Inland Counties

Stretch of State Road 31 reopens in Charlotte County

September 18, 2017
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. State Road 31 has reopened from Bermont Road south to the Lee County line, but standing water still exists, the Florida...
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Repair, cleanup efforts continue in Arcadia after Hurricane Irma

September 14, 2017
ARCADIA, Fla. Repair and cleanup efforts continued in Arcadia Thursday after Hurricane Irma left behind a trail of destruction and debris.

Boil water advisory lifted in Arcadia

September 14, 2017
ARCADIA, Fla. A boil water advisory was lifted in Arcadia Thursday, according to DeSoto County officials. The advisory was lifted shortly after 6 p.m. No further information...

DeSoto County curfew to end after Thursday night

September 14, 2017
ARCADIA, Fla. The curfew in DeSoto County will extend just one more night. The curfew for 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly will end Friday...

Curfew lifted for all of Hendry County

September 14, 2017
LABELLE, Fla. The curfew is over in Hendry County. The nightly 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. post-Hurricane Irma curfew was rescinded countywide Thursday, the board...

State Road 70 reopens east of Arcadia

September 14, 2017
ARCADIA, Fla. Westbound State Road 70 has reopened at North Orange Avenue in Arcadia, the Florida Department of Transportation said. Still, emergency repairs to an...

Food, water, tarp distribution sites in Hendry County

September 14, 2017
CLEWSTON, Fla. Food, water, ice and tarps are being handed out for free at several locations in Hendry County. The distribution goes on from 10...

Curfew lifted in Clewiston, but still in place for rest of Hendry

September 13, 2017
CLEWISTON, Fla. A curfew has been lifted for the city of Clewiston, Hendry County commissioners said Wednesday. The rest of Hendry County remains under a...

Returning evacuees urged to avoid State Road 31 in DeSoto

September 13, 2017
ARCADIA, Fla. Flooding on parts of State Road 31 is prompting DeSoto emergency management officials to warn travelers against using it. "The road closure is...
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Harry Chapin Food Bank to distribute food, water after Irma

September 13, 2017
LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. The Harry Chapin Food Bank is delivering supplies across Southwest Florida to those affected by Hurricane Irma. The Harry Chapin Food Bank...