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Community needs to be involved in helping people with dementia

SEBRING — When Donald Bulkley walked away from his home last week, it took two days for anyone to report his disappearance.
Updated: 10 hours ago
TDC: CountryFlo to receive $10,000 grant

TDC: CountryFlo to receive $10,000 grant

SEBRING — Despite protests from Lake Placid chamber officials and the Heartland Cultural Alliance, the Highlands County Tourist Development Council granted the CountryFlo Music Festival $10,000. But there was an “if” attached. If...
Published: 08/26/16
Blackman leads campaign contributions for GOP sheriff’s race

Blackman leads campaign contributions for GOP sheriff’s race

SEBRING — There’s the primary election on Aug. 30, and then there’s the money race.
Published: 08/26/16
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out what’s happening around the county.
Published: 08/26/16
Artist’s reception for Joyce Robbins

Artist’s reception for Joyce Robbins

SEBRING — The Heartland Cultural Alliance (HCA) is pleased to announce The Art of Joyce Robbins, a fine art exhibit at the HCA Galleries in the Sebring Regional Airport Terminal Building.
Published: 08/26/16
Fansler’s arrest history deeper than publicly disclosed

Fansler’s arrest history deeper than publicly disclosed

LAKE PLACID — The details of sheriff candidate James Fansler’s criminal history are more extensive than have been previously disclosed.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Tropical weather system approaches

Tropical weather system approaches

HIGHLANDS COUNTY — Through Saturday, the tropical weather system known as Invest 99-L and making its way toward Florida has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical storm.
Published: 08/25/16
Man arrested on drug and weapon charges

Man arrested on drug and weapon charges

AVON PARK — An Avon Park man is accused of taking money from a vehicle and illegally possessing a prescription drug, according to an arrest report released Thursday.
Published: 08/25/16

FHP to conduct DUI wolfpack detail

BRADENTON — The Florida Highway Patrol will conduct a DUI Wolfpack Detail from 9 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Sunday in Sarasota, Manatee, Desoto, Hardee and Highlands counties.
Published: 08/25/16
School district looks to HCSO for investigative help

School district looks to HCSO for investigative help

SEBRING — The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office may be assisting school administrators in school-based investigations and providing training on investigatory skills for school based administrators.
Published: 08/25/16