November 3, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Seventh annual Paint the Beach Plein Air Arts fest Nov. 7-13

The seventh annual Paint the Beach is Nov. 7-13 on Fort Myers Beach. Artists from near and far will be outside painting throughout Fort Myers Beach and Lovers Key. More...

Second Chance Pals class, trained dogs graduating from program

The Gulf Coast Humane Society will hold a graduation for the class from the Second Chance Pals with the Charlotte County Department of Corrections Work Camp Nov. 15 at 2575 Ortiz Ave., Fort Myers. More...

Hibiscus society sale includes more than 450 hybrids

The James E. Hendry Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society will hold a hybrid hibiscus plant sale from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Salvation Army Building, 10291 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers.  More...

COMMUNITY NEWS

Shred Day/Food Drive More...

Trail offers paddlers exquisite views of nature, state history

What has 26 segments, bypasses some of the state’s most treasured landmarks and exists only in Florida? More...

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Business News

One good restaurant deserves another

If you think running one successful restaurant is hard, try five, 10 or more. More...

When chip company changed focus, revenue and stock price rose

MONEY & INVESTING

When someone brings a high-end watch into my jewelry store, the first thing I do is open the back and check what is “under the hood.” After all, when looking at a $10,000 watch, you shouldn’t find a “made in China” digit More...

When floodwaters recede, damaged used cars surface

With the recent flooding throughout the Southeast, many cars that experienced water damage will no doubt be cleaned up for resale to unsuspecting buyers. More...

Still not sure?

We explain the four amendments on the Florida ballot

Since constitutions in the United States are designed as “living documents,” they can and arguably should be changed to meet challenges and needs their authors could not foresee. More...

Clear Your Gear campaign warns of harmful fishing line

Seven Sanibel-Captiva area conservation groups have united to create a new environmental campaign called “Clear Your Gear.” The official launch was at the opening day of the 27th annual “Ding” Darling Days at the ‘Ding&r More...

28th annual Fort Myers Beach holiday parade set for Dec. 3

The Greater Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce Boat Parade will light up Fort Myers Beach on Dec. 3 at Salty Sam’s Waterfront Adventures. More...

Foundation awards grants to Charlotte public schools

Charlotte County Public Schools has announced that teachers at 14 schools are the recipients of Suncoast Credit Union Foundation mini-grants.  More...

GIVING

Home Instead plans ‘Santa to a Senior’ program   More...

Real Estate News

What $1 million will buy in Southwest Florida

844 Bimini Lane, Punta Gorda Here’s a four-bedroom, 4½-bath, twostory waterfront home in Punta Gorda Isles with a fantastic view of intersecting canals and quick boating access. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

Giving their AWL for rescue pets

THE MUSICAL ROCK STARS OF THE 1980S WILL be howling at the moon on Nov. More...

Bion Cantorum voices to soar in ‘Glittering Images’

“Give me a pear in your mouth when you sing that.”  Most people’s response to these words would be a look of puzzlement. More...

A guide to understanding and addressing sea level change

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Sea Level Rise in Florida: Science, Impacts, and Options” by Albert C. Hine, Don P. Chambers, Tonya D. Clayton, Mark R. Hafen, and Gary T. Mitchum. University Press of Florida. 176 pages. Hardcover, $34.95. More...