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3 candidates vie for two Sebring council seats
Sebring voters Tuesday will elect two city council members for three-year terms.
Published on 03/11/13
Boys & Girls Club makes detergent to raise funds
To the Highlands County Boys & Girls Club, “Grandma Betty” is “selfless” volunteer Betty Houck, who has been there for them every step of the way.
Published on 03/08/13
Leads sought for missing 17-year-old girl
Highlands County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for leads on a missing 17-year-old from Lake Placid, who was reportedly last seen at Lakeshore Mall Feb. 25.
Published on 03/07/13
Sebring Middle racks up a $15K music grant
A performance of “Jingle Bells” during the holiday season by the Sebring Middle School eighth-grade show choir paid off Thursday to the tune of $15,000.
Published on 03/07/13
VFW selects Deputy of the Year
Highlands County Sheriff’s Deputy Ken Jorgensen has been named the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300’s Deputy of the Year.
Published on 03/07/13
Breakfast popularity growing
The Highlands County School District was third in the state last school year in the percentage of low-income students who got a good start for learning with a school breakfast, according to a statewide report.
Published on 02/26/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Dog shoots man accidentally, police say
It’s a case of dog shoots man, not man shoots dog. Well, sort of.
Published on 02/25/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Man accuses code enforcement officer of going overboard
A Sebring man said Thursday he was rather surprised when the city’s code enforcement officer recently ordered him to get rid of what he considers to be a small stain on his stucco house near Kenilworth Boulevard.
Published on 02/22/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Blizzards of a lifetime
As the nation’s Great Plains weathered blinding snow, at times accompanied by thunder and lightning, Thursday, Marcie Sabins remembered the blizzard of 1978 that shut down Northwestern Ohio for four days.
Published on 02/22/13
Updated on 03/04/13
City offers bidder 90 days to cancel
A corporation that has bid on historic Harder Hall can have 90 days to inspect the property and be able to pull out without losing any of its deposit, the Sebring City Council decided Tuesday.
Published on 02/21/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Crackin’ to the sound of history
Todd Park expertly cracked a cow whip to a chorus of “Whoa!” as it whistled in the wind.
Published on 02/21/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Parents plead not guilty in death of child
The parents of an infant, who authorities say died from malnutrition and neglect, pleaded not guilty Monday in Highlands County Court to charges stemming from his death.
Published on 02/19/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Here’s to you, Mr. President
If you’re shopping at Walmart on Monday or lunching at the Wild Turkey and you see a tall, slender fella in a stovepipe hat, please, don’t advise him not to go to Ford’s Theatre.
Published on 02/18/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Experts predict housing uptick
Will the rise in home prices that is now thrilling homeowners in Miami and Tampa ever reach Highlands County?
Published on 02/18/13
Updated on 03/04/13
Florida's foreign driver permit may violate treaty

Foreign drivers who want to rent or drive a car in Florida have been given some breather from a new state law that went into effect Jan. 1.

Published on 02/18/13
Updated on 03/18/13