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Highlands houses are getting smaller

SEBRING — Around the nation, houses are getting little bigger. In Highlands County, houses are way smaller.
Published: 02/14/16
When citrus loses, everyone loses

When citrus loses, everyone loses

SEBRING — Lenard Carlisle and David Terrell are seeing smaller crops, and therefore fewer citrus trucks rolling down the highways these days. The reason is the citrus psyllid, the gnat-sized insect that’s killing orange and grapefruit t...
Published: 02/14/16
SFSC professor stays busy even in retirement

SFSC professor stays busy even in retirement

AVON PARK — Dr. Christopher McConnell has to stay busy — even in retirement.
Published: 02/14/16
What a recession does to your money

What a recession does to your money

NEW YORK — If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won’t know we’re in one until well after it’s begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down.
Published: 02/14/16

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Coffee club at Edward Jones
Published: 02/14/16
Business profile: Shamrock Pharmacy

Business profile: Shamrock Pharmacy

Name of business: Shamrock Pharmacy
Published: 02/14/16
Restoration hardware

Restoration hardware

SEBRING — Joe Colangelo is a second-generation tradesman who has honed his craft over 30 years, one piece of furniture at a time.
Published: 02/14/16
Avon Park High freshman is crowned 2016 Jr. Miss Highlands County

Avon Park High freshman is crowned 2016 Jr. Miss Highlands County

SEBRING — It was literally a crowning achievement Friday evening for Amy Schlosser, the new 2016 Jr. Miss Highlands County, who had left the same stage last year as the second runner-up at the 2015 Miss Jr. Highlands County and also happens to...
Updated: 6 hours ago
What officers can and cannot do about nuisance dogs?

What officers can and cannot do about nuisance dogs?

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’s bicycle and another cycle....
Published: 02/13/16
Education support union at impasse with school district

Education support union at impasse with school district

SEBRING — The Highlands educational support personnel union has declared an impasse in its contract talks with the Highlands County School District.
Published: 02/13/16