May 31, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Heron Creek 2012 grant cycle announced   The Heron Creek Community Foundation has announced plans for its fall 2012 grant cycle. More...

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FAIR WINDS

... for the boating business. ‘It’s nothing like it used to be, but it's better.’

FOR TWO YEARS, CHUCK CALKINS SAT WITH a yard full of boats. Nobody was calling up Fort Myers Marine and nobody was walking in the door, not even just to look. More...

It’s Your Business… the power of ‘thank you’

If you accept the Pareto principle that 80 percent of your business comes from 20 percent of your customers, there are two things you need to do.  1. Identify the 20 percent.   2. More...

Facebook loses face

MONEY & INVESTING

In a matter of just a few days as a publicly traded company, Facebook has become an example of several ways Wall Street can royally mess up. There is not just one major problem with the recent Facebook fiasco. More...

Don’t call them ‘golf carts,’ LSVs provide street-legal transportation

It may look like a golf cart, but it’s not a golf cart, according to Florida rules. Nor does it have anything to do with golfing, necessarily.  More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Father/Child Fishing Tournament planned More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

21288 Berkshire Ave., Port Charlotte

This home on a triple lot is a rare find, with covered parking for up to seven vehicles.  The upgraded home has 1,634 square of living space, with two bedrooms and two bathrooms.  The master bathroom has dual vanities and a tiled tub and sh More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Pictures perfect

‘Camera USA’ exhibit focuses on 49 photographs

What makes a good photograph?  More...

CSO’s summer music camp set for July 4-15

The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra will hold its sixth annual two-week summer music camp July 4-15 at the Good Shepherd Day School in Punta Gorda for students from first grade through high school.  More...

‘That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor’

BEACH READING

by Anne Sebba (St. More...