Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014

Local News

Some phones present 911 challenges

SEBRING — In the past, after the 911 emergency system was put in place, dispatchers had few problems knowing where a caller was located, as people used landlines.
Published: 11/25/14
‘Frozen’ is hot on Santa’s toy list

‘Frozen’ is hot on Santa’s toy list

SEBRING — Toy retailers are looking for hot sales this holiday season from a line of playthings with a chilly name - “Frozen.”
Published: 11/25/14
Man charged with battering girlfriend

Man charged with battering girlfriend

LORIDA — Highlands County deputies arrested a man after his girlfriend told them that during an argument he threw a wrench at her and pushed her, according to a report released Monday.
Published: 11/24/14
Woman accused of stealing items from department store

Woman accused of stealing items from department store

SEBRING — A Frostproof woman was arrested after Sears department store security officers saw her leave without paying for more than $700 of merchandise, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Published: 11/24/14
Rare bat roost site found at bombing range

Rare bat roost site found at bombing range

HIGHLANDS COUNTY — When you think of a flying bat, do you picture it wearing a bonnet?
Published: 11/25/14
Cookiefest returns for second year

Cookiefest returns for second year

SEBRING—The Highlands Art League will host the second annual Cookiefest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at its Visual Art Center, on the shores of Lake Jackson in downtown Sebring’s Allen Altvater Cultural Center. ...
Published: 11/25/14
Who’s the Biggest Loser?

Who’s the Biggest Loser?

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?” ...
Published: 11/24/14
SFSC briefs

SFSC briefs

Science Bugs highlights conservation science
Published: 11/24/14
Chamber announces new plans for downtown office

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.
Published: 11/24/14
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 ...
Published: 11/24/14

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