Tallahassee Local News

BancorpSouth Marks 20 Years on the Big Board by Ringing the Opening Bell at the New York Stock Exchange

11 12 2017

TUPELO, Miss., Dec. 11, 2017 -- BancorpSouth Bank's (NYSE: BXS) board of directors took the podium at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and rang the bell to open Monday's trading session at America's oldest and the world's largest stock exchange. The event marked BancorpSouth's 20th anniversary as a NYSE-listed firm, one of three Mississippi-based companies traded on the Big Board. BancorpSouth Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Rollins rings the NYSE opening bell on December 11, 2017, celebrating BancorpSouth’s 20th anniversary on the NYSE. Pictured with Rollins are current and former BXS directors. BancorpSouth Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Rollins led the BXS delegation which included current and former BancorpSouth directors. "As a company that traces its roots back 141 years," Rollins said, "we are pleased to mark this milestone and celebrate our growth over the past 20 years as a New York Stock Exchange listed and traded...

Alico, Inc. Announces Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2017

11 12 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Alico, Inc. (“Alico” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:ALCO) today announces financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2017.  For the fiscal year, the Company recorded a loss of $1.14 per diluted common share compared to earnings of $0.84 per diluted common share in the prior year. 2017 results were negatively impacted by approximately $24.0 million of one-time items which included inventory casualty loss adjustments related to Hurricane Irma’s impact on the 2017-2018 season, and asset impairment adjustments related to disposal decisions made through the Alico 2.0 restructuring program. When both periods are adjusted for non-recurring items related to prior acquisitions including transaction costs, litigation, consulting fees, real estate gains, asset valuation adjustments and employee stock compensation expense, the Company earned $0.24 per diluted common share in fiscal year 2017 and $0.94 per diluted common...

Repairing piping with Citadel's DiamondWrap

11 12 2017

NIAGARA FALLS, ON--(Marketwired - December 11, 2017) - Niagara Falls-based Tecvalco Ltd. is bringing a new pipeline repair tool to the oil and gas industries of Canada. DiamondWrap HP, from Citadel Technologies, is a carbon-fiber wrap system that rehabilitates and restores original operational strength to corroded and eroded pipelines and piping systems. DiamondWrap is engineered to provide strength, enabling a pipeline to return to maximum allowable operating pressure (MAOP) without shutting down. The system is comprised of three components, each one being thoroughly and independently tested at both the university and national laboratory level. The first component is a solid epoxy primer, which guarantees complete bonding and load transfer between the repair and the substrate. The second component, and most unique feature of the DiamondWrap HP system, is its bi-directionally woven carbon-fiber material. This provides reinforcement in the hoop and axial directions, and is the strongest...

AdvantAge Integrative Medicine to Participate in National Institutes of Health TACT2 Research Trial

11 12 2017

Grand Junction, CO -- (ReleaseWire) -- 12/11/2017 --AdvantAge Integrative Medicine Center has been named a participating clinical site for the second Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT2). TACT2 will examine the use of intravenous chelation treatments in combination with oral vitamins in diabetic patients with a prior heart attack to determine if they reduce recurrent heart episodes, such as heart attacks, stroke, death, and others, by removing toxins from the blood.Funding for TACT2 was announced in September of 2016 when The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded $37M to initiate the trial. The trial is also co-funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.Chelation is a process by which a medication, such as edetate disodium (Na2EDTA), can "grab" and remove toxic metal...

Johnny Bugs, Inc. Is Assisting Seasonal SnowBirds with Professional Pest Control

11 12 2017

North Port, FL -- 12/11/2017 -- As they migrate per annual tradition, snowbirds across the United States are calling Johnny Bugs, Inc. to empty their winter homes of pests, insects, and rodents. The exterminators in the Sarasota County area bring a professional service to their customers—having served as a leader in their industry for years. Local families have depended on the flexibility and the versatility of Johnny Bugs, Inc., as they've tailored their services to fit the needs of all of their customers. Protecting homes and pets with equal measure, they consolidate the tools and the resources at their disposal, delivering total satisfaction and solutions to the community.When they return to their homes after the holidays, Florida snowbirds often find that their homes have been infested by the peskiest pests and rodents. By calling the experts at Johnny Bugs, Inc., customers in Charlotte County can rely upon the best, and the most efficient rodent exterminator service in the...

