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September 2022
From the Highlands-News SunBy KIM MOODYSeptember 10, 2022SEBRING — Highlands County will soon be getting some much needed apartments. The Spanish Moss ECO Apartments officials broke ground on the new project in Spring Lake on Duane Palmer Boulevard on Aug. 26.According to owner and general contractor Brad Kortbein, the property will consist of four buildings when all is said and done. The apartments will consist of one bedroom, one-and-a-half baths; two bedrooms, one-and-a-half baths, and ...
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July 2022
April 27, 2022 – The Aspen Institute announced today that South Florida State College (SFSC) was among the 25 semifinalists for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, adding a milestone in the award selection process. The $1 million Aspen Prize is the nation’s signature recognition of community colleges that are improving and achieving equitable outcomes for students. In years past, only 10 finalists have been named on the road to the winner, and this change is d...
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September 2021
SFSC is one of 61 colleges and universities across the United States to receive such funding. In fact, SFSC is one of only three Florida educational institutions to receive this funding, along with Palm Beach State College and North Florida State College in Madison.
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August 2021
A vacancy has recently opened on the Industrial Development Authority. In accordance with the Board of County Commissioners’ Policy on Board Appointments, the Board of County Commissioners was notified of the new vacancy on August 24, 2021. Currently, the IDA has 15 board members with five upcoming term expirations, and now with the recent resignation, 1 vacancy. The Policy on Board Appointments requires, “Approximately two months before any vacancies occur, the Depart...
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June 2021
The Industrial Development Authority currently has five upcoming term expirations in September 2021.In accordance with the Board of County Commissioners’ Policy on Board Appointments, the Board of County Commissioners was notified of the new vacancies on June 21, 2021. Currently, the IDA has 15 board members with no vacancies but five upcoming term expirations. The Policy on Board Appointments requires, “Approximately two months before any vacancies occur, the Department He...
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February 2021
SEBRING, FL (Feb. 11, 2021) – Bernie Little Distributors hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday to commemorate the start of a major expansion project in Sebring, following the acquisition of approximately 40 acres along the Sebring Parkway last year.
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