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freightwaves.com

Autonomous freight grows as source of 3rd-party capacity

Kodiak Robotics and Werner Enterprises hauled autonomous freight four times round-trip between Dallas and Lake City, Florida, over 152 consecutive hours, the latest evidence that robots could replace human drivers on unpopular long-haul routes. With commercialization of driverless trucks still years away, Kodiak slipped its trained safety drivers in and...
LAKE CITY, FL
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Lake City Reporter

DeSantis stops by Lake City to thank linemen

‘Millions’ to lose power from storm; local impact minimal. The soon-to-be best friends of millions of Floridians received a show of appreciation Wednesday morning. Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the Florida Power & Light processing site at the Florida…
FLORIDA STATE
Lake City Reporter

Utility crews flock to FPL site at fairgrounds ahead of Ian

Lake City’s population swelled temporarily by a few thousand people Monday. It will grow again today as well. In preparation for Hurricane Ian, Florida Power & Light turned the Florida Gateway Fairgrounds into one of its two processing sites in the state. The other is located at Daytona International Speedway when storms start moving toward the state.
LAKE CITY, FL
Citrus County Chronicle

Weekly roundup: High maintenance

TALLAHASSEE — A Black farmer who has grown soybeans, corn, peanuts, watermelon and peas on his 1,137-acre McAlpin farm for more than four decades can add a new crop to the mix – marijuana. Terry Donnell Gwinn, who operates Gwinn Brothers Farm with his brother Clifford, is in...
SUWANNEE COUNTY, FL
greenepublishing.com

New produce store offers more than produce

Soon after Linda Hamby moved to Madison from St. Petersburg, Fla., in 2020, she saw the need for the freshest fruits and vegetables possible to be available to the community. She also had the desire to help local farmers and producers wherever possible. That desire to offer high-quality, fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables was fulfilled on Saturday, Aug. 20, when “Hamby's Veggies, Fruits and More” opened its doors on Colin Kelly Hwy., in Madison.
MADISON, FL