HOLLY HILL - The City Commission on Tuesday evening voted to approve a Daytona Beach company owner's offer to purchase seven acres of city-owned land along Center Street, just north of LPGA Boulevard. Jayson Meyer, the founder and CEO of Synergy Billing, has proposed redeveloping the 25-acre former Holly Hill Middle School property into what he has described as a "Google East"-style office park similar to those in Silicon Valley.
The unemployment rates in both Volusia and Flagler counties fell in August as employers continued to add jobs. The jobless rate in Volusia improved to 5.8 percent, down from 7.0 percent in August 2014, tied with Jackson, Pasco and Washington counties for the 30th highest rate in the state, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity reported Friday.
DAYTONA BEACH - The News-Journal Center performing arts complex in downtown Daytona Beach will be the site of the News-Journal's Mega Job Fair on Tuesday where nearly 30 area employers will be on hand to meet with applicants. Companies signed up to participate include Florida Hospital, Synergy Billing, DuvaSawko, Performance Designs, Coviance, Caribbean Jack's, Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread.