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Choose Your Future

Join your community in helping choose your future. The Nature Coast Business Development Council hosts its annual goal setting retreat September 12, from 6:30 pm - 8 pm at the College of Central Florida in Chiefland. The evening will feature a look at area trends and...

NFEDP Presents Economic Development Academy

The North Florida Economic Development Partnership offers is Economic Development Academy this September in Chiefland.Rural Economic Development Academy September 2019 Chiefland To register, click here.

Skills Training Does a 180

180 Skills brings skills training where it's most needed, to educators, employers and those looking to be more competitive in the workforce. The Online Management System – which was created in 2006 – has more than 700 skilled courses in 34 competency areas. The...

Robin Davis Joins Ranks of Spotlighted Entrepreneurs

Robin Davis might be new to entrepreneurship, but she's no stranger to the insurance industry. Now, she's joined the ranks of small business owners on the Nature Coast profiled by the Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center. Davis bought Haring Insurance Agency in January...

Schons Retiring After 42 Years

Ed Schons is retiring after after 42 years in ecnomic development, the last two as president of the Florida High Tech Corridor Council. Schons has been with the Corridor for several years, taking over after former president Randy Berridge retired. His four decades in...

2019 Hurricane Season Begins

The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is underway, officially beginning June 1 and ending November 30. This year’s forecast calls for 13 named storms, five of which are expected to become hurricanes and of which two are forecasted to be Category 3 or higher. Last year,...

A&M Manufacturing Motors Into Chiefland

A&M Manufacturing Inc. is moving into vacant space in Chiefland for its expansion, bringing more than 100 jobs and new product lines. The company, which was based in Old Town since 1990, needed a larger space to accommodate its growth plans. The NCBDC assisted in...

Florida Manufacturers Business Growth Program

GrowFL is launching a new program in partnership with FloridaMakes to encourage further second-stage growth with state manufacturers. The Florida Manufacturers Business Growth Program will offer businesses critical resources needed to survive and thrive, implement...

State Reviewing Management Plan for Two Levy S.P’s

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is considering public comments and feedback from an advisory committee regarding its draft 10-year management plan of the Cedar Key Scrub State Reserve and Waccasassa Bay State Park. Public hearings were held Feb. 27...