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2014-10-21 08:41:13

Cable Bahamas subsidiary executes agreement for dark fiber and neutral colocation with Allied Fiber to expand network from Miami to Jacksonville NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Fiber, the United States' first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announced that Summit Broadband Inc., a regional service provider headquartered in Orlando, Florida, a subsidiary of Cable Bahamas, Ltd., has executed a 20-year Indefeasible...

2014-10-20 16:28:48

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peterbrooke Chocolatier® is proud and excited to announce that all store locations and our factory have earned UTZ certification. UTZ Certified stands for sustainable farming of cocoa with better opportunities for farmers, their families and our planet. The UTZ program enables farmers to learn better farming methods to increase yields for cocoa, help improve working conditions and to help take better care of the environment....

2014-10-20 12:21:37

New service to include on-dock intermodal rail capabilities JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway (FECR) and PortMiami, through a strategic alliance, are offering the Sunshine Gateway service, which includes on-dock intermodal rail capabilities. This seamless ship to rail transfer allows the port to handle additional volumes and ensures that shipments move more quickly and efficiently with the potential to reach 70 percent of the United States...

2014-10-15 23:03:50

The Who concert tickets are available now at a discount from popular provider QueenBeeTickets.com for shows in Tampa, FL at Amalie Arena on April 15; Miami, FL at American Airlines Arena on April 17; Jacksonville, FL at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on April 19; Raleigh, NC at PNC Arena on April 21; and Duluth GA at Gwinnett Center Arena on April 23. The Who tickets hit the public market on Friday, but many are opting to avoid the buying rush by securing tickets early from trusted...

2014-10-10 08:20:22

Locomotives Keep Breast Cancer Cause Top of Mind Year Round JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida East Coast Railway ("FECR") will once again sponsor the Susan G. Komen(®) North Florida 20(th) Race for the Cure. The event will be held October 18 at the Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville. Participants can run, walk or jog on either a 2K or 5K course. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151358 "We are pleased to be a part of this important event. Our...

2014-10-09 08:20:17

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Landstar System, Inc. (NASDAQ: LSTR), a worldwide, asset-light provider of integrated transportation management solutions delivering safe, specialized transportation logistics services, announced today it will release its 2014 third quarter results before the market opens on Thursday, October 23, 2014. The Company will hold its quarterly conference call with analysts and investors that same afternoon at 2:00 p.m. ET to discuss the third...

2014-10-08 12:20:56

DULUTH, Ga., Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: ABG), one of the largest automotive retail and service companies in the U.S., announced that they have opened their second stand-alone used vehicle store under the 'Q auto' brand in Jacksonville, FL. The new Jacksonville store follows the successful entrance of Q auto's used car venture earlier this year in Brandon, Florida. Q auto brings a different approach to car buying, not only a one-person,...

2014-10-06 12:27:15

JACKSONVILLE, Ill., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Khalaf Al Habtoor Archives at Illinois College will be dedicated in Schewe Library on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 5 pm in coordination with Dr. Al Habtoor's visit to the campus. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, who is Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group - a diversified conglomerate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - is being honored for his ongoing support of Illinois College which includes a donation to create state-of-the-art archives to...

2014-10-02 08:34:28

Construction of network-neutral route from Jacksonville to Atlanta is underway; next step in Allied Fiber's national, open access, integrated network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure NEW YORK, ATLANTA and JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Fiber, the United States' first open-access, integrated, network-neutral colocation and dark fiber superstructure, today announces that construction is underway on the second segment of the Company's Southeast...

2014-10-01 23:11:57

PharmaPoint is pleased to announce that Family First Pharmacy will open in Jacksonville Medical Care (JMC) today. Birmingham, Ala. (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 PharmaPoint is pleased to announce that Family First Pharmacy will open in Jacksonville Medical Care (JMC) today. Located in Jacksonville, Arkansas, the clinic offers 12 family practice physicians, with more than 300 years of combined experience. “We are very excited to be able to offer the convenience of an onsite pharmacy to our...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.