Archive for March, 2009

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 at 9:00am

Keedy’s $114,670 Economic Plan Fizzles

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On July 24, 2007, the Lake County Board of County Commissioners approved the expenditure of $114,670 to T.I.P. Strategies Inc. to develop a Strategic Economic Plan for Lake County in conjunction with the county’s Economic Growth and Redevelopment Department headed by Dottie Keedy.  The purpose of this study was to set the new economic path […]

Friday, March 27th, 2009 at 9:00am

10.3% Unemployed in Lake County

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For the first time since the early 1990’s, more than 1 in 10 Lake County residents are now unemployed, as the February unemployment number released today by the State rose to 10.3%.  Lake County’s unemployment rate is much higher than Sumter County’s rate of 8.3% or Orange County’s rate of 9.6%. Lake County’s employment region […]

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