September 1, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

COMMUNITY NEWS

Publix supermarkets to host blood drives Every two seconds someone in the United States needs a blood transfusion. In fact, one in three people will need blood in their lifetime. More...

Lakes Park foundation to host ‘Scarecrows in the Park’ contest

Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation invites the Southwest Florida community to participate in its seventh annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest during the Fall and Halloween Festival Oct. 21-30 at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers.  More...

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Cuba travel

Trips come with limits

Although many see full-scale U.S. tourism in Cuba as an inevitability in the years to come, it is still prohibited by our government. More...

Dollar General strategy is risky, so stock buy not advised

MONEY & INVESTING

As a small-business owner, I know the desire to take on and beat your larger competitors. It is that drive that creates innovation and is one of the key principals of capitalism. More...

Florida consumer sentiment at lowest in the last year

Consumer sentiment among Floridians plummeted 4.8 points in August to 88.2, according to the latest University of Florida consumer survey. In the lowest reading in the last year, all five components that make up the index declined. More...

Registration deadline near for Par-Tee for Tots tourney

The golfer registration deadline for the inaugural Par-Tee for Tots charity golf tournament to benefit Child Care of Southwest Florida is Sept. 10.  More...

Ways to save on auto insurance

According to a recent AAA Consumer Pulse survey, nearly one-third (31 percent) of Floridians have not reviewed their auto insurance policy with an agent in the past year. More...

Real Estate News

What $1 million will buy in Southwest Florida

113 Graham St. SE, Port Charlotte Here’s a four-bedroom home with a beautiful view of Charlotte Harbor. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

NEW WORKS

GULFSHORE PLAYHOUSE’S ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL is always full of surprises. The surprise this year is that all five new plays that will be presented as readings were written by women. More...

‘The President’s Own’ Marine Band to give free concert in Punta Gorda

If you’re hearing drumbeats in the distance, it could be the sound of the approaching U.S. Marine Band marching into Punta Gorda.  More...

An open letter to Millennial women about addressing those of a certain age

THE DIVA DIARIES

Dear Millennial Ladies: More...