June 30, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Charlotte Harbor estuary program gets award

The Florida Wildlife Federation has named the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program among 10 outstanding Florida conservationists that are being recognized for their conservation achievements.  More...

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Business News

Public land payouts

Surrounding Florida counties receive PILT funds for federal properties

Lee and Collier counties hold thousands of acres of federal land, including national parks, from which they receive no property taxes. More...

Three simple ways to get better results from your advertising

MINDING YOUR BUSINESS

I’m taking a break from covering an individual business this week in the hope of helping a lot of businesses increase their revenues. More...

Tough banking regulations will slow economic growth

MONEY & INVESTING

Banking these days is a tough business to be in. What other industry is there in the world where the government mandates that you take a significant portion of your inventory and hold it in storage for a rainy day? More...

Beloved limes the key to fun-filled weekend festival

In terms of size, the Key lime — Citrus aurantifolia to botanists — isn’t the most impressive of citruses. It’s not the rarest, or the biggest. More...

FWC votes 4-3 to postpone 2016 bear hunt in Florida

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission voted 4-3 to postpone the 2016 bear hunt.  “Although hunting has been demonstrated to be a valuable tool to control bear populations across the country, it is just one part of FWC&rsquo More...

Car lovers in for a treat — a look under the hoods of rare classic autos

Car lovers who are passionate about taking a peek under the hood have a treat in store at The Revs Institute for Automotive Research in Naples.  More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

16378 Nogales Court, Punta Gorda

This is a meticulously maintained home in the sought-after community of Burnt Store Lake.  The three-bedroom, two-bath residence is move-in ready. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

America

Land of the free, home of the brave, the movie, the book, the superhero, the beer and a whole lot more

RECENTLY, WHILE BINGE-WATCHING “The Americans,” I began thinking about how numerous things share the same name, or a variation of that. So many things have “American” in their name. More...

Teenager Isabella Smith is Broadway (Workshop) bound

OnnIne day, Charlotte County resident IsabellaIs Smith hopes to see her name in lights on Broadway. More...

The complex key to the present lies in the past of the Vietnam War

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Someone Must Die” by Sharon Potts. Thomas & Mercer. 380 pages. Trade paperback, $15.95; Kindle ebook, $3.99. More...