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This video provides the steps to register for classes at State College of Florida, Manatee- Sarasota. (Edited March, 2015)
A case for why UCF — not UM, UF or FSU — is the top college football program in Florida
The state of Florida’s Big 3 football programs of the University of Miami, Florida State University and the University of Florida might have to make way for a new member — the University of Central Florida.
Golf Guide Naples, Florida
With more than 90 golf courses cover the landscape of the metro and outlying areas, Naples, Florida is among nation’s top destinations for golf.
Veteran's Guide to Retiring in Florida
For those who devoted themselves to the service of their country, retirement should be a time to reflect with pride upon their accomplishments. What better place to reflect than the sunny beaches of Florida.
What It's Like to Live in Naples, Florida
With its golf communities and beachy resort lifestyle, this Southwest Florida city is a hot spot for prime real estate deals — it never hurts to look!
Watch: how will a grant spur innovation at State College of Florida?
Tom Frascone, a partner in the formation of SCF's new Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, explains how a $3.6 million grant will create local opportunities. He attended a news conference held by State College of Florida on Wednesday.
Florida Condo & HOA Law Blog
As an owner of residential property in Florida, you are aware that your community is probably subject to a unique set of "governing documents." Typically these will include a Declaration of Covenants and Restrictions, Association Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, and various Rules and Regulations. Less well known is the statutory process of "platting," which is required whenever a developer wishes to subdivide a large piece…
One of South Florida’s top senior running backs commits to the Florida Gators
Carol City High School running back Nay’Quan Wright, a four-star recruit, committed to the Florida Gators on Saturday night shortly after UF defeated the Florida State Seminoles.
Florida Priorities Summit: What Florida can learn from the 2000 recount
Members of the Al Gore and George W. Bush legal teams discuss what Florida can learn from the 2000 presidential election recount at the Florida Priorities Summit.
Click here to support Thrill The World South Florida State College by UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL...
Thrill the World is a global dance event to set a world's record and raise money for a local charity. Thrill the World South Florida State College is a project of the Performing Arts Club to raise money for the Highlands County division of the United Way of Central Florida. Register to be a zombie dancer in the Thrill the World dance event where everyone dances to Michael Jackson's iconic Thriller. Don't worry we can teach you the dance or you can learn…
Florida SouthWestern State College Provost Jeff Stewart resigns, but college won't say why
Jeff Stewart was named the provost at Florida SouthWestern State College in 2016.
LOOK: 10 Incredible Private Islands For Sale In Florida
Island life is a dream, especially if there's no one else there (we mean you, Kenny Chesney!). In fact, there's nothing quite so private as a whole i...
Snowdrifts for Sand Dunes: Two Top Florida Destinations
You’ve had your fill of wind chills, snowflakes, and down parkas. You crave a warm water dip with some sunbaked sand between your toes. Yes, it’s time to trade New England’s snowdrifts in for some Florida sand dunes. But with...
Florida Business Brokers » Tips for Selling Your Business
Perhaps it is your health, maybe your advancing age, or it could be a problematic business partner or economic downturn that has convinced you that it is time to sell your business. Whatever the reason, you will want to carefully put plans in place to ensure that you reap the maximum reward for your years of hard work. Following are tips from the Better Business Bureau and items to be aware of when placing your business on the market Make certain you are…
Florida Business Brokers » What Will Your Buyer Be Looking For?
The buyer loves your business; it’s just what he or she has been looking for. He or she has reviewed your financial statements and has made an offer contingent on several items. You’ve reviewed the offer and it looks fine, so what’s next? The contingencies in the deal mean that the buyer, or his or her advisors, has some concerns. In larger deals, this process might be called due diligence. However, in the smaller business sale, the items of concern are usually spelled…
Florida Business Brokers » Why Use A Business Broker?
Florida Business Brokers » Business Buyers…What are they looking for?
Both Bloomberg Businessweek and BizBuySell, the leading online marketplace for businesses for sale, recently conducted surveys answering the following questions: Who are the Business Buyers? and What are they looking for First, why do people want to own or start their own business According to Businessweek, when prospective buyers were asked, “Why do you prefer working independently?” the responses were: Like to have control over work…
Florida Unemployment Near 10-Year Low
Unemployment in Florida dropped to a near 10-year low in March, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced Friday. The state’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in March, lowest since November 2007 as the state added 6,000 jobs over the month. “I am proud to announce that Florida businesses have created more than 60,000 …
Why You Should Move to Naples, Florida
A weekly podcast with Dr. Frank Newport, Gallup Editor-in-Chief that ensures the collective wisdom of the people is used in appropriate ways to help leaders and elected representatives make better decisions. Gallup Report: www.gallup.com/reports/199961/state-american-workplace-report-2017.aspx Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll. Gallup…
Richard Florida Examines Walkscore's Top Ten Cities
Richard Florida digests Walkscore's Walkability rankings, and discusses some surprising results. Among the top ten are Union City, New Jersey, and Miami, Florida.