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Sebring High culinary students cater meeting

Sebring High culinary students cater meeting

SEBRING — Sebring High culinary student Marcus Alviano serves chicken cordon bleu to a school staff member on Wednesday in the Sebring Middle School Commons. The students received real-world experience by preparing and serving lunch for about ...
Published: 02/20/15
AP rejoins Florida Retirement System

AP rejoins Florida Retirement System

AVON PARK – In the future, new employees with the City of Avon Park won't have a choice on whether or not to join in the Florida Retirement System's (FRS) Investment and Pension plans - and that should be for the better, said city officials. ...
Published: 02/21/15
24 loans forgiven

24 loans forgiven

SEBRING — On Tuesday, Highlands County commissioners forgave about $200,000 in mortgage and home repair loans to 24 Highlands County homeowners. About four times that many homeowners are still waiting for the county to erase their no-repayment...
Published: 02/21/15
American Legion program helps returning vets

American Legion program helps returning vets

SEBRING — When veterans return from distant places where they have served their country, they may have challenges finding a place to live or a job and dealing with medical issues resulting from their service....
Published: 02/21/15
New Business Profile: Tina’s Mattresses and More

New Business Profile: Tina’s Mattresses and More

Address: 281 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid
Published: 02/22/15
Designed for fun

Designed for fun

Step into The Blueberry Patch Fine Gifts at 124 E. Interlake Blvd., in Lake Placid and you immediately realize this is a shop designed for fun. From the hilarious signage to the smiles behind the register, you’re sure to enjoy the visit.
Published: 02/22/15
Cold weather shelter open tonight.

Cold weather shelter open tonight.

The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners will open a cold weather shelter at 6 tonight in Room 3 of the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center on George Boulevard in Sebring in anticipation of the freeze watch issued by the National Weather...
Published: 02/19/15
FHP: Hit-and-run penalties have gotten tougher

FHP: Hit-and-run penalties have gotten tougher

SEBRING — Sebring resident Chad DuBose was walking north on the west shoulder of DeSoto City Road one evening earlier this month when he saw a vehicle going south, approaching Mike Kahn Road, authorities said.
Published: 02/20/15
Man arrested in Sebring for 20-year-old Texas murder charge

Man arrested in Sebring for 20-year-old Texas murder charge

SEBRING — Nearly 20 years ago, a Round Rock, Texas, man reported that he found his wife not breathing in a hot tub at their residence.
Published: 02/19/15
SFSC’s past meets presidents

SFSC’s past meets presidents

AVON PARK – A bit of its past returned to the classroom, bringing living memories of campus yore to the front of the room and into the minds of a seemingly enthralled audience.
Published: 02/20/15