August 1, 2014

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| 10/5/2012

› Sign maker commits to adding 271 jobs in Brooksville
Accuform Signs, a maker of industrial safety signs, plans to add 271 jobs and nearly double the size of its Brooksville workforce to more than 500 with a new 304,000-square-foot facility in the industrial park at the Hernando County Airport.

› Winter Garden lures storage firm headquarters with incentives
Winter Garden has agreed to pay $54,000 in financial incentives to encourage a storage company to build its headquarters in the city. The five-year-old company, also known as Storage Management and Leasing Co., wants to build or buy a permanent headquarters in Winter Garden, City Manager Mike Bollhoefer said. "They're going to need a lot more room," he said.

› Favorable forecast for Sunday SpaceX launch
The first official forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather for SpaceX’s planned 8:35 p.m. Sunday launch of a Dragon capsule bound for the International Space Station.

› Chief executive officer of Lazydays RV Center steps down
Lazydays RV Center chief executive John Horton will step down next week after five years at the wheel of the largest single-site RV center in the country.

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