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SEBRING - Last year, the state saw a "significant" increase in black bear nuisance calls in Highlands County and decided to canvass neighborhoods and educate residents on how to live with bears.
SO: Burglary suspect caught in the act as residents hold door shut
SEBRING-While two 12 Hours of Sebring-related events in downtown Sebring will not be held this year, the popular Ride the Racetrack returns Sunday to the Sebring International Raceway.
AVON PARK - One student wanted to know how to start a feral hog removal business while another was exploring a marine biology degree and needed information on university programs.
SEBRING - Out of 54 U.S. states and territories, Florida ranks 53rd in the ratio of citizens who are guardsmen, and the state needs more, not fewer, people in the guard, said the Florida National Guard Wednesday.
SEBRING - In April, several Sebring High School International Baccalaureate Programme students "cash-mobbed" a downtown Sebring deli.
SEBRING - Jim and Karen Soltis are full-time RVers who move from one camp site to another, often state parks, serving as volunteer camp hosts.
SEBRING - Dawn Engelsman left her summer home of Michigan earlier this winter and intends to stay longer until the snow is gone.
SEBRING - In 2013, 116 voters were taken off the Highlands County voting rolls because as convicted felons they automatically lost their civil rights.
SEBRING - Yolanda Franklin was waiting Thursday at the Amtrak train station in Sebring to take the afternoon train to Miami.
SEBRING - Daruba gave the audience a really wide-toothed smile and even mustered on cue a few hellos - tiger style.
SEBRING - Judy Greve is on a three-month pickleball vacation in Florida from Kansas City, Mo.
SEBRING - South Florida State College is actively developing new general education courses in five areas of studies as required by the legislature last year and expected to be implemented at SFSC campuses in fall 2015.
SEBRING - When Harold Allbritton joined the Sebring Fire Department in 1976, his fire chief, Legare Smoak, gave him the option of joining the Sebring Firemen Inc., a nonprofit that raises money for school athletics.
LAKE PLACID - A state program that rewards anglers for catching, documenting and releasing largemouth bass heavier than 8 pounds had the largest number of entries from a "public resource" from Lake Istokpoga.
SEBRING - Ahn McQueen cannot believe a nonprofit center that provides fellowship, food and fun to senior citizens would become prey to thieves, but that's reportedly what happened early this week.
SEBRING-A theater-style model chair sits in the Highlands Little Theatre lobby, a reminder to patrons that a more comfortable viewing experience is in their hands.
SEBRING - It's a situation familiar to licensed mental counselor Charleen Stroup.
SEBRING - Local citrus growers are applauding a U.S. House-Senate Farm Bill agreement that guarantees $125 million for citrus disease research over five years, as greening continues to afflict groves that many say threat...
AVON PARK-The Highlands County Coalition for the Homeless is looking for eligible renters who are on the verge of being homeless and need help staying in their homes or those without a roof over their heads.
SEBRING- When Florida's economy went south during the recession and the housing market collapsed, several older workers in the construction field retired.
AVON PARK - Lorrie Key remembers a time she had car trouble but couldn't get the mechanic to understand her and ended up having to ask her husband to take the car to the shop.
SEBRING - Ninety-six percent of Highlands County teachers received some kind of a pay raise this school year as part of $480 million the Florida Legislature approved last year in educator raises.
SPD: Woman who says she was abused alerts neighbor, gets help
SEBRING - When was the last time U.S. workers got a raise as the economy tumbled, then slowly tried to sputter back on?
SEBRING - Wellington may be an 800-pound hog of an animal, but when it comes to belly rubs he becomes one big baby.
SEBRING - On Feb. 1, 2013, the Highlands County Tax Collector's Office fully took over all of the driver license duties the state previously undertook, when Tax Collector Eric Zwayer started offering them at the Sebring ...
SEBRING - A little over two years ago, Pauline Edwards suffered a stroke, which forced her to use a walker and left her with a medical condition characterized by uncontrollable crying.
AVON PARK- When Sebring native Jane Hancock decided to come back home after her "former life in Tampa," her brother, Ned Hancock, warned her: "I think you are going to be bored."
SEBRING - More people died on Highlands County roads last year compared to 2012 and the year before, even though emergency workers responded to fewer crashes countywide.
SEBRING - After an 18-hour straight road trip from Cleveland, Ohio, to Sebring, Daniel Ryave and Rebecca Arko pulled into Highlands County at 4 a.m. Saturday.
SEBRING - Jim Gross, 61, lost his job in the citrus industry in November.