April 27, 2015

Monday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida Today

Will Short Gorham | 8/27/2012

› Virtual schools help some students get ahead
Some students take one or two advanced college-prep courses to get ahead. Others are looking for “grade forgiveness,” taking online courses to make up for the classes they failed or did poorly in. Still others are home-schooled, or are taking a full load of online courses but split time between home and school.

› South Florida bars having 'hurricane parties'
If sitting in a shuttered house snacking on canned beans and warm water doesn't sound enticing to you, there are brazen bar owners out there, ready to take in customers, storm or not.

› Hiring plans for tech companies get boost from FloridaWorks grants
The workforce agency for Alachua and Bradford counties awarded almost $3.1 million to 12 companies to train 350 new hires in technical positions over the next two to four years.

› Lakeridge Winery sales soar from expanded distribution
More and more people are clanking glasses filled with wine from Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards. Thanks to the expanding wholesale marketing distribution, revenue increased 24 percent last year for Lakeridge Winery and its sister winery, San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine.

Tags: Daily Pulse

In case you missed it:

Digital Access

DIRECT DIGITAL ACCESS
Add digital to your current subscription, purchase a single digital issue, or start a new subscription to Florida Trend.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
An overview of the features and articles in this month's issue of Florida Trend.

ACCESS THIS ISSUE »

Florida Trend Video Pick

TEDx Talk
TEDx Talk

The wonderful and terrifying implications of computers that can learn.

Earlier Videos | Viewpoints@FloridaTrend

Ballot Box

About the Everglades, we should...

  • Increase efforts toward restoration, esp. in light of rising sea level
  • Status quo - keep trying to fix it, as we have been
  • Get realistic. We will never restore it with millions living in South Florida.

See Results

Ballot Box
Subscribe