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Crystal Vandegrift, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

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

Education

Three CCPS employees test positive for COVID-19

Charlotte County Public Schools (CCPS) Superintendent Robbie Mason has confirmed that as of Wednesday, Sept. 2, there were three positive COVID-19 cases among CCPS employees ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:10 pm

Local

Alcohol and cigarettes stolen from store

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the breaking and entering (B&E) of a convenience store in Madisonville. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies were ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 11, 2020 6:03 pm

Local

Couple transforms tavern into retreat

Three years ago, Dave and Debbie Sanders purchased what was once known as Harvey’s Tavern in Madisonville along Highway 47. Today, the couple is working ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 11, 2020 5:41 pm

Education

CCPS to look at start date again

In just a week’s time frame Charlotte County has seen a rise in COVID-19 cases that is now causing the school system to look at ... Read more

by Crystal Vandegrift, Friday, September 4, 2020 7:19 pm

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