The small waterfront community of Cedar Key in Levy County, has proven to be one of Florida’s most adaptable communities. The town has survived major hurricanes in the past as well as changes in the seafood industries because of regulations. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT FM’s Elizabeth Odom reports how this clam farming town has fared against the rain from tropical system Isaac.
Publix is moving to the small city of Alachua and will compete with the only other grocery store there called Hitchcock’s Markets. Residents are excited to see more diversity in their grocery shopping.
What started out as a cleaning job to pay for a pair of jeans turned into a booming Gainesville business. Since then, business owner Kristen Hadeed’s cleaning company, Student Maid, has been successful and is growing daily.