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Temporary road closures for 5K

SEBRING — Sun ’n Lake is hosting the Sparkle & ’Stache Dash 5K Fun Run starting at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Published: 09/12/14
Whitehouse family house designated historic home

Whitehouse family house designated historic home

SEBRING — Just around the corner from the Circle on East Center Avenue is a small yellow house currently being used as the Sebring Friends of the Library’s Used Book Store.
Published: 09/12/14
United Way kicks off 2014 fundraising campaign

United Way kicks off 2014 fundraising campaign

SEBRING — The United Way of Central Florida, Highlands County Division, held its 2014 Campaign Kickoff and Leadership Giving Reception on Sept. 9.
Published: 09/11/14
The high cost of living

The high cost of living

SEBRING — Even if Joanne Gilmore wanted to move back to Buffalo, she can’t afford New York anymore.
Published: 09/12/14

LP approves zoning for child day care

LAKE PLACID — The shortage of child day care options in the Lake Placid area may be alleviated with plans by the Bethel Baptist Church to open a child day care facility next year.
Published: 09/12/14
Highland County residents remember Sept. 11

Highland County residents remember Sept. 11

LAKE PLACID ­— When terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, Michael Noel was supervising a customer service center with 80 employees in Miami.
Published: 09/12/14
Suspects in shootings of deputy marshals plead guilty to drug charges

Suspects in shootings of deputy marshals plead guilty to drug charges

SEBRING — About seven months before a drug raid led to two deputy U.S. marshals being shot, investigators intercepted a telephone conversation involving plans to buy three kilograms of cocaine.
Published: 09/12/14

Beekeeper initiative sets national example

One year after Florida citrus growers and beekeepers joined an innovative, voluntary partnership promoted by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, t...
Published: 09/17/14
Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day

Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day

SEBRING — Highlands Hammock State Park invites area residents to participate Sept. 27 in National Public Lands Day. Civic, service and environmental organizations, church youth groups, scout troops, 4-H clubs, college and high school students,...
Published: 09/12/14
Authorities say 9/11 had lasting impacts on law enforcement

Authorities say 9/11 had lasting impacts on law enforcement

SEBRING — Thirteen years later, the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, continue to impact law enforcement, authorities said Tuesday.
Published: 09/11/14

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