• The 2018 Florida International Air Show will be held Oct. 19–21. Click for more information and to sign up to be a volunteer and/or an Insider.

What's Happening in Charlotte County? Update from Charlotte County Community Development

• Charlotte County Community Services announces a new mobile app for beach/boat ramp parking payment

• The first and only near real-time weather reporting site has been installed on the Peace River by the Punta Gorda Boaters Alliance. The weather sensors were placed on Peace River Marker 4, approximately one-half mile off Gilchrist Park, and will provide near real-time wind, temperature, and barometric pressure data. A second site will be established on Peace River Marker 2 in the fall of 2018. Read more

Charlotte Harbor Preserve gets bigger; Liz Hardaway, North Port Sun

Allegiant to buy Kingsway; Part of evolving Sunseeker plan; Betsy Calvert, Charlotte Sun

• America’s Best Value Inn & Suites in Punta Gorda (Jones Loop) is now a Baymont by Wyndham

• Brynja Phipps and Julie Pennock of the PG/EB VCB attended STS Marketing College