Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

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Local scholarships are available for many college students

Local scholarships are available for many college students

SEBRING — The South Florida State College Foundation, which manages almost 100 scholarships for SFSC students, is expecting to give out a record amount of scholarship money this year.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Annual SFSC Art Awards recognizes students

Annual SFSC Art Awards recognizes students

AVON PARK — The South Florida State College Museum of Florida Art and Culture recognized student talent April 17 at the 2014 SFSC Student Art Show Awards.
Updated: 22 hours ago
It's the little things that matter most

It's the little things that matter most

Did you ever notice how small the cows in old cowboy movies are compared to the horses, Colin Furness asked. That's because in America, Hereford cattle were bred to be bigger and meatier over the years.
Updated: 22 hours ago

State computer testing issues affect Highlands FCAT

SEBRING —FCAT online testing hit a snag statewide today as students in some schools were unable to log into the software provided by testing company, Pearson Inc.
Published: 04/22/14
Highlands County beaches swimmingly well for summer

Highlands County beaches swimmingly well for summer

SEBRING - With the hot, humid summer days lurking just around the season corner, folks around Highlands County will soon be planning beach days out at area lakes.
Published: 04/22/14
Positive signs come from local job market

Positive signs come from local job market

SEBRING -As the slow summer season approaches, an upturn in the number of finance, clerical and truck driver job openings indicates a boost for the local business climate, according to the local career center.
Published: 04/22/14
Evaluation ordered for woman accused of feeding bears

Evaluation ordered for woman accused of feeding bears

SEBRING - A woman accused of illegally feeding bears will receive two mental evaluations, a judge decided Monday.
Published: 04/21/14

Retired major general to talk about kidnapping, rescue efforts

SEBRING - The Sebring Historical Society will host Maj. Gen. James L. Dozier at its quarterly luncheon meeting at noon Saturday at the Jack R. Stroup Civic Center on Lake Jackson.
Published: 04/21/14
Hospital unveils robotic procedure

Hospital unveils robotic procedure

SEBRING-Eric Stevens, president and CEO of Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, presented the newest medical advancement in robotic-assisted surgery for orthopaedic patients.
Published: 04/22/14

Learn about gopher tortoises

VENUS- Just how long can a gopher tortoise live? How do they survive in such extreme wet, dry, hot or cool conditions typical of the Florida scrub?
Published: 04/21/14

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