November 15, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

Help abuse victims and receive free parking

Mounting stress and pressure surrounding the holidays, coupled with skyrocketing unemployment, play a significant role in the rising number of people seeking shelter from abuse. More...

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Business News

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Deposits rise throughout the SW Florida region

Don’t look now, but your bank around the corner likely has more deposits than it did a year ago. More...

Terry Yonker: The Henry Ford of real estate?

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Imagine selling your house and paying the usual commission to the listing agent — only to have him give half of it back to you. More...

Worries of the wealthy apparent at Opal’s Family Office and Private Wealth Conference

MONEY & INVESTING

What the wealthy think and do is of interest not just to their wealthy peers, but also to the average investor and to those professionals selling their services and wares to this audience.  More...

Parkside fest celebrates Port Charlotte renewal

TEAM Port Charlotte is on a mission.  Formed as a nonprofit to represent residents and businesses, TEAM Port Charlotte’s mission is to create a greater sense of community in central Port Charlotte. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Charlotte State Bank offers free seminars   Charlotte State Bank & Trust is holding a series of seminars on estate management, retirement, asset protection and other topics related to financial wellbeing.  The seminars will be held fro More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

601 Shreve St., #66B, Punta Gorda

This condo is located in the maintained Banyan Point subdivision, within walking distance to downtown Punta Gorda and Fishermen’s Village. More...

Neal tops 500 mark with October home sales

With new home sales coming from 14 different neighborhoods, Lakewood Ranchbased builder Neal Communities sold 61 new homes in October: 110 percent more than the same month a year ago.  For the year, the builder-developer has recorded 503 new hom More...

Arts & Entertainment News

All dolled up (in a warped kind of way)

Husband-and-wife artists toy with old toys

THE DOLLS ARRIVE OLD AND LEAVE NEW. What Fort Myers artists Jeff and Dale Ocasio do to them isn’t as much plastic surgery as it is reincarnation. More...

MacDonald impresses as CSO’s premiere contender

Long before “The Bachelor” became a prime time staple, TV audiences enjoyed watching “The Dating Game,” a program in which a young woman asked three potential suitors questions to determine which lucky fellow would earn a date More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 9 P.M. Doc Martin Season 2 Blood is Thicker Bert Large has been hiding a heartbreaking secret from his son Al. More...