Friday, Nov 28, 2014

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Rare bat roost site found at bombing range

Rare bat roost site found at bombing range

HIGHLANDS COUNTY — When you think of a flying bat, do you picture it wearing a bonnet?
Published: 11/25/14
Cookiefest returns for second year

Cookiefest returns for second year

SEBRING—The Highlands Art League will host the second annual Cookiefest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at its Visual Art Center, on the shores of Lake Jackson in downtown Sebring’s Allen Altvater Cultural Center. ...
Published: 11/25/14
Who’s the Biggest Loser?

Who’s the Biggest Loser?

SEBRING — After Bettye Hart competes in a race, she usually wears the T-shirt to class the next day. Her sixth- and eighth-grade Avon Park Middle School students ask, a little amazed, “Are you a runner, Ms. Hart?” ...
Published: 11/24/14
SFSC briefs

SFSC briefs

Science Bugs highlights conservation science
Published: 11/24/14
Chamber announces new plans for downtown office

Chamber announces new plans for downtown office

SEBRING — The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce plans to expand services at its downtown office on the Circle, President/CEO Liz Barber announced Thursday.
Published: 11/24/14
Renting a Christmas tree, with all the bells and whistles

Renting a Christmas tree, with all the bells and whistles

SEBRING—Every holiday season, Ridge Florist employees take fully decorated Christmas trees to Sebring City Hall, the Sebring Police Department and the city’s water department in downtown Sebring and leave them in the lobby for visitors ...
Published: 11/24/14

Thanksgiving trash pickup changes, office closures

Progressive Waste Solutions, which serves unincorporated areas of Highlands County outside city limits, will move Thursday’s trash collection to Friday and Friday’s collection to Saturday. For information, call 655-0055.
Published: 11/23/14

Florida lifts ban on silencers for game hunting

TALLAHASSEE—Florida hunters can now muffle their shots when hunting deer, gray squirrels, rabbits, wild turkeys, quail and crows.
Published: 11/24/14

City cracks down on shipping containers at businesses

SEBRING — When Gary Capasso bought property for his flooring business several years ago, he used shipping containers, already on his property, for storage.
Published: 11/24/14

RCMA plans new service in wake of immigration reform

In the wake of President Obama’s immigration announcement, Redlands Christian Migrant Association is activating long-standing plans to help undocumented immigrants in Florida apply for work permits and protection from deportation.
Published: 11/22/14
Updated: 11/23/14

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