SC breaks ground on new headquarters

– International Speedway Corporation had a groundbreaking for its new headquarters last week. The new 200,000-square-foot building will be a cornerstone for “Daytona Live!”, a 71-acre, mixed-use entertainment destination across from Daytona International Speedway. The project will house more than 1,100 NASCAR and International Speedway Corporation personnel. The remainder of the Daytona Live! complex will feature a hotel, movie theater, retail shops and a selection of housing options.

Business workshops

– The Small Business Development Center at Daytona Beach College (DBC) is offering a series of business start up and improvement workshops in West Volusia. Topics include starting a business, business financing, marketing strategies, Quickbooks and others. Classes will be at DBC’s DeLand Campus (near I-4) at 1155 C.R. 4139. For more information and registration, contact Nancy Franssen at (386) 506-4723 or e-mail

10th anniversary for Macro Transport 

– MacroTransport Services LLC soon will celebrate its 10th year in Ormond Beach. The anniversary is being marked by a significant relocation of the company’s operation to a larger facility on Williamson Boulevard in Daytona Beach. The move will accommodate the company’s demand for increased Internet-based freight forwarding services. MacroTransport offers domestic and international freight services for heavy haul and less-than-a-truckload clients, and is looking for sales and factoring professionals to join its growing team. To learn more about freight services or employment opportunities in this growing local company, contact Chris Kearney, business development manager, at

TV and electronic recycling

– With the digital conversion just months away, many unwanted analog televisions will need to be recycled as new digital televisions are purchased. The Web site below includes a frequently asked questions page that explains what the television broadcast signal conversion is all about, how to tell whether your existing television is “digital-ready” and how to get a $40 coupon toward the purchase of a digital-to-analog converter box. Visit

Green technology

– N-Viro International Corporation operates a processing facility at the Volusia County landfill that utilizes patented technologies to stabilize and disinfect municipal bio solids and transform them into N-Viro Soil™, a product which has a granular appearance similar to soil and has multiple commercial uses. These uses include agricultural lime, soil enrichment, top soil blend, landfill cover and filter and land reclamation. N-Viro also has developed a technology to process bio solids into N-Viro Fuel, a renewable alternative fuel synergistic with the coal combustion and energy industry. To learn more about this local company, go online to


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