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Category Archives: Business
By Nicole Acevedo on October 17th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 2:15 pm
Gainesville Regional Utilities will be audited by a third party to investigate a 30-year contract between the company and the owners of a biomass plant.
By Seantyel Hardy on October 15th, 2014 | Last updated: October 17, 2014 at 3:47 pm
Gainesville consistently has higher gas prices than other big Florida cities. This can be traced to lack of competitive gas station chains, transportation costs and location.
By Cresonia Hsieh on October 7th, 2014 | Last updated: October 7, 2014 at 3:34 pm
Sixteen local start-up companies competed Monday afternoon for one of four top spots to win over $7,000 in cash prizes for their company. Investors and entrepreneurs attended the 4th Annual ShootOut presented by Gainesville Area Innovation Network (GAIN) at the [...]
By Olivia Muenter on September 26th, 2014 | Last updated: September 26, 2014 at 3:43 pm
Nationwide Insurance is moving 100 jobs from its Gainesville regional operations over the next two years. The consolidation is limited to the regional operations, according to spokesman Eric Hardgrove. Nationwide Insurance will still employ about 800 employees at its claims service center in Gainesville. The plan will affect property and [...]
By Daniella de la Campa on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 12:07 pm
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.
By Kathryn Varn on April 22nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm
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.
By Monica Kelly on April 18th, 2014 | Last updated: April 20, 2014 at 6:11 pm
Innovation Hub has led to new businesses moving into the city.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 4:16 pm
Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.
By Emily Buchanan on April 16th, 2014 | Last updated: April 16, 2014 at 12:40 pm
Pepedogs, a canine behavioral correction business that began nearly two decades ago in High Springs, is nationally expanding its brand and partner companies.
By Sean Stewart-Muniz on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 18, 2014 at 11:28 am
Gainesville-based Kinwa Inc.’s Bubble app is one of four final contestants in the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention’s $50,000 contest.