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Southwest Florida Promise Zone Announced
07/11/2016 | Hendry part of new federal Promise Zone Jun 10th, 2016 · by Caloosa Belle · Comments (June 6, 2016) “ LaBelle, Fla. “ On Monday, President Obama announced Hendry County, in partnership with the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council (RPC), as part of the President's Promise Zone

Florida Trend - September Heartland Feature
08/29/2014 | www.floridatrend.com/portraits/heartland

Politicians And Government Officials Break Ground On New Facility
08/07/2014 | MOORE HAVEN, FL. -- Glades County officials held a ground-breaking ceremony for the soon-to-be construction site of the Glades County career training facility and the construction site of Glades County Emergency Operations Center. Both are located in the County's Industrial

Sebring Ranked #3 of Small Cities in Florida!
04/23/2014 | Posted: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 8:00 am Sebring ranked No. 3 in Florida's small citiesBy BARRY FOSTER News-Sun correspondentNewsSun.com SEBRING The City on the Circle has been ranked third in a poll of the Top 16 Small Cities in Florida. The list was compiled

Top Performing STEM Students Selected as Sunshine State Scholars
04/02/2014 | Florida's top performing STEM students were recently recognized as Sunshine State Scholars and given the opportunity to attend a two-day event in Orlando on February 13th and 14th. It was an event that could possibly change the course of their

Florida’s Tax Climate Perfect For Business
03/20/2014 | Monday, November 18, 2013 VOLUME 16 ISSUE 43 Florida's Tax Climate Perfect For Business Florida's climate is one of our best qualities. In fact, it's what gives us our nickname, "the Sunshine State." Our moderate to warm winter temperatures, cool sea breezes and tropical

AirGlades
03/20/2014 | A new international airport in Clewiston could become Florida's next big air freight hub BY ROGER WILLIAMS rwilliams@floridaweekly.com HENDRY COUNTY, THE POOREST OF FLORIDA'S 67 counties by some standards, could find its fortunes transformed before the end of this

Florida’s Vibrant Economy
03/17/2014 | 22 Nov, 2013 By Rachel Hamilton If you need a reason to move to Florida besides the ocean air, you could come for what Gray Swoope, Florida's secretary of commerce, and president and CEO of Enterprise Florida Inc., calls, an impressive, vibrant

Site Selection Magazine’s Investment Profile on Florida’s Heartland
07/11/2013 | Site Selection magazine published an investor's profile on Florida's Heartland in their July 2013 edition entitled, Fertile Fields: Companies large and small are betting big on an expected economic resurgence in a Florida region known more for its muck than its

Moore Haven site promoted for 1,600-acre logistics complex
03/29/2013 | Lykes Bros. and A. Duda & Sons plan to use about 1,600 acres to develop about 8.5 million square feet of logistics, distribution and mixed-use facilities in the first phase of their integrated logistics center in Moore Haven. One purpose of the


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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Florida Following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster
07/19/2018 | The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available
Highlands County Approves Industrial Revenue Bonds to Support Historic Harder Hall Expansion
07/18/2018 | On Wednesday, July 11, the Highlands County Industrial Development Authority (IDA) approved the issuance of industrial
DEO Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment on Algal Blooms
07/18/2018 | Upon a request from Florida Governor Rick Scott, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO)
Highlands County Named One of the Least Expensive Places to Live in America
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New Manufacturer Locates in Highlands County
06/08/2018 | Diversified CPC International has signed a 25-year lease that includes almost four acres of land