Monday, Nov 24, 2014

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Renting a Christmas tree, with all the bells and whistles

Renting a Christmas tree, with all the bells and whistles

SEBRING—Every holiday season, Ridge Florist employees take fully decorated Christmas trees to Sebring City Hall, the Sebring Police Department and the city’s water department in downtown Sebring and leave them in the lobby for visitors ...
Updated: 17 hours ago

Thanksgiving trash pickup changes, office closures

Progressive Waste Solutions, which serves unincorporated areas of Highlands County outside city limits, will move Thursday’s trash collection to Friday and Friday’s collection to Saturday. For information, call 655-0055.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Chamber announces new plans for downtown office

SEBRING — The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce plans to expand services at its downtown office on the Circle, President/CEO Liz Barber announced Thursday.
Updated: 19 hours ago

Florida lifts ban on silencers for game hunting

TALLAHASSEE—Florida hunters can now muffle their shots when hunting deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows.
Updated: 20 hours ago

City cracks down on shipping containers at businesses

SEBRING — When Gary Capasso bought property for his flooring business several years ago, he used shipping containers, already on his property, for storage.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Who’s the Biggest Loser?
Amy Clark lost 16 percent of her body weight; Kimberly Gauger shed 42 pounds

Who’s the Biggest Loser? Amy Clark lost 16 percent of her body weight; Kimberly Gauger shed 42 pounds

SEBRING — After Bettye Hart competes in a race, she usually wears the T-shirt to class the next day. Her sixth- and eighth-grade Avon Park Middle School students ask, a little amazed, “Are you a runner, Ms. Hart?”...
Updated: 20 hours ago

RCMA plans new service in wake of immigration reform

In the wake of President Obama’s immigration announcement, Redlands Christian Migrant Association is activating long-standing plans to help undocumented immigrants in Florida apply for work permits and protection from deportation.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Trek through technology

Trek through technology

SEBRING — John McKinney remembers wandering the cavernous room housing hulking behemoths of digital memory.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Paradise to build aircraft in Sebring

Paradise to build aircraft in Sebring

SEBRING — Back in 2005, Paradise Aircraft had a distributor at Sebring Regional Airport.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won’t empty your wallet.
Updated: 22 hours ago

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