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Sebring native helps hero receive Medal of Honor

Sebring native helps hero receive Medal of Honor

SEBRING — Sebring native and retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Donald E. Long recently saw the man who saved his life receive the long-overdue recognition he deserves: the Medal of Honor, our country’s top medal for valor in combat....
Published: 08/30/16
School enrollment rebounds

School enrollment rebounds

SEBRING — Student enrollment rebounded from the first day of school to the 10th day of classes from a deficit of about 100 students to a slight increase from last year’s number.
Published: 08/30/16

Fourth arrest in video: ‘Murder On A Cop’

ORLANDO — A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection in the making of the video called “Murder on A Cop.”
Published: 08/29/16

Abuse investigation continues

SEBRING — Allegations that a substitute teacher grabbed a girl by the neck last week at the Kindergarten Learning Center have yet to be corroborated, according to the Sebring Police Department.
Published: 08/29/16

Third arrest stems from making of ‘Murder on a Cop’ video

ORLANDO — Highlands County Sheriff’s detectives, working with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement in Orlando, have located and arrested a third suspect in the making of the video calle...
Published: 08/29/16
Man passed counterfeit bills, authorities say

Man passed counterfeit bills, authorities say

AVON PARK — A Tampa man used counterfeit bills to purchase more than $900 worth of merchandise at each of the Walmart stores in Highlands County, according to a warrant released Monday.
Published: 08/29/16
Woman arrested on shoplifting charge

Woman arrested on shoplifting charge

AVON PARK — An Avon Park woman is accused of stealing more than $1,300 worth of items from Walmart in Avon Park, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Published: 08/29/16
Things to do this week

Things to do this week

HCA artist exhibits
Published: 08/29/16
Coming full circle

Coming full circle

AVON PARK — Sometimes events in life bring you full circle. That’s what happened to veterinarian Dr. Chris O’Sullivan when he and his wife of two years, Tara O’Sullivan, purchased Anderson Animal Clinic in south Sebring, t...
Published: 08/29/16
What’s a troubleman?

What’s a troubleman?

SEBRING — Those who were around during the 2004-’05 hurricanes will remember that moment — that feeling of exhausted relief — when the power came back and the air conditioning turned on.
Published: 08/29/16