AP PHOTO -- Senate President Andy Gardiner, R-Orlando, left, confers with Sen. David Simmons, R-Altamonte Springs, during session at the State House, April 1, in Tallahassee.
Album ID: 1922064
And the 'drum beat? goes on
SUN PHOTO BY BILL JONES -- Doug Smith stands beside a 'drum beat' canal behind his Punta Gorda Isles home. --
Album ID: 1919604
Seminole Casino expands with new 99-room hotel
James Billie, chairman of the Seminole Tribe, welcomes everyone to the ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Album ID: 1915507
Olympia Restaurant: Zeus would be proud
The popular Olympia Restaurant on Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte offers breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week, with dine-in and take-out service.
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Singer and songwriter Tommy Santelli has opened for some of music?s biggest stars
LET?S GO PHOTO BY SUE PAQUIN -- Tommy Santelli has been performing for 40 years and has played with some of music?s biggest stars.
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Muscle Car City hosting 'Wheels For The Wall II?
PHOTO PROVIDED -- Artist?s rendering of the proposed Wall replica at Laishley Park in Punta Gorda.
Album ID: 1910663
Ponti 'notes? a surprise
SUN PHOTOS BY BILL JONES -- Classical guitarist Gerardo Perez Capdevila entertains after making a surprise appearance this week at Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Maestro Raffaele Ponti?s "Behind the Notes" preconcert lecture at the Charlotte Community Foundation in Punta Gorda.
Album ID: 1906518
Farr Law Firm sponsors chamber breakfast
RIGHT: Enjoying the morning networking event were Jerry and Patti Presseller, owners of the Big Cheese Gourmet Shop and Sun Art Gallery & Framing.
Album ID: 1906113
School board coalition touts taxpayer focus
Album ID: 1904754
'Drink Out of Anything But Plastic?
HERALD PHOTOS BY BETSY WILLIAMS -- Members of the Green Team -- Maureen Harris, Al and Marilyn Cote, Frank Ridondo, his wife Tania, Viola Brister and Cindy Martineau attended the 2nd Annual Drink Out of Anything but Plastic Day, held at K?s Family Pizzeria and Restaurant in Deep Creek and co-sponsored by Green Living Green Planet.