January 3, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Charlotte State Bank employee award earns $500 for Animal Welfare League

Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s Charlotte Harbor office recently donated $500 to the Animal Welfare League of Charlotte County. More...

New gun proposals few in Florida

The tragic mass killing at a Connecticut school Dec. 14 has produced a stream of ideas on gun control and school safety at the national level — concrete legislation in Florida has been muted.  Gov. More...

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Business News

MONEY BALLIN’

Amateur baseball players have a major impact on the local economy

They are as anonymous as tourists in rental cars crawling along U.S. 41 or strangers seated at the next table in restaurants. More...

Joann Lamberto: interior decorator and survivor

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

I’ve known Joann Lamberto a long time — longer than the 23 years since she founded Interiors by Joann, 1810 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte.  Ms. More...

Getting in shape pays huge dividends

MONEY & INVESTING

A predominant 2013 New Year’s resolution for U.S. adults will be weightrelated. More...

Charlotte gun permits by population among highest in the state

Charlotte County residents inclined to road rage might want to think twice before venting anger on a little old lady who can barely see over the steering wheel. More...

Travel Expo set for Jan 10-11

The 2013 Travel Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday to Friday, Jan. More...

Hands Across the Harbor to benefit CHEC

The fifth annual Hands Across the Harbor walk, run, bike event set for Jan. More...

Real Estate News

HOUSE HUNTING:

14214 River Beach Drive, Port Charlotte

This idyllic Key West-style home is located on nearly an acre of waterfront lot in the El Jobean Ward 1 subdivision. The property has gulf access and is along the gorgeous Myakka River.  More...

Seminar for condo board members coming up Jan. 22

The Gateway Management Group is hosting an Association Leadership Seminar for Condominium Association Board Members.  The seminar will be held from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, at the PGI Civic Association. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

2012

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Themes from 1900 remain relevant to ‘The Little Foxes’ audiences today

Apparently, greed never goes out of fashion.  Although “The Little Foxes” first played Broadway in 1939 (and takes place in 1900), it’s as relevant as today’s news stories.   More...

Ohio company designed sought-after pieces

KOVELS: ANTIQUES

Roseville Pottery was founded in Roseville, Ohio, in 1890. A second Roseville plant opened in nearby Zanesville in 1898. Early Roseville pieces were decorated with handwork, including sgraffito designs. More...