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Electric bills likely to increase in 2023

September 13, 2022

Florida residents and businesses likely will get hit with higher electric bills in 2023 as utilities continue to struggle with increased costs of natural gas.

Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy Florida and Tampa Electric Co. filed petitions Friday at the state Public Service Commission that detailed expected costs in 2023.

Florida supply chain issues still linger well into 2022

August 17, 2022

Businesses across the United States have been hurting amid economic pressures such as inflation and supply chain issues. The Sunshine State’s businesses are no exception.

A recent study found that, as of April 2022, 44.7% of Florida businesses are experiencing domestic supplier delays and 26.1% are seeing delivery or shipping delays to their customers.

Tough road ahead: Truckers feel brunt of gas prices

June 14, 2022

Whether you are driving across the United States or across town, it takes gas to get there.

In the last few months, that has become complicated as gas prices for all types of gas have soared due to inflation.

City in ‘good’ financial health, plans budget workshop

April 14, 2022
City Manager Tim Bolduc on Monday, April 11, told the Crestview City Council at its regular meeting that the city is in “good financial condition” and asked councilmembers to schedule a day-long budget workshop in July to begin planning the city’s financial future.

Photos: Dollar stores doubling in Laurel Hill

February 12, 2022
Construction is underway on a new dollar store along State Road 85 in Laurel Hill. The new store is just down the road from a Dollar General store.

Big new gas station, convenience store coming to Baker

January 26, 2022
A development order for the project was signed in mid-December and a site plan has been approved by the county, according to the development order. The gas station will be just across Galliver Cutoff from the Ritz Food Mart.