Sarasota County officials plan on going after $350,000 from Sanborn Studios. Ken Sanborn has failed to deliver on 117 jobs in return for subsidies. The county and Sanborn have fought in court for over two years. County spokesman Jason Bartolone tells the Business Observer that it “plans to institute collection proceedings to recoup the money.” […]
If you see a sea turtle hatchling this fall, then state wildlife officials want you away from it. FWC calls it a bad idea to help a hatchling make its way from its next to the ocean, regardless of intention. Officials say to watch the hatchlings from a distance and do not disturb them. It […]
Florida ranks as the third-most tax-friendly state in the country. Kiplinger puts the state and local sales tax at nearly seven percent, which sits about average compared to other states. Florida has no state income tax, and property taxes here sit below the national average. Food, prescriptions, and nonprescription drugs have tax exemptions.
Florida has started bracing for heavy rain and flooding this week. A storm in the gulf keeps working its way up to a tropical depression, and it may bring a lot of rain to the state. The National Hurricane Center says the southern half of the state may receive six inches of rain by Wednesday. […]
The National Hurricane Center expects a tropical depression south of the Keys to strengthen, and it may bring bad weather to Florida. It anticipates T.D. 9 strengthening today and gaining a name as a tropical storm.