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Harry Pepper to rehab Florida dike
EMCOR Group, Inc. subsidiary Harry Pepper & Associates, Inc. was awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for rehabilitation and structural replacement work on the Herbert Hoover Dike in Clewiston, Fla. Harry Pepper will be responsible for demolition and removal of two of the existing Herbert Hoover Dike culverts and construction of new water control structures.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
17th panther dies on southwest Florida roads
A Florida panther was hit and killed by a vehicle just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation in Hendry County Tuesday, marking the 17th road kill this year. 17th panther dies on southwest Florida roads A Florida panther was hit and killed by a vehicle just north of the Big Cypress Seminole Reservation in Hendry County Tuesday, marking the 17th road kill this year.
Knight Management selling south Florida corn, bean acreage
Knight Management Inc., a south Florida grower-shipper of sweet corn and green beans, plans to sell its operations to a sugar processing company.
St. Petersburg Times
In proud Hendry, Florida's hardest-hit county searches for economic boost
Beyond the relentless fields of sugar cane stalks, past the sign heralding Clewiston as "America's Sweetest City," just south of a cluster of aged mobile homes and modest ranch-style houses sits the weather-worn Lighthouse Apostolic Church.
Southwest Florida Online
U.S. Sugar Wants Control Of Huge Land Area To Write It's Own Rules?
Giant Master Plan Sought By Sugar Producer CLEWISTON, FL. -- U.S. Sugar Corp. of Clewiston is asking to get approval from government agencies for a huge 66 year master plan including over 43,313 acres of land it owns with a portion owned by another large agricultural company, Hilliard Brothers.