Tag: economic growth

Highway 55 Cruises into Town

Exterior view of Highway 55 restaurant

Prepare to hit the culinary fast lane because today marks the much-anticipated opening of the Highway 55 restaurant, an all-American diner. This restaurant is fairly new to Florida, so what makes Highway 55 stand out from the crowd? Their burgers are fresh, never frozen, and hand-pattied. They also offer cheesesteaks, shrimp burgers, po boys, and… Read more »

Rural Summit a Huge Success

We were thrilled to have the entire Board of County Commissioners and other members of Team Suwannee at the Florida Rural Economic Development Summit. The wealth of knowledge gained and connections made were invaluable. We appreciated the Secretary of Commerce, Alex Kelly, for taking the time to lead one of the sessions. Also, there was… Read more »

Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners takes economic growth seriously

Suwannee County Commissioners with Jimmy Norris

Recently the Suwannee County Commissioners attended the Florida Rural Economic Development Association (FREDA) summit in St. Augustine. FREDA is a consortium comprised of the three rural areas of opportunity representing 30 rural counties in Florida. The FREDA summit is the premier event focused exclusively on rural economic development issues and held sessions on such topics… Read more »