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Concert takes SFSC back to the ‘60s

Concert takes SFSC back to the ‘60s

SEBRING — From rock to soul to the music of the British invasion, the 1960s returned to the South Florida State College Theatre for the Performing Arts Friday with the musical revue, “That 60’s Show.” Top-notch musicians l...
Published: 06/29/15
Fire call comes from fire chief’s home

Fire call comes from fire chief’s home

West Sebring volunteer firefighter Matt Muha stands outside West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department’s Chief Scott Mann’s house after responding to a structure fire call at the house on Monday morning. Mann said a squirrel may have chewed...
Published: 06/29/15

Barbers, stylists sought for back-to-school event

SEBRING — Hairstylists and barbers are being sought for a back-to-school event where underprivileged school children will get free hair cuts before their first day of school, which is Aug. 19.
Published: 06/29/15
2nd firm wants to manage landfill, recycling

2nd firm wants to manage landfill, recycling

SEBRING — A second company is asking to manage Highlands County’s landfill and recycling operations.
Published: 06/29/15
Creating champions

Creating champions

AVON PARK — Reggie Knighten isn’t a big fan of social media. While people are griping and arguing with each other, he’d rather be out doing something good.
Published: 06/29/15

The latest: Inmate shot after trooper sees suspicious man

CONSTABLE, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on the manhunt following the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison (all times local):
Published: 06/28/15

Authorities ID motorcycle accident victim as Sebring resident, 31

SEBRING — Florida Highway Patrol has identified a motorcycle driver who was killed Saturday after he drove into an orange grove and collided against a tree as Wesley Scott Hair, 31, of Sebring.
Published: 06/29/15

Downtown Sebring outdoor sculpture voting ends June 30

SEBRING — The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency’s People’s Choice online sculpture voting ends June 30. Residents and visitors can vote for their favorite outdoor sculpture at www.DowntownSebring.org. ...
Published: 06/28/15

Gov. Scott vetoes Sebring street light project

SEBRING — Gov. Rick Scott has vetoed the $1 million the Florida Legislature approved for street lighting along a portion of U.S. 27.
Published: 06/28/15
Animal euthanasia numbers coming down

Animal euthanasia numbers coming down

SEBRING — Whereever Twyla Ostrowski goes in Lake Placid, she’s still asked what’s going on with the animal control ordinance.
Published: 06/28/15