August 12, 2022
Florida Business News

Florida housing costs squeeze older adults on a fixed income

The agencies serving Florida's two largest metropolitan areas report that more seniors are seeking housing assistance, citing circumstances like rent increases at an address they've lived at for years.

Has your favorite Florida treat gone up with inflation?

Good news: The cost of a gallon of gas is continuing its downward trend. Bad news: Food prices jumped almost 11% since July 2021 — the fastest rate since 1979.

Manufacturing in Northeast Florida: 'Our strongest sector'

Manufacturing may be the next fastest-growing business sector in Northeast Florida, based on current interest in the area from companies looking for the best place to open or expand their operations.

Tropical wave no longer expected to develop thanks to winds and African dust

The tropical wave pushing west in the Atlantic is no longer under any expectation of becoming Tropical Storm Danielle, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Pinellas job fair connects job seekers with employers near bus routes

The job fair was the brainchild of the Pinellas bus agency’s leadership program and an effort to bring together riders and employers found on some of their major routes.

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Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen encourages Tampa Bay area kids to read
Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen encourages Tampa Bay area kids to read

Rays pitcher JP Feyereisen reads with kids at the Largo Public Library as part of the "Reading with the Rays" program. The event hits close to home for Feyereisen, who went to school to be a teacher and plans to become a teacher and coach once his baseball career is over.

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