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Business

  • Business News

    n SunState FCU honored by group
    Raddon Financial Group, a provider of research-based solutions to financial institutions and a unit of Open Solutions, Inc., has presented a Crystal Performance Award to SunState Federal Credit Union, which has an office in Chiefland.
    More than 500 credit unions were evaluated for the award that goes to only those in the two 2-3 percent of all credit unions analyzed by Raddon for two consecutive reporting periods.

  • Ribbon cutting

    The Greater Chiefland Area Chamber of Commerce turned out in force for a ribbon-cutting Aug. 26 at Mangrove Creek Outfitters at 1109 N.  Young Boulevard, Chiefland. Co-owners Robert Hornsby and Kathy Hencye cut the ribbon on the shop that sells fishing, hunting, kayaking and other outdoors supplies and clothing. The store is open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. everyday except, Sunday and Monday. The store accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, debit cards and cash.

  • Cedar Key Canvas makes the cut

    A lot of good things have been happening at Julie Gore and Sharon Ingram’s shop, Cedar Key Canvas, lately – some good and some even better.
    Unbeknownst to Julie, a customer (her mother) nominated the shop for a made in America contest sponsored by ABC’s World News with Dianne Sawyer. Her mother did eventually mention it but the women both forgot about the nomination. That is, until the day a producer from the show called and left a message in July that they had made the cut.

  • Haven appointee

       Haven Hospice has announced that Jim Poole has been named vice president of community and legislative affairs. This is a new position. Poole will identify and implement strategies to increase community engagement and involvement. He will be responsible for facilitating and leading Haven’s Community Advisory Boards in all of Haven’s markets.

  • Haven Hospice welcomes associate medical director of hospice and palliative care

       Dr. Alison A. Lauber, has been named Haven’s new associate medical director of Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. Lauber will serve patients in the Gainesville area.
       Prior to joining Haven, Lauber was the program director for the Medical College of Georgia’s Palliative Consult Service.

  • New Hospice positions will focus on care and support of children

    Hospice of Citrus County, Inc./Hospice of the Nature Coast has announced two promotions supporting the care of children in all 12 Florida counties served by the organization.

  • Hardware store winner

    Roland Senecal, of Cedar Key, no longer has a reason to leave his tools sitting around the garage or house, thanks to a Father's Day giveaway by Chiefland Ace Hardware.Eric Brinkman, store manager, presents Senecal with the prize: a Craftsman tool chest.

  • Nominations open for Business of the Year

     The State’s 28th annual observance of Industry Appreciation Week begins Sept. 12 and Chiefland will join other communities around the state in showing support for local industry and trade by hosting a Sept. 13 banquet honoring two local notable businesses.

  • Grand Opening at Mangrove Outfitters

    Mangrove Creek Outfitters had its opening this past weekend. Owner Robert Hornsby said about 60 people “not including friends and family,” had visited the store on Friday and through the first half of Saturday.


    The store is open 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. everyday except, Sunday and Monday.

    They accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, debit cards and cash.

  • Bronson Chamber elects new officers