September 17, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Freedom Boat Club hosts free boating experience

If the idea of boating on the waterways of Southwest Florida is appealing, but you don’t know how to get started, Freedom Boat Club’s “New Boaters Experience” offers a free introduction to the fundamentals of boating on Saturd More...

Nav-A-Gator named American Express Member Favorite

The Nav-A-Gator Grill & Marina has been recognized as an American Express Member Favorite stop. More...

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Business News

Alta’s boom time

Local company answers Obamacare calls

“Season” is almost here again in Southwest Florida and in the rest of the United States: health insurance season, the threemonth enrollment period through the exchanges or Health Insurance Marketplace set up under the Affordable Care Act. More...

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Carrolls rise in the ranks with membership-driven LegalShield

Punta Gorda resident Jim Carroll was a trainer for a Realtor 17 years ago when he and his wife, Andrea, were introduced to a new business.  More...

MONEY & INVESTING

Preferred stocks not the miracle equity they may appear to be

I absolutely love late night infomercials. More...

Community Resource Network gets to the heart of personal goals, empowerment

It’s late August, and a chorus of adult voices singing “Jingle Bells” drifts from a room adjoining the lobby of the Community Resource Network center in Port Charlotte. More...

THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Blanchard House season launches with Sept. 26 exhibit   More...

Hands Across the Harbor incorporates first half marathon

Hands Across the Harbor — a half marathon bridge run, ride and roll set for Jan. 30, 2016 — has been renewed by the community redevelopment agencies of both Charlotte County and Punta Gorda.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

212 Rockwood Way, Englewood

Here’s a spacious three-bedroom, three-bath pool home in beautiful Englewood Isles. You’ll find porcelain tile floors throughout this open, bright layout with high volume ceilings. More...

RE/MAX Anchor Realty among nation’s top 50

RE/MAX Anchor announced that it ranks among the 50 most productive real estate brokerages in the U.S., based on home sales data in the 2015 REAL Trends 500 Survey. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Play by Play

Gulfshore Playhouse presents its third annual New Works Festival

NOTHING TRUMPS SUCCESS LIKE, WELL … bigger and better success.  Gulfshore Playhouse’s annual New Works Festival, now in its third year, keeps growing.  More...

FLORIDA WRITERS

Poisoned soil and souls threaten an island in the Gulf of Mexico

¦ “Isolation” by Mary Anna Evans. Poisoned Pen Press. 288 pages. Hardcover, $26.95 (other formats available)   More...

Sea Grape showcases the photographic art of Cheryl McClure

The photographic artwork of Cheryl McClure is being featured at Sea Grape Gallery through Oct. 1.  Ms. McClure became fascinated with the living creatures that inhabit the ocean when she retired to Southwest Florida. More...