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Tropicana Speech contest recognizes outstanding youth speakers

Tropicana Speech contest recognizes outstanding youth speakers

SEBRING — Public speaking has been rated in numerous studies as one of the all‐time top fears of the general public.
Published: 05/24/15
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
The Manor holds grand opening for new Sebring facility

The Manor holds grand opening for new Sebring facility

SEBRING — The Manor at Lake Jackson marked its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, May 19 at its new Sebring location.
Published: 05/24/15
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
Business Profile: Highlands Outboard Mobile Marine

Business Profile: Highlands Outboard Mobile Marine

Address: 212 Robin Ave., Sebring
Published: 05/24/15