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FSA testing okay in Highlands County

FSA testing okay in Highlands County

SEBRING – After a day of glitches statewide that caused problems and suspensions, the testing that measures students’ academic progress and success has so far tracked relatively problem-free in Highlands County.
Published: 03/04/15

Man arrested: marijuana plants found at party

SEBRING — A Sebring man faces numerous charges after deputies responded to a disturbance call at a party and found several marijuana plants, according to an arrest report released this week.
Published: 03/03/15

LP to recognize kids exhibiting positive behavior

LAKE PLACID — Nowadays, with so much emphasis placed on what kids do wrong, the Lake Placid Police Department thought it was time to start acknowledging what kids do right.
Published: 03/04/15
Plane crashes in Spring Lake backyard, pilot killed

Plane crashes in Spring Lake backyard, pilot killed

UPDATE: The deceased pilot of a fixed wing single engine experimental airplane that crashed Monday in Spring Lake has been identified as 76-year-old Donald Adams by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. The plane crashed about 40 feet from a house ...
Published: 03/02/15
Updated: 03/03/15
An author and book remembered

An author and book remembered

SEBRING — It’s a sight not often seen. A line to get into the public library.
Published: 03/03/15
Race roars into community

Race roars into community

SEBRING – The main emphasis is on the roar of the engines, the adrenaline-inducing awe of the driving dynamics and the spectacle of the sport.
Published: 03/03/15
Majority of Sebring council favors Harder Hall offer

Majority of Sebring council favors Harder Hall offer

SEBRING — A majority of Sebring City Council members say they like the $2.5 million offer to buy Harder Hall, although it would leave the city with about $900,000 in debt.
Published: 03/03/15
FWC seeks bear response contractors

FWC seeks bear response contractors

SEBRING — The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is soliciting applications for two contractors to help respond to human-bear conflicts, one in the Highlands County area and another for Lee County and southern areas of Charlotte...
Published: 03/02/15

Some school districts experience delays on first day of new test

SEBRING — While Florida’s brand new test is off to a rough start in some parts of the state, at least one Highlands County high school official said the testing went well.
Published: 03/02/15
Man accused of selling calves he didn’t own

Man accused of selling calves he didn’t own

SEBRING — A man charged in connection with the theft of three horses last year now faces accusations he sold cattle he didn’t own, according to a warrant released Monday.
Published: 03/02/15