Raquel Garcia

New Dixie Belle Shops to open in early 2013

Artist’s rendering of new Dixie Belle Shopping Center.

Dixie Belle Shopping Center originally opened for business the same year the country celebrated its bicentennial back in 1976.  The 36-year-old strip mall, at 12185 S. Dixie Hwy., that once housed Pete’s Pizza Universe and Black Panther Karate among others, recently was demolished. A new modern version of the Dixie ...

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Murray Pool Plan trickles along after special meeting


The city commission recently held a special meeting on the Murray Pool proposal and passed a resolution 4 to 1 (with Commission Valerie Newman dissenting) providing direction to Di Pompeo Construction Corporation on design concepts and operational cost efficiencies. Although it appeared the progress of the meeting could be derailed ...

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