July 15, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Charlotte Harbor awarded 2012 World Disabled Sailing Championships

Charlotte Harbor Regatta Inc. has been chosen as the host organization for the 2012 Combined World Disabled Sailing Championships in January 2012. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Coalition has suicide prevention seminar More...

Local crabbers get a break by not taking one

Crabbing is a family tradition for crabber Rodney Hendrickson. “My dad was in the business,” Mr. Hendrickson said. His brothers, nephew and grandfather were also in the business. Mr. More...

Bobby Clennell to visit The Yoga Sanctuary

Bobby Clennell, a student of B.K.S. Iyengar for more than 30 years and the author and illustrator of “The Woman’s Yoga Book,” will lead three workshops at The Yoga Sanctuary on Aug. 7 and 8. More...

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Truckers get their groove back

Cruising along endless miles of interstate, Armando Perez is home some weeks and gone others. He recently hauled flowers to Washington State and returned to Naples with crates of apples. More...

Name tags: More than meets the eye

SHOP TALK

Don’t think I’m not aware of what my co-workers probably call me behind my back. More...

Anything popping in the corn market?

MONEY & INVESTING

U.S. corn production has been at recordsetting levels in two of the past three years and, seemingly, will do so again this year. More...

Legislators go grumbling back to Tallahassee

Governor calls special session on oil drilling

Some local lawmakers are complaining about having to head back to Tallahassee for a special session this summer. Gov. More...

Riley earns inaugural Riley Award

Chris Evans and Smuggler’s Enterprises Inc. More...

County leaders seek slice of BP Tourism Marketing Allocation

Despite the primary oil plume being more than 300 miles from Charlotte County and no oil reported on area beaches or waterways, the disaster is negatively impacting local businesses with cancelled reservations and reduction in future accommodation bo More...

POLICE BRIEFS

PG Police Department gets accreditation More...

Real Estate News

Homes with acreage appeal to a select audience

Not many area home buyers go country these days.   Single-family residences on small acreage traditionally have moved slower on the market than homes on standard-sized plots. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Sneak peek

New Play Preview Party will give audiences a look at Theatre Conspiracy finalists

Every year, Bill Taylor receives hundreds of plays in the mail — submissions from playwrights hoping to win Theatre Conspiracy’s New Play Contest. Every year, Mr. More...

A night at the beach: Gallery Walk is July 15

Rain or no rain, Gallery Walk in Punta Gorda has a beach theme this month. On Thursday, July 15, business owners of the Downtown Merchants Association welcome summer with a game of Beach Blanket Bingo. More...

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