Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

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We Want To Know: Christmas memories

We would like to hear your memories of a really special Christmas. Contact Jay Meisel at (863) 386-5834 or jmeisel@highlandstoday.com.
Updated: 14 hours ago
Three dozen road, airport projects planned

Three dozen road, airport projects planned

SEBRING — Two in Lake Placid. Two at Sun N’ Lake of Sebring. Four more for Avon Park Executive Airport. Four around Lake Josephine. Thirteen surrounding Sebring. Roadwork is even planned in Brighton and Lorida....
Updated: 14 hours ago

City agrees to buy County Club Utilities

SEBRING — Sebring City Council members gave preliminary approval Tuesday evening to purchasing Country Club Utilities.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Woman wants to find family of soldier who died serving country

Woman wants to find family of soldier who died serving country

SEBRING — For nearly 50 years, Sebring resident Brenda Edwards has often thought about a man she’s never met. She’s never heard his voice or saw his photo.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Fowling up the landscape

Fowling up the landscape

AVON PARK – It was a cool, cloudy morning sporadically interrupted by rolling waves of mist and fog. At first glances, the stillness belied the actual activity in the reeds, among the brush, in the trees and overhead in the sky.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Home-sharing programs can help seniors

Dear Savvy Senior,
Updated: 16 hours ago
Fire destroys mobile home

Fire destroys mobile home

DeSoto City — Fire destroyed a mobile home Wednesday morning, but no one was injured in the blaze.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Commission fires Orlando ad agency

Commission fires Orlando ad agency

SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners cancelled a contract with a high-powered Orlando advertising agency which didn’t do a “wow” job on a tourism project. Commissioners also approved $59 million worth of road and sidew...
Published: 12/17/14
Ripple cloud formations caused by gravity wave phenomenon

Ripple cloud formations caused by gravity wave phenomenon

SEBRING — A ripple effect on a grand scale in the sky makes for impressive photos, but what force or forces of mother nature cause this phenomenon?
Published: 12/17/14
Bringing ‘Blankets Of Love’ to the needy

Bringing ‘Blankets Of Love’ to the needy

AVON PARK — Last November, Donavan Harper and his wife, Marie, were praying when they spotted a homeless man, huddled in the cold, a beach towel around him.
Published: 12/17/14

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