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What to do about Highlands County traffic?

What to do about Highlands County traffic?

SEBRING — When it comes to Highlands County driving habits, intersections and other factors that might lead to accidents, there’s no shortage of opinions.
Updated: 1 hour ago

Highlands schools unaffected by state staffing cuts

SEBRING — About 75 percent of the Florida Department of Education’s field teams that assist “D” and “F” schools will be cut in 2015-16, but it won’t affect Highlands County, according to a district adm...
Published: 05/24/15
Sebring carjacker found dead in St. Pete

Sebring carjacker found dead in St. Pete

SEBRING — A 44-year-old Sebring man wanted for attempted murder, kidnapping and carjacking in Polk County has been found dead in St. Petersburg.
Published: 05/23/15
Tropicana Speech contest recognizes outstanding youth speakers

Tropicana Speech contest recognizes outstanding youth speakers

SEBRING — Public speaking has been rated in numerous studies as one of the all‐time top fears of the general public.
Published: 05/24/15
Crime dropped in Highlands County in 2014, statistics show

Crime dropped in Highlands County in 2014, statistics show

SEBRING — Crime dropped almost across the board in Highlands County during 2014, following a statewide trend and generally surpassing it.
Published: 05/22/15
Florida rainy season arrives, hurricane season starts June 1

Florida rainy season arrives, hurricane season starts June 1

SEBRING — The Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the barbecue season as Florida moves into the summer rainy season and the hurricane season, which starts June 1.
Published: 05/23/15

Beware of online imitators and excessive tag fees

SEBRING — A few online sites are trying to get big fees by attempting to make citizens believe they are the official sites for paying for tags and registrations, according to a press release from the Highlands County Tax Collector’s off...
Published: 05/23/15
Fountains, benches planned for Lake Jackson

Fountains, benches planned for Lake Jackson

SEBRING — Water fountains, benches, bike racks and new playground equipment are planned for parks in Sebring and Highlands Park.
Published: 05/23/15
Spreading the printed Word from Sebring to Latin America

Spreading the printed Word from Sebring to Latin America

SEBRING — Behind the doors of the nondescript, beige building off Kenilworth Avenue is a divine world of words waiting to be shipped into the daily lives of those in almost 30 countries.
Published: 05/23/15
Languages present issues in courtroom

Languages present issues in courtroom

SEBRING — Normally the room where a jury deliberates is one of the most restrictive locations of any.
Published: 05/23/15