September 17, 2021

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Lakewood Ranch is the Best-Selling Community in the Nation

Lakewood Ranch is the best-selling community in the U.S., according to national real estate consulting firm RCLCO’s 2021 mid-year survey. The Ranch secured 1,535 new home sales through the end... Read more »
Published on 7/13/2021

Florida Python Challenge® kicks off with new $10,000 award

The Florida Python Challenge® kicks off today and this year participants have a shot at winning $10,000! To date, more than 450 people have signed up to for the competition to remove... Read more »
Published on 7/13/2021

FTC Charges Two Florida-based Companies with Helping Student Debt Relief Scammers

Two Florida companies and their CEO will be permanently barred from offering payment-processing services to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that they aided a criminal student debt relief scam that... Read more »
Published on 7/13/2021

FSU selects recognized national leader in digital health as new dean of the College of Nursing

Florida State University Provost Sally McRorie has announced Jing Wang as the new dean of the College of Nursing. She will start the role Aug. 16, 2021. Wang, an interdisciplinary... Read more »
Published on 7/12/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Urges Swift Approval of Florida's Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program

Nearly eight months ago, under the leadership of Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida submitted its Section 804 Importation Proposal (SIP) to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for our state’s... Read more »
Published on 7/12/2021

Landscape Fertilizer Ban in Effect through February within Alachua County

Alachua County's landscape fertilizer regulations prohibit the use of landscape fertilizers with nitrogen from July through February... Read more »
Published on 7/9/2021

It's getting harder to save for a down payment

Flexible work arrangements and low mortgage rates can help first-time buyers overcome down payment difficulties Read more »
Published on 7/9/2021

Polk State President Falconetti inducted as Chair of Florida College System Council of Presidents

Polk State College President Angela Garcia Falconetti was inducted in June as Chair of the Florida College System Council of Presidents for 2021-2022. The Council of Presidents (COP) is comprised... Read more »
Published on 7/7/2021

2021's Most & Least Energy-Expensive States

With residential electricity use projected to increase by 2.8% this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021's Most & Least Energy-Expensive States, as well as accompanying videos and expert... Read more »
Published on 7/7/2021

Volunteers in Medicine Honors Eight Women with Heart at Sixth Annual Signature Event on February 2

Jacksonville, Florida – On Wednesday, February 2, Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) will host the Sixth Annual Women with Heart Luncheon at the Florida Blue Conference Center. Eight women will be... Read more »
Published on 7/7/2021

Florida's Top Ten Takeaways from COVID Education Innovation

As Florida educators and families reflect on this challenging school year and think about the academic year fast approaching, there are two clear takeaways: Most kids do better with in-person... Read more »
Published on 7/6/2021

How Businesses Can Benefit from Internet Marketing

Internet marketing is the use of web-based channels to promote a company’s brand and its products and services. It aims to target existing as well as potential customers of a... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson to discuss 2021 legislative sessions and beyond

Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson will discuss the regular and special sessions of the 2021 Florida Legislature during the Tampa Tiger Bay Club meeting July 16 at noon at the... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Ready for a New Career? The Safety Harbor Resort and Spa is HIRING!

Visit our JOB FAIR Thursday, July 1 between 10AM – 2 PMto meet with hiring managers and find your next great opportunity!  We are hiring for all positions, including: ServersBartendersCooksHousekeepersReservationistsNight AuditReceptionistsLaundry... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

The University of Tampa Board of Fellows Scholarship Endowment Fund Exceeds $1 Million Dollars

The University of Tampa Board of Fellows announced today that its Scholarship Endowment Fund has grown to over $1 million through the generous support of the Board members, both present... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Innovative Bladeless Electron-Beam Therapy Coming to Tampa for Skin Cancer Treatment

Traditional treatment for skin cancer – the country’s most prevalent kind of cancer – often involves surgery, which can cause deformity, significant pain, long recovery periods, scarring and discontinuation of... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Hunter safety internet-completion courses offered in three counties in July

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering free hunter safety internet-completion courses in three counties in July (list follows). Hunter safety courses are designed to help students... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Orlando Ballet Hosts Dancer Auditions

Orlando Ballet will host a live audition next month for experienced company dancers as they prepare for the 2021-2021 performance season. Auditions will be held at Harriett’s Orlando Ballet Centre... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Governor DeSantis Signs Law Creating Specialty License Plant for Florida State Parks

Governor DeSantis has signed the enabling bill that authorizes a specialty license plate for Florida’s award-winning state parks.“We are grateful that the Governor has signed this bill which will have... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

As Self-Employed Numbers Explode, Renowned Photographer-Turned-Consultant Offers Essential Manual on How to Thrive

The May jobs report indicated a substantial increase in Americans choosing to be self-employed, according to economist Julia Pollak, and economists anticipate robust growth in self-employment will continue. Small business... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Attorney General Moody Provides Online Safety Tips for Floridians During Internet Safety Month

This National Internet Safety Month, Attorney General Ashley Moody is reminding Floridians to be responsible online. The internet continues to be an important part of Floridian’s lives, with even more... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Boca Raton Firm Assisting Companies Nationwide with COVID-Related Debts

National Resolution Services Inc., which has been negotiating and restructuring commercial debts for clients for more than 25 years, has opened a department to assist business owners with large debts... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

How the Pandemic Led Real Estate Developer Yair Levy to Focus on Downtown Miami's Diamond and Jewelry District

 Yair Levy had been a real estate developer and investor in Manhattan for more than 20 years when he began to turn his attention to downtown Miami a few years ago.... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Ninety-Four Bills

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills:   CS/CS/SB 44 – Use of Drones by Government Agencies CS/CS/SB 46 – Craft Distilleries CS/SB 60 – County and Municipal Code... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Vetoes Four Bills

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed the following bills:   CS/CS/SB 54 – Motor Vehicle Insurance SB 146 – Civic Literacy Education CS/SB 166 – Public Records SB 274 – Juvenile... Read more »
Published on 6/30/2021

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