October 7, 2022

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Beyond Juicery + Eatery ignites Florida expansion with multi-unit agreement in Naples

Beyond Juicery + Eatery is expanding beyond its Midwest roots, inking a multi-unit agreement to develop two locations in Southeast Florida. Quickly establishing itself as one of the top emerging franchise... Read more »
Published on 7/13/2022

Ready Life, Black-owned fintech aimed at economic empowerment, celebrates launch, announces sponsorship of Denny's Orange Blossom Classic

Ready Life, a new digital banking and payment processing platform designed to make first-time home purchases and small business growth possible for Black consumers, announced Tuesday it would be the... Read more »
Published on 7/12/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis recognizes Florida's Teacher of the Year finalists

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis attended Florida’s annual Teacher of the Year Conference in Orlando to recognize the best educators in the state. At the event, Governor DeSantis highlighted five teacher... Read more »
Published on 7/12/2022

Tampa General Hospital to provide new option for acute care at home

Tampa General Hospital patients now have a new option for care that combines the expertise of a world-class facility with the comfort of their own home. Tampa General Hospital (TGH)'s Hospital at Home... Read more »
Published on 7/7/2022

Freedom Week sales tax holiday on specific admissions and outdoor activity supplies July 1 - 7, 2022

The sales tax holiday begins on Friday, July 1, 2022, and ends on Thursday, July 7, 2022. During this sales tax holiday period, tax is not due on the retail... Read more »
Published on 7/1/2022

Florida Narrows Student Achievement Gaps in New Assessment Results

Today, Florida Commissioner of Education Manny Diaz, Jr. announced the 2022 statewide assessment results for Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA), which show African American students, students from economically disadvantaged families, and... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill to Expand Opportunities for Bright Futures Scholarship

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 461 to expand eligibility requirements for the Bright Futures Scholarship Program to include paid work experience as a substitute for service hours. This... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2022

St. Pete Mayor Kenneth T. Welch announces Historic Gas Plant District RFP for Tropicana Field site redevelopment

St. Petersburg, FL — St. Pete Mayor Kenneth T. Welch announced Wednesday, June 29 that the city is canceling the RFP issued in July 2020 and launching a new RFP... Read more »
Published on 6/29/2022

Be a hero for beach-nesting birds this holiday weekend

This Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds beachgoers how to help protect vulnerable beach-nesting birds while enjoying Florida's coastal habitats this holiday weekend. Read more »
Published on 6/29/2022

Update on the NIST Champlain Towers South Investigation

NIST is preparing to begin invasive testing of Champlain Towers South partial collapse. Read more »
Published on 6/15/2022

First Horizon launches private wealth group with offices in Coral Gables and Miami

CORAL GABLES, FL — First Horizon Corporation announced the formation of the First Horizon Advisors South Florida Private Wealth Group. This group caters exclusively to high net worth clients providing... Read more »
Published on 6/14/2022

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $1.5 Million in Awards to Assist with Community Planning Projects

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. —Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced nearly $1.5 million in awards to assist Florida communities with community planning projects through the Community Planning Technical Assistance (CPTA) and the Rural Infrastructure... Read more »
Published on 6/14/2022

NASA Selects UCF for $35 Million Mission to the Moon's Mysterious Gruithuisen Domes

ORLANDO, June 3, 2022 – NASA today tapped UCF’s dynamic duo, planetary scientists Kerri Donaldson Hanna and Adrienne Dove, to lead a $35 million science mission that will land a... Read more »
Published on 6/3/2022

St. Petersburg Ranks in the Top 20 Best Cities for Summer Jobs

With summer approaching and the leisure and hospitality sectors gaining 78,000 jobs in April, the personal-finance website WalletHub took an in-depth look at 2022’s Best Places for Summer Jobs, as well... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Aegis Business Technologies Celebrates 25th Anniversary

25 years ago, Aegis Business Technologies (formerly Aegis Computer Services) was founded to create a company that provided technology support to the private sector here in North Florida. These were... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Playmaker announces acquisition of The Props Network

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Sports media and talent management brand, Playmaker is pleased to announce the acquisition of TPN Media Group, publisher of PropsHQ.com “The Props Network” and related assets,... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Groups Call on Florida Officials to Reverse Withdrawal from Youth Risk Behavior Survey

ORLANDO, Fla. - Thirty-eight organizations and 40 individuals from across the state today called on the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) to resume administration of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s)... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Delivery and Return Logistics Platform Veho Expands Last-Mile Package Solution to Florida

Veho, the customer-first logistics platform that powers next-day delivery for e-commerce brands, has expanded its premium last-mile delivery and returns solution into Florida, with facilities now in Fort Lauderdale, Miami and Orlando, with Tampa and Jacksonville set to open by... Read more »
Published on 5/25/2022

Florida has the 2nd Highest Job Resignation Rate in the U.S.

With Americans quitting their jobs at record rates during the so-called “Great Resignation,” WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s States With the Highest Job Resignation Rates, along with accompanying videos, plus... Read more »
Published on 5/19/2022

Christian Hardigree selected as next regional chancellor of University of South Florida St. Petersburg campus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (May 18, 2022) – University of South Florida President Rhea Law announced today that Christian Hardigree will be the next regional chancellor of the USF St. Petersburg campus. Hardigree,... Read more »
Published on 5/18/2022

Fox Rock Foundation makes major gifts to manatee protection organizations

Fox Rock Foundation has announced million-dollar gifts to the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and Save the Manatee Club. Both are nonprofit organizations undertaking critical work to protect the... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

Broward Educator Named 2023 Florida Teacher of the Year Finalist

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 17, 2022 – Today, the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) named Seema Naik, a fourth-grade teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School in Broward County, as a finalist for... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

Saint Leo University President Receives Key to City of Tampa

ST. LEO, FL – Saint Leo University President Jeffrey D. Senese received the key to the City of Tampa on Friday, May 13. Senese accepted the key on behalf of... Read more »
Published on 5/17/2022

A first: Scientists grow plants in soil from the Moon

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Scientists have grown plants in soil from the Moon, a first in human history and a milestone in lunar and space exploration. In a new paper published... Read more »
Published on 5/12/2022

Tampa Bay Times wins investigative reporting Pulitzer Prize for 'Poisoned' series about Tampa lead smelter

Tampa Bay Times reporters Corey G. Johnson, Rebecca Woolington and Eli Murray have won the Pulitzer Prize in the investigative reporting category for exposing dangers at a Tampa factory, the state’s... Read more »
Published on 5/10/2022

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