October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

COMMUNITY NEWS

Critical need for type O negative blood   The supply of O negative blood has reached critically low levels due to high patient usage in area hospitals. More...

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Business News

The gold standard of customer service

Six Southwest Florida companies where the No. 1 customer is you

CUSTOMERS ARE ALL IMPORTANT TO MOST businesses, especially in service-driven economy. The quality of service provided can end up being the final competition for your dollar. More...

China’s export decline will affect markets worldwide

MONEY & INVESTING

It has been a while since news out of China dominated financial headlines. More...

Debris responsible for more than 200,000 U.S. crashes in four years

More than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. More...

Female athletes to get a museum of their own

The memory of the Rockford Peaches and the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League would likely have been lost to history if not for the 1992 film “A League of Their Own.” In the iconic film — which was directed by Penny Ma More...

Lung Cancer Research Council hosts annual 5K run/walk

The Lung Cancer Research Council will host its fourth annual SW Florida 5K Run/Walk and Mile of Memories Memorial Walk on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Charlotte Sports Park, 2300 El Jobean Road, Port Charlotte. More...

GIVING

Pink Heals to visit Punta Gorda   More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting:

24099 Redfish Cove Drive, Punta Gorda

This gorgeous four-bedroom, 2½-bath, three-car garage pool home is one you won’t want to miss out on.  More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Evita

Daring, audacious, driven show opens at Broadway Palm

IT’S A FAMOUS BALCONY SCENE: THE WHITE strapless dress. The blonde hair pulled back. Eva Peron standing behind a podium, her bare arms raised up, forming a V.  Even people who’ve never seen the musical know that iconic pose. More...

Ghoulish books for nyctophobics will frighten and delight

Buying out the plastic skeletons and cobwebs at The Dollar Store can be fun, but if you feel like taking a more sophisticated approach to creeping out your guests this Halloween, consider buying a few ghoulish tomes for them to peruse while they enjo More...

Science is sexy in scintillating Hannah Smith thriller

FLORIDA WRITERS

“Seduced” by Randy Wayne White. Putnam. 352 pages. Hardcover, $27. Pythons, orange trees of ancient stock, infidelity, madness and greed. Is that all there is? Well, no. More...