Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

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Convicted sex offender failed to report address change, authorities say

Convicted sex offender failed to report address change, authorities say

SEBRING — A convicted sex offender moved, but failed to notify authorities, according to an arrest warrant released Wednesday.
Published: 11/19/14
Hospital suing county over property taxes

Hospital suing county over property taxes

SEBRING — Highlands Regional Medical Center has been suing the county over its property taxes since 2007; commissioners voted Tuesday to close a half-mile of Shop 16 Road at the request of Ben Hill Griffin Inc.; and Commissioner Greg Harris sa...
Published: 11/18/14
School board swears in new members

School board swears in new members

SEBRING — Prior to the swearing in of three School Board of Highlands County members, Lillian Edwards, the granddaughter of a new board member, checked the list of names and declared that the board has four female members....
Published: 11/19/14
Fighting fraud

Fighting fraud

SEBRING — It happened to Floyd Watson once and that was one time too many.
Published: 11/19/14
Sebring community Thanksgiving service

Sebring community Thanksgiving service

SEBRING — The annual Sebring community interfaith Thanksgiving service will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 23 at Sebring Church of the Brethren, located across from The Palms. This event is for all faiths under the theme “Dwelling Together in U...
Published: 11/19/14
Man accused of attempting to break into apartment

Man accused of attempting to break into apartment

SEBRING — A Sebring man was arrested after he tried to break into an apartment and then refused to follow the commands of a police officer.
Published: 11/18/14
Ribbon cutting for Sadie Kahn Memorial Park

Ribbon cutting for Sadie Kahn Memorial Park

SEBRING — The public is invited to attend the ribbon cutting for the Sadie Kahn Memorial Park at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Published: 11/18/14
‘Dirt Farmer’ wins statewide award

‘Dirt Farmer’ wins statewide award

ZOLFO SPRINGS—Corey Lambert is a winner in a lot of ways.
Published: 11/19/14
Mosquito-feeding study may help stem dangerous viruses

Mosquito-feeding study may help stem dangerous viruses

GAINESVILLE — Mosquitoes bite male birds nearly twice as often as they bite females, a finding that may help scientists understand how to stem some viruses from spreading to humans, new University of Florida research shows....
Published: 11/19/14

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Capodiferro performing cancer benefit concert
Published: 11/18/14

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