September 18, 2013 RSS feed / Top News

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Arts & Entertainment News

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Theatre Conspiracy celebrates

BILL TAYLOR’S reminiscing lately as Theatre Conspiracy, the company he founded and directs, prepares to celebrate its 20th season. More...

Fort Myers Arts and Culture Grants applications available

The city of Fort Myers recognizes the importance of the arts to the cultural, educational, and economic well-being of its diverse population. More...

‘Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson’

BEACH READING

By Jeff Guinn (Simon & Schuster, $27.50)  REVIEWED BY LARRY COX   More...

Commissioner Hall resigns after federal charges

 Lee County Commissioner Tammy Hall has resigned her seat after Federal officials today charged her with embezzling approximately $33,756 of campaign contributions and diverting them for her own use.  The felony case says Ms. More...

FEMA coincidentally redraws flood maps as Lake O. teeters on edge of disaster

At the watery end of the rainiest summer in years, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, has come calling on South Florida with plans for new flood-risk maps.  More...

Business News

Power fishing

Anglers lure $5 billion a year to Florida

STATE OFFICIALS THIS MONTH APPROVED A measure aimed at maintaining the population of tarpon, an inedible sportfish prized in part for the business and fame it has brought the region.  More...

Gas pipelines at the heart of the Syria problem

MONEY & INVESTING

What is the real story behind Syria? The different twists to the Syrian crisis are widely known throughout Europe, thanks to the newspaper reporting of Great Britian’s The Mail and Globe and The Telegraph. More...

‘Sanibel Stoop’ campaign garners accolades for tourism bureau

The Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau was honored with the Silver Henry Award for imaginative destination marketing at the 46th annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism Flagler Awards Competition presented Sept. 11 in Orlando.  More...

Real Estate News

Somerset approaches sellout in Estero

D.R. Horton’s Southwest Florida Division’s new townhome community, Somerset, is 80 percent sold out. More...