May 24, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Twin Isles raises $15,000 for Komen

The On Course for the Cure benefit for the Southwest Florida Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation was held recently at Twin Isles Country Club. More...

New state funding for breast cancer screening will save lives

Thousands of Floridians will now have access to life-saving breast and cervical cancer screenings because of new state funding, thanks in large part to the advocacy of American Cancer Society volunteers throughout the state.  More...

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Business News

Changing times call for new types of coverage for your business

WHEN IT COMES TO INSURING THEIR BUSInesses, most owners think of protecting their livelihood from fire, theft or natural disasters. More...

It’s Your Business… Your head creates your world

There comes a time in every business when customers complain about your business. Your response determines your future relationship with that customer.  More...

National housing study reports the worst is over

A credible, nonprofit think tank group has released a comprehensive report on the state of the U.S. housing industry that indicates the worst is over. The Demand Group is forecasting a turn in U.S. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Making his mark

Austin Kleon finds poetry in newspapers

THE POET WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS once claimed: “It is difficult to get the news from poems.”  “I’ve flipped that around,” says writer/artist/blogger Austin Kleon, who has figured out how to get poems from the news.& More...

Lead singer reflects on picking up with Styx

Band headlines Cape Coral concert

Before he had ever sung a note on stage with Styx, lead singer Lawrence Gowan says, he knew he had made the right move to put his solo career on hold to join the band.  More...

Dad will go mad for stylish antiques

Father’s Day is coming in June, so think ahead and try to find a unique gift for your father. Shop at a flea market or antiques shop. More...

Expressions of Humankind: Kavanaugh captures one day in Charlotte life

The Expressions of Humankind Foundation invited photographers from all over the world to capture one single day in the world: May 15, 2012.  Local photographer Frank Kavanaugh signed up because he believes in the mission of the organization to u More...

NBC2 says farewell to Len Jennings, welcomes Peter Busch

Sitting under studio lights, Peter Busch looks down, looks up and smiles. Photographers tell him to think of high school. He thinks of college, looks down, looks up and smiles. More...

Edison State celebrates nursing graduates with pinning

Edison State College Charlotte Campus celebrated its latest class of caregivers with the May 5 Nurse Pinning Ceremony.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

13504 Fillmore Ave., Port Charlotte

This pool home is conveniently located near area attractions, including beaches, fishing and shopping. More...

100 housing markets on improving list in May

The list of housing markets showing measurable and sustained improvement held virtually unchanged in May at 100, down from 101 in April, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index. More...

Lennar homes expanding throughout SWFL

Lennar has recently acquired several new properties in various locations throughout Southwest Florida. Its recent acquisitions were carefully chosen to fit potential buyers’ needs.  North Port   More...