• News for Human Interest

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    Florida Power & Light Company has announced its plans to begin offering direct relief to customers significantly behind on their FPL bills due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and to those customers who have diligently paid their bills but still have a deposit with the company.Residential and small business customers may be eligible for a bill credit of up to $200 based on the status of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, September 03, 2020
    Grumpy’s Restaurant Kickstarts Franchise Expansion Amid PandemicBeloved Jacksonville diner announces second franchise deal in two months  JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – With business booming at its original Orange Park location, Grumpy’s Restaurant has been taking strides in its franchise expansion efforts throughout the pandemic. The beloved award-winning diner concept has now signed for its first two ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Monday, August 31, 2020
    Local residents and business partners Alayna Brewer and Jamie Umberger have opened Southern Vibes Tasting Room and Wine Cellar. The neighborhood food and beverage establishment features beginning to advanced wine enthusiasts with an opportunity to experience a wide variety of boutique and exclusive wines from around the globe along with locally produced craft beers, hard ciders, and small plate ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Education, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, General News Article
    Wednesday, July 29, 2020
    ST. AUGUSTINE, FL – The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum proudly announces the opening of a new exhibit, “Guardians of the First Coast: Building Readiness for World War II,” on August 1, 2020. This exhibition, housed in the Museum’s 1941 Coastal Lookout Building, honors the brave men and women who defended our coast as World War II began.  The exhibit showcases firsthand stories, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, June 18, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Jorge Herrera, 904-826-8643, jherrera@flagler.eduSt. Augustine, Fla. - Nonprofit professionals and volunteers who want to create a positive impact on the community can now earn a Certificate in Nonprofit Management through Flagler College’s Adult and Continuing Education (ACE) program.Nationwide, the nonprofit sector is facing staffing challenges. Florida has more ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Education, Human Interest
    Monday, May 18, 2020
                                                                                                                   Kara Pound Old City Public Relationskara@oldcitypr.com386-237-4500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MASTERCRAFT BUILDER GROUP ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF TWO MODEL HOMES IN SILVERLEAF VILLAGE, ST. JOHNS COUNTY’S PREMIER MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITY  ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Florida (May 18, 2020) – ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, April 29, 2020
    Kara PoundOld City Public Relationskara@oldcitypr.com386-237-4500  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MASTERCRAFT BUILDER GROUP ANNOUNCES PHASE II OF MADEIRA COMMUNITYLocal homebuilder is the exclusive builder in one of Northeast Florida’s most desirable communities  ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Florida (April 29, 2020) – With five brand new, customizable floor plans and 131 homesites, MasterCraft Builder Group ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Human Interest, Press Release