5 things to start the day: What to do with your own private island, and Lakeland Regional’s ‘wired’ status

It’s almost the weekend. Hope your Thursday yields an even better Friday. In case you missed it, Hillsborough commissioners voted yesterday to remove the Confederate flag from the county government center.

Here are five things to start your day:

I guess it works

The founders of one of Tampa Bay’s fastest-growing companies in the past few years have literally purchased their own private island. Mark and Cindy Pentecost, founders of It Works! in Palmetto, purchased Little Bokeelia Island, off the… …read more