PALM COAST, Fla. – Christian Rodriguez, Augustin Rodriguez and Anthony Caruso are pleased to announce that they have opened a new business that is designed to change the way people manage their shipping. Named eShipperUSA, it’s located near the Flagler County coastline on Old Kings Road in Palm Coast.
“We are excited about launching eShipperUSA in Flagler County,” Christian Rodriguez said. “It’s our goal to provide our clients with a one-stop solution to all of their shipping needs."
The company offers several virtual shipping options for small to midsize businesses. eShipper USA's business model is similar to websites such as Orbitz or Expedia, as its system compares shipping rates from all of the major carriers to quickly find the best valued rate.
PENSACOLA, Fla. -- Gov. Rick Scott on Friday announced the reappointment of Sarah Walton, a Pensacola-based attorney, to the Environmental Regulation Commission.
Walton, 36, of Pensacola, is an attorney with the law firm of Philip A. Bates PA. She is reappointed for a term that ends July 1, 2017.
Winter weather in Atlanta hurt flights here, but increased fan travel interest in Rolex race had positive impact on travel
DAYTONA BEACH -- Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 1 percent in January compared with January of last year, Volusia County officials saids. During January, 44,605 passengers flew in and out of the county-operated airport.
This compares with 44,170 travelers recorded in January, 2013. For the 12 months ending in January, traffic increased 4 percent to 608,412.
Waverly Media benches eye catching in Daytona, Deltona, DeLand, Edgewater, Holly Hill, Port Orange & New Smyrna
DAYTONA BEACH -- No matter where you drive along the major roadways in the county, invariably you are going to see more than a few of those eye-catching park bench ads.
Such is the successful advertising medium of Waverly Media, which literally has hundreds of benches dotting the landscape that is home to the world's most famous beach, the Daytona 500 and Florida's first 24/7 internet newspaper, HeadlineSurfer.com.
Maximum of 4,500 tickets printed
DAYTONA BEACH -- Your odds of being struck by lightning in a given year is one in 750,000. The odds of winning Powerball are one in 175,223,510. So the odds are definitely more in your favor in if you purchase a $50 ticket for a drawing in mid-March for a custom-built 2013 Harley Davidson Street Glide valued at $35,000, in the Daytona Chamber of Commerce's drawing of the "Official Bike Week Motorcycle." Oh, and as for the odds of winning the flashy Harley, it's one in 4,500.
Photo for Headline Surfer® / Rick Karl, director Dytona International Airport, tells the 24/7 internet newspaper he is uplifted by healthy passenger traffic counts.
DAYTONA -- Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 3 percent in November compared to the previous November, Volusia County officials said.
Last month, 44,939 passengers arrived and departed through the county-operated airport. This compares with the 43,666 travelers recorded last November.
And for the 12 months ending Nov. 30, there were 603,419 passengers tracked through the airport, compared with 583,142 recorded for the prior 12 months, a 3 percent increase.
“We are very pleased with the latest monthly traffic increase,” Rick Karl, the airport’s director, told Headline Surfer®.
During October, 50,930 incoming and outgoing passengers traveled through the county-operated airport. This compares with 46,704 passengers in October 2012.
And for for the past 12 months, 602,146 travelers have flown in and out of the airport, a 1 percent increase compared to the year.
Florida DOT secretary to address business & government leaders at St. Cloud-Osceola Greater Chamber of Commerce
ST. CLOUD -- Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad will address Osceola County leaders Tuesday about transportation projects and how they impact the economy of Osceola County. He is the featured speaker at a breakfast hosted by the St. Cloud-Osceola Greater Chamber of Commerce.
WINTER PARK -- Gov. Rick Scott announced on Friday the appointment of Kenneth Wright to the Florida Transportation Commission.
Wright, 65, of Winter Park, is an attorney with the Orlando law offices of Shutts & Bowen LLP. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a one-year-plus term ending Sept. 30, 2014. The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.
Wright has been called to lead groups that shape statewide environmental policy and regional development.