Right at the start of the new year minimum wage here in Florida is going up by 21 cents. Its going to rise from $8.25 per hour to $8.46. Tipped employee minimum goes from $5.23 to $5.44.
The Suwannee and Santa Fey rivers are swelling from all the rain the southeast has gotten recently. Some parts of the rivers are expected to rise up to 4 feet through the next few days, which could block roads and maybe threaten homes. The rain we're expected to get tomorrow wont be helping anything either.
The Social at Midtown, a bar/restaurant in Gainesville, recently put a food truck on its roof. Apparently it was tough to serve customers who were sitting up there, so the owners put a kitchen in easy reach. The truck should be serving food in a few weeks.