May 30, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Nav-A-Gator sponsors annual cleanup

The Nav-A-Gator Grill & Marina will again sponsor the annual Peace River Cleanup from Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2.  The Navigator Boat Club will organize the cleanup Saturday, June 1.  The Charlotte Harbor Parrot Head Club will organi More...

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Business News

Jobs Rebound

Low-wage positions replace higher-paying ones, studies say

REMEMBER WHEN THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE WAS 3.3 percent? It hit that historic low in Florida in 2006 and it was all downhill from there. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

APG Avionics makes flying a breeze

Gone are the days when pilots had to sweat over a myriad of dials and gauges to navigate their way through airspace. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Perform a P&C annual checkup

An annual physical checkup is a good idea. The annual financial review, as well, is a common and smart practice. And so, too, there should be an annual review of your property and casualty, or P&C, insurance. More...

Punta Gorda Airport: hidden in plain view

Pamela Seay said she likes to wear either her shirt with the Punta Gorda Airport (PGD) insignia because it generates questions from residents.  Questions like: “There’s an airport in Charlotte County? Where?”  More...

Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Tau Eta inducts new members

The Edison State College Charlotte Campus Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Tau Eta, held its Spring Induction Ceremony for new Phi Theta Kappa members recently in the college’s auditorium.  Students invited into Phi Theta Kappa, Alpha Tau More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

This attractive home is located in Pine Valley, the newest subdivision in Rotonda West. Built in 2006, the immaculately clean and maintained home offers 1,609 square feet of living space. More...

Premier Sotheby’s ranked among top brokerages

Southewest Florida’s luxury real estate leader ranks No. 37 of top 500 in U.S.

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, a leading luxury residential brokerage in Southwest Florida, has been ranked by 2013 REAL Trends 500 as No. 37 of the top 500 brokerage companies in the U.S. by closed sales volume, jumping from No. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

The 2013 Nancies

The annual offbeat Florida Weekly arts critic awards

IT’S THE CLOSE OF ANOTHER ARTS SEASON, and time for my irreverent, offbeat and highly subjective Nancies Awards. Don’t Do It Without Your Fez On Award >> Lil’ Ed of Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials More...

Simple signs once used to lure customers

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Collectors like advertising signs and packages. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

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