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SEBRING — It was on Aug. 27 last year that Darrel Smith and six other bicyclists were riding on South Orange Blossom when a great Dane ran out of a yard into the street and hit Smith&...
AVON PARK — When the driver of a vehicle in a fatality accident showed up in court last year, she had an unlikely group of supporters, besides her attorney.
SEBRING — When downtown wine walks were initiated a couple of years ago, organizers were astounded at the number of people who attended.
AVON PARK — As a leftie, Sebring Middle School student Beau Riley wanted to find out whether being right-handed or left-handed affected reaction time.
SEBRING — Local business owner Charlie Lowrance says he’ll provide a new perspective on the Sebring City Council.
AVON PARK — An Avon Park woman accused of leaving her dog in an outside crate without water, food or shade, has been arrested, according to a warrant released Tuesday.
LAKE PLACID — Caladium farmers, such as Don Bates, are scrambling these days because of the record rains during the past week.
SEBRING — Those who worked with Sebring City Councilman John Griffin always knew where he stood on an issue.
SEBRING – Lake Placid resident Barbie Coleman had always wanted to ride in a helicopter, but when she did, it was a lot different than what she had envisioned.
SEBRING — A buyer under contract to purchase Harder Hall will seek up to two 90-day extensions before finalizing the deal with the city of Sebring.
SEBRING — Three years ago, low turnout in a Sebring City Council election prompted a discussion to move Sebring’s elections to coincide with the November general election.
SEBRING — In the wake of several undercover arrests at Veterans Beach Park last week, Sebring officials have decided to install surveillance cameras at the recreational facility.
SEBRING — At least for the time being, The BattleZone, a business aimed at serving customer’s “digital needs,” remains open at the Lakeshore Mall.
SEBRING — As a child, a Highlands County woman gained her first exposure to African art and craft when her parents displayed art in their New York home.
AVON PARK — A 19-year-old man fatally shot a reported drug dealer during a planned robbery, according to an arrest report released Monday.
SEBRING — It was late evening Nov. 9 when Isamar Garcia, who was around eight months pregnant, started feeling stomach pains.
SEBRING — Thirty years ago on Thursday, Jan. 28, 1986, Jennifer L. Palmer was in kindergarten in Lake Placid when students were taken outside to see what was expected to be a neat eve...
SEBRING — Drones have made it to Highlands County.
SEBRING — The city of Sebring’s long-awaited sale of Harder Hall appeared to be imminent Monday.
SEBRING — Seventy-eight employees at the Highlands County Clerk of Court’s Office could face having to take as many as 12 furlough days between now and October if the state Leg...
SEBRING — A 10-year-old girl and a 71-year-old man were recognized Thursday by the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office for helping other people in need.
SEBRING — On a computer monitor Thursday in the Sebring Police Department, a viewer could see a man sitting in the Sadie Kahn Memorial Park bench using a cell phone.
SEBRING — Don’t expect any time soon to call up your favorite pizza business and have a drone bring the Italian fast food to your door step. Also, it’s probably unlikely...
SEBRING — When contractors and engineers climbed Tuesday on the roof at the Children’s Museum of the Highlands, the root of the problem that has kept the facility closed indefi...
SEBRING — A week after a man entered Carole Muir’s garage and viciously tried to suffocate her, the resulting bruises that covered a large part of her face are gone.
SEBRING — As of late Friday afternoon, three candidates had qualified for the Sebring city election on March 8.
SEBRING — It was ten years ago when then Highlands County Sheriff’s patrol Deputy Roger St. Laurent had made a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle on U.S. 27 north of Stryker Ro...
AVON PARK — The last time Cynthia Conner ever saw Jo Jo, the family’s 6-month-old Cocker Spaniel, was at their Frostproof home in November 2007.
SEBRING — When Cheryl Matthews took over as Children’s Museum of the Highlands director last year, she said, she noticed a little bit of sagging in the rear ceiling.
LAKE PLACID — A Clewiston man has been arrested in connection with robberies of two convenience stores in the Lake Placid area on Jan. 3, according to warrant affidavits released Wedn...
SEBRING — More than 150 women attended the Lunch Club Wednesday meeting Wednesday at the Elks Club. The organization is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. It started with 20 members...
SEBRING — Julixa Robinson said she was “excited” last month when she and her two sons were invited to an art party, she said Tuesday.
SEBRING — At least, at first, Linnea Michele Higgins may have seemed like a good housekeeper to the elderly Highlands County woman who hired her.
SEBRING — Sebring Police Chief Thomas Dettman fired his long-time administrative assistant Friday as the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office began investigating allegations regar...
SEBRING — It’s not a national security secret, but firefighters at the Sebring Fire Department have their lips sealed.
SEBRING — It will be sort of like visiting the dark side of Story Book Village.
SEBRING — Many of the people with opiate addictions in the Highlands County jail return to drug use once they are released, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton says.
SEBRING — Sebring Fire Chief Brad Batz is hoping action by the Sebring City Council Tuesday will help him fill eight vacant positions.
SEBRING — Having begun her last year in office, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said that preparing to move into the new sheriff’s office, which is under construction, wi...
AVON PARK — A man and a woman have been accused of helping to conceal a man accused of committing two armed robberies in Avon Park, according to warrants released Tuesday.
SEBRING — The secretary to Sebring Police Chief Thomas Dettman has been placed on leave with pay in the wake of being accused of, during a 13-year period, spending her father’s...
AVON PARK — At Jordan’s Jewelers, there’s a photo on the wall that shows three men and a young boy.
LAKE PLACID — A sister hopes her 15-year-old brother’s tragic death will help save the lives of others.
SEBRING — When Crowne Pointe Assisted Living Facility staff members decided to create a Relay for Life team to support cancer research, Heather Collins eagerly joined.
SEBRING — Qualifying for election to two Sebring City Council seats will begin Tuesday, Jan. 5, and end on Jan. 15 at 5 p.m.
SEBRING — This holiday season wasn’t looking good for Clark Dickinson and his family.
SEBRING — If you want “pure” root beer, Sebring Soda & Ice Cream Works may be the place to find one, at least according to a slogan on a box for Virgil’s Root...