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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.
Updated: 12 hours ago
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.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Residents complain about living in condemned apartments

Residents complain about living in condemned apartments

SEBRING — During a period of months, Odaliz Fraginals has lived in an apartment with mold, leaks and cracks.
Updated: 12 hours ago
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.
Updated: 11 hours ago

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.
Updated: 11 hours ago
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