November 18, 2010 RSS feed / Top News

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Conservation association meets Nov. 23     More...

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Switching careers

Changing course in search of opportunity

According to geneticists, every human being carries between 21,000 and 25,000 protein-coding genes. But only some, apparently, display the career-changing gene.   More...

Local firm brings bartering to a new level

A unique business venture aims to help combat the recession and stretch businesses in Southwest Florida. Barter 4 New Business is a business trade exchange organization owned and operated by local business veteran Neil Martin. More...

Beautification project under way

Twin Isles Country Club has “adopted” the gardens at Herald Court Plaza in Punta Gorda under TEAM Punta Gorda’s new “Adopt-A-Lot” program.   More...

Planning for all modes of transport

Eric Stockley makes a 9-mile commute on his bicycle twice per week to and from his job as at The Charlotte County Health Department. The rest of the time, he drives to work.   More...

Squadron sponsors boating safety day

The Peace River Sail & Power Squadron is sponsoring the Boating Safety Equipment Demonstration Day in conjunction with its Chartsmart and GPS seminars at the Punta Gorda Boat Club.   More...

Real Estate News

Charlotte house hunters seek pricier homes

Realtors said many buyers are purchasing second homes now for retirement in five to 10 years.

Home seekers in Charlotte County are showing increased interest in singlefamily residences with $300,000 price tags or more, something area Realtors haven’t seen in awhile. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

History Park becomes a winter wonderland

On a brisk autumn day,some gentlewomen and one gentleman were busy preparing the home for Christmas. They’ve been at it for two months now.   More...

Gallery Walk a time to give

Gallery Walk, featuring a Thanksgiving theme, happens from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18. More...

COMING UP AT RENAISSANCE ACADEMY

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU is offering its lifelong learning classes, which aim to enrich life experiences at any age.   Classes will be held in its new facility at Herald Court Centre, 117 Herald Court in downtown Punta Gorda. More...