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September 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 21, 2022 CONTACT:Jennifer KoukosChief Communications Officer(863) 840-0300jkoukos@gladeselectric.com GLADES ELECTRIC PARTNERS WITH CONEXON CONNECT TO DELIVER HIGH-SPEED FIBER BROADBAND ACCESS TO FLORIDA’S HEARTLAND MOORE HAVEN, Fla. – Glades Electric Cooperative has selected Conexon Connect as a partner to deploy high-speed internet access to all cooperative members, closing the digital divide for many in Florida’s Heartland. Conexo...
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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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Ready Window (or Ready Window Sales & Service) closed on 12537 Distribution Blvd. Lake Placid, commonly known as the old Georgia Pacific building, on August 5th, 2022. Ready Window, a glazing contractor, was founded in Miami in 1987.  They specialize in sales, service, and installation of windows and exterior doors for any size residential or commercial project.  They originally covered the Dade/Broward County area, but with steady growth over the years, they have extend ...
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June 2018
Diversified CPC International has signed a 25-year lease that includes almost four acres of land and an existing 6,000 sq. ft. office building and warehouse at Sebring Multimodal Logistics Center. The company is a global leader in the production of specialty gases, aerosol propellants, alternative fuels, NGL refrigerants, and foam blowing agents. The Sebring facility will be an advanced distribution terminal that serves the Caribbean. Bob Scott, Project Engineer has been coordinating w...
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March 2018
Land use changes will support state-of-the-art spring water bottling and distribution facility as part of Lake Placid-based company’s continued growth in Florida’s Heartland JAN. 18, 2018 – The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners finalized the approvals needed to support an existing spring water company in Lake Placid, FL. The commissioners approved a Large Scale Comprehensive Plan Land Use Amendment from Agriculture to Public Water Supply and a zoning chan...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today that it will build a rebar micro mill in Frostproof, Florida, which is located in Polk County and just minutes from Highlands County. This is a $240 million investment and is the second rebar micro mill Nucor is constructing. In November 2017, Nucor announced a rebar micro mill project in Sedalia, Missouri. "Nucor has a...
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