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Scientist says new type of farming would not need fertilizer

NAPLES — William Mitsch calls fertilizer the opiate of agriculture. Read more

Charlotte County bill deferrals available for federal workers

PUNTA GORDA — Unpaid federal employees living in the Charlotte County utility district will have one less bill to worry about. Read more

Charlotte gets new tourism, public works directors

Charlotte County has two new leaders in government: Public Works Director John Elias and Tourism Director Wendie Vestfall. Read more


Alumni soccer game helps soccer programs

Tarpons take Captain Archer tournament

The Charlotte Tarpons JV wrestling team took home championship at the 48th annual Captain Archer Tournament. Charlotte easily outdistanced … Read more

Football fan club helps local charities

The Southwest Florida Detroit Lions Fan club doesn’t have the best team to cheer for on game day, but they are a loyal bunch that has helpe… Read more


The Charlotte Chorale's benefit concert is about that Old Time Rock and Roll featuring Phil Dirt and the Dozers.

By popular demand, Phil Dirt and the Dozers are returning to Charlotte County. Read more

'Men Are Dogs' a Comedy Opening at Lemon Bay Playhouse

In Joe Simonelli’s comedy “Men are Dogs” therapist Cecelia Monahan offers somewhat unorthodox methods of support for single women suffering… Read more

World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

The legendary Glenn Miller was one of the most successful of all dance bandleaders back in the Swing Era of the 1930’s and ’40s. Read more


Wake up and smell the coffee

Coldwell Banker Sunstar Realty in Fishermen’s Village was the recent host of the Punta Read more

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Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.

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