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Special STARS shine at track, field tourney

Special STARS shine at track, field tourney

The Special STARS Track and Field Competition for the Highlands County School District was held at the Sebring High School track. Approximately 175 school students from all over the county in elementary, middle and high school special education class...
Published: 03/20/15
Updated: 03/21/15
Brothers in business

Brothers in business

Yarbrough Tire and Service was started back in June 1968 by Floyd Yarbrough and his wife. His sons, Buddy, Danny and Jerry now operate the business. #x201c;My dad Floyd worked multiple jobs to get to a place where he could open the original shop,#x20...
Published: 03/22/15
Race chow goes beyond hot dogs and hamburgers

Race chow goes beyond hot dogs and hamburgers

SEBRING — At Trouble on Turn 3, the food being prepared Friday for campers was a little different than one might expect at 12 Hours of Sebring fan encampments.
Published: 03/21/15
School district explores outsourcing substitute teachers

School district explores outsourcing substitute teachers

SEBRING — A shortage of qualified substitute teachers to fill classroom vacancies, coupled with looming health care costs, has the School Board of Highlands County looking into outsourcing the sub positions.
Published: 03/21/15
Sale of two historic motels finalized

Sale of two historic motels finalized

SEBRING — The sale of two historic downtown Sebring hotels have been finalized.
Published: 03/20/15
US 27 widening rolling along

US 27 widening rolling along

AVON PARK – Each day survey crews continue to work along U.S. 27 north of Avon Park, the closer to giving highway traffic more breathing room.
Published: 03/21/15
Sebring church taking lifesaving equipment to Haiti

Sebring church taking lifesaving equipment to Haiti

SEBRING – In a country where many of its population just strives hour to hour, day to day to live out a simple existence, every bit of modern medicine that can be brought in is considered invaluable.
Published: 03/21/15
Historic race cars draw race fans

Historic race cars draw race fans

SEBRING — These cars with skilled drivers proved themselves on the racetrack, but parked on the Sebring Circle these vintage machines also proved to be a favorite for up-close looks from race fans young and old.
Published: 03/20/15
Urn of pet ashes found at car wash
An unusual find, but not an unusual practice for animal owners

Urn of pet ashes found at car wash An unusual find, but not an unusual practice for animal owners

LAKE PLACID — When Largo, a Chow mix, died about five years ago, Lori Lockhart never thought about burying her beloved pet that she had raised from when he was a puppy.
Published: 03/20/15
Race ole!

Race ole!

SEBRING – As the demographics of Highlands County, Florida and the U.S. perpetually shift with the influx and Latino and Hispanics, so do the gears of diversity in auto racing.
Published: 03/20/15