Fanning Springs mayor meets governor

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Discusses local issues

Fanning Springs Mayor Cheryl Nekola met with Gov. Rick Scott and discuss several local issues with him during the Florida Rural Economic Boot Camp on July 11 in Okeechobee at the Indian River State College.

The Mayor met with Scott, the keynote speaker for the event, to discuss issues pertinent to the area such as the Fanning Springs Historical Park, the state park and the Community College of Central Florida Levy Campus, and their impact on the local economy.

At the conference he announced that Florida’s unemployment has dropped below the national average.

Nekola said presentations by seven other speakers provided a lot of good information which will prove useful for the prosperity of the City of Fanning Springs.