February 25, 2024

Big Bend

Making Progress

As Florida focuses on growing its economy, experts say one of the most productive places to expand is in manufacturing. The sector pays about 117% of average annual wages in Florida, creates both blue and white-collar jobs and has one of the highest multiplier effects for return on investment. Every $1 in manufactured goods produces $3.60 across all other sectors. Read more »
Published on 10/17/2023

Infrastructure: Critical strategies Florida can implement as it grows

Florida is projected to gain 2.5 million new residents by 2030. Here's what that means for schools, roads, homes and other infrastructure needs Read more »
Published on 3/8/2022

Targeting air service

Miami real estate agents set their sights on Chinese buyers. Read more »
Published on 3/25/2015

Tallahassee projects creating long-term impacts

2013 was “historic” for Tallahassee and Leon County, highlighted by economic development successes that will make an impact on the region for years, says Sue Dick, president and CEO of the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Florida's Big Bend Region

Population and demographic statistics for Florida's Big Bend region; businesses and people to watch. Read more »
Published on 4/8/2013

Economic Indicators for Florida's Big Bend region

Businesses to watch, people to watch, issues to watch and what's hot - what's not. Read more »
Published on 4/24/2012

Real Estate Values in Tallahassee

What will $200,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 buy? Read more »
Published on 3/29/2012

Central Florida Players - October 2011

Steven P. Johnson, Michael Moser Read more »
Published on 10/1/2011

No Stein Unturned in Steinhatchee, Florida

Far away from sun-seekers, deep into old Florida, you'll find Steinhatchee. Read more »
Published on 6/30/2011

Northwest Players - May 2011

Northwest players for May, 2011, include Allison DeFoor, Colleen Castille and Peter Bos Read more »
Published on 5/12/2011

Big Bend - Yearbook

News that Bing Energy is moving its headquarters from California to Tallahassee in order to collaborate with FSU on nanotechnology coincides with a trend of research-to-industry evolutions for Leon County, with four such conversions from FSU alone in the Read more »
Published on 4/1/2011

Icon: Wade L. Hopping

Born Aug. 12, 1931; died Aug. 11, 2009 -- Former Florida Supreme Court justice, lobbyist; Tallahassee Read more »
Published on 10/1/2009

Mapping a Greener Economy

CFO Alex Sink's former deputy chief of staff, Kathy Baughman McLeod, aims to help businesses understand and benefit from efforts to curb carbon emissions. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2009

Big Bend Yearbook 2009

Hard decisions -- striking a balance between services and taxes. Read more »
Published on 4/1/2009

Virtual Layaway

Tallahassee’s 3-year-old eLayaway gives online shoppers a way to buy things with monthly payments deducted from their bank accounts. Read more »
Published on 1/1/2009

State Getting Tough on Open Record Violators

A state commission is working to put teeth into enforcement of Florida's open record laws. Read more »
Published on 12/1/2008

Florida's Supreme Court Challenge

As the JNC finds itself in the unusual position of having to vet candidates for four high court seats, observers hope for quick decisions on pending cases. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Crist Governs from the Gut

Nearly two years in office, Gov. Charlie Crist has all but abandoned traditional ideology in favor of leading from his instincts. Read more »
Published on 8/1/2008

Rubio's '100 Ideas'

Marco Rubio made a sizable impact with his 100 Ideas campaign, but voters may be more interested in 'what have you done for me lately.' Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Blue Got Alan Crotzer the Green

Attorney John Blue's strategy shift helped land Alan Crotzer $1.25 million from the state. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

The Mitre Touch

Trendsetters in Aerospace & Technology. Read more »
Published on 7/1/2008

Political Ads on the Attack

Campaign shadow groups enjoy more liberties in Florida. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Hard Road Ahead for State Roads

Florida's new transportation chief wants to take the state in a new direction. Mapping it out will be tough in an era of diminishing resources. Read more »
Published on 6/1/2008

Sink Sees a Silver Lining in Florida's Slowdown

If there’s a “little pearl’’ in the state’s budget crunch, Alex Sink thinks it may be that government will be forced to look hard at the things it does and justify whether it should keep doing all of them. Read more »
Published on 5/1/2008

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Mobile food truck provides fresh, free fruits and vegetables in Progress Village
Mobile food truck provides fresh, free fruits and vegetables in Progress Village

Hillsborough County and Feeding Tampa Bay are partnering with a local organization to provide healthy and fresh food in Progress Village. The Grow My Giving Mobile Fresh Market truck will provide free fruits and vegetables twice a month through at least September.

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