March 6, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

King hog

Kenny Irvin, a junior at Riverdale High School, raised the 2008 Grand Champion Hog as judged Sunday, March 2 at the Southwest Florida Fair. Kenny's hog Oreo tipped the scales at 263 pounds. More...

GOOD COPS

The Lee County Sheriff announced the officers and civilians who made outstanding contributions to the public in December. They were: Deputy of the Month - Sgt. Pat McDonald On Saturday, December 29, Sgt. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

new century new painting

Recent acquisitions from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection are on display at the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at Edison College

I recently read about two artists who met at an art show in downtown New York. As usually happens with those in the arts, the conversation quickly turned to careers and matters of craft. More...

Lou Diamond Phillips to play King Arthur at Phil

Lou Diamond Phillips is king. Again. Last time, he was the King of Siam in "The King & I" on Broadway. More...

MUSIC SCENE

Black Mountain

In The Future "In The Future" is the name of the new Black Mountain record but it could very well have been called in the past. More...

Airport expanding baggage handling

System needed to support 12 million passengers a year

Plans to serve more than 12-million passengers traveling through Southwest Florida International Airport by 2018 also include handling more baggage than ever before. More...

International Airport enhances Web site

New tools for travelers and visitors to Southwest Florida International Airport's Web site - www.flylcpa.com - are now available to assist with making travel arrangements. More...

Volunteers needed

The American Cancer Society's Transportation Program: Road to Recovery is a vital patient service program in need of volunteers who are willing to drive cancer patients to and from their cancer treatments. More...

Special Equestrians get new covered riding arena

Last month, the Special Equestrians family had a long-awaited celebration - the completion of a new covered riding arena. More...

Business News

The craft and art of hairstyling

Studio RK teaches its stylists more than technique

Inside the bright, busy halls of Studio RK, a full-service styling salon in south Fort Myers, co-owner Karen Steuber applied foil to a client's hair, a technique used to add highlights. More...

Spring breakers still finding travel deals amid high costs

Fort Myers fourth on list of top spots for air travelers

While many travel suppliers are starting to predict a softer summer season than in years past, the traditional Spring Break shines on. More...

Florida Gulf Bank opens Coconut Point branch

It's the bank's eighth location

Florida Gulf Bank has announced the opening of its Coconut Point banking center in south Lee County - the bank's eighth location since its inception in 2001. Under the leadership of William P. Valenti, president, and principals John Fritts, F. More...

Real Estate News

Bonita Village expanding

Plans include a boutique hotel, extensive courtyards and verandas

A recently approved expansion for Bonita Village paves the way for a new look for a one-mile stretch of Bonita Beach Road. More...

Florida's existing home sales remain slow

But outlook improves for later this year

The mortgage credit crunch and a sluggish economy continued to affect the sales pace of existing homes and condominiums in Florida in January. More...

Lee BIA Parade of Homes kicks off this weekend

Showcasing premier builders in the area and the very latest in architectural design, construction, technology, cabinetry, lighting, landscaping and pool design, this year's Lee Building Industry Association's Parade of Homes features 55 new models More...