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Tuesday, Apr 21, 2015

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Outside in

Outside in

LAKE PLACID – This year, they ended up in the relative air-conditioned comfort of an indoor classroom, but that didn’t mean the lessons stopped at their classroom door.
Updated: 16 hours ago

School district looks to follow up efforts with drug offenders

SEBRING — As the number of drug and alcohol incidents increase, the school district plans to intensify its follow-up effort with students who have faced expulsion due to substance abuse issues.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Walkabout tour of Archbold scrub set

Walkabout tour of Archbold scrub set

VENUS—Are you a plant or flower enthusiast? Do you admire the beauty of native flora or natural landscapes?
Updated: 17 hours ago
Doty case defendant gets five years in prison

Doty case defendant gets five years in prison

SEBRING — A woman who was on probation for helping the killers of Aaron Doty flee to Orlando will serve five years in prison, a judge decided Monday.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Sunday fire destroys mobile home

Sunday fire destroys mobile home

DESOTO CITY — A fire destroyed a single-wide mobile home Sunday morning at 4511 Granada Ave., in DeSoto City. Desoto City Volunteer Fire Department Lt. Scott Kaplan said no one was home at the time of the blaze. His department received the cal...
Updated: 18 hours ago
Wildlife officials support black bear hunts

Wildlife officials support black bear hunts

TALLAHASSEE — Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.
Updated: 18 hours ago

Online glitches plague FSA testing Monday

SEBRING (AP) — Some Highlands County schools had to suspend testing for the Florida Standards Assessments Monday amid a new round of problems with the state’s online tests.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Sebring to recognize Pier Beach for Earth Day

Sebring to recognize Pier Beach for Earth Day

SEBRING — Free kids’ activities are part of Earth Day celebrations set Wednesday in Pier Beach.
Updated: 23 hours ago
SFSC briefs

SFSC briefs

Basic Law Enforcement course offered
Published: 04/20/15
Keeping Highlands beautiful

Keeping Highlands beautiful

SEBRING — For Christy Reed and others involved in fighting illegal dumping and littering in Highlands County, it’s a neverending battle.
Published: 04/20/15