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Business

  • Pyper Kub opens

    There’s a brand new restaurant just outside of town.  The Pyper Kub opened in late December on SW 18th Street just outside the airport gates.

    Carol and Dave Bibby have finally realized their dream of having their own restaurant.  Carol has spent many years in the restaurant business and incorporated her experience into the design of the Pyper Kub

    Dave retired from his position at the airport to be involved at the restaurant.  He is a well-known figure in the county, having several times run for county commission and city council.

  • Kent Owens is adjusting to Williston

    You don’t have to keep your back against the wall any longer. A new chiropractor has come to town.

    Kent Owens, affiliated with Trenton Medical Center that opened on Main Street March 16, is ready to give you the adjustment of your dreams.

    Chiropractic is a system of complementary medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the joints, especially those of the spinal column. The very word chiropractic comes from the Greek meaning “to do by hand.”

  • Only the name is changing

    When your name is a misnomer because you actually service more than it says, what do you do?

    Change your name.

    Trenton Medical Center, with offices and affiliates in 17 sites in seven counties, did just that. In the weeks ahead, the name Palms Medical Group will edge out the old name–but DeWayne Yates,ee^CEO of the group, assured Williston Rotarians Tuesday that nothing else is changing.

  • Hospice names new administrators

    Haven Hospice has named Deborah R. Frederick, who had been serving as administrator of its Gainesville clinical teams, administrator-at-large. Frederick will focus on orienting new administrators, assistant administrators and patient care managers, as well as work on special operational projects. Frederick has extensive experience in hospice management and leadership. “I’m really looking forward to taking our organization to the next level in hospice care,” she said.

  • Veterinarian services can now come right to your door

    There was a time when Charlotte Dow thought she wanted to be an artist, but after moving to Florida from Surrey in the United Kingdom, her love of animals prevailed.

    Thirteen years after skipping across the pond, Dr. Dow is practicing with Drs. Wade Bullock and Kendra Philman at Levy Animal Clinic.

    Dow grew up in Melbourne and attended the University of Florida where she earned her undergraduate degree in animals science.

    Always an animal lover, she chose to attend veterinary school, focusing on food animals.

  • Rotarians sponsor students to learn about other countries

    Most people know that Rotary Clubs are key contributors in their communities but many don’t know they also foster international relationships in their Youth Exchange Program.

    Tuesday, two of those youth told WIlliston Rotary Club members about their summer of awareness thanks to Rotary Club International.

    Caleb Smith of Trenton spent three weeks in Germany this summer with the family of Johannes Schockenhoff.

    His mother, Christine, said she wanted her son to experience Europe as one who lives there rather than as a tourist.

  • James Ivey practicing at Trenton Medical

    Life has almost come full circle for Dr. James Ivey, the newest addition to Trenton Medical Center’s Williston office.

    Ivey, a native of Orlando who spent 22 years practicing medicine, is now seeing patients in Williston.

    A family physician who studied medicine at Atlanta’s Emory University, Ivey said becoming a doctor seemed like a step up from his roots.

    His grandfather was a pharmacist and his father followed him, working in the family drug store.

  • Myatt leads Williston Rehab

    Williston Rehabilitation and Nursing Center announces the appointment of Sue Myatt as its new administrator.

    Myatt has worked in the field of long-term care for 27 years. In addition to a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology and a Masters of Science degree in Education, she received over 2000 hours of training to become a nursing home administrator in Virginia.

  • HORSEee^CAMPING: Starting a new tourism business

    More than 20 property owners gathered at Black Prong Equestrian Center Tuesday to learn how they might turn their land into a horse camping enterprise. Some people came from as far away as Tallahassee, Chipley, Perry, Miami and Tampa for the all-day class.

    The workshop was co-sponsored by University of Florida IFAS Extension and the Original Florida Tourism Task Force, Natural North Florida.

  • Donor kidneys needed

    As with everything else there are exceptions, but for the most part, the majority of people are good candidates for kidney donation and most can live happy, healthy lives with only one kidney.

    Tuesday, Dr. Michael Casey with the Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Renal Transplantation at the University of Florida explained to members of the Williston Rotary Club what causes renal failure and how transplants are preferable to a lifetime of dialysis.