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Monday, Jul 06, 2015

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Rescued dogs ready for adoption

Rescued dogs ready for adoption

SEBRING — It was on May 9 when a woman, who doesn’t want her name used, and a friend traveled from Hardee County to Sebring because the friend wanted to possibly buy a couch at a thrift store.
Published: 07/02/15
Tips for the warriors

Tips for the warriors

SEBRING – For the past year and four months, he’s kept bar patrons and guests in the spotlight, giving them the chance to croon away in their best Frank Sinatras, Elvis Presleys or Johnny Cashes.
Published: 07/02/15

State attorney’s office preparing charges in Sebring Middle assault

SEBRING — The Highlands County State Attorney’s Office is planning to file charges against one Sebring Middle School student who reportedly punched another student in the eye.
Published: 07/01/15
Registration open for Sebring Thunder

Registration open for Sebring Thunder

SEBRING — Those interested in participating in Sebring Thunder VI this year can get a discount if they register by July 30.
Published: 07/01/15
Voters pick favorite outdoor sculpture

Voters pick favorite outdoor sculpture

SEBRING — It’s round, it’s brown and the winner.
Published: 07/01/15
Thayer selected for district director position

Thayer selected for district director position

SEBRING — A former teacher of the year, Jessica Thayer, has been selected by Superintendent Wally Cox to fill the Highlands County School District’s director of secondary programs.
Published: 07/01/15
Ride of a lifetime

Ride of a lifetime

AVON PARK – With a wide, cheek-to-cheek smile and sharp grasp on the saddle horn, Nancy Brihn guided her horse next to an exit dock where the 73-year-old first-time cowgirl dismounted.
Published: 07/01/15
New state law requires govts to buy ‘Made in the USA’ flags

New state law requires govts to buy ‘Made in the USA’ flags

SEBRING — As July Fourth rolls around, an interesting trivia about where most U.S. flags are manufactured may cause Americans to raise their eyebrows.
Published: 07/01/15
Man charged with drugs flees deputies

Man charged with drugs flees deputies

AVON PARK — A Sebring man, accused of selling marijuana, was arrested after fleeing from Highlands County deputies, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Published: 06/30/15
Man accused of  battering woman

Man accused of battering woman

AVON PARK — A man was arrested after a woman reported that he hit her numerous times, dragged her by the hair and squeezed her neck, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Published: 06/30/15