Restaurants and Hotels Permitted to Operate at 100% Capacity. Local municipalities must allow at least 50% operational capacity~ Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the state will move to Phase 3 of his “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. Plan” for Re-Opening Florida, including allowing restaurants to operate... Read More.
Optimistic news for the DeSoto County employment outlook since the COVID 19 pandemic. DeSoto County ranks ninth for the county with the lowest unemployment rate in the state, at 4.5% unemployment. Of the 67 counties in Florida, Lafayette County has the lowest jobless rate at... Read More.
Southwest Florida’s Kia Car King, New Yorker Billy Fuccillo, has agreed to sell two flagship Kia dealerships in Port Charlotte and Cape Coral. Buyer LMP Automotive Holding expects to close the the 36 million dollar deal by the end of the year. The deal comes... Read More.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has issued and emergency order to re open Florida Bars starting Monday. Gov. Ron DeSantis and DBPR Secretary Halsey Beshears issued the order, permitting bars and other alcoholic beverage vendors to resume sales of alcoholic beverages for consumption... Read More.
Today (September 10th) is the statistical peak day of the Atlantic hurricane season. The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Storm Paulette, located over the central tropical Atlantic - and on Tropical Storm Rene, located... Read More.
The application period for the first round of CARES funding ENDS this Friday at 5:00 p.m. If you are still in the process of compiling your items, please do so as quickly as you can. If you... Read More.
As of Friday August 21, 2020 12 PM ..TROPICAL STORM WARNINGS ISSUED FOR THE NORTHERN LEEWARD ISLANDS AND PUERTO RICO... A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for... * Puerto Rico,... Read More.
Faith Mission will provide free hot meals on Thursdays from 4 to 5:30 pm. Faith Mission is located at 1109 NE Ninth Ave in Arcadia. No one is turned away and there are no requirements. At this time all meals are to go. We... Read More.
Parents and teachers, the 2020 Back-to-School sales tax holiday is Friday through Sunday. The... Read More.