July 19, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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Vinyl fix

What keeps them coming back

RENE MIVILLE, A TALL GENTLEMAN WHO lives on Captiva Island, told me he has a collection of more than 50,000 albums. More...

It’s Your Business … Where to invest your time, talent and treasure

I’m a great fan of Jay Levinson and his Guerilla Marketing series. His website, gmarketing.com, is a great source of ideas. Mr. More...

The hunt for inflation leads to a dead end

MONEY & INVESTING

Most investors want to know if the near future will be inflationary or deflationary, as both are investment and business game changers.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

RETRO SOUNDS

You don’t need a hi- fi or transistor radio to groove to the music of these artists today

“THEY DON’T MAKE MUSIC LIKE THEY USED TO.”  Guess again.  More...

A pirate’s delight: Entertaining at Pirate Fest, Fishermen’s Village

“In the off-season, people are looking for something fun to do,” says Capt. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, JULY 19, 9 P.M. Queen & Country The Queen’s Possessions – Part 3 Find out which possessions constitute “peculiars of the crown.”   More...

Florida Weekly is best in the state, again

Named top weekly newspaper for third year running

For the third consecutive year, Florida Weekly has been named the most outstanding weekly newspaper in the state, racking up 15 journalism awards at the Florida Press Association conference at the 2012 Southeastern Press Convention in Destin.   More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

¦ WCI golf promo benefits food bank  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

601 Woodstork Lane, Punta Gorda

This beautiful waterfront home is in the gated Peace River Club community. The well-appointed Towles product has 2,905 square feet under air, with three bathrooms and three bedrooms. More...

PG Chamber announces new board members

The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce has appointed three new members to its board effective Sept. 1.  More...

New Englewood center provides employment services and social service assistance

At 8.7 percent, Charlotte County’s unemployment rate continues to top the state and national averages. More...