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Friday, Jul 03, 2015

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Teens waiting longer to get driver’s license

Teens waiting longer to get driver’s license

SEBRING — Laura Pearson waited until she was 19 before getting her first driver’s license.
Published: 07/03/15
Dogs need to be secured during Fourth of July

Dogs need to be secured during Fourth of July

SEBRING — While humans get pleasure from shooting fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, it’s a less happy experience for dogs, said Judy Spiegel, president of the Highlands County Humane Society.
Published: 07/03/15
Southern rising

Southern rising

SEBRING – Standing among key chains, flags, auto tags and even a Native American dream catcher with the Confederate battle flag in the middle, Ron Thomas said he’s having to restock items tied to the Confederacy with much more urgency t...
Published: 07/03/15
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 07/03/15
Hail, strong winds cause damage

Hail, strong winds cause damage

SEBRING — Strong winds, rain, lightning and hail were part of a storm Wednesday evening that knocked down trees, damaged some awnings and signs and left more than 500 residents without electricity.
Published: 07/02/15

Man accidentally shoots himself after accident

SEBRING — First, a Sebring man on Thursday had a vehicle accident. Then he accidentally shot himself in the leg, according to police.
Published: 07/02/15
Woman accused of passing bogus money

Woman accused of passing bogus money

SEBRING — A woman arrested this week is accused of passing counterfeit money at numerous businesses in Highlands County, according to a warrant affidavit released Thursday.
Published: 07/02/15

Advisory issued for the following road projects

The Florida Department of Transportation has issued an advisory for the following road projects. Drivers are asked to be cautious in these areas:
Published: 07/02/15
SFSC students shine at leadership conference

SFSC students shine at leadership conference

AVON PARK — After a year of preparation, four South Florida State College business students walked away with top honors at a national conference and competition last week in Chicago.
Published: 07/02/15
Lakeshore Mall to raise funds for Born To Read

Lakeshore Mall to raise funds for Born To Read

SEBRING — Born To Read is a literacy organization of the Heartland Library Cooperative that helps at-risk families strengthen the bond between parent/child in order to better a child’s development.
Published: 07/02/15