Florida citrus season worst crop since 1930s

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that Florida's 2022-2023 citrus season was the worst in almost 100 years. The 2022 hurricanes impacted crops as well as citrus greening.

Century-old San Francisco Anchor Brewing company closing

Anchor Brewing Company officials announced early Wednesday that it will cease operations and liquidate the business -- established in 1896 -- citing economic factors including declining sales since 2016.

Made in Central Florida: Rifle Paper Co.

Along the charming cobblestone street of West New England Avenue in Winter Park, you will find Rifle Paper Company. Celebrating nearly 15 years in business, Anna Bond will be the first to tell you, she and her husband, Nathan, started from humble beginnings.

Maryland Fried Chicken closing Winter Garden restaurant after 57 years

A popular chicken restaurant in Winter Garden is shutting down after 57 years in business. Maryland Fried Chicken is closing its doors on April 1, 2023 because of the impact of the pandemic had on their small business, and the owner hopes to sell all the food equipment and give back any profits to the employees.

Small business holiday gift ideas

We had such a strong response to our small business section last year that we’ve doubled the capacity for this year. Enjoy these thoughtfully made gifts as we shine some light on the little guys.