August 10, 2017 RSS feed / Top News

Rookery Bay support organization welcomes new executive director

Athan Barkoukis has joined Friends of Rookery Bay as executive director of the nonprofit organization that supports Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. Mr. More...

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There are still a few spots open for girls ages 8-14 to spend a night at the Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center this weekend. More...

Kids head back to class Aug. 16

The Collier County Sheriff’s Office’s annual back-to-school countdown is underway. Lighted marquee message boards are in place around Collier County reminding everyone that the first day of school is Wednesday, Aug. More...

Concours of America remains true to its name

BEHIND THE WHEEL

In the past, we’ve hit the road on a summer tour bringing you everything from the most prestigious car events in the country to the salt-of-the-earth Midwestern cruise-ins. But is there a place where these two opposite ideas meet?  More...

Check out CCSO2go app

CCSO2go, the mobile application of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, is free to download. More...

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Arts & Entertainment News

Drink & draw

Grassroots competition a fun part of annual conference of Florida architects

SO A BUNCH OF ARCHITECTS WALK INTO A BAR … It sounds like the setup for a joke, but it’s the basis of an honored tradition at the yearly conference of the Florida chapter of American Institute of Architects: the Drink and Draw. More...

KidzAct kids present Roald Dahl classic

Set sail with an orphan boy and his insect friends on an amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of fruit when More...

Startling tales of America’s Cold War sailors revealed

FLORIDA WRITERS

I can’t think of another short story collection that I’ve read in recent years that’s given me such a jolt of vicarious experience and insight. More...

NAMI speaker focuses on mental illness policy

How to properly manage people who suffer with serious mental illness is a top priority for health and law enforcement officials in 21st century society. More...

Potters pitch in to fill a community need

An even dozen local potters gathered at Clay More Ceramics on a recent Sunday afternoon to throw pots that eventually will be painted and ultimately filled with soup in the Empty Bowls Naples quest to fight hunger in Collier County.  More...

Prescribed burn planned on Rookery Bay Reserve islands

Resource management staff at Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve are planning a prescribed burn on spoil islands near Keewaydin Island Saturday through Tuesday, Aug. 12-15.  More...

CCSO’s Spell honored as a Legacy Lady

Chief Stephanie Spell, a 30-year veteran of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, has been named the sixth and final Ooh La La Legacy Lady for the 2017 season. More...

CLUB NOTES

¦ Pilot Club of Naples/Naples Pilot Foundation meets at 6 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month at Perkins on Pine Ridge Road. The next meeting is Aug. 10. Guests and new members are always welcome. Reservations are not required. More...

Know where traffic deputies hit the road

Here’s where Collier County Sheriff ’s Office deputies will be on traffic detail the week of Aug. 14-18:   Monday, Aug. More...

Let a local getaway take you out of the ‘reds’

THE DIVA DIARIES

It happens every year at this time. I call it the August reds. I’d say it was the August blues, but these days, the weather is red and my mood is dead. More...

Business News

RECIPES FOR SUCCESS

Independent restaurateurs defy odds of longevity in the industry

FICKLE FLORIDA, WHERE RESTAURANTS COME AND GO — sometimes overnight. More...

President enjoys variety on the job

FROM THE TOP

Variety is indeed the spice of life for Susan Hadinger. That is a major reason why being part of the family business, Hadinger Flooring in Naples, is ideal for someone who shies away from the hum-drum and routine. More...

SCORE programs designed to enhance small business success

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