Volusia County approves $25K contribution for Bethune statue

The Volusia County Council recently approved a $25,000 contribution to help pay for a bronze statue of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune to be placed in Riverfront Esplanade Park in Daytona Beach, according to a county media release. Very similar, though slightly smaller than the marble sculpture that will represent Florida in Statuary Hall in the […]Read More

Are central banks ready to jump on the crypto bandwagon?

Are central banks ready to jump on the crypto bandwagon? That paper currency in your wallet may be in line for an upgrade, and by that, I mean something a little more high-tech than recent redesigns and security add-ons. With cryptocurrency attracting more attention from investors – not to mention Super Bowl advertisers – central […]Read More

Al PerkinsonBajio Inc.

Al PerkinsonBajio Inc. Al Perkinson is founder and CEO of Bajio Inc., a maker of premium, polarized sunglasses for fishing and for people who spend time on the water. The New Smyrna Beach company launched in April 2021. What implications do you see for your organization resulting from the coronavirus and how are you mitigating the […]Read More

Flagler Health+ opens new primary care facilities

Flagler Health+ has expanded its capabilities to provide care within the community with the announcement of the opening of two new primary care facilities in St. Johns County at Julington Creek, off of Racetrack Road, and Greenbriar, off of County Road 210, according to a media release. “The announcement of the opening of these two […]Read More

Jack White Jack White Land Company

What does your company do? We specialize in buying, rehabbing and leasing out office and retail buildings in our historic downtown areas.  What is your background and how did you get into the business? My family has been in local real estate for three generations, so I grew up in the business.  My passion became […]Read More

Did You Know the gender wage gap has narrowed but

Did You Know the gender wage gap has narrowed but continues? The gender-based wage gap in the United States has narrowed in recent years, but disparities remain: national median earnings for civilians who worked full-time, year-round in the past 12 months was $53,544 for men compared to $43,394 for women, according to a report from […]Read More

Stetson University students excel at Business Strategy Challenge

Stetson University students excel at Business Strategy Challenge Stetson University students took first place in the Capitol Hill Bracket of the 17th annual McDonough Business Strategy Challenge held recently at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. This international competition brings together top business school students from around the world with consulting professionals to […]Read More

Clay County seeks input on broadband service gaps

Clay County seeks input on broadband service gaps Clay County residents can shape the future of broadband in their communities by participating in an internet speed test, according to a county media release.  The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity is enlisting the public’s help to track internet speed and develop a comprehensive Florida Broadband Availability […]Read More

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