December 29, 2016 RSS feed / Top News

Groups host fly-fishing expo at Canterbury School Jan. 5

The Sanibel Fly Fishers, Sanibel Sea School and Canterbury School are hosting a fly fishing expo from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, in the Canterbury School gymnasium.  More...

Babcock Neighborhood School breaks ground

Prospective students, parents and community partners recently joined with Kitson & Partners to celebrate the launch of construction of Babcock Neighborhood School. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Temple Shalom community menorah lighting More...

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Just tuck it

Retirees invent device to make bed-making easier

An invention called The Tucker, a boon to bed-makers everywhere, hinged on the broken fingernail of its designer. More...

If Uber goes public, a savvy investor will jump on that stock

MONEY & INVESTING

Few companies have displaced an entire industry in as short of a time as Uber Technologies. This company, which started operations just five years ago, enables users to hire a driver with a smart phone. More...

2016 by the numbers

We love numbers. They’re as neat and clean as new knives — cutting edge, often inarguable. If the numbers tell the story, the story must be true, correct?  Not according to some, especially not statistics.  More...

Year-end holidays to set new travel record

More than 103 million Americans will travel for the year-end holidays, according to AAA’s Year-End Holiday Travel Forecast. More...

AAA, Budweiser remind drivers to call for free tow if impaired

More than 103 million Americans were expected to travel for the year-end holidays, including a record 93.6 million by car, the auto club AAA reports.  When you add the accompanying holiday celebrations, that record number of motorists will face More...

FPRA reschedules 2016 PR University for January

“Navigating the Future” is the theme for The Florida Public Relations Association Southwest Florida Chapter’s PR University, which has been rescheduled to run from 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. More...

Real Estate News

House hunting:

17191 Ohara Drive, Port Charlotte

If living the Florida life is your dream, then this Fero house is your dream home. Situated at the juncture of the Manchester and Ohara waterways, this home has breathtaking views that will leave you speechless. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

IT’S A WRAP

A look at a year in films— some aces, some stinkers

LOOKING BACK AT THE FILMS OF 2016, THERE were precious few surprises and notably more disappointments.  More...

Phantom comes to Broadway Palm Theatre

The Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is bringing to the stage Yeston and Kopit’s “Phantom,” beginning Dec. 29 and running through Feb. 11. More...

Enemies within attempt to provoke U.S. war abroad

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Nowhere on Earth” by Vincent J. Sachar. Divont Pubishers. 334 pages. Trade paperback, $12.25. More...