August 20, 2008 RSS feed / Top News

Edison College now Edison State College

Edison State College is the new name of Edison College. The District Board of Trustees approved the name change at the request of Edison President Kenneth P. Walker at Monday's meeting. A groundbreaking state law, signed by Gov. More...

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phone answers

Lee County library staffers handle your every question

Have a question? Sure, you can hunt for your answer online if you want. Or, you can just pick up the phone and ask reference. Just call 479-INFO and ask them anything. H Really. What was the last song written by George and Ira Gershwin? More...

Last Call

By J. D. Seamus (Capital Press, $14.95; released in Sept.)

"Last Call," by Daytona Beach author J. D. Seamus, is a gritty, intriguing novel. And it's heartwarming. More...

WHAT TO DO, WHERE TO GO

This week's theater High School Musical - Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre presents Disney's "High School Musical," playing through Sept. 20. This is the first production in Broadway Palm's Sweet 16th Season. More...

Scouting still develops future leaders

Boy Scouts ready for 100th anniversary celebration

Derek Piotter is not like most 16-yearolds. Instead of spending his summer vacation at the beach or hanging out with friends, he has been working as the senior campaign intern for Eric Feichthaler's run for Lee County Commission. More...

Changes greet FGCU students as classes begin

When a recordsetting 10,000 students arrive for classes on Monday, Aug. More...

Harley riders leave Fort Myers for trek to Milwaukee

Part of Harley-Davidson's 105th anniversary celebration

On Thursday, Aug. More...

Business News

Carroll Properties: truly a family affair

Carroll Properties Investments has given "all in the family" new meaning. The longtime family-owned company has embraced employees and community members as extended family, and the hospitality has paid off. More...

New president named for Greater Fort Myers Chamber

Thomas Hoolihan takes over as group's 20th president

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. announced Thomas Hoolihan of Tommy Hoolihan Real Estate and Lifestyle Centers has become the Chamber's 20th president. More...

California Closets local franchise receives customer award

The local California Closets franchise, headed by Susanna Woods, won a national customer satisfaction award. "This award reiterates the kind of superior client and product services California Closets offers," Woods said. More...

Real Estate News

Naples housing market shows increased sales

Median home prices edging upwards

July sees positive signs in multiple market indicators, with lower priced property sales doubling from last year, while all other price segments showed small increases in the median price according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of R More...

Homebuyer education fair

The Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach, Inc. is holding a homebuyer education fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the association's Education Center. More...

TwinEagles golf courses undergoing makeovers

TwinEagles' two championship golf courses - the Gary Player-designed Aerie and The Talon, co-designed by Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II - will be closed alternately as part of a project to improve playability and resolve turf issues created b More...