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Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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Baby died of natural causes

Baby died of natural causes

SEBRING — A baby whose mother was charged with child neglect died from an infectious disease, according to an autopsy released Tuesday.
Updated: 4 hours ago

Toddler drowns in pool Monday, authorities say

SEBRING — An 18-month-old female toddler apparently drowned in a family swimming pool at a Lake Placid home Monday evening, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office said.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Little Theatre auditioning for ‘Sensuous Senator’

SEBRING — Highlands Little Theatre will be holding auditions for its final show of the season, “Sensuous Senator,” which opens in September.
Updated: 8 hours ago

Three men arrested after chase following accident

SEBRING — It took several Sebring police officers and several Highlands County Sheriff’s Office units, including a K9 unit, on Sunday to nab three out of four men who fled from a van after it tipped over after trying to pass another veh...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Students share positive experiences from AVID program

Students share positive experiences from AVID program

SEBRING — Twins Caleah and Camille Gammage share many experiences together, and as Sebring High School 11th-graders, they shared with a gathering of about 110 how the AVID program has helped them.
Published: 05/26/15
Highlands All–County Band to perform at SFSC today

Highlands All–County Band to perform at SFSC today

AVON PARK — The high school bands from Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid are joining together to form the Highlands All- County Band that will perform at 7 p.m. today in the South Florida State College Theatre for the Performing Arts. ...
Published: 05/26/15
YMCA Family Fun Day draws a crowd

YMCA Family Fun Day draws a crowd

SEBRING — It was all fun and games Saturday morning during Family Fun Day at the Highlands County Family YMCA, but don’t miss the point.
Published: 05/25/15
Heartland Youth Connections celebrate achievement

Heartland Youth Connections celebrate achievement

SEBRING — Heartland Youth Connections recognized the achievements recently of four Highlands County students who have overcome challenges to continue their education and prepare for a career.
Published: 05/25/15
‘Can do’ spirit marks vet’s Seabee service

‘Can do’ spirit marks vet’s Seabee service

SEBRING — In 1941, when it became clear American participation in World War II was inevitable, the United States Navy was faced with a unique problem: it did not have bases to operate from in theaters of war across the globe. ...
Published: 05/25/15
What to do about Highlands County traffic?

What to do about Highlands County traffic?

SEBRING — When it comes to Highlands County driving habits, intersections and other factors that might lead to accidents, there’s no shortage of opinions.
Published: 05/24/15