NEW YORK (AP) — As Amy Witt prepared for the grand opening of her Dallas clothing store, she read up on the demise of thousands of chain stores this past year so she wouldn’t repeat their mistakes.
AVON PARK — South Florida State College (SFSC) is one of seven colleges in Florida awarded with the Florida Pathways to Career Opportunities Grant.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Callicoon Theater is a single-screen cinema along the banks of the Delaware River in the Catskills, in rural upstate New York. It has an art-deco facade and 380 seats. “We never sell out,” its box-office phone line promises. There’s not another theater for 30 miles.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — When Craig and Vicki Leuthold opened the Maryhill Winery in 2001, there were about 100 wineries in the state of Washington.
TALLAHASSEE — Pointing to tough legal standards approved by the Legislature, an appeals court Wednesday rejected workers’ compensation insurance claims involving allegations that two men developed meningitis after inhaling types of fungus while on the job.
AVON PARK — Ridge Area Arc, a non-profit agency committed to serving and advocating for individuals with developmental and other disabilities, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Community Bag Program for the month of December at Winn Dixie in Sebring.
SEBRING — There is another restaurant coming to Sebring that will offer four different menus, and will be open seven days a week and late at night. Fairmount’s Ale House, located in Fairmount Cinema Square, is expected to open Wednesday, Dec. 11. Its hours will be 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.
SEBRING: Residents of the Country Club of Sebring are thrilled that they again have a restaurant in their community. They’re also thrilled with the menu and the owner, Sammy Zilbeari, who opened Sammy’s Grill on November 1st.
Shatoria Smith was tired of the $5,000 in credit card debt she felt was blocking her from reaching her financial goals. She couldn’t see an easy path to being debt-free, so she drew herself a map by adapting a goal-setting framework she’d first heard about in a college business class: the SM…
CHICAGO (AP) — A group of employees from 13 McDonald’s restaurants in Chicago filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that the company’s drive for profits puts workers at “daily risk” of physical attack by dangerous customers.
SEBRING — With the closing of the popular Gold’s Gym earlier this month, many are left looking for a new gym to continue their workouts. While there are several options in Highlands County when it comes to picking a gym, there is a new player coming to town.
Small Business Saturday is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses and help communities thrive. Sebring has a huge event planned around Circle Park, courtesy of the Downtown Redevelopment Agency and CRA along with the downtown merchants who all want you to “shop local.”
TAMPA — Lykes Bros. Inc. CEO Johnnie James Jr. announced the appointment of Cari L. Roth to the position of vice president of governmental and regulatory affairs effective Jan. 2, 2020. Roth is a veteran government affairs professional and land use and environmental lawyer, with 35 years of …