Monday, Dec 22, 2014

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Some former Cuba residents say upgrading of relations is a good idea

Some former Cuba residents say upgrading of relations is a good idea

SEBRING — Having left Cuba when he was 9 years old, Ario Salgueiro doesn’t think much about the country anymore, years later.
Published: 12/19/14
Relaxed school cellphone policy working, administrators say

Relaxed school cellphone policy working, administrators say

SEBRING — School cellphone policies have changed over the years from strict bans, to off and out of sight, to teacher discretion, but administrators and districts continue to monitor student use of the technology. ...
Published: 12/18/14
Giving the gift of art to local seniors

Giving the gift of art to local seniors

SEBRING — The Highlands Art League donated nearly 40 paintings from “Art Uncorked” and other classes, as well as from its Studio Artists, Dec. 15 to residents of The Palms of Sebring. This is the second year HAL has donated art ...
Published: 12/19/14

Highlands high schools receive ‘C’ grade

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County’s graduation rate improved in the 2013-14 school year, but continues to rank near the bottom of Florida’s 66 counties with only eight districts with a lower percentage of graduates....
Published: 12/18/14

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here is what is going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 12/19/14
Three dozen road, airport projects planned

Three dozen road, airport projects planned

SEBRING — Two in Lake Placid. Two at Sun N’ Lake of Sebring. Four more for Avon Park Executive Airport. Four around Lake Josephine. Thirteen surrounding Sebring. Roadwork is even planned in Brighton and Lorida....
Published: 12/18/14
City agrees to buy County Club Utilities

City agrees to buy County Club Utilities

SEBRING — Sebring City Council members gave preliminary approval Tuesday evening to purchasing Country Club Utilities.
Published: 12/17/14
Updated: 12/18/14

We Want To Know: Christmas memories

We would like to hear your memories of a really special Christmas. Contact Jay Meisel at (863) 386-5834 or jmeisel@highlandstoday.com.
Published: 12/17/14
Woman wants to find family of soldier who died serving country

Woman wants to find family of soldier who died serving country

SEBRING — For nearly 50 years, Sebring resident Brenda Edwards has often thought about a man she’s never met. She’s never heard his voice or saw his photo.
Published: 12/18/14
Fowling up the landscape

Fowling up the landscape

AVON PARK – It was a cool, cloudy morning sporadically interrupted by rolling waves of mist and fog. At first glances, the stillness belied the actual activity in the reeds, among the brush, in the trees and overhead in the sky.
Published: 12/18/14

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