Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

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Doing what comes all-naturally

Doing what comes all-naturally

VENUS—When Karin Grunden and Jeff Troup moved to 52 acres of property in Venus from West Palm Beach 22 years ago, the couple wasn’t sure what to do with all that land.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Azure College’s Sebring campus reports successes

Azure College’s Sebring campus reports successes

SEBRING — Azure College has successfully passed an inspection conducted by the Florida Department of Education, the college said in a news release.
Updated: 2 hours ago
4-year-old murdered girl remembered as a smart, happy child

4-year-old murdered girl remembered as a smart, happy child

SEBRING — In some ways, 4-year-old Mercedes Blair came into the world like she tragically departed it last week.
Updated: 2 hours ago

County allows more pigs, goats and sheep

SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners Tuesday approved relaxing the maximum number of goats, hogs and sheep county property owners can now have, but not before one resident called the new ordinance discriminatory and another warned about la...
Updated: 17 hours ago
Man accused of stealing weedeater

Man accused of stealing weedeater

SEBRING — When a man needed a weedeater for some lawnwork, apparently he decided to take one from a nearby residence rather than buying his own, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Updated: 17 hours ago
CCC celebration

CCC celebration

SEBRING – Although their numbers are dwindling, the testament of their tenacity, fortitude and work ethic in the name of environmental stewardship continues to grow in the parks across America.
Updated: 18 hours ago
LP Masons pull park property from the market

LP Masons pull park property from the market

LAKE PLACID — The Free Masons Placid Lodge has removed the Bicentennial Park/Boy Scout House property from the market, but issues about the property remain with the group that is reforming a Boy Scout Troop.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Foreclosure rate at a 9-year low

Foreclosure rate at a 9-year low

SEBRING — During the late 20th and early 21st century, the foreclosure rate was a constant drumbeat: 318 in 1997, 313 in 1998, 333 in 1999.
Published: 10/21/14
Halloween events on tap this week

Halloween events on tap this week

SEBRING —Halloween-related activities ramp up this weekend as Highlands Hammock State Park gets ready for the second annual Haunted Hammock, Noah’s Fall Festival returns after a gap of one year, South Florida State College launches a &#...
Published: 10/21/14
Gas prices dropping below $3 a gallon

Gas prices dropping below $3 a gallon

SEBRING — Just in time for the holiday travel season, motorists are seeing gas prices fall below $3 a gallon for the first time since 2010, and the price at the pump is expected to drop further.
Published: 10/21/14

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