September 9, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

Safari in remote Namibia

offers inexpensive glimpse of an alien world

With the dawn, our four-wheeldrive Land Rover heads into the Opuwa Region, the gateway to the remote tribal lands of the Himba. We bounce along rocky tracks in this semi-arid, mountainous land, one of the last untouched areas of southern Africa. More...

Worden Farm promotes Charlotte chamber’s new Green Committee

Promoting the new Green Committee of the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce, Worden Farm will participate in the Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce Business Card Exchange Expo from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. More...

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Business News

Disabled workers workers — The vast and untapped talent pool

Norma Rodenfels is smart. So is Mike Schrider. More...

Florida Main Street conference coming to Punta Gorda

SHOP TALK

Punta Gorda will experience an influx of visitors next week and we need to show them all a really good time. More...

Investors get a say on CEO compensation

MONEY & INVESTING

Many hard-core capitalists view government regulation of the private sector in a very negative light. Southwest Florida has a large number of hard-core capitalists in permanent and seasonal residence.   More...

Restaurants rally to keep local food pantries stocked

Seventh-day Adventist Church in Port Charlotte often distributes food to as many as 40 people when its food pantry is open on Tuesday and Thursday. But the church braces for late summer and early fall, when supplies are scarce.   More...

Amnesty makes it easier to catch a break on back taxes

The Florida Department of Revenue has made it easier this year for delinquent taxpayers to come forward, admit they stiffed the government, and make it right. The new tax amnesty program, which expires Sept. More...

News Briefs

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Arts & Entertainment News

The Beat Goes On

Percussion Summit sets the tempo for a new season of entertainment

If you hear the sound of distant drumming, don’t worry. More...

Charlotte Players raises the curtain on 50th season

This year, actor Hugh Grant, Prince Andrew, actress Meg Tilly, motivational speaker Tony Robbins and Barbie (who’s still a doll) joined the league of quinquagenarians — folks in their 50s. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, SEPT. 9, 9 P.M. Edge of the Everglades: Big Cypress National Preserve More...