November 7, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Business News

Making a gift that lasts forever

Highly supportive of the Charlotte Community Foundation, Denis Lowry combined his love of his community and his passion for nonprofit service through his generous gift of $10,000 to the CCF’s “Building for the Future” campaign. More...

Tracking employees

Companies use technology to keep tabs on staff

LISTENING IN ON PHONE CONVERSATIONS and tracking someone’s exact location isn’t just the stuff of the National Security Agency or a spy movie. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

La France Cleaners blends tech with old-fashioned service

“Everyone talks about the New York dry cleaners,” said Sterling Gould, manager of La France Cleaners (LaFranceDC.com). More...

Sled hockey group helps players hone skills

Florida ICE Sled Hockey includes a team of men and women of all ages. The youngest is 10. Others are 30 and up. Sled hockey is played by the same rules as regular hockey. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

County-wide turkey drive takes off   Gobble Up Hunger is a Thanksgiving meal drive for people in need in Charlotte County. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

135 Damfiwill St., Boca Grande

This two-story waterfront retreat was built by Shaffer Building Inc., a local company.  More...

Scott appoints two in Charlotte to planning council

Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Suzanne Graham and Donald McCormick to the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, Region 9.  Ms. Graham, 48, of Port Charlotte, is the director of governmental affairs for Massey Services Inc. More...

Builders honored at conference

Four members of the Charlotte-DeSoto Building Industry Association received prestigious honors at the recent Florida Home Builders Association Fall Leadership Conference.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

GIVING

There’s a hotbed of collaboration in Charlotte County

Today, working together and collaborating are essential for a healthy community and we are doing it.  More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

FRIDAY, NOV. 8, 9 P.M. Great Performances Stephen Sondheim’s Company with the New York Philharmonic More...

Smith tour gives voice to ‘A Land Remembered’

The man who created perhaps the most beloved Florida novel ever penned is now 86, ailing and largely confined to his Merritt Island home. More...