June 9, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

State leads gifts to preserve Hermitage House

The Hermitage Artist Retreat has announced the completion of a major renovation of the Hermitage House, the oldest structure on its historic campus, built in 1907. More...

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Business News

Overtime Shift

As many as 4 million workers could start receiving overtime under new federal rules.

IN LESS THAN SIX MONTHS, EVERYthing in the American workplace will change for employers and millions of salaried workers who will be bound by new federal wage laws.  More...

Epiphany is providing health care for patients who can’t afford Obamacare

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

“Epiphany is a strange name for a medical company, but my partner, Dr. Bill Crouch, and I had an epiphany,” said Dr. Lee Gross, co-founder of Epiphany Health, 2975 Bobcat Village Center Road, North Port (EpiphanyHealth.org). More...

What do the Saudis know about world energy that we don’t?

MONEY & INVESTING

What does Saudi Arabia know that we don’t? More...

Roger’s to the rescue

For a neglected, emaciated horse named Shiloh, the path to salvation lay on a pocked, rock-strewn dirt road in Punta Gorda. More...

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Mobile help for job seekers   Struggling to get to job fairs and hiring events? Not sure how to explain your unique skills on a resume? Need help brushing up your interviewing skills? More...

Six top peeks into the past at Sanibel Historical Museum & Village

EXPLORE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

With seven historic buildings, one re-created packing house and a pioneer garden, the Sanibel Historical Museum & Village takes a well-rounded trip into island bygones. More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

361 Delido Court, Punta Gorda

Why wait to build your dream Punta Gorda Isles saltwater home when you can move right into a great one?  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Playing with the big boys

BRIAN CARPENTER SAT IN HIS HOUSE alone. Fate had dealt him not one, but several bad hands. His world, as he knew it, had imploded. He had lost his job in a layoff. His then-girlfriend had moved away. His house was being foreclosed. More...

Multimedia display colors the Visual Arts Center

A burst of color is the visual equivalent of a shot of espresso. It makes you sit up and take notice of your surroundings. The multi-media “Essence of Color” exhibit on display at the Visual Arts Center is a vibrant case in point. More...

Satisfied vengeance casts a pitch-black glow near the Georgia border

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Black Hammock” by Michael Wiley. Severn House. 192 pages. Hardcover, $28.95. More...