May 6, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

‘Destination Punta Gorda’ book sales benefit TEAM Punta Gorda

TEAM Punta Gorda is selling a 160- page coffee table book, “Destination Punta Gorda, Pride of the People,” as a fundraiser. More...

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mortgage fraud madness

Southwest Florida’s high rate of crime might portend a brighter future

WE’RE NUMBER ONE. IT’S NOTHING to be proud of. Once again, Florida has ranked as the number one place in the country for mortgage fraud. The state More...

Charlotte chamber offering real-world tools

SHOP TALK

Here is your chance. This is for all of you business folks out there who have been asking, “How does Facebook work, and what exactly is a blog?” Well, now is the time to find out.  More...

Brian Presley named community foundation chair

Brian Presley has been named chairman and president of the board of the Charlotte Community Foundation.   Mr. Presley is president of the Presley Advisory Inc. in Punta Gorda. Mr. More...

Mentors make a difference in students’ future

There’s nothing that compares to the feeling that comes from making a difference in a child’s life. One could ask the adult mentors in the audience during last week’s Take Stock in Children Star-Filled Celebration. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Edison Charlotte graduates students in record numbers     On Thursday, May 6, 287 students will graduate from Charlotte County’s Edison State College at the Charlotte Harbor Event and Conference Center.   More...

Andes Clinic celebrates second year

Now in its second year, the Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic has less than two months to raise $25,000 to reach its $100,000 fundraising goal for the year. Each $1,000 gift will be matched by the Virginia B. Andes foundation. More...

Real Estate News

First-timers make homeownership dreams reality

Though first-time homebuyers took advantage of the tax credit, the purchasing pool wasn’t necessarily what some might expect.   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Ring Of Fire

MUSICIANS PLAY JOHNNY CASH AT BROADWAY PALM

ORCHESTRAS FOR MUSICALS TYPICALLY PLAY DOWN IN THE PIT, though it’s not unheard of to have them perform on stage. More...

Snapshots from the Sarasota Film Festival

Life is very much about knowing there is too much to see and never enough time to see it all. And so it is with large film festivals. In the time allotted, you have to take as much in as you possibly can while you can. More...

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