Healthy Pets Veterinary Care Offers Pet Vaccinations and Affordable Preventative Care Services

11 12 2017

Boca Raton, FL -- 12/11/2017 -- Pets are family. The clients and veterinarians of Healthy Pets Veterinary Care firmly believe that this statement is true and that the human-animal bond is real and an important part of life. At their office located in Boca Raton, Healthy Pets Veterinary Care offers the newest puppy and kitten preventative care services and products to the local and neighboring communities of Boca Raton, Florida and Delray Beach, Florida. Their experienced veterinarians and staff will shower pets with affection and love, making sure that this new family member's veterinary experience is as fun (and stress-free) as possible. Healthy Pets Veterinary Care believes in client education and works hard to ensure that pet owners stay aware and informed on every aspect of their pets' physical and emotional wellbeing—discussing everything from behavior to nutrition, as well as vaccinations and the affordable preventive care wellness plans offered at the hospital.At Healthy...

Six Local Individuals and Businesses Honored at 20th Annual Don Quijote Awards Gala

11 12 2017

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 11, 2017 -- Prospera (prosperausa.org) and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando (hccmo.org) co-hosted, for the twentieth consecutive year, the annual Don Quijote Awards gala. The event, whose top sponsors are Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Florida Blue, took place on Dec. 9 at Epcot's World Showplace Pavilion. The gala has become the premier event for the region's Hispanic business community, where businesses and individuals are recognized for their vision, courage and impact on Central Florida—qualities exemplified by the classic literary character of Don Quijote. A selection committee chose the winners among community nominees, based on professional accomplishments, financial success and growth, innovation, contributions to industry and community, demonstrated leadership, and professional honors and recognition. The 20th Don Quijote Awards recipients are: Lifetime Achievement: Yolanda Londoño Hispanic Business of the Year, Five...

NeoMetrix Technologies, Inc. to Exhibit 3D Printing & 3D Scanning Technologies at Open House Event in Orlando

11 12 2017

NeoMetrix Technologies to be exhibit their 3D technologies such as 3D printing, 3D scanning & reverse engineering at their Open House event. Register for now! SANFORD, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, December 11, 2017 -- NeoMetrix Technologies, Inc. announced they will be exhibiting their 3D printing, 3D scanning and 3D software products at their own open house event in Orlando on December the 14th. These events offer consumers the ability to see the latest in 3D technologies, learn about their capabilities and speak to experts in the additive manufacturing industry – all for free!This premiere event will provide consumers the ability to see some of the most cutting edge technologies on the market today. Recently, NeoMetrix signed distribution deals with both 3D Systems and Markforged – two of the biggest 3D Printer companies in the world – and will have their groundbreaking technologies on display. The list of technologies that will be exhibited includes:• Creaform: Hand-held 3D...

UNIPOWER Opens New Portal for Partners

11 12 2017

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, UNIPOWER launched a new web portal for partners with a refined look and simplified navigation. The new user experience is fresh and clean, all while making the aesthetic engaging to the end-user and easier to utilize. All of the content from the previous site remains available, as the new partner portal also includes new content and a product image gallery where you can download all the pictures of UNIPOWER’s current product offerings. Also, the portal includes a new format to review the various upcoming UNIPOWER events. The new site can be accessed directly at partners.unipowerco.com or by clicking on the Partner Portal link at the top right of the main website. If you need any assistance accessing the site please contact Tom by email at [email protected] About UNIPOWER UNIPOWER provides power for mission critical applications, with a complete line of the high-efficiency rectifiers, battery chargers, inverters...

NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite Selected by LCR Capital Partners for Four Seasons Project in Miami Beach

11 12 2017

Whenever we talk to prospective investors, we stress the importance of transparency. That’s why we list NES Financial as the first partner we work with. SAN JOSE, Calif. December 11, 2017 NES Financial announced today that LCR Capital Partners, the private investment firm sponsoring the EB5 issue for the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences at the Surf Club in Miami, Florida, has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the project. LCR Capital Partners will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Capital, Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help developers raise and deploy EB-5 capital more quickly, minimize risk, and streamline project efficiency. The EB-5 program, created in 1990, encourages foreign investment into projects that stimulate U.S. job growth. Once relatively obscure, in recent years there has been an exponential rise in the use of EB-5 capital in projects of all types and sizes. NES Financial’s Intelligent EB-5 Solutions...

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