October 17, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Serving architects and builders, All Phase’s custom millwork demand soars

It was difficult finding a quiet spot to speak with Jesse Carroll, shop manager at All Phase Custom Mill Shop, 7471 Sawyer Circle, Port Charlotte (AllPhaseCustomMill.com). More...

The other housing boom

Assisted Living facilities popping up throughout the region

The Baby Boomer demographics are unavoidable, like an 18-wheeler without brakes barreling down a highway. Every day, another one retires — or gets closer to the day when assisted living facilities are a destination.  More...

Charlotte foundation announces organizational changes

Gregory C. Bobonich, J.D., chief executive officer of the Charlotte Community Foundation, has announced his resignation from the organization because of family health issues. Mr. More...

A truck stop with a hot shower and a sermon

Interstate 75 exit 139 in Fort Myers offers a way station for 18-wheel truckers who park and sleep there, broker loads to carry throughout the United States, purchase hot showers, haircuts, Subway subs, and fuel of both the diesel and spiritual varie More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Edison State College hosts military information event   Edison State College is offering a veteran and military family information session from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. More...

Real Estate News

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Homebuyers value environmentally friendly features, survey says

Homeowners frequently see their heating bills rise as fall begins and the weather cools. For this reason, homes with energy efficient and environmentally friendly features are often a priority to prospective buyers.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Daily Habits of Artists

Here’s your free gift of today, 24 hours. How will you use them in pursuit of your art? The answers are as individual and idiosyncratic as artists themselves. More...

Tipton to assume VAC executive director role Jan. 1

The Charlotte County Art Guild Inc. board of directors has announced the selection of Mary Ann Tipton as the Visual Arts Center’s new executive director, effective Jan. 1. More...

ARTS COMMENTARY

International, edgy and unlike anything you’ve ever seen

The language of art is universal.  That message came through emphatically when I attended a day full of performances at the Ringling International Arts Festival in Sarasota last week.  More...