Friday, Sep 19, 2014

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Fighting the yellow dragon

Fighting the yellow dragon

SEBRING — Hurricanes, freezes, canker, even residential sprawl. The citrus industry fights to survive every year.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Stores hope that tax savings will spur appliance sales

Stores hope that tax savings will spur appliance sales

SEBRING — Trudie Corley spent part of Thursday morning helping her son, Bill Corley, buy a new refrigerator at Sears in the Lakeshore Mall.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Paralympic team member inspires Special STARS athlete

Paralympic team member inspires Special STARS athlete

SEBRING – A 2008 U.S. Paralympic Team member in the Track and Field Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, inspired Special STARS athletes during a basketball practice on Sept. 13.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Security alert

Security alert

AVON PARK – Jeff Leiva has his eyes set on becoming eyes, digitally speaking.
Updated: 16 hours ago

School board will meet at Sebring Middle School

SEBRING — To accommodate what has become overflow crowds in recent years of parents and students during the recognition of perfect FCAT scores, the School Board of Highlands County will meet in a larger venue on Tuesday - the Sebring Middle Sc...
Updated: 16 hours ago
Men accused of removing wire from electrical poles

Men accused of removing wire from electrical poles

SEBRING — Two men were arrested this week after being accused of removing copper wiring from electrical poles on Sunnyland Driver and Cemetery Road, according to reports released Thursday.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Shelter scrambles to save dumped puppies

Shelter scrambles to save dumped puppies

SEBRING — On Wednesday the four Chihuahua puppies played together in the office at the Highlands County Humane Society shelter.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Former Azure students resume studies at SFSC

Former Azure students resume studies at SFSC

AVON PARK — After a financial aid problem at Azure College in Sebring, about 20 former students of the private nursing college resumed their studies Monday at South Florida State College.
Published: 09/18/14
Former Sebring resident really cooking

Former Sebring resident really cooking

SEBRING – As a teen, Mike Remes was interested in sports - played soccer, basketball and followed Tampa Bay-area professional teams. But behind those goals, he also had another burning passion: cooking.
Published: 09/18/14
County adopts $120 million budget

County adopts $120 million budget

SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners passed on Tuesday a $120.3 million budget, along with an 8.55 millage rate.
Published: 09/17/14

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