Newsmakers

How Barron Collier Got His County

Witness the shrewd way he cut through a thicket of rules, regulations and various personalities to create the county we know today.
Along the Gulfshore

Longtime Collier Clerk of Courts Dwight Brock Dies at Age 64

Brock, known for his hard-nosed approach to the job, served as clerk for more than 25 years.
Newsmakers

Q&A: Florida State Sen. Lizbeth Benacquisto

"When I see something that isn’t respectful, I will not stay silent."
Newsmakers

Got a Fight? Call Carol Polis

The retired Cape Coral resident became the first professional female boxing judge years ago and has some colorful stories from her blood-and-glory...
Arts + Culture

Q&A: The Naples Players Executive Director Bryce Alexander

"The new structure adds an extra impetus on making sure each program is serving a more specific group of constituents."
Best Of

Best Memories: Professionally Departed

Those who resigned or retired—but not before leaving a lasting legacy in Southwest Florida.
Best Of

Best Comebacks Post-Irma

Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida hard. But it didn't knock us out. Here's just a few of the stories of resilience and...
Newsmakers

Best of the Gulfshore 2018: People & Projects

Our editors highlight the people who made the Gulfshore great over the last year.
Along the Gulfshore

Remembering Barbara Bush in Southwest Florida

The former First Lady hosted the annual Celebration of Reading, which funded literacy programs.
Newsmakers

Q&A: Florida SouthWestern State College Men's Basketball Head Coach Marty Richter

"I’m doing the laundry and watching video tape."
Newsmakers

Jennifer Trammell Takes Charge … with a Smile

The former television news anchor is emerging as a strong presence in the young professional community in Southwest Florida.
Newsmakers

Talk to Me … Please?

Diverse groups speak out on our breakdown in civil discourse and explore ways to get us communicating again.
Along the Gulfshore

Six Southwest Floridians on Billionaires List

Shahid Khan once again comes in as the richest in our area.
Newsmakers

The Fight Against Sexual Harassment in Southwest Florida

How the #MeToo movement is taking shape locally.