September 5, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

Getting hired

THE JOB MARKET IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA is heating up, but after a bruising economic recession, employers are as choosy as ever when it comes to sifting through applications and gauging personal qualities in face-to-face interviews. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Suncoast Vacuum offers machines that last

A lot of people remember their parents using the same vacuum their whole lifetime growing up,” said Paul Froeschle. More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Alternative asset classes worth a look for big-money investors

Most investors are familiar with four types of investments: stocks, bonds, real estate and cash/money market. These four investment asset classes are called the “traditional” asset classes.  More...

Florida Gulf Coast University seeks input for degree completion program

Everyone has their own unique ambitions, aspirations, goals and desires. But too frequently, life interferes with realizing these dreams. Often, one of those goals is to earn a college degree. More...

Assassination expert Gorden to present at Cultural Center

A Kennedy assassination power-point audio-visual presentation will be given at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County at 2 p.m. and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6.  More...

Learn the secrets to media access

“How to Get Discovered by the Media” will be the topic of the Fort Myers meeting of the Above Board Chamber of Florida on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at The Landings Yacht, Golf & Tennis Club on McGregor Boulevard in South Fort Myers.  More...

Real Estate News

What $875,000 will buy in SWFL

This beautiful home is located on two acres in the heart of Fort Myers.  The residence is constructed like a fortress and is extremely energy efficient, with vinyl double-pane windows and insulated walls.  The home of 3,423 square feet of l More...

Neal Communities Grand opens Sugar Mill Lakes in Palmetto

Neal Communities has introduced its newest community, Sugar Mill Lakes, in Palmetto.  More...

Know about your real estate agent before house hunting

With home sales soaring, the news headlines regarding the housing market are much different now than they were a few years ago. If you’re a seller, you’re in luck. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Vintage Ding

Early works of Southwest Florida’s ‘Darling’ on exhibit to benefit WGCU

JAY NORWOOD “DING” DARLING’S LEGACY AS AN ARTIST, CONSERVAtionist and chronicler of world events will be celebrated in a one-night-only exhibit this month at The Gallery on Fifth at Mercato in Naples. More...

Sanibel wildlife refuge spices up annual ‘Ding’ Days celebration

Every day from Oct. 20-Oct. 26 brings favorite, classic “Ding” Darling Days activities plus new, creative ways to enjoy Sanibel Island’s J.N. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

¦ THURSDAY, SEPT. 5, 9 P.M. The National Parks: America’s Best Idea Going Home (1920-1933) More...