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New Ladies Day Tarpon Tournament poster catches a luau theme

Original at bank office Artist, designer, musician and all-around “Groovy Dude” Brendan Coudal has created this year’s…

Youth leader celebrated at Lighthouse United

Kathy Peters led the Lighthouse United Methodist congregation in honoring and encouraging this year’s high school and fif…

Charlotte emergency alert program touted 

The Wednesday, April 17 town hall meeting between officials of Lee and Charlotte addressed many issues, including emergen…

Reel in the season with the Kids Classic

The Gasparilla Island Kids Classic tarpon tournament is set for Ju…

5G ‘Q-tip’ poles swab up the streets

This week, there were two more 5G Verizon small cell towers erecte…

Doubly shocking defibrillation technique saves life at Outfitters

‘Dual sync’ defib takes charge from both sides The Boca Grande Fire Department responded to a call at Gasparilla Outfi…

Progress detailed in Barrier Island Parks restoration projects

Restoration work is nearly complete at the Amory Chapel and the Port Boca Grande Lighthouse, both damaged during Hurrican…

Guest Essay: Thrill of a majestic Silver King

BY KATHY FUTCH Tarpon fishing became quite the sport in Boca Grande Pass, which is the deepest natural harbor in Flori…

Letters: Cape Haze peninsula needs an update to Charlotte County plan

To the Editor: Your April 12 editorial (Why Placida Matters to Gasparilla Island) is very much on point. I wonder if w…

The ‘remnant people’ head home, or stick around

There are many “very important” and “formerly very important” or “previously important” or “pretty important” people on G…