October 1, 2014

Northeast

Around the State- Northeast- May 2002

Say CheeseA UF researcher says Florida is ideal for raising water buffalo, whose milk is in big demand for mozzarella.By Deborah BorfitzThe money in milk these days is in cheese... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2002

Around the State- Northeast- March 2002

No 'Knife Fights'GOP veteran Tom Slade will referee a hot intra-party contest to see who replaces Mayor John Delaney.By Chuck DayWith still more than a year left in John Delaney's... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2002

Around the State- Northeast- Feb. 2002

No HoneymoonJEDC's new chief, Kirk Wendland, confronts issues that could turn a plum post into a pickle.By Chuck DayThese are precarious times for the new executive director of Jacksonville's Economic... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2002

Around the State- Northeast- Jan. 2002

Gainesville -- Village Ventures Inc., a Massachusetts venture capital firm, is establishing an office in Gainesville to serve startup companies. Jacksonville -- The Jacksonville Economic Development Commission won't ship its... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2002

Around the State- Northeast- Dec. 2001

Avoiding 'Runoff'The new Wachovia is taking a low-key approach to consummating the merger that created it. By Chuck DayWere it not for official statements, it would be difficult to detect... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Nov. 2001

On the BeamShands is in line to land a high-tech facility offering an advanced form of cancer treatment.By Chuck DayJacksonville's economic leaders have taken a critical step toward landing a... Read more »
Published on 11/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Oct. 2001

Nabbing a NAPJacksonville lands the state's third network access point, but can it redefine the city?By Clennon KingJacksonville developer Park Beeler tried for eight years to sell his field of... Read more »
Published on 10/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Sept. 2001

Foreign ExchangeShould government stay involved in recruiting overseas businesses?By Chuck DayA consultant's study has recommended that Jacksonville hand over its international business-building activity to the chamber of commerce. But the... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Aug. 2001

Guiding LightJacksonville's Eagle Forum helps minority executives try to beat the odds.By Clennon KingAfrican-American entrepreneur Jim Stallings listens as 25 black executives vent. They recount tales of missed promotions, insensitive... Read more »
Published on 8/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- July 2001

Bus FracasDuval County couldn't decide whether to save money or local bus contractors' jobs.By Cynthia BarnettFor the past 54 years, Duval County's school board has contracted with more than 100... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- June 2001

Feeling the PinchSoft-shell crabbers in northeast Florida say a flood of competition is threatening their livelihood.By Clennon KingMartin and Anne Dunson point to a stretch of the St. Johns River... Read more »
Published on 6/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- May 2001

Global IntentionsJacksonville's economic recruiters are making progress with overseas companies. By Chuck Day As British Airways prepared to open its 500-person inbound customer-service center at Jacksonville's Southpoint complex a few... Read more »
Published on 5/1/2001

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Published on 4/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- March 2001

Driving for DoughA master plan by World Golf Village's new leader is starting to pay dividends.By Chuck Day By now it's clear that "build it and they will come" doesn't... Read more »
Published on 3/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Feb. 2001

RevivalNearly dead four years ago, Edward Waters College is bouncing back.By Clennon KingBy 1997, the death watch was on for Jacksonville's Edward Waters College. Founded in 1866 and owned by... Read more »
Published on 2/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Jan. 2001

Baker County-- Wal-Mart plans to build an 880,000-sq.-ft., $40-million distribution center in Baker County, initially creating 350 jobs. The company plans to hire an additional 250 over the next three... Read more »
Published on 1/1/2001

Around the State- Northeast- Dec. 2000

A Split DecisionJacksonville wants to divide its marine and aviation operations. Some question the motives.By Lynn KollerLast fall, Ed Austin, Jacksonville's former mayor and then-chairman of the Jacksonville Port Authority,... Read more »
Published on 12/1/2000

Around the State- Northeast- Nov. 2000

Economic Development: 'Cynical But Hopeful'Can the latest effort to clean up contamination at a coveted river industrial site maintain momentum? By Jane TannerA prime, 31-acre industrial site along the St.... Read more »
Published on 11/1/2000

Around the State- Northeast- Oct. 2000

Just Passing ThroughJacksonville's distribution-related business is taking off again, fueling a boom in industrial real estate.By Jane TannerJacksonville's promoters have scripted many catchy monikers throughout the years: Bold New City... Read more »
Published on 10/1/2000

Around the State- Northeast- Sept. 2000

Curing the Tobacco BluesWith mountains of debt and a dim outlook, tobacco farmers search for alternatives.By Jane Tanner There's no shortage of anxiety along Florida's tobacco road, where the state's... Read more »
Published on 9/1/2000

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