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Want to help Florida’s Heartland Economic Region of Opportunity (FHERO)? Click on this link for an anonymous, 3-minute survey that will help us create a new brand identity. FHERO will use i...

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Taylor Benson posted on August 15, 2017 09:58 | Permalink |

Sebring Airport Awarded Grant for Apron Replacement
Rooney Announces Grant for Sebring Regional Airport Aug 11, 2017  - Press Release   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Tom Rooney (FL-17) announced today tha...

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Sebring, MRO, Economic Development, Airport, Aviation
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Taylor Benson posted on August 15, 2017 08:33 | Permalink |

Federal Reserve: Annual Small Business Credit Survey Report
Federal Reserve Timely information on small business financing needs, decisions and outcomes is critical to understanding and fostering the sector’s health and growth. To provide these ins...

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Taylor Benson posted on July 14, 2017 14:39 | Permalink |

FDOT Adopts 5-Year Transportation Plan for Highlands Co.
FDOT has officially transmitted the adopted five-year work program for 2018-2022. View the plan here.
Starting Your Business Monthly Seminar
Starting Your Own Business Seminar Date and Time: 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, July 26 Location: South Florida State College, 600 W. College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825 Host: Florida Small Business D...

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Taylor Benson posted on July 14, 2017 10:49 | Permalink |

Sebring Airport Partners With Chinese General Aviation Capitol
  On April 27, 2017, Sebring Airport Authority (SAA) and the City of Sebring hosted Chinese delegates from the Aero Sport Association (ASA) in An Yang City, Henan Province in the People&r...

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Taylor Benson posted on June 15, 2017 16:33 | Permalink |

FDEP Brownfield Symposium June 7 and 8
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting its 5th Annual Brownfield Symposium in Sebring, FL, Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8. FDEP invites all interested parties to the fre...

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Taylor Benson posted on May 31, 2017 09:42 | Permalink |

Highlands County EDC May Meeting
The Highlands County Economic Development Commission will meet for a regularly scheduled meeting:   Wednesday, May 10 at 7:30 a.m. Location: Devtech Inc. 118 South Lake Avenue Avon Par...

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Taylor Benson posted on May 01, 2017 17:19 | Permalink |

Florida Hospital Sebring, Lake Placid & Wauchula Part of a 2016 Most Wired Health System
Adventist Health System (AHS), which includes Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center with locations in Sebring and Lake Placid and Florida Hospital Wauchula, has been named a 2016 Most Wired health...

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Taylor Benson posted on April 03, 2017 11:22 | Permalink |

New Gyroplane Business Relocates to Sebring Regional Airport
Pictaio Aerospace has relocated from Dubuque Iowa. Explains CEO, Chris Lord, “Recently we teamed with ELA Aviation (a Spanish Gyroplane manufacturer of 20 years) and decided that the best locati...

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Taylor Benson posted on April 03, 2017 11:18 | Permalink |

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