DID YOU KNOW? Volusia County’s 2012 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of almost $13 billion is driven by more than 13,000 reporting businesses’ paying out more than $5 billion in wages a year.

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Rick Hanas, vice president of A. Duda & Sons of Seminole County has been tapped by the governor to sit on a state board.
 

OVIEDO -- Gov. Rick Scott on Monday appointed Oviedo resident Richard Hanas to a vacant seat on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Hanas, 65, is the senior vice president of A. Duda & Sons Inc. He fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term that began Monday and ends Aug. 1, 2017.

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Speedway projects, other construction expected to generate even greater figures

Daytona Beach International Airport / Headline Surfer®Delta Airlines at Daytona Beach International Airport / HeadlineSurfer.comProjects like the $400 million Daytona Rising renovation at Daytona International Speedway, home to signature races like the Daytona 500 and the Rolex 24 bring in tourists from around the globe. And a key ingredient is Daytona Beach International Airport.

DAYTONA BEACH -- Passenger traffic at Daytona Beach International Airport increased 11 percent in April compared to April of last year, Volusia County officials said.

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