April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

County commissioners head to Washington to advocate for and seek Charlotte County funding

On April 25-27, Charlotte County Commissioners Christopher G. More...

Florida students lead nation in AP participation

For the third year in a row, Florida had the highest percentage of high school graduates taking an Advanced Placement exam in high school, according to the eighth annual AP Report to the Nation released by the College Board.  More...

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LIGHT BLOOM

Landscape industry sees growth after long drought

YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED A CHANGE IN THE local landscape the past few months — new flowers and plants at your neighbor’s house and greener lawns despite the dry season.  More...

It’s Your Business… the law of attraction

The law of attraction states that you attract into your life that which you think about. More...

Ethical challenges in a time of systemic financial failure

MONEY & INVESTING

There are many elements that make a country a suitable place for investment assets or for business. Among those elements are the rule of law and the moral compass of the people under the law’s governance. More...

Unveiling the autism experience, Hannah speaks

In the past month, Hannah Rose Kandel was honored as one of eight artists worldwide whose work was selected for a special United Nations stamp. More...

Voters signing up as independents

Of the more than 57,000 people who registered to vote last month in Florida, the largest percentage by far signed up as independent voters, new state figures collected and released by Democrats show.  Democrats still could claim a good month, wi More...

Korman Center raises funds for C.A.R.E.

Dr. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Chuck Negron

Former Three Dog Night singer headlines Punta Gorda Block Party

WITH THEIR 21 CONSECUTIVE hits, Three Dog Night was a musician’s dream … until it all came crashing down and became a nightmare. More...

Cirque meets symphony

Mary Anne Farese, the adventurous violinist and principal second for the Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, must try to refrain from lifting her eyes above the notes where her duty lies.  More...

Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge Tournament & Festival returns

Since its debut in 2010, the Guy Harvey Ultimate Shark Challenge Tournament and Festival has continued to raise the bar by pioneering numerous industry firsts including the live streaming broadcast of shark release fishing action to thousands of tour More...