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Saturday, May 23, 2015

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Crime dropped in Highlands County in 2014, statistics show

Crime dropped in Highlands County in 2014, statistics show

SEBRING — Crime dropped almost across the board in Highlands County during 2014, following a statewide trend and generally surpassing it.
Published: 05/22/15
Florida rainy season arrives, hurricane season starts June 1

Florida rainy season arrives, hurricane season starts June 1

SEBRING — The Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the barbecue season as Florida moves into the summer rainy season and the hurricane season, which starts June 1.
Published: 05/23/15

Beware of online imitators and excessive tag fees

SEBRING — A few online sites are trying to get big fees by attempting to make citizens believe they are the official sites for paying for tags and registrations, according to a press release from the Highlands County Tax Collector’s off...
Published: 05/23/15
Fountains, benches planned for Lake Jackson

Fountains, benches planned for Lake Jackson

SEBRING — Water fountains, benches, bike racks and new playground equipment are planned for parks in Sebring and Highlands Park.
Published: 05/23/15
Spreading the printed Word from Sebring to Latin America

Spreading the printed Word from Sebring to Latin America

SEBRING — Behind the doors of the nondescript, beige building off Kenilworth Avenue is a divine world of words waiting to be shipped into the daily lives of those in almost 30 countries.
Published: 05/23/15
Languages present issues in courtroom

Languages present issues in courtroom

SEBRING — Normally the room where a jury deliberates is one of the most restrictive locations of any.
Published: 05/23/15
Man charged with lewd conduct involving child

Man charged with lewd conduct involving child

SEBRING — A St. Petersburg man inappropriately touched a girl, 4 to 5 years old, numerous times, and stuck his tongue in her mouth, according to a warrant released Friday.
Published: 05/22/15
Places to go

Places to go

TODAYDirty Dozen pickup party, fun run slated
Published: 05/22/15
State School Board votes to support Gov. Scott’s education funding proposal

State School Board votes to support Gov. Scott’s education funding proposal

BUNNELL — The State Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to support Governor Rick Scott’s proposal to achieve historic per-student funding for the 2015-16 Fiscal Year.
Published: 05/22/15
Texting while driving hard to enforce, fines are minimal

Texting while driving hard to enforce, fines are minimal

SEBRING — Allie Slager and her friends were headed to the beach a few months ago.
Published: 05/22/15