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After the clock struck midnight on Dec. 31, Florida Power & Light Company formally closed its last coal-fired plant in Florida... more
FPL began accepting applications for its new Main Street Recovery Credit Program, offering credits to qualifying small businesses more
Over the years First Bank has witnessed that the choice of a financial institution matters and could impact... more
CLEWISTON — Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida (SWFL) opens their new Clewiston Retail & Donation Center that houses expanded space for community services. Shoppers are invited to a … more
A relatively new artist, who’s been developing her business officially for just over a year now, has arrived back on scene despite the many challenges 2020 has created for all small, local businesses. more
In recognition of National Small Business Week, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) highlight resources available to small businesses in Florida. more
C&B Farms Inc. came through for the community more
Construction has been completed on the beautiful, new, three-story, 86-room Clewiston Hampton Inn. more
Special to the Lake Okeechobee NewsCLEWISTON — Humberto Calvo, master groomer and owner of Petman Grooming Salon, gently and carefully trims a client’s sweet, older dog. CLEWISTON — Humberto … more
By Katrina ElskenLake Okeechobee News JACKSONVILLE — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced more plans to reopen state businesses. In a May 15 press conference, the governor said gyms can … more
HENDRY COUNTY — The Hendry County Economic Development Council, along with the Clewiston Chamber of Commerce has collaborated with the Hendry County Health Department to offer a free COVID-19 … more
TALLAHASSEE -- The governor's office has released the following responses to "Frequently asked questions" about phase one of the plan to reopen Florida businesses. When did the Governor’s … more
The U.S. Small Business Administration’s South Florida District Office will host a series of Small Business Recovery webinars to provide the latest information on how the SBA is helping small … more
CLEWISTON — Our favorite locally owned small businesses have had to make major changes very quickly over the past month, in order to adapt, stay in business and continue providing for the … more
By Dacona SmithExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Walmart U.S. In this taxing and uncertain time, our associates have gone above and beyond to help Americans get the food, … more
WASHINGTON — USDA Rural Development has taken a number of immediate actions to help rural residents, businesses and communities affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. Rural Development will keep our … more
With all the talk of sickness and quarantines and toilet paper, most people probably haven’t had time to think about the census, but it is that time. Many received a little card in the mail with a … more
Big Lake community celebrates groundbreaking on new U.S. Customs facility; airport to become import hub Lake Okeechobee News/Chris Felker CLEWISTON — Mayor Mali Gardner’s hardhat almost blew … more
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