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Collegiate High School comes to SFSC

Collegiate High School comes to SFSC

AVON PARK — High school juniors and seniors in DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands counties will get a first-hand glimpse at what college has to offer at South Florida State College’s new Collegiate High School program coming this fall. ...
Published: 02/25/15
Firefighter wins award third year in a row

Firefighter wins award third year in a row

SEBRING — In the more than 17 years a Sebring firefighter has been recognized as firefighter of the year, no one had received the award twice.
Published: 02/25/15
How to protect yourself from osteoporosis fractures

How to protect yourself from osteoporosis fractures

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Published: 02/26/15
Sebring named in top 10 of ‘most beautiful Florida towns’

Sebring named in top 10 of ‘most beautiful Florida towns’

SEBRING — Sebring has been named one of the top 10 most beautiful Florida towns by CultureTrip.com, a digital platform for global culture, art, food, travel and lifestyle with 1.5 million monthly readers.
Published: 02/25/15
Man sentenced to 25 years on dogfighting, animal abuse charges

Man sentenced to 25 years on dogfighting, animal abuse charges

SEBRING — For Brooke Ferguson Kent, a 25-year-old prison sentence issued Tuesday for a Highlands County man convicted of animal cruelty and dog fighting is merited.
Published: 02/24/15
Nature walks set for Hammock, Seven Lakes and Lake June

Nature walks set for Hammock, Seven Lakes and Lake June

SEBRING — The list of hiking opportunities for this season's Monday Morning Nature Walks at Highlands Hammock will include a walk at Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park and Seven Lakes. All walks are scheduled for 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays. ...
Published: 02/25/15

County awarded $42k in emergency funds

SEBRING — Highlands County will receive $42,545 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.
Published: 02/24/15
What shows do you want SFSC to bring?

What shows do you want SFSC to bring?

AVON PARK — The South Florida State College’s cultural arts program wants to hear from you, especially if you have not been to a show at the college.
Published: 02/25/15
Wheels of kindness roll on

Wheels of kindness roll on

SEBRING – It’s a regular battle with logistics, timing and patience that she doesn’t want passed down to her daughter and it’s her drive to keep that from happening.
Published: 02/25/15

Race car event returns to downtown Circle

SEBRING — Visitors to the Sebring downtown Circle March 19 will see historic race cars, as well as possibly some newer ones.
Published: 02/24/15