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Business

  • Capital City donation

    Capital City Bank donated $500 to Unity Family Community Center, Inc. The check was accepted by Unity CEO Willie Battles, center. At the left isChristie Eveland, Community Banker, while at the right is Kathy Cribb, Market Leader at the bank.

  • Groundbreaking held for business park

    A groundbreaking was held last Thursday for Babione's Business Park, 820 N. Main St., Williston.

    This will be a professional business park, within the city limits, the first of its kind in the city. It will offer office combined with warehouse space. The building has a total square footage of 11,880 and is designed to be split into 11 units measuring 18 x 60 feet per unit. One or more units can be leased, according to an individual's needs. The projected completion date is Jan. 2.

    For more information visit the Web site at www.babionebusinesspark.com or call 529-1034.

  • Perkins marks 95th anniversary

    Perkins State Bank held a celebration in conjunction with the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce last Thursday to celebrate the bank's 95th anniversary. Various bank officials and members of the business and political community attended.

    Bank president Frank Etheridge welcomed the group, which got to view memorabilia from the years that the bank had been in service.

    Below is a history of the bank provided by bank officials:

    History of Perkins State Bank

  • Employee of the month
  • Ten Broeck named general manager of Levy papers

    Tom Ten Broeck has been named the general manager of the Chiefland Citizen and the Cedar Key Beacon with responsibility for the Williston Pioneer Sun News.

    The announcement came last week from Gerry Mulligan, publisher of the Citrus County Chronicle and regional publisher of the Florida newspapers owned by Landmark Community Newspapers Inc.

    He replaces Dale Bowen, who is now working as ad sales manager at the Citrus County Chronicle.

  • Business After Hours
  • Business After Hours is June 12

    Eager Contracting, Warehouse Flooring to host Chamber event Eager Contracting, Inc. and Warehouse Flooring Outlet are hosting the Williston Area Chamber of Commerce's June After-Hours Mixer on Thursday, June 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. The Mixer, open to Chamber members and area residents, is designed to acquaint the public with locally owned and operated businesses. Local artist Linda Ballentine Brown, a charter member of the Cowboy Art Association of Florida, will have her paintings on display during the gathering.

  • Chamber office moves

    The Williston Area Chamber of Commerce has moved to its new location on Southwest First Avenue, just north of Nature Coast Regional Hospital, in the City Hall Annex. The Chamber recently received the OK from the City Council to move into the new location.

  • Citrus Publishing welcomes tourism magazine

    There will now be one predominant magazine for visitors to the Nature Coast.

    The Chiefland Citizen, Cedar Key Beacon and Williston Pioneer Sun News parent company, Citrus Publishing, Inc. has purchased the Nature Coast Visitors Guide Magazine and will combine the publication with its own Nature Coast Lines.

  • Ribbon cutting held at O's So Sweet