The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board recently approved the execution of ten contracts that will provide local growers, including some in Seminole and Volusia counties, with more than $1 million in cost-share funds.
A drop in the global price of oil helped the national average for a gallon of gas to fall for a second week to land at $4.89. Economic fears of a potential global recession leading to less demand for oil dropped the price to around $107 per barrel, down from $110 last week.
Buttercup is an amazing dog. She was surrendered to the shelter when her owners had to move. Unfortunately she had heartworms so the shelter put her into a wonderful foster home as she went through her treatment. She is all clear now and is a happy, healthy 60 pound, Plott hound mix.