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Highlands County Enhances Digital Economic Development Efforts
The Highlands County Economic Development office is launching a complete suite of enhanced digital services.   Among the new services is its website, www.HighlandsBusiness.com. The site is ...

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Taylor Benson posted on September 20, 2017 13:46 | Permalink |

 Hurricane Irma Information for Highlands County Business Damage Assessment and Business Recovery
Highlands County Economic Development is open and has resumed normal operating hours, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are here to assist you with your business damage assessment an...

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Florida, Hurricane, Business, Sebring, Avon Park, Lake Placid, SBDC, Loans, Help
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Taylor Benson posted on September 14, 2017 11:33 | Permalink |

Hurricane Irma | Business & Disaster Recovery Resources
ATTENTION HIGHLANDS COUNTY BUSINESSES: Based on the advisory information received from the Highlands County Emergency Operations Center and the National Weather Service, Hurricane Irma is expected ...

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Florida, Hurricane, Business, Sebring, Avon Park, Lake Placid, SBDC, Loans, Help
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Taylor Benson posted on September 06, 2017 16:36 | Permalink |

PLEASE TAKE OUR “20 QUESTIONS” e-SURVEY
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 |

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Enhance the quality of life in Highlands County by attracting a diversity of new businesses; increasing industrial investment while facilitating the retention and successful expansion of existing business and industry.

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