January 14, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Charlotte State Bank hosts free educational seminars in January

The do’s and don’ts of estate and investment planning will be explored at Charlotte State Bank & Trust’s series of free seminars in January.  More...

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Business News

SELLER’S MARKET

The nuanced not-quite boom in Florida’s home real estate

Talk to the experts in Palm Beach or Naples or Fort Myers or even Punta Gorda, and you get variations on a theme.  More...

Swiss store owner hopes European e-bike trend will take off here

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

A “pedelec” comes from homogenizing the words pedal electric cycle. It is defined as a bicycle where the rider’s pedaling is assisted by a small electric motor, making it a type of low-powered e-bike. More...

China ushers in a rough start to the year

MONEY & INVESTING

The first week of 2016 has not been a pleasant experience for equity or commodity investors, to put it mildly. More...

New broadcast features life-changing fishing weekend on Charlotte Harbor

As the saying goes, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” The same can be said for showing a teenager how to fish and arming him with skills to carry him into adulthood. More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Hands Across the Harbor is Jan. 30 The eighth annual Hands Across the Harbor event is set for Jan. 30. Participants can run, walk, ride or roll across the Gilchrist Bridge as they enjoy Charlotte Harbor’s natural beauty. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

247 Ramblewood St., Port Charlotte

Bring your boat to this pool home in a quiet neighborhood on a saltwater canal with an optional floating dock. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Big fat books

Area readers divided on whether larger volumes are worth their time

EVEN THOUGH SHE’S A VORACIOUS AND adventurous reader, former librarian Madeleine Plummer is debating whether she wants to read Garth Risk Hallberg’s “City on Fire,” touted by some as the next Great American Novel. More...

Dedo: Working artist lives life in 3-D

Dedo came back from Bradenton several weeks ago revved up, full of fire about his new genre and his meeting with string legend John McEuen.  More...

Charlotte Players’ ‘Squabbles’ tickles a relatable funny bone

Are your in-laws “out-laws?” Do you have an elderly parent in your household? Are you an elderly parent living with your adult children? This is not a test. More...