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If you’re looking to start your career or are thinking about getting a new job, consider looking for work in a boomtown. You’ll need to be geographically flexible, of course, but if you are, you can take advantage of the better employment odds in a boomtown — a growing town that’s thriving economically.

Flag­­­ler is the combination of educational relevance, economic development, innovation and community work. The community has understood that the joint work of entrepreneurs, universities, public sector and schools is vital to train young people with a spirit of research, entrepreneurship and innovation. Which will always be reflected in the construction of a better State. An example worth knowing and emulating…

Daytona Beach News Journal

While the Flagler County Executive Airport has seen it’s share of jet aircraft traffic at the former U.S. Navy facility, it truly entered the jet age last week with a ceremony officially  opening a new, longer runway.

Kamara Stone, to Open 1st U.S. Facility in Flagler County

Kamara, a natural stone company located in the Republic of Georgia, has chosen Flagler County as its first venture in the U.S. market. Revealed during Flagler County’s Economic Opportunity Advisory Council Meeting, the endeavor was code-named “Project Tempest.”

Last week media representatives from The Small Business Association and FEMA were kind enough to stop by and run us through what businesses and residents should be doing now that the storm has passed.

September 13, 2017 – Residents who sustained losses from Hurricane Irma can begin applying for assistance with FEMA online.

September 12, 2017 – The Flagler County Resource Center food pantry will be open additional hours and days because of Hurricane Irma.

September 12, 2017 – Flagler County has been updating its list of businesses that are currently open…

Daytona Beach News Journal

Flagler ‘spec’ building project moves forward

In June, Flagler County commissioners approved a $90,000 subsidy to an unnamed developer to build a so-called “spec” building.

On Wednesday, speculation about that developer ended with news that Beutlich Development LLC has finalized the purchase of a parcel at the southwest corner of U.S. 1 and Otis Stone Hunter Road in Bunnell with plans to construct a 20,000-square-foot building, according to a county media release.

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Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent in December 2016, unchanged from the

November 2016 rate, but down 0.2 percentage point from 5.1 percent a year ago. There were 491,000 jobless

Floridians out of a labor force of 9,947,000. The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in December.

 

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