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Sun Ray Venus Clam variety.
Sun Ray Venus Clams
View of Gulf of Mexico from the Shellfish and Aqualculture Research and Education Facility in Cedar Key.
Raceways where baby clams are kept until ready for placement in clam bags on leases in the Gulf waters.
Bagged clams at Cedar Key research facility.
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.
Satchel Raye, owner of Satchel’s Pizza in Gainesville, came in third place in the first annual SEC Pizza Championship. Every competitor was offered a position on the U.S. Pizza Team, which would then compete in the World Pizza Championship, but Raye declined.
Clay County officials have hired a First Amendment lawyer to rewrite what they call an unconstitutional ordinance concerning adult entertainment businesses. The proposed ordinance would apply only to the county’s unincorporated areas, which make up over half the county.
Innovation Hub has led to new businesses moving into the city.
Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
Pepedogs, a canine behavioral correction business that began nearly two decades ago in High Springs, is nationally expanding its brand and partner companies.