August 23, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Charlotte Regional awarded for sponsoring Do the Right Thing

Charlotte Regional Medical Center recently received an award for its corporate sponsorship of the Punta Gorda Police Department’s Do the Right Thing program.  More...

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Business News

PROTECTING YOURSELF AGAINST Cyber theft

THEY DON’T NEED ICBMS, THEY DON’T NEED they CRUISE don’t need MISSILES, drones. More...

It’s Your Business … frequency and reach

I’m amazed at the number of small businesses that stop advertising in the off season. The key elements of an advertising campaign are frequency   (( (how often ads are seen) and reach (who sees l them). More...

Who’s afraid of the fiscal cliff?

MONEY & INVESTING

Driving a car to the edge of a known cliff, without any plan to avoid the cliff, could easily be considered verifiable insanity. Such is the life of the U.S. citizen.  More...

Blessed with support, food pantry still must feed Charlotte County’s hungry

Virginia Odom’s $62 in food stamps and Social Security disability payments don’t go too far in feeding her and her adopted 13-year-old son, a special needs student who also has a typical teenage appetite.  “He can eat me out of More...

Attendance at Florida parks, trails up 700,000 in fiscal year

Almost 25 million people visited Florida state park and trail proper- ties in the fiscal year that ended June 30, according to attendance figures released by the Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service. More...

Real Estate News

Study shows modest building upgrades can avoid catastrophe

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety has conducted the first ever controlled high-speed wind test comparing and contrasting the performance of common practice and stronger, full-size commercial buildings in a laboratory.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

CAGE

The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery pays tribute to John Cage

THE INSISTENT TAP-TAP-TAP OF A HAMMER DRIVING nails into the wall. The low murmur of two voices speaking, first one, then the other responding. More...

Mark your calendars for the Peace River Film Festival

The Visual Arts Center has announced the events and dates of its second annual Peace River Film Festival. The festival has grown to four days and runs Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 20-23.   More...

Punta Gorda Chamber’s Latin Fest will ‘light your fire’

Add Latin Fest, a newcomer on the PG music destination scene, to your Thanksgiving weekend plans.  More...