The U.S. Department of Agriculture has formally approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp later this month.
Orange County, Fla. – In an effort to work on a measured approach to restarting the local economy from the COVID-19 pandemic, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings announced the creation of the ‘Orange County Economic Recovery Task Force’ that will be co-chaired by the President of Visit Orlando, George Aguel and Tim Giuliani, the President of the Orlando Economic Partnership.
Law Offices of Jason Turchin announces the filing of a second pressure cooker explosion lawsuit this week against Coral Springs-based company, Tristar Products, Inc. and several other companies.
Volusia County will open a time capsule from 1995 in the week ahead. With all that has happened in the last quarter century, it will be interesting to see what was important to the government officials at that time.
The official St. Johns River Cleanup has been canceled because of coronavirus concerns, but the vision remains. Volusia County’s Environmental Management Division is asking residents to pick up litter along the river and post photos on social media on Saturday, May 2.
Orange County, FL – To better serve residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County is partnering with Orange County Government and the City of Orlando to offer free, mobile testing sites throughout the county.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to the business community. But at the same time, this global health crisis has resulted in countywide collaboration among economic development and emergency response teams to harness countless economic resources and present it all in one virtual location.
Flagler County, Florida Sheriff Rick Staly was interviewed by Lt. Col. Oliver North and is featured on Oliver North’s Real American Heroes Podcast – Episode 4 that aired Wednesday morning, April 15th. The focus of the podcast was how COVID-19 is affecting policing in America.
Volusia County, Florida – It’s truly a collective effort involving lots of people learning a new craft – from Volusia County employees at the DeLand administration center, to librarians, Ocean Center staff and even inmates at the Volusia County Correctional Facility.
All Seminole County Boat Ramps will re-open tomorrow, Thursday, April 16, 2020. Waterways are subject to the FWC Executive Order requiring vessels to maintain 50’ distance from other vessels, with no more than 10 persons onboard per vessel. Seminole County’s Social Distance Order also applies; individuals from different households should remain 6’ apart and no more than 10 persons shall be gathered.