunications tower will ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:17 pm

Education

Schools campaign for referendum

A committee has been formed in an effort to inform county citizens of the 1% sales tax referendum on the ballot to provide funds for ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Thursday, September 17, 2020 2:13 pm

Local

Fire depts. receive thousands

Things are looking a little brighter for the county’s seven volunteer fire departments after the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors earmarked $175,000 in CARES funds ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:00 am

Education

In-person instruction delayed until Oct. 19

After learning last week that Charlotte County has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases and the confirmation that three Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) employees ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:35 pm

Education

Cook resigns seat on School Board

Charlotte County Public School (CCPS) Board member Angela Cook has resigned after serving less than a year on the board. CCPS Board Chairperson Gloria Talbott ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:20 pm

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