September 23, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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COMMUNITY NEWS

Edison State College offers Browder job     Lee County School District superintendent Dr. James Browder has accepted a position with Edison State College as vice president of operations.   More...

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Big Givers

SWFL philanthropists speed ahead, even in tough times

They get up in the morning, they run companies and corporations all day, and they make a lot of money doing it, while employing a lot of other people to help them do it. But so do many other Americans and Floridians. More...

Exploring ‘The Laws of Success,’ part two

The second step in the laws of success is determining what you are willing to give up to be successful in your own business.   More...

Unemployment figures continue to disappoint

Especially in Southwest Florida

Unemployment throughout Southwest Florida rose in August and remains among the highest in the state.   In Charlotte and Collier counties, 13 and 13.6 percent of the workforce, respectively, are looking for jobs. More...

BRIEFS

Edison to host free energy lecture series     Edison State College Charlotte Campus is hosting world-renowned energy expert Thomas Drolet in an energy lecture series.   The free lectures will be held in the Edison State auditorium. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Open Mic Night

SOUTHWEST FLORIDA PLAYS HOST TO UNEXPECTED MUSICAL TALENTS

Even in September, one of the slowest the year for the service months of ththt e entertainment industry and entertrtrtaia here, opope open mic nights draw all cococ m comers: the young, old, hopeless, brave, bri More...

Turning Leaf: Six years strong — plus five minutes

It is said that heroes are not necessarily braver than the rest of us. It’s just that they are brave five minutes longer. More...

First historic mural to be re-created

Six years ago, Hurricane Charley destroyed more than half of Punta Gorda’s historic murals.   The Punta Gorda Historic Mural Society is working toward re-creating the Hotel Charlotte Harbor mural, the first mural painted in the city. More...