September 5, 2012 RSS feed / Top News

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THIS WEEK ON WGCU-TV

THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 8 P.M. PBS Convention Coverage: A PBS NewsHour Special Report Democratic Convention Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff anchor live gavel-to-gavel coverage.   More...

The Beat Goes On

IT’S BACK!  After a brief hiatus, The Percussion Summit — the Philharmonic Center for the Arts’ homegrown celebration of all things that can be struck, beat, tapped, brushed or rung with sticks, mallets, brushes, fingers or han More...

Fun evening to fund arts scholarships

Tickets are on sale for the second annual Cabaret and Cabernet at the Alliance for the Arts, benefiting the Young Artists Awards program. The event, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, will feature food, wine and entertainment.  More...

A goat skateboards to fame, her trainer headed to college

Happie is the first goat to successfully attempt an official record-setting skateboard ride. More...

Business News

Foreign tourism

— what the numbers show

Rob Wells, the owner and affable ambassador to rustic elegance at the Tarpon Lodge on Pine Island, worked right through the Labor Day weekend welcoming people from near and very, very far to his sumptuously appointed accommodations.  More...

U.S. debt troubles just start at $16 trillion

MONEY & INVESTING

Voters are aware, or they should be aware, that the federal government has a huge debt burden and has been running huge deficits for many years.  More...

Woolybooger Lures inks deal with marketer

Fort Myers-based Woolbooger Lures has entered into an exclusive sales agreement with Rogers Southeast Associates Inc. that gives Rogers full marketing rights to sell Woolybooger fishing gear products throughout the Southeastern United States. More...

Real Estate News

Renee Gaddis Interiors launches website

Renee Gaddis Interiors, a full-service residential interior design firm, has launched the firm’s website, www.ReneeGaddis.com.  More...

House Hunting:

This beautifully appointed ninth-floor condo is in the Estancia subdivision of Bonita Bay. Built in 2002, the turnkey residence of 2,867 square feet of living space features three bedrooms, a den and three bathrooms. More...

Vistors get first looks at The Preserve

Lennar homes held its grand opening recently at The Preserve at Corkscrew. The community, situated on 510 acres, features 450 single-family homes. More...