HAINES CITY – When Zai Hernandez discovered the just-vacated location, it was what he’d been dreaming of for years.
FORT MEADE – Less than a year after President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law, making industrial hemp legal for interstate commerce, dozens of hemp farms have already been established across Florida.
POLK COUNTY – According to a report recently prepared for the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees by Dr. Rick Harper, of Economic Consulting Services, the university has a $289 million annual impact on the state and local economy.
HAINES CITY – It is official — Carvana staff cleared another step toward constructing a 200,000 square-foot facility that may create more than 400 jobs over the next several years.
Insurance regulators in Florida and 16 other states have approved a proposed merger between Tampa-based WellCare Health Plans and Centene Corp., the managed-care companies said Sept. 19.
WINTER HAVEN — The building at the corner of Avenue A NW and Second Street NW in downtown Winter Haven is most readily identified by the bank it houses on its first floor.
HAINES CITY – Since the municipality’s incorporation in 1914, downtown Haines City has been at the center of much of the town’s activity and the Haines City Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) wants to make sure that doesn’t change.
The much-anticipated brewery slated to open in downtown Bartow now has a name and a logo — and the moniker and art are a direct callback to the history of the building the brewery will occupy.
WINTER HAVEN – The Winter Haven City Commission passed a resolution July 8 approving a $20,000 tax incentive package to lure an advanced manufacturing business to Winter Haven.
WINTER HAVEN – Legoland Florida Resort staff earned the 2019 Outstanding Business Award at the Keep Florida Beautiful Conference June 5 in Bonita Springs.
WINTER HAVEN – Legoland Florida Resort staff will still have a job and job benefits will remain the same if a recently proposed purchase offer is finalized.
WINTER HAVEN — At the combined ribbon cutting last week for The Lodge and Black Oak Creative, two businesses sharing a newly renovated building at 332 Avenue B SW, Winter Haven Mayor Brad Dantzler recalled a recent trip he took to North Carolina.