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New Gyroplane Business Relocates to Sebring Regional Airport
04/03/2017 | 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 location for us is at Sebring Airport.”   Pictaio Aerospace

Local College Awarded $5 Million STEM Grant for Advanced Manufacturing Program
10/21/2016 | South Florida State College has been awarded a nearly $5 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education to launch a postsecondary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) project called “Re-Engineering Our Future.” This project will create

Love’s groundbreaking set for July 21 at 9 a.m.
07/12/2016 | Love's groundbreaking set for July 21 at 9 a.m. The Glades County Board of County Commissioners will be joined by members of the Glades County Legislative Delegation, representatives from Americas Gateway Logistics Center and other special guests Thursday, July 21 at 9

Hardee County and Florida Hospital
07/11/2016 | Special to Highlands Today Published: June 27, 2016 WAUCHULA Florida Hospital Wauchula, in partnership with Adventist Health System, the City of Wauchula, and the Hardee County Industrial Development Authority, celebrated the ground breaking of its new hospital benefitting the health and wellness

Looking at the Big Picture
07/11/2016 | CHRISTY SWIFT Highlands Today correspondent Published: July 11, 2016 SEBRING When Donna Doubleday goes to work each day, it's the rest of us she's helping to succeed. The President and CEO of CareerSource Heartland has her finger on the pulse of economic

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


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Local College Awarded Nearly $2.3 Million for Manufacturing, Construction and Electronic Warfare Pro
11/16/2018 | Three new or expanded workforce training efforts will soon be launched in the Florida Heartland
Local High Schools Connect Students with Industry
11/05/2018 | The School Board of Highlands County and other community groups are employing innovative efforts
South Florida State College Launches Employee Training Courses
10/03/2018 | South Florida State College has launched a new catalog of corporate training. The courses award
Highlands County Secures $62,500 in Grant Funding From Florida DEO
09/10/2018 | Highlands County secured two grants from the Competitive Florida Partnership and Community Planning Technical Assistance
$300,000 EDA Grant Awarded to Support Growth of Aviation Industry in Polk & Highlands Counties
09/04/2018 | Aviation and aerospace industry development in Polk and Highlands counties recently received a boost when