October 21, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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PAINTED, WRAPPED & ROLLING:

Creative vehicles attract clients

It was 1981, and Steve Marino was struggling to get his new business, known as Home- Tech, up and going. Mr. Marino needed a van to make service calls, and the only one he could find at the car lot did not exactly fill him with excitement. More...

Plan your work, work your plan

The last of the four Laws of Success is to Plan your work and work your plan. As a SCORE counselor, I can tell you that I come face to face with business after business that does not have a current business plan. More...

Pension fund investors look to timber and farmland

MONEY & INVESTING

Pension and other tax-exempt money is so big that a change in their investment allocation has important implications for numerous sectors of the economy. More...

Health department sees spike in site traffic, improves services

The number of visits recorded by the Charlotte County Health Department to its website more than tripled from 2008 to 2009, when people logged on 356,035 times. Those statistics are on its website.   And from January to Oct. More...

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

¦ Free screenings for Andes clinic patients Thursdays: Oct. 21, 28   The Virginia B. Andes Volunteer Community Clinic is offering free breast cancer screenings for its female patients ages 18 years or older, from 3 to 5 p.m. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Leo vs. Mike

LEONARDO DA VINCI WAS 23 YEARS older than Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni — or, simply, Michelangelo. Leonardo’s life was 22 years shorter than that of Michelangelo. struggled financially. More...

Play ‘Leo vs. Mike: the Competition’ relates history with a twist

Great creative minds have the ability to move us forward as they pair artistic ingenuity with the topics that pique public interest. More...

This week on WGCU TV

. THURSDAY, OCT. 21, 8 P.M. This Old House America’s favorite home improvement series tackles projects large and small.   . 9 P.M. Smothered: The Censorship Struggles of the Smothers Brothers   More...