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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015

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Best place in Florida to start a biz?
Sebring’s in the top 10

Best place in Florida to start a biz? Sebring’s in the top 10

SEBRING — Naples, Coral Gables and Stuart. And Sebring is in there with some top Sunshine State destinations.
Published: 08/01/15
School district to notify families that pre-qualify for free or reduced lunch

School district to notify families that pre-qualify for free or reduced lunch

SEBRING — About 6,000 to 7,000 letters will be going out starting next week to inform parents that their children qualify for free or reduced priced school lunches in the Highlands County School District.
Published: 08/01/15
From playground to classroom

From playground to classroom

Although the hot summer sun is still beating down and the beaches are beckoning, parents and children are beginning to make their back-to-school plans.
Published: 08/01/15
Authorities search for missing man

Authorities search for missing man

SEBRING — Highlands County Sheriff’s detectives were searching Friday for Alex Christopher Schneider.
Published: 07/31/15

Avon Park woman injured in fire

AVON PARK — Neighbors rescued a woman from her burning mobile home Thursday night, according to the Avon Park Fire Department.
Published: 07/31/15
Tourist director position advertised

Tourist director position advertised

SEBRING — It could be October before Highlands County commissioners decide whether the Tourist Development Council will have a new director or a consultant.
Published: 07/31/15
Stepfather upset over possible plea deal in road rage case

Stepfather upset over possible plea deal in road rage case

SEBRING — A Highlands County man is outraged that the man accused of running over his stepson with a truck may end up serving no time in state prison, he said Thursday.
Published: 07/31/15
School board adjusts revision on cell phone policy

School board adjusts revision on cell phone policy

SEBRING — High school students won’t be able to use their cell phones between classes after teachers voiced their opposition to a pending change in the district’s policy on electronic devices.
Published: 07/31/15
Couple received communion from the pope for their 50th wedding anniversary

Couple received communion from the pope for their 50th wedding anniversary

SEBRING — There aren’t many things that make Deacon Jim McGarry emotional, but when he talked about getting to meet and receive communion from the pope on his 50th wedding anniversary in 2008, he had to take a moment....
Published: 07/31/15

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s what is going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 07/31/15