June 13, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

Volunteers present scholarships

Charlotte Regional Medical Center’s Volunteers at Charlotte Regional organization recently announced the recipients of its 2013 scholarships. More...

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Business News

All that glitters...

Cash for gold fever loses some luster

Imagine the world’s entire supply of gold (roughly 170,000 metric tons) melded into a cube with 68 foot-tall walls and sitting “comfortably within a baseball infield.”  More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Service is the cornerstone of Charlotte County Water

When David S. Barkley moved here from Michigan in 1984, he went to work for a local dealer of water treatment systems. To his chagrin, “My boss wouldn’t offer the customers very good service,” he said. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Japan cannot solve its many troubles

Though small in area, Japan is very important and powerful in the world’s economic scene. It’s the world’s third largest economy, boasting the second largest equity and government bond markets. More...

Florida team works to improve antibiotics for shark bites

Fishing rods, two of them, rigged with 200- pound test line and brass reels the size of a prizefighter’s fist, stand anchored in the sand, maybe a quarter-mile north of John D. MacArthur State Park in North Palm Beach. More...

Upcoming Renaissance Academy classes focus on authors and writers

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Fawcett earns ‘A’ grade

Fawcett Memorial Hospital was again honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. More...

Real Estate News

What $799,000 will buy in SWFL

6791 PENZANCE BLVD., FORT MYERS More...

Murphy beds create maximum function, comfort and elegance

Phil Robison’s Murphy Bed Store 391-5262  2200 Kings Highway, #3-J Port Charlotte www.philsmurphybeds.com  M urphy beds have become a popular option throughout Florida as families look for ways to make the most of their space — More...

Take a hard line on your water quality by going soft

Wm. F. McDonough Plumbing Inc. 4585 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte 624-4343   More...

Arts & Entertainment News

PICTURES PERFECT

Third annual ‘Camera USA’ photography competition draws entries from across the country

IF YOU’VE HAD YOUR FILL OF ARTISTS TRYING TO CAPture the beauty of beaches, we feel your pain.  Sometimes it seems that almost every person who retires to Florida at one time or another purchases paint and canvas and tries to replicate the More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 8 P.M. Great Performances Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy 10 P.M. Matthew Morrison: Where It All Began: Live From The Bushnell   More...

Redesigned Nissan Sentra has upscale features

The new 2013 Nissan Sentra is an example of how small cars are growing up in quality and features, but not necessarily in size.  The all-new Sentra design looks like an Altima that went through the clothes dryer. More...