July 27, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

There’s still time to vote for your architectural favorite in AIA contest

The American Institute of Architects Florida People’s Choice Competition is well underway, with more than 250,000 votes cast so far. More...

Keep an eye out for traffic deputies

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of July 31-Aug. 4  Monday, July 31  Napa Boulevard: Aggressive driving  U.S. More...

Spirit of ’45 weekend honors WWII veterans

The Southwest Florida Veterans Alliance hosts the eighth annual Spirit of ’45 weekend tribute Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 12-13. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ The Southwest Florida Stage Writers Group holds its first meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, in Naples. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Cool things to do to keep you COOL

NOW THAT NOAA HAS A FEW named storms under its belt, we’ve officially entered the dog days of summer. More...

Quick-change artistry stars in the turnaround of ‘Sister Act’

Forty-eight hours after The Naples Players close a sold-out, five-week run of their massive summer musical comedy, “Sister Act,” the show opens again, resized for 30 young performers ages 14-18. More...

A new, shining star in the firmament of fictional female detectives

FLORIDA WRITERS

Several years ago, I fell in love with Randy Wayne White’s Hannah Smith series. The Hannah Smith character provided a fresh focus for Mr. White’s considerable skills, while the Doc Ford series continued to satisfy his devoted following. More...

We just couldn't do it without her

Megan Roberts loves dogs — especially her Brutus. Megan is the patient, detailed-oriented coordinator of the Pet Lovers Edition. We couldn’t do it without her. More...

Florida Weekly receives five awards in state competition

Editorials written last year for Florida Weekly by the late Bill Cornwell were awarded first place in the editorial writing category by the state Society of Professional Journalists. More...

CCSO investigating Golden Gate burglary and sexual battery

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging people to secure their homes and report suspicious activity as detectives continue to investigate a burglary and sexual battery reported around 4 a.m. July 23, in Golden Gate.  More...

Half a world difference between the Hyundai Elantra and Elantra GT

BEHIND THE WHEEL

Want instant credibility? Buy a hatchback. While this segment will never have the top-selling cars, the manufacturers are taking notice that people who buy them are typically a bit wealthier, more active and are better educated. More...

Social media can help scammers when you post about a lost pet

Posting on social media is a great way to alert a wide range of people about a lost pet. Unfortunately, that same publicity can put you at risk for scams. Con artists comb social posts to find targets who have lost their beloved pets. More...

She’s dreaming of Nova Scotia and bacon-laced Bloody Marys

THE DIVA DIARIES

Maybe it’s the heat, but I need a getaway — and I’m not alone. More...

Business News

From killing the enemy to KILLING IT in business

“LIFE IS A STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL, for success, and for dominance. Life is war. “It is an economic war. A political war. A social war. And a personal war. “But we are not all warriors. That is our human failing. More...

Deli franchise opportunity had recipe for success

Shared business values and beckoning opportunity converged harmoniously like a savory dish’s ingredients in bringing Diana and Scott Willis to Southwest Florida and Jason’s Deli. More...

Get ready for ‘the biggest small business event in Collier County’

SCORE Naples presents COLLIER 2020, “the biggest small business event in Collier County” on Wednesday, Aug. 16, at Hodges University.  More...