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COVID-19 Resource Center

The following resources are available in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you require additional assistance or have any questions not answered here, please contact us below. Business damage assessment survey Please complete the survey if your business has been...

The Needs to Know

Our greatest objective is to create and expand career opportunities here on the Nature Coast to ensure current and future generations can remain here. That requires routine checks to see what education and skills those workers need to grow and thrive in his or her...

2019: A Collection of Reflections

A productive 2019 on the Nature Coast featured an increase in activity, including word a hospital was coming to Chiefland. An Ocala cardiologist purchased  the former hospice on US Highway 19 with plans to open a walk-in clinic that eventually will become a 10-bed...

2019 In Review

This past year was a record one for the Nature Coast. As 2020 approaches, we look back at some key moments in 2019. Among them: *A&M Manufacturing moved into the former Central Florida Electric Cooperative warehouse adjacent to Chiefland High School. The company...

CK Clam Farming Big Business

Clams have helped put the island community of Cedar Key on the map. The bivalve is a key component of cuisine in town, but its reach is global. Anywhere from 100-125-million clams a year ship out of Cedar Key, to destinations such as New York City and San Francisco....

Nov. 14 Ribbon Cutting Set for Chiefland Boat Builder

Welcome aboard A&M Manufacturing to our business community at a November 14 reception. The Nature Coast Business Development Council and the Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the boat manufacturer...

Attention, Recruits!

Get networking, get noticed and get that career you want. CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion is hosting an Oct. 17 Career Fair at the College of Central Florida in Chiefland, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm. The free event will feature numerous area employers from a range of...

A Glance Behind As We Move Forward

It was quite the year on the Nature Coast. At its September 12 annual goal setting retreat, the Nature Coast Business Development Council reflected back on the ending fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2018 - Sept. 30, 2019) while looking forward at what's to come. The NCBDC worked...

Presenter List Grows

Our annual goal setting retreat has an impressive lineup for the evening. Join us for our annual goal setting retreat Sept. 12, from 6:30 pm - 8 pm at the College of Central Florida in Chiefland. Presenters include: Jeff Hendry, Executive Director of the North Florida...