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Kids Tag Art winners announced at reception

Kids Tag Art winners announced at reception

SEBRING — Forty-five Kids Tag Art Awards of Distinction winners were recognized Feb. 26 for their artistic creativity at a reception hosted by the Highlands County Tax Collector at the Circle Theatre in downtown Sebring. ...
Updated: 17 hours ago

School board members prepped to visit Legislature Funding and spending flexibility among top priorities

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County is dealing with a “funding crisis,” according to its one-page list of 2015 legislative priorities.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Mud boggers, start your engines

Mud boggers, start your engines

SEBRING — After more than three years of wrangling with Highlands County commissioners, South Florida Water Management District, the planning department and angry neighbors, Gabe White and Jeff Kennedy will be permitted to bog....
Updated: 18 hours ago
US Sugar land buy a tough sell among lawmakers

US Sugar land buy a tough sell among lawmakers

TALLAHASSEE – A Senate-commissioned study could give hope to people who want the state to use a large chunk of voter-approved money for water and land projects to buy U.S. Sugar land in the Everglades before an October deadline.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Sign-ups ongoing for Avon Park pageant

Sign-ups ongoing for Avon Park pageant

AVON PARK —The 29th annual Miss and Jr. Miss Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Pageant is gearing up, and organizers are still accepting entries.
Updated: 18 hours ago
City Council endorses Harder Hall contract

City Council endorses Harder Hall contract

SEBRING — For decades, Harder Hall, the once grand hotel and golf resort that attracted celebrities, has remained vacant and facing an increasingly uncertain future.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Sebring man’s 24 hours in Cuba

Sebring man’s 24 hours in Cuba

SEBRING – It wasn’t a four-hour cruise that left him stranded on a desert isle with six castaways, but it was an hour and half unplanned excursion with a plane full of people into a U.S. forbidden zone.
Updated: 18 hours ago
12 Hours of Sebring’s first campers do it again

12 Hours of Sebring’s first campers do it again

SEBRING — Cheryl and Brian Bailey have done it again.
Updated: 23 hours ago
CitraPac introduced as ‘Project Nitrogen’

CitraPac introduced as ‘Project Nitrogen’

SEBRING — It was nine years in the making, but Project Nitrogen was finally introduced to Highlands County commissioners as CitraPac, a new industry which will sell Fruit Pearls at school cafeterias around the nation....
Published: 03/04/15
Pilot in airplane crash identified

Pilot in airplane crash identified

SEBRING — When Donald Adams’ experimental aircraft crashed 40 feet from a Spring Lake Home Monday, it may have been Adams’ experience as a pilot that allowed him to avoid striking any one of numerous houses in the area.
Published: 03/03/15