December 20, 2014

Northeast

Rebuilding Credibility

Ron Barton has a tough job. The agency he was recently hired to lead, the Jacksonville Economic Development Commission, may be the most controversial institution in the city. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2005

Northeast Florida In the News - Nov. 2005

News from Gainesville, Hamilton County, Jacksonville, St. Johns County Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

River Trouble

Back in July, 45-year-old Candace Scott decided to join friends for an afternoon Jet Ski across the St. Johns River. Four days later, she was dead -- her life ended by flesh-eating bacteria. Read more »
Published on 11/1/2005

Northeast Florida In the News - Oct. 2005

News from Alachua, Clay County, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Nassau County. Read more »
Published on 10/1/2005

Northeast Florida In the News - Sept. 2005

News from Alachua, Alachua County, Archer, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Lake City, Orange Park, Ponte Vedra Beach. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Quiet Influence

Despite spending 12 years building the second-largest public health department in Florida, Duval County Health Department Director Dr. Jeffrey Goldhagen was little-known outside local civic circles. Read more »
Published on 9/1/2005

Redevelopment Deal

A long-awaited deal between city officials and the owner of The Jacksonville Landing over redevelopment and expansion of the riverfront entertainment complex appears near completion. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Northeast Florida Business Briefs - Aug. 2005

Alachua County, Clay County, Gainesville, Hawthorne, Jacksonville, Keystone Heights, Marineland, Nassau County, Neptune Beach, St. Augustine, St. Johns County. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Resurgence

Just two years ago, it was as impossible to catch a movie in downtown Orlando as it was for a downtown worker in St. Petersburg to go grocery shopping on her lunch break. Today, in those cities and others across Florida the downtown has infrastructure of Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Involuntary Servitude

The "company store" model is still a fixture at many northeast Florida farms, say workers advocates. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2005

Central Florida In the News - July 2005

News from Alachua County, Baker County, Clay County, Fernandina Beach, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Mayport, Palatka, St. Augustine. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Could Be Better

A large vacant lot at the corner of Clay and Monroe streets has become a metaphor for the present state of the Better Jacksonville Plan. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2005

Northeast Florida Business Briefs - June 2005

Archer, Clay County, Fernandina Beach, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Dumping Grounds

In a county that has seen its share of scandal, the discovery of illegal dumping on a massive scale at numerous Clay County "borrow" pits has sent shock waves through the community. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2005

Northeast In the News - May 2005

News of Alachua County, Callahan, Clay County, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Orange Park, Ponte Vedra Beach, Putnam County, St. Johns County. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Railroad Ties

In south Jacksonville,, the recent opening of the state-of-the-art Baptist Medical Center South represents a window into the changing face of northeast Florida. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2005

Dreams vs. Reality

A snapshot of the Northeast Florida economy circa 2005 shows that customer support, corporate accounting, telephone sales and other so-called "back-office" jobs continue to drive employment growth. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2005

Commercial Concerns

Analysts for Moody's Investors Service believe Jacksonville has the third worst-performing commercial real estate market in the nation. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Northeast Florida Business Briefs - March 2005

Baker County, Branford, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Mayport, Palatka, St. Augustine. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

Cloud of Turmoil

In seven years as president of Edward Waters College, Jimmie Jenkins led the school from the brink of academic and financial bankruptcy to the threshold of respectability. Read more »
Published on 3/1/2005

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