May 8, 2021


U.S. Sugar, Tallahassee

U.S. Sugar recently announced that Eric Edwards has been promoted to Vice President, State Governmental Affairs. In this new role, Edwards will be located full time in Tallahassee to focus on state legislative issues. He will continue to report to Robert Coker, U.S. Sugar Senior Vice President for Public Affairs. Edwards, a Clewiston native, has served as U.S. Sugar's Assistant Vice President for Governmental Affairs, a position he held since joining U.S. Sugar in 2016. Previously, Edwards served for 10 years in the State House and Senate including Chief Legislative Aide to former Senate President Don Gaetz. Eric and his wife Jennifer have two children, Camilla (3) and Alex (1). Read more »
Published on 6/10/2020

Green Point Research, Fort Lauderdale

Green Point Research is thrilled to announce Robin Pate will be joining the executive leadership team as Chief Marketing Officer Read more »
Published on 5/27/2020

Green Point Research, Fort Lauderdale

Green Point Research is excited to announce William Wadlington, Ph.D. as its newly appointed Director of Plant Science. Read more »
Published on 4/22/2020

Lykes Bros. Inc., Tampa, Florida

Lykes Bros. Inc. announces the appointment of Cari L. Roth to the position of Vice President of Governmental and Regulatory Affairs effective January 2, 2020. Roth is a veteran government affairs professional and land use and environmental lawyer, with 35 years of experience assisting clients with navigating the complexities of government. Lykes Bros.- a fifth-generation family business that owns 337,000 acres, and is home to citrus, forestry, recreational hunting and cattle operations - is known as a progressive leader in Florida agriculture. "We couldn't be more pleased to have her join us full time and lend her insight, energy and perspective to our efforts to position Lykes' assets for the long-term future," said CEO Johnnie James. Read more »
Published on 11/19/2019

Green Point Research, Fort Lauderdale

Green Point Research would like to congratulate their CEO, David Hasenauer, on his appointment to the Hemp Advisory Committee Read more »
Published on 7/31/2019

Lykes Bros. Inc., Tampa

Lykes Bros. Inc. announces the appointment of Johnnie P. James, Jr. to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. James will lead and manage the fifth generation, family-owned business with a focus on sustainable value creation, including identifying and building business opportunities for the future. James most recently served as President of Resource Consulting Group, an integrated wealth management firm. James was previously COO of Oakley Transport Group in Lake Wales and the Eastern Region Leader for RSM McGladrey. James' 30+ year career includes Executive and Board leadership, tax and business planning, business development and acquisitions, high-stakes negotiations and transforming organizations into market leaders. Read more »
Published on 7/9/2019

Lykes Bros. Inc., Tampa, Florida

Lykes Bros. Inc. announces Kristen Chittenden, Staff Attorney and Corporate Secretary. Kristen will maintain all corporate records of Lykes provide legal representation and serve as the liaison for outside counsel. After a century of prosperous growth the company is still guided by the basic principles upon which it was founded: hard work, honesty, integrity, and family. Read more »
Published on 4/9/2018

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Tallahassee

Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam announced that Dr. Martha Rhodes Roberts has been named the 2017 Woman of the Year in Agriculture. Dr. Roberts dedicated 35 years of service... Read more »
Published on 7/11/2017

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Domino Park, symbol of Little Havana, reopens after COVID closure
Domino Park, symbol of Little Havana, reopens after COVID closure

The sound of laughter and clacking dominoes returned to Little Havana's popular Domino Park on May 3, 2021, as it reopened after being closed for more than a year due to COVID-19.

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