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TRAVERSE CITY — Allegiant Air in October will begin offering twice-weekly non-stop flights between Traverse City and three Florida destinations: Orlando/Sanford, Punta Gorda/Fort Myers and Tampa/St. Petersburg.

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TRAVERSE CITY — Cherry Capital Cab owner Doug Dornbos closed the business at midnight Sunday. He blames rapidly rising fleet insurance costs.

TRAVERSE CITY — Two state legislators joined local business and education leaders Monday to announce the northern Michigan launch of the Going PRO public-private partnership, aimed at building awareness of skilled trades jobs.

I told the story of an actual embezzlement case in my last column. Having been involved in the audit that brought this crime to light, I saw how the embezzler did it.

Smart money chased gold prices higher all week in “flight to quality” buying fueled by geopolitical fears, continuing ultralow interest rates, the trade dispute with China, and thoughts that Washington will allow bigger and bigger deficits.

— JW Premiere Pressure Washing, John Lopez Jr., 4121 Chicory Lane, Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — It isn’t too difficult to improve the health factor when your business follows a pair of doughnut shops and a gas station.

TRAVERSE CITY — A new partnership between Networks Northwest and Traverse City-based technology hub and startup incubator 20Fathoms will provide the technology hub’s members direct access to the assistance offered by Networks Northwest and the Northwest Michigan Works! business services team.

TRAVERSE CITY — The Bay Area Transportation Authority is partnering with Lyft to provide free transportation seven days a week — between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m. — for people who use BATA's new Bayline route.

The Grand Traverse Bay YMCA added Nate Alger and Theresa Will as new board members. Alger is the Grand Traverse County administrator while Will is the office manager for Korthase Flinn Insurance Financial Services. At its annual meeting in May, the YMCA also welcomed Peter Marinoff, the pres…

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce is launching a new speaker series titled "The Bully Pulpit" to highlight people, issues and public policy that impact the state and the northern Michigan region.

Mia Munroe brought the first gyrotonic studio to the area with Movement In Action. Her studio in Suite 205 at 148 East Front St. features five wooden apparatus that utilize natural movement to strengthen the spine and build a strong core.

TRAVERSE CITY — A group of U.S. tart cherry growers is celebrating the unanimous 5-0 decision of the U.S. International Trade Commission to move forward with a petition that alleges imports from Turkey have harmed the U.S. industry.

Just when you thought America’s favorite sports car couldn’t improve, along comes Corvette’s newest iteration of salivating engines to hike its world class standings. The new ZR1 boosts the envelope to more than 700 horsepower, joining the elite circle of Lamborghini and Ferrari exotics — fo…

TRAVERSE CITY — TraverseConnect plans to expand its mission. The organization is moving toward becoming a more powerful force for economic growth across the region.

People are starting to worry about a recession. Based on the Federal Reserve’s reaction, it is too. Yet, recessions don’t just happen without warning and economic expansions don’t come with set expiration dates.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its newest monthly estimates on the U.S. employment situation, showing a gloomier outlook. While unemployment remains at a 49-year low of 3.6 percent, very few new jobs are being created and wages are increasing tepidly. The newest report showed o…

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Rotary Charities received the 27th annual Lyle DeYoung Downtown Achievement Award from the Downtown Traverse City Association.

— Rachel's Cleaning Service, RCS, Rachel Jamison, 1209 Dyer Lake Rd., Traverse City

TRAVERSE CITY — Amy Gibson knows one thing she wants to do in retirement: something completely different.

TRAVERSE CITY — A video production business is setting up shop in Traverse City, driven by a significant investment from local venture capital firm Boomerang Catapult.

When the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed, many in the GOP claimed that it was a bill designed to help the middle class. Yet the true nature of the bill was massive corporate welfare. Huge tax cuts to major corporations — and although posting large profits, allowing many of them to pay …

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce last week released a five-part plan with recommendations on how to best generate and distribute new state revenues for road and bridge construction in Michigan.

TRAVERSE CITY — More than 200 space industry experts gathered over the weekend for the second annual Michigan Space Forum in Traverse City.

TBA Credit Union announced new positions for five employees. Christie Dompierre was promoted from marketing director to chief operations officer. Andrea Stagg moved from service center supervisor to service center manager. Brittney Birgy and Caroline Malocha transferred from member service r…

EMPIRE — Traverse City-based Dave’s Garage has purchased Taghon’s Garage, 12777 S. Benzonia Trail, in Empire.

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwest Lower Michigan businesses, groups and nonprofits were voted category favorites by Michigan convention and meetings industry professionals.

Editor’s note: Caregiving — and taking — is a complicated, constantly evolving concern for many in the Grand Traverse region. “Taking care” is the Record-Eagle’s ongoing exploration of how this high-dollar, high-stakes issue impacts our community.

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump announced that he was going to implement tariffs against Mexican goods “until Mexico substantially stops the illegal inflow of aliens.”

EMPIRE — Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore recorded 1,643,599 recreational visits in 2018, according to the National Park Service.

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