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  • Housing director charged

     
    Michael Shifflett, the director of Gloucester's Department of Housing, has been charged with a misdemeanor count of sexual battery as a result of an incident that occurred during a Feb. 12 home inspection. Shifflett was arrested on the charge on Feb. 18,....
  • Garton's e-mail

     
    Here's a copy an e-mail sent yesterday to county employees by County Administrator Brenda Garton in regards to the arrest of Michael Shifflett, the county's director of Department of Housing.From: Garton, Brenda Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 12:01...
  • Susie the Lab needs a home

     
    From Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida: Susie is friendly female black Lab, not 2 years old yet. She gave birth to puppies under a shed because she needed shelter from rainy cold weather. She and the pups ended up in a shelter that  was filled to...
  • Like “happy tails”? Adopt Wiggles

     
    From Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida: Meet Wiggles, who earned her name because she shakes from head to toe when she is happy. The 1-year-old female is mostly Lab but has a little golden retriever. She has a “happy tail,” her foster mom....
  • Citizens Property Insurance under fire again for no-bid contract

    Citizens Property Insurance drew fire again for its no-bid contract. Citizens has not taken well to the press coverage – dismissing it as having "inaccuracies," according to a spokeswoman. In January, Citizens Chairman Jim Malone called criticism of...
  • Citizens plans to rebid home inspection pact

    Citizens Property Insurance Corp. backtracked Monday on a no-bid contract it approved late last year and said it will rebid parts of the pact. Officials from state-backed Citizens told board members that they will allow Inspection Depot in Jacksonville...
  • Feds probe real estate deals

    Federal agents are investigating real estate deals involving Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife as part of a three-year corruption probe into allegations of favoritism and fraud within his administration. Several federal sources familiar with the inquiry...
  • 6/21: New business, occupational licenses in Central Florida

    Occupational licenses issued recently by county and municipal governments in Central Florida. Orange Wanda Williams, manufacturing representative, 111 Chisholm St., Apopka, 32703. Eastern Wine I Planet LLC, wholesale, 2172 Platinum Road, Suite I,...
  • Asbestos-backed flooring does not have to be disclosed

    Question: I bought a home several months ago and had it inspected. But in my opinion the home inspector missed an important defect. One room has old-looking vinyl flooring that I recently discovered has asbestos in the backing. I realize that the...
  • Two new websites can help buyers save on closing costs and mortgages

    One of the problems with new Internet-based ventures is that they often lack critical mass. Jeff Lazerson, a Laguna Niguel mortgage broker, found that out firsthand. Lazerson had a great idea: a website that would allow home buyers to hunt anonymously...
  • Tips to help you find your perfect home

    Securing a mortgage, meeting with a lawyer and wading through home inspections can be overwhelming, but you have to find a house you like first. Paige Rein, a designer for the HGTV show "Hidden Potential," gives these tips for finding your perfect fit:...