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September 23, 2017

Southwest

Fried potatoes: Chipping away at potato farmer's future

With a population of fewer than 350,000 people, Lake County doesn't have the resources to compete against Disney World... Read more »
Published on 8/28/2017

Southwest Florida Newswire - August 2017

Business Briefs BELLEAIR — The town has agreed to sell its public golf course for $3.8 million to a local family that will operate the course. Belleair officials plan to... Read more »
Published on 8/18/2017

USF ties in with Jeff Vinik in a new sports marketing deal

Knowing its 10-year marketing partnership with IMG was set to expire this summer, the University of South Florida's athletic department began looking for a better deal.. Read more »
Published on 7/26/2017

Neighborhood buzz: Hospital's expansion raises hopes for a Sarasota neighborhood

When Jetson Grimes looks at the new building across the street from his barbershop in Sarasota's Newtown neighborhood, he sees “a big step forward.” Read more »
Published on 6/28/2017

Teaming up to promote higher ed in Southwest Florida

Shortly after Donal O'Shea became president of New College of Florida in 2012, he met Teri Hansen... Read more »
Published on 5/24/2017

Child-care mainstay Barbara Mainster retires

Barbara Mainster built Redlands Christian Migrant Association into the state's largest non-profit child-care provider. Read more »
Published on 4/26/2017

Southwest Florida: Arrivals and departures

Tampa International Airport continues work on its $1-billion expansion and renovation; Tampa targets its West River area for redevelopment; and Jeff Vinik makes progress on his downtown Tampa plans. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2017

Crossroads: Florida's panther population stabilizes

Endangered since 1967, Florida's panthers may have reached population equilibrium this year. Read more »
Published on 2/27/2017

New cancer-fighting assets for Moffitt Cancer Center network

In November, Moffitt Cancer Center leaders unveiled plans for a 10-year, $800-million expansion... Read more »
Published on 1/26/2017

Affluence of effluent: Sewage woes roil St. Petersburg politics

As Hurricane Hermine moved up Florida's Gulf Coast last summer, it dropped 22 inches of rain on the Tampa Bay area. Read more »
Published on 12/28/2016

Hive rustlers: Thefts sting Florida beekeepers

A series of bee-hive thefts has stung Florida's beekeepers. Read more »
Published on 11/28/2016

SMH moves forward with plans for a new 'destination' cancer center

Sarasota Memorial is moving ahead with plans to develop a comprehensive cancer center, a premier facility that will offer services across the entire continuum of cancer care, from prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment, to follow-up care, survivorship and support. Read more »
Published on 11/15/2016

Targeting millennials for growth in Tampa Bay

In fall 2013, the Related Group, a longtime condo developer in Miami, completed its first project in downtown Tampa. Read more »
Published on 10/26/2016

A Sarasota version of TED talks inspires ideas

PINC — People, Ideas, Nature and Creativity — made its American debut in Sarasota. Read more »
Published on 9/28/2016

Sarasota's county commission votes against Project Mulligan

When a North Carolina roofing company announced it was looking to relocate, Sarasota County and Enterprise Florida put together a $1.6-million incentives package to lure it. Read more »
Published on 8/26/2016

Course correction: USF's medical simulation center switches strategies

USF's medical simulation center switches strategies. Read more »
Published on 7/27/2016

Economic realities: The Tampa Bay Times buys the Tampa Tribune

For decades, the Tampa Tribune and the Tampa Bay Times vied aggressively for readers and advertisers. Read more »
Published on 6/28/2016

Advantages: A private school focuses on helping low-income students

In Hillsborough County, only six of every 10 high school graduates from low-income families go on to college, vs. eight in 10 among their more affluent peers. Read more »
Published on 5/25/2016

Oh Suzanne: Chalet Suzanne still awaits a buyer

The restaurant sits empty. The inn no longer takes reservations. And the airstrip where Robert Redford once arrived in a biplane now attracts only wildlife. For years, Chalet Suzanne, a... Read more »
Published on 4/27/2016

Southwest Florida: Residential boom

St. Petersburg's city-owned waterfront has proved to be a catalyst for growth. Read more »
Published on 3/28/2016

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