October 22, 2015 RSS feed / Top News

Lung Cancer Research Council sponsors National Comprehensive Cancer Network patient resources

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in America. More...

Hands Across the Harbor presents first half marathon in January

The eighth annual Hands Across the Harbor and Half Marathon Bridge Run, Ride and Roll is set for Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016.  More...

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Business News

Made in SWFL

A look at locally created products big and small

If you close your eyes and think of Southwest Florida, you might picture a hotel room overlooking the Gulf of Mexico or thousands of retirees. More...

Specialty distributor helps small businesses choose and sell fine wines

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

“I turned what would have been a hobby and a passion into a lifelong career,” said Lisa Carpenter-Spanninger. “If I were to win the lottery, I would still go to work tomorrow.” What does Ms. More...

Tending to an ailing economy

MONEY & INVESTING

When is it beneficial to be really, really sick? When you are a patient in a medical drama TV show, of course. You come in as an ER patient with a sprained wrist? More...

Florida Weekly team earns 15 excellence awards

Florida Weekly’s ad designers and creative team took home 15 awards for advertising design excellence last week at the annual statewide meeting of the Florida Newspaper Advertising and Marketing Executives in Sarasota. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Extended hours available for mammograms   Mammograms are one of the most effective ways to detect breast cancer early, and in October, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is extending its service hours in hopes of reaching more women and ultimately savi More...

Charlotte FEA teacher’s union awards grants

The Charlotte County local teacher’s union, Charlotte FEA, awarded five mini-grants to local public school teachers. More...

Edgewater Drive improvements evident at West Spring Lake Bridge

Work on the Edgewater Drive Phase 2 Improvements project has progressed with complete installation of all 42 24-inch structural concrete piles for the West Spring Lake Bridge.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

1518 Wassail Lane, Punta Gorda

Here is an exceptional property priced to sell in the desirable Deep Creek community. The neighborhood is extremely quiet, with this home located on a double cul-de-sac with no through traffic. The pool is large enough to do laps in.  More...

Express homes presents model home for viewing in new gated Punta Gorda community

The public is invited to tour the professionally decorated model home in Waterford, a gated community of new homes by Express Homes of Southwest Florida in Punta Gorda. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Exploring the Koreshans

Professor’s riveting narrative sheds light on a long-gone utopian religious commune

The career of self-proclaimed prophet and savior Cyrus Teed of Koreshan Unity fame began in the 1870s in Upstate New York. Here Mr. More...

Makeup artist’s expertise covers the quick and the dead

There is nothing about Joyce Wolff that would seem particularly creepy. But when I met her, the first thing she did was open a 2-inch long bloody gash across my right cheek. Later, she would expose bone on the left side of my face.  More...

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