June 6, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Hurricane gadgets to get you through the storm

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a busy hurricane season.  More...

Storm action timeline

Early Summer  ¦ Develop your storm plan. ¦ Stock your hurricane supply kit. ¦ Create a checklist of items you will want to take with you if you have to leave. ¦ Take “before” pictures of your home for insurance purposes. More...

Southwest Florida hurricanes since 1851

¦ A: Charley  08.13.2004  Cat. 4  125 MPH ¦ C: Unnamed  09.25.1894  Cat. 1  90 MPH ¦ D: Donna  09.10.1960  More...

Technology turns the weather report into a personal matter

Whether out at the beach, out on the water or just out and about, you can put the power of First Alert Power Doppler in your pocket with the NBC2 Wx app for iPhone and Android. More...

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Drilling For Local Oil

Oil companies come back to Southwest Florida

A COMPANY FROM LOS ANGELES HAS INVESTED millions of dollars in Southwest Florida mineral wells in the last six years, leading the way in reviving a local oil industry that dates back to the 1940s.  After years of steady production that peaked in More...

Edison State announces its first $10K bachelor’s degree program

Early this year, Edison State College President Jeff Allbritten announced that the college was working to offer a $10,000 four-year degree, meeting the challenge of Gov. More...

Edison open house set

Edison State College will host an open house from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, June 13. More...

Immigration reform could boost real estate sales

Nobody said life was a rose garden, and nobody said immigration reform by the U.S. More...

Suffering from ‘hurricane amnesia?’ Jog your memory, and get prepared

The old adage says that “time heals all wounds.”  More...

This IS a drill ...

FPL preps for the season with Category 3 Hurricane Sheryl

HURRICANE SHERYL HIT CAPE CORAL AT 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1. The Category 3 hurricane moved east across the state with sustained winds of 129 mph and gusts reaching up to 168 mph. The storm surge swelled to 12 feet in Fort Myers. More...

Measuring your risk for flood, wind

As storm season in the subtropics begins, insurance agents remind us to be sure our homes are covered from a hurricane’s windy, watery attack. More...

Pet family members need a plan, too

When formulating a hurricane plan, make sure it includes all members of the family, including pets.  After so many animals were abandoned following Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Hurricane Charley in Southwest Florida, disaster preparednes More...

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Real Estate News

House Hunting:

This Newport home is in an idyllic setting in the Rotonda Pebble Beach subdivision. The oversized lanai, which spans the width of the home, offers a pool with waterfall and beautiful views of lush fairways, winding cart trails and a lake. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

KOVEL: ANTIQUES

Consider political imagery in context of the times

Political slogans and pictures from the past can sometimes be confusing because modern times suggest a different meaning. In the 1900 U.S. More...

Save the date: Summer Ball is set for July 27

The Summer Ball, presented by the Fred Lang Foundation to benefit Charlotte Behavioral Health Care, will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 27.  More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 8 P.M. Magic Moments: The Best of 50’s Pop  This program brings back the happiest hits from the days of poodle skirts and penny loafers with singing sensations from a kinder and gentler time.   ¦ 10 P.M.  More...