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Two candidates file for Highlands County sheriff

Two candidates file for Highlands County sheriff

SEBRING —The 2016 election season has started early. Two candidates are already running for sheriff.
Published: 02/25/15
Harder Hall purchase agreement signed

Harder Hall purchase agreement signed

SEBRING — After four months of negotiations, the City of Sebring has a signed purchase agreement for $2.5 million for Harder Hall.
Published: 02/26/15
Sebring makes list of beautiful towns

Sebring makes list of beautiful towns

SEBRING — When a London-based web site contracted Jensen Beach resident Audra Clemons to write about the 10 most beautiful towns in Florida, it didn’t take long to think about Sebring, she said.
Published: 02/26/15
Crime dropped, but murders increased in 2014, sheriff says

Crime dropped, but murders increased in 2014, sheriff says

SEBRING — It took more than a week for authorities to identify a man with a head injury who was found on a dirt trail last March behind Lupita Grocery Store south of Lake Placid.
Published: 02/25/15
Starting a movement

Starting a movement

SEBRING — On the corner of Lime Street and Ridgewood Drive, under a huge shade cloth sit two 1,500 gallon plastic tanks.
Published: 02/20/15
Updated: 02/25/15
Deleon: Airport could be turned over to county

Deleon: Airport could be turned over to county

AVON PARK — As the Avon Park City Council discussed the ongoing operating losses of the city’s airport, City Manager Julian Deleon said the council could consider making it an independent special improvement district or turning it over ...
Published: 02/26/15
Collegiate High School comes to SFSC

Collegiate High School comes to SFSC

AVON PARK — High school juniors and seniors in DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands counties will get a first-hand glimpse at what college has to offer at South Florida State College’s new Collegiate High School program coming this fall. ...
Published: 02/25/15
Firefighter wins award third year in a row

Firefighter wins award third year in a row

SEBRING — In the more than 17 years a Sebring firefighter has been recognized as firefighter of the year, no one had received the award twice.
Published: 02/25/15
How to protect yourself from osteoporosis fractures

How to protect yourself from osteoporosis fractures

Dear Savvy Senior,
Published: 02/26/15
Sebring named in top 10 of ‘most beautiful Florida towns’

Sebring named in top 10 of ‘most beautiful Florida towns’

SEBRING — Sebring has been named one of the top 10 most beautiful Florida towns by CultureTrip.com, a digital platform for global culture, art, food, travel and lifestyle with 1.5 million monthly readers.
Published: 02/25/15