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Bob Brunjes, who in January was promoted to president and general manager of the Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, will become president and publisher on June 1 after long time publisher Tom Weber retires. Brunjes, 51, joined the Treasure Coast Newspapers, which serve residents and businesses in the southeast Florida markets of Stuart, Port St. Lucie, Vero Beach, Ft. Pierce, Jupiter and Sebastian, in 1996. He served as the classified display manager and retail sales manager before 2000, when he was promoted to vice president and advertising director.
Weber, 65, previously had announced he would end his 43 year Scripps career in late 2009 after a period during which Brunjes would prepare to assume the publisher role. The change will occur sooner than planned based on Weber desire to have the transition progress ahead of schedule.
“Tom has forever changed the face of newspapering on Florida Atlantic coast, and he be sorely missed by a legion of fans in and around Scripps, including me,” said Mark G. Scripps Company. “While he leaves very big shoes to fill, no one is more ready for the task than Bob Brunjes. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is a diverse, 130 year old media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, local news and information Web sites, and licensing and syndication.
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CBL Associates Properties announced Thursday that Destination XL is set to open in late June at Hamilton Corner, between Sun Tan City and the new Firebirds Wood Fired Grill. The 6,947 square foot store will carry more than 2,000 styles of men’s XL apparel, shoes in extended sizes, accessories and home and living products for a plus sized lifestyle.
The store will feature over 100 brands including designers such as: Polo Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Tommy Bahama, Lacoste, Michael Kors,
DKNY Jeans, Cole Haan, as well as private label brands like Canyon Ridge, Oak Hill, Harbor Bay and 555 Turnpike. DXL provides customers with a relaxed and comfortable shopping experience featuring superior customer service and onsite tailors.
Local restaurateurs Joseph Dianna Janini have partnered with Happy Upshaw to open “Happy Cakes” which will offer special occasion cakes for birthdays, weddings and more. Upshaw has over 15 years of professional baking experience and is looking forward to opening in this location in July.
The 1,260 square foot bakery will be located between European Market and Portrait Innovations at The Shoppes at Hamilton Place.
Chicken Salad Chick will open a second Chattanooga location at Gunbarrel Pointe between Moe’s Southwestern Grill and New Balance. The 2,500 square foot restaurant will employ between 25 and 40 associates and is planning a July opening.
“It is so encouraging that one of our most loyal customers is opening two Chicken Salad Chicks within a few months,” said Founder Stacy Brown. “We got to know Josh when he was a student at Auburn and frequent customer of our original location, and we are so excited that he is bringing our concept and passion to Tennessee.”
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Chosen because: Self driving cars won’t exist in a bubble they are expected to heavily influence the environment surrounding them. Lauren Isaac, 36, works on developing ways autonomous vehicles and other technologies can improve urban mobility at the engineering services firm. In 2015, she was named the William Barclay Parsons fellow, a Parsons Brinckerhoff sponsorship that allows engineers to pursue independent research projects. Under the fellowship, Isaac developed a guide for government agencies on how to approach and regulate a driverless transportation environment.
Quote: “Government at all levels has the opportunity to proactively establish goals and policies that can continue to support the driverless vehicle revolution while keeping the traveling public safe and mobile.”
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