Business, Court

  • The Creation of Social Security and Other “Old People” Programs

    Part 2 in a continuing series

    By Bill Koch

    The early years of the 20th century brought some interesting – but not especially hopeful – opportunities to older folks looking for some rest and relaxation in their golden years.

    Although the concept of retirement – and retirement communities – seemed strange, even unworldly, an increasing number of older workers found themselves contemplating the principle, if only out of necessity.

  • Gas Prices Climb 9 Center


    Florida gas prices set a new 2019-high of $2.80 per gallon, last week. The state average rose a total of 9 cents, but declined a penny over the weekend.

  • Scat Daddy sells for $400,000 in OBS session

       Hip No. 137, a colt by Scat Daddy consigned by Old South Farm, Agent, went to K.K. Eishindo for $400,000 to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2011 March Sale of Selected 2-Year-Olds in Training.   The bay colt, out of Madagascat, by Tale of the Cat, a half sister to graded stakes winner Lindsay Jean, worked an eighth in :9 4/5, fastest work at the distance at Friday’s session of the Under Tack Show.