June 17, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Professionals in demand

Vet techs, IT among hot jobs in a slowly recovering market

Veterinary technicians, surveyors, network systems analysts and computer software engineers are four careers projected to grow by more than twice the average annual percentage in Southwest Florida through 2017.   More...

Business casual, Florida style

SHOP TALK

Why do you see professional women wearing slacks, often black, during the extreme heat of our subtropical summer months? Because it’s still better than wearing pantyhose, that’s why. More...

Summer headwinds provide good reason to reevaluate portfolio

MONEY & INVESTING

For many an investor and many an adviser, this conversation rings true:   Investor: What should I do? Sell my equities? Buy gold? How can I even think of buying Treasuries with long terms rates at 3-4 percent? More...

Wotitzky scholarships awarded

The Leo Wotitzky Scholarship Fund recently awarded grants to Charlotte County students seeking to further their education.   More...

Real Estate News

Real estate caravans roll along

Real estate agents are still on board the caravan.   Some area real estate agencies have regular caravans, during which agents carpool to a select number of listings. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Surf & Turf

Englewood serves up old Florida with a mix of flavors

T AKE A TRIP TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY AND YOU’LL find two very different worlds within minutes of each other in the town of Englewood, straddling both Charlotte and Sarasota counties. More...

Edison State expands theater offerings in Charlotte

For Edison State College Charlotte Campus’ theater department, the question of “to be, or not to be” has been answered. The theater department will expand this fall in conjunction with the ARTS Edison initiative.   More...

Colonel Light a shining example of deco design

ANTIQUES

Many companies today are looking at their sales figures and deciding how to change their products to attract more customers. The same thing was true in the 1930s when Chase Brass & Copper Co. More...