March 24, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Conservancy snags more than 1 ton of pythons

Conservancy of Southwest Florida biologists and research partners have removed more than 1 ton of pythons from Collier County in the past three months.  More...

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Business News

15 tricky interview questions

— and how to answer them

YES, IT’S IMPORTANT TO CRAFT A STRONG, ACCURATE RESUME, BUT like it or not, most jobs are secured or lost in the interview stage. More...

Kings Barbershop offers customers old-fashioned luxury

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

Going to Kings Old Time Barbershop, 1940 Kings Highway, Suite 4, Port Charlotte (KingsOldTimeBarbershop.com), is a bit like stepping into an episode of “The Twilight Zone.” The décor has an “Old Florida” feel, and much of the More...

Move by the Fed will likely lead to more market volatility

MONEY & INVESTING

One of the reasons the Federal Reserve has such a difficult job is that the market expects it to always behave in two polar opposite ways. More...

Charlotte County cemetery tour brings history to life

Charlotte County’s dead roared back to life on a recent Friday. An Air Force jet pilot saluted smartly while standing by his own grave. A long-gone woman joked about how she married a younger man and was Port Charlotte’s first cougar. More...

Wastewater educational tours scheduled

Charlotte County Utilities Department is offering four free facility tours to give citizens a behind-the-scenes look at the process involved in providing water treatment and wastewater treatment and reclamation services to the community. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

8635 Riverside Drive, Arcadia

The spectacular sunsets will take your breath away at this custom waterfront home on 1.4 acres with 200 feet of frontage along the Peace River.  The composite dock has a tiki hut, fish-cleaning station and two covered boatlifts. More...

Toscana Isles is open for sales in north Venice

D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida’s Toscana Isles has opened for sales in north Venice. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Wall Art

A former Duck Stamp artist turns his gift for detail to painting walls

NOLAN HAAN PAINTS WALLS. Or, more accurately, Nolan Haan creates paintings of walls that hang on walls. Those prepositions are very important. More...

As ‘season’ wraps up, Southwest Florida offers entertainment galore

People unfamiliar with Southwest Florida often arrive here thinking the weather and the water are the area’s only draws. More...

Why some antiques values are in the toilet and others aren’t

COLLECTOR’S CORNER

Regional differences are very real when it comes to antiques and collectibles.  A friend of mine was very proud of the china chamber pot she picked up at a thrift store.  It was nondescript and was representative of any number of such objec More...