June 3, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

PR firm has hand in cold cases

In an effort to help with difficultto solve murder and missing person crimes, Fort Myers-based Priority Marketing has teamed up with Florida and Georgia law enforcement agencies to produce Cold Case Playing Cards that are distributed in prisons and More...

Meadow Park graduates 115 DARE students

The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office recently graduated 115 fifth grade students who took the course at Meadow Park Elementary School in Port Charlotte. More...

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Business News

Charlotte County stimulus dollars at work

Tracking can be tough, but projects are under way

By the end of March, about half of the $787 billion in American Recovery & Reinvestment Act dollars was flowing through myriad cities and counties, school systems and businesses. More...

Be business prepared: part deux

SHOP TALK

Last week we asked if you spent the winter preparing … and we weren’t talking about bathing suit season. We were talking about your business and hurricane season. More...

Hedging – you can do it too

MONEY & INVESTING

Hedge funds sound so hot, so complicated, so brainy, so mysterious. But hedging really is not. It is simple. It very well might be inappropriate for your portfolio but it is not beyond the realm of understanding or capability for most investors. More...

Sponsors join forces to keep fireworks display alive

Some people consider Independence Day fireworks displays to be as American as baseball, hot dogs and apple pie. In Charlotte County, those sentiments are a given. More...

NEWS BRIEFS

Benefit helps anti-hunger groups Proceeds from the third annual Empty Bowls benefit luncheon in April were distributed to three area anti-hunger organizations. More...

Sunflower award

The group, Our Charlotte Elder Affairs Network, recently celebrated its annual Sunflower luncheon to honor an organization that has shown excellence in helping seniors in the community. A $1,000 contribution is made to that organization. More...

Real Estate News

Contest offers clean sweep

California Closets offering a free makeover to lucky winner

Have a messy room in the house? Submit your story and a photograph, and you may win a custom storage makeover courtesy of California Closets. More...

New software to help ease loan modifications

Charlotte County homeowners in mortgage distress now have access to new technology designed to help people keep their homes. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

ALL SET

Set designers play leading role at every Florida Rep show

You’re given a naked stage. Completely bare, full of promise. A three-dimensional blank canvas. And you have to create a world on it — a world that actors can inhabit and audience members can disappear into for a couple hours. More...

Acting pro has Equity vision for Charlotte County

Actors like to quote lines from plays, musicals, favorite playwrights and composers. If you’re a thespian or you know one, you know this is true. Dennis Hall, Equity actor and Deep Creek resident, is such a person. More...

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