April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

‘Ding’ film offers hope for renewable energy future

The documentary film “The Future of Energy: Lateral Power to the People” wraps up the fifth annual “Ding” Darling Wednesday Film Series on April 12, at 1 p.m. More...

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Business News

Farewell

... to The Greatest Show on Earth What caused the 146-year-old business to fail?

FROM RING TO RING, YOU HAVE ENTERTAINED. From generation to generation, you have brought families together. More...

Remember, a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow

MONEY & INVESTING

I think if you asked someone to define “the time value of money” most would reply back something about how a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow. More...

10 years? That’s a lot of work

Do you remember? Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the iPhone in April that year — how could we live without it now? More...

Number of Florida motorcycle deaths up 30 percent; continues to lead nation

Florida has the most motorcycle crash fatalities in the nation, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to the most recent crash data, Florida saw a 30 percent increase, making 2015 the highest on record. More...

COMMUNITY BRIEFS

Homelessness among veterans is ended   More...

Real Estate News

House Hunting

33481 Serene Drive, Punta Gorda

This custom-built 2006 Sand Star Home features three bedrooms and 2 baths, with a beautiful pool overlooking a large pond situated on 5.4 acres of very private property. This home has a spacious, open floor plan with many builder upgrades in place. More...

Lennar to create new neighborhood at Babcock

Lennar is joining the roster of builders at Babcock Ranch, the nation’s first solar-powered town. More...

Arts & Entertainment News

More than a little bit country

Lee Ann Womack brings traditional sound to town

SINCE HER DEBUT BACK IN 1999, LEE Ann Womack has had a long and satisfying journey to the top of the country game. Only now, however, is she finally performing and recording music that is 100 percent reflective of what she loves and values most. More...

There’s no singing the blues about this event

One of Punta Gorda’s sizzling summer treats is arriving early this year. The third annual Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest has been pushed up from its traditional June dates to Friday and Saturday, April 7 and 8. More...

Touring with young Elvis: The making of a phenom

FLORIDA WRITERS

¦ “Elvis Ignited: The Rise of an Icon in Florida” by Bob Kealing. University Press of Florida. 280 pages. Hardcover, $28. More...