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Wave Armor Breaks Ground in Suwannee County
05/01/2024 | It is the beginning of a new era in Suwannee County Economic Development as we hosted the much-anticipated groundbreaking ceremony for Wave Armor (formerly known as Project Wave).

NFEDP Director Jeff Hendry Named Eunice Sullivan Economic Development Professional of the Year
04/23/2024 | Jeff Hendry, Director for the Florida Institute of Government at Florida State University and Executive Director of the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (NFEDP) received the distinguished Eunice Sullivan Economic Development Professional of the Year award.

Baker County Selected for Rural Deal of the Year
04/23/2024 | Baker County’s Plant Agricultural Systems (AS) project was selected as the Rural Deal of the Year by the Florida Economic Development Council at its 2024 Annual Conference held April 15-17, 2024, held at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Governor DeSantis Awards More Than $66 Million to Hurricane Idalia Impacted Communities
03/07/2024 | Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the award of more than $66 million to communities impacted by Hurricane Idalia. This award includes more than $9.2 million to the Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners, Madison County, and Big Bend Technical College through the Florida Job Growth Grant

AgroLiquid Announces Plans for New Production Facility in Lake City, Florida
03/06/2024 | AgroLiquid announces the upcoming construction of a new 48,355-square-foot production facility in Lake City, Florida. This strategic decision reflects AgroLiquid's unwavering commitment to prosper the farmer, by providing liquid fertilizers closer to our customers through faster and more efficient

ClearSky Health to Build New Medical Rehabilitation Hospital in Lake City, Florida
08/09/2023 | ClearSky Health, a premier rehabilitative healthcare provider, today announced plans to build a new 36-bed medical rehabilitation hospital in Lake City, Fla.

Baker County Development Commission Announces a Public Private Partnership with Plant Agricultural Systems
07/24/2023 | The Baker County Development Commission announced today that a Public Private Partnership with Plant Agricultural Systems (PLANT-AS) is moving forward in Baker County, FL. On April 4, the Board of County Commissioners approved an inducement and development agreement with the company.

Saint-Gobain Announces $235 Million Expansion of its Certainteed Gypsum Facility in Palatka, Florida
07/06/2023 | Saint-Gobain North America, through its building products subsidiary CertainTeed Interior Products Group, today announced plans to invest $235 million over the next two years to expand its CertainTeed gypsum manufacturing facility in Palatka, Florida, more than doubling the production capacity of

Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $1.9 Million to Suwannee County for Infrastructure Expansion through the Job Growth Grant Fund
08/30/2022 | Governor Ron DeSantis Awards More Than $1.9 Million to Suwannee County for Infrastructure Expansion through the Job Growth Grant Fund

Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative to Build Fiber-Optic Network, Offer Fiber-to-the-Home HighSpeed Internet
07/26/2022 | Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) has announced its plan to build a 100% fiber-optic network across the co-op's service territory.


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