August 12, 2020

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Watson Clinic Announces Groundbreaking Event for New Urgent Care Facility

Lakeland, FL – The public is invited to an upcoming groundbreaking event to mark the beginning of construction on the new Watson Clinic Urgent Care South facility. The event is scheduled... Read more »
Published on 6/20/2019

Tampa Innovators and Makers Needed to Reinvent Food Production Systems for Long Distance Space Travel

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden has launched its Growing Beyond Earth Maker Contest, a multidisciplinary endeavor to leverage the ingenuity of minds across the nation to reinvent the systems used to... Read more »
Published on 6/20/2019

Florida Voters Support Almost 4-1 Minimum Wage Hike, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; Voters Split On Making Felons Pay Fines Before Voting

Florida voters support 76 - 20 percent, including 57 - 38 percent among Republicans, raising the state's $8.46 minimum wage, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Support for a... Read more »
Published on 6/20/2019

Roetzel Strengthens Estate Planning, Tax & Transactional Group with Addition of David Ruben in Florida

Roetzel & Andress LPA continues to grow its Estate Planning, Tax & Transactional Group Team in Southwest Florida with the addition of David A. Ruben as a shareholder in the... Read more »
Published on 6/20/2019

Pensacola Outdoor Living Company Celebrates 21 Years In Business

Pensacola, FL. - Doodlebuggers, The outdoor living company in Pensacola, proudly announces the celebration of 21 years of their services on the Florida Gulf Coast. Initially opening one office in Pensacola, Florida... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

The Mosaic Company Announces Closure of Plant City Phosphates Manufacturing Facility

PLYMOUTH, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced that it will close its idled Plant City phosphates manufacturing facility in Hillsborough County, Florida. The small team of Mosaic... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

Bay Park Conservancy Receives Unrestricted $2 Million Gift from Anonymous Donors

SARASOTA, FL (June 19, 2019) – The Bay Park Conservancy announced a gift of $2 million by anonymous donors through their fund at Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The unrestricted gift, to... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

AJ's Power Source, Inc. to Expand its Operations in Pasco County, Florida

PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA (June 19, 2019) — AJ’s Power Source, Inc. (AJPS) will create 20 new jobs in Pasco County. Although they can fit the new positions in their current facility,... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

New scholarship at USF Sarasota-Manatee to assist graduates of Visible Men Academy

SARASOTA, Fla. (June 19, 2019) – The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is excited to announce the creation of a scholarship to assist graduates of Visible Men Academy (VMA), a free... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

Boeing Space and Launch Headquarters Moving to Florida's Space Coast

Leadership shifts to Florida as human spaceflight, military and commercial space programs progress Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

U.S. Solar Market Sees Best Q1 in History

BOSTON, Mass. AND WASHINGTON D.C., (June 18, 2019) – In the first three months of the year, the U.S. installed 2.7 gigawatts of solar photovoltaics (PV), making it the most... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019


JACKSONVILLE, FL – After an investigation by the U.S Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Gulf Breeze Landscaping LLC – based in Gautier, Mississippi – has paid $44,832 in back wages... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

ServisFirst Bank Announces Expansion into Southwest Florida

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ServisFirst Bank, a subsidiary of ServisFirst Bancshares (NASDAQ:SFBS), announces its expansion into Southwest Florida with the hiring of five seasoned, local bankers who... Read more »
Published on 6/19/2019

UF Health Shands Children's Hospital nationally ranked in five specialties, makes big gains in three

University of Florida Health Shands Children’s Hospital has been nationally ranked in five medical specialties, making significant gains in three areas — pediatric cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, and diabetes/endocrinology, according to the... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

Fattmerchant Named Fastest Growing FinTech Company in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla., June 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fattmerchant, an integrated payment solution with omni-channel technology and a disruptive subscription-based pricing model, has been selected as a recipient of Orlando Business... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

New Urgent Care Partnership with Jupiter Medical Center Expands Palm Beach Atlantic University Student Health Services

WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – Responding to a growing trend among independent colleges, Palm Beach Atlantic University has established a partnership with Jupiter Medical Center to provide all students with enhanced urgent care... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

DAGMAR Marketing Wins Search Engine Land Award in International Search Marketing Competition

JUNE 18, 2019 (Jacksonville, Florida) — DAGMAR Marketing is pleased to announce its first-place win in the "Best Overall SEM Initiative" category in the 2019 Search Engine Land Landy awards competition.... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

United Way to Take Applications for Emergency Food and Shelter

FORT MYERS, Fla. (June 18, 2019)--- The United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee has announced that it will accept applications for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

Young Professionals of Walton County to Host Networking Event at La Cocina

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (June 18, 2019) – The Young Professionals of Walton County (YPWC) will host a July networking event titled “Mingling and Margs” on Thursday, July 11 from 5:30... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

Orlando-based Dynamic Attractions To Create Marquee Rides For Jialong Parks

SHANGHAI, CHINA (June 12, 2019) — Jialong Parks has signed a Letter of Intent for Dynamic Attractions to provide up to nine key ride systems to some of China’s newest theme parks.  The formal signing... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

Bulls to Debut Adidas Lightest Weight Uniform

USF will be only team in nation wearing new WVN A1 uniform in 2019 Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

2019's Best States for Summer Road Trips + 84 Million People Advocate for Credit Card Test

With consumer demand for gas approaching its annual peak and people across the country preparing to drive to vacation destinations, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released three key reports to help people... Read more »
Published on 6/18/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Patient Savings Act

Jacksonville, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/HB 1113: Health Insurance, also known as the Patient Savings Act. This legislation enables health insurers to offer incentives to Floridians who shop... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Plan to Evaluate Security of Elections Systems in Florida and a Total of $5.1 Million for Election Cybersecurity

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Department of State (DOS) and Florida’s 67 County Supervisors of Elections will engage in a cooperative cybersecurity initiative ahead of... Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

Florida adds more than 1.2 million children since 1990, with improvements in education, but loses ground in both health and economic well-being

30th KIDS COUNT® Data Book provides the most comprehensive annual report on child well-being in the United States and looks at changing demographics of U.S. children since 1990 Read more »
Published on 6/17/2019

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