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Pilot dies in Lorida plane crash

Pilot dies in Lorida plane crash

LORIDA — One person is dead following a plane crash early Wednesday morning.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Voting is heavier this primary

Voting is heavier this primary

SEBRING — It’s two days into early voting week, and more than 10 percent of voters have already cast ballots for sheriff, county commission and U.S. senator.
Published: 08/24/16
Lake Wales musicfest wants $30,000 TDC grant

Lake Wales musicfest wants $30,000 TDC grant

SEBRING — A music festival that’s booked in Lake Wales is seeking a $30,000 grant from Highlands County Tourist Development Council. Also, the TDC director’s annual contract is coming up for renewal.
Published: 08/24/16
Kenilworth Lodge condemned

Kenilworth Lodge condemned

  SEBRING — The Kenilworth Lodge, the downtown Sebring landmark that this year celebrated its centennial, has been condemned by the City of Sebring.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Some elementary schools beef up dress code

Some elementary schools beef up dress code

SEBRING — In Shonda Zimmerman’s second-grade class at Sun ‘n Lake Elementary School, all the students Monday wore solid color clothing.
Published: 08/23/16
Memorial Elementary to reopen Wednesday

Memorial Elementary to reopen Wednesday

SEBRING — Memorial Elementary will reopen Wednesday after being closed Tuesday for electrical repairs. A transformer failed Monday prompting Duke Energy to turn off the power to the school. New wiring was installed late in the day Tuesday into...
Published: 08/23/16

School paraprofessional provided alcohol, cigarettes to students, authorities say

SEBRING — In the latest of a string of incidents involving accusations of inappropriate relationships between school employees and students, a middle school paraprofessional is accused of providing two 13-year-old students with alcohol, accord...
Published: 08/23/16
Seaplane crashes at airport

Seaplane crashes at airport

A seaplane, an amphibious aircraft, was involved in an accident at Sebring Regional Airport around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Airport director Mike Willingham said two people were injured and were transported to the hospital. “Their injuries did not appe...
Published: 08/23/16
Aldi holding job fair

Aldi holding job fair

SEBRING — Aldi is holding a job fair Aug. 31 in Sebring and is hiring for store associates, shift manager and manager trainee positions.
Published: 08/23/16
New Taco Bell opens in Shelby Crossing

New Taco Bell opens in Shelby Crossing

SEBRING — Without skipping a beat, the new Taco Bell store in Sebring opened its doors a little after 11 a.m. Tuesday morning after its last shift at the old store Monday evening.
Published: 08/23/16