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Rededication ceremony to mark Sebring High’s centennial

Rededication ceremony to mark Sebring High’s centennial

SEBRING — The first of three events this year recognizing Sebring High School’s centennial will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Sebring Middle School gym, which is the only remaining structure from the old high school....
Updated: 10 hours ago

Downtown Sebring getting more outdoor sculptures

SEBRING — The Sebring Redevelopment Agency is participating in the 16th Annual Florida Outdoor Sculpture Competition for the third year.
Published: 02/09/16

Longtime Sebring councilor, John Griffin, dies

SEBRING — Those who worked with Sebring City Councilman John Griffin always knew where he stood on an issue.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Enter local images in photo contest

Enter local images in photo contest

SEBRING — The Heartland Cultural Alliance is requesting entries for the second annual Made in Highlands County Photo Challenge, a fundraiser for the arts and culture group.
Published: 02/08/16

Tickets selling for ag tour

AVON PARK — The Highlands County Extension Service is selling tickets for the 2016 Highlands County North Ag Tour from 7:40 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 10.
Published: 02/08/16

We Want To Know: Questions for sales tax referendum story

In August, Highlands County School Board is holding a referendum for a half-cent sales tax for school infrastructure upgrades. Highlands Today is doing a story on this for its Feb. 14 edition and wanted readers to send in questions they want our repo...
Published: 02/08/16

Lawmakers consider controversial alimony, custody changes

TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Big changes could be in store for couples who divorce under legislation now being considered by Florida lawmakers.
Published: 02/08/16
Right there for them

Right there for them

SEBRING — He wasn’t a family member. He wasn’t a friend. But when he saw the photo of Hunter Swain in Coastal Angler magazine advertising a bass fishing fundraiser to help her fight leukemia, Steve Panetta couldn’t turn th...
Published: 02/08/16
Senior Expo is one-stop shop for services, advice

Senior Expo is one-stop shop for services, advice

SEBRING — Local seniors can take a day to learn more about area companies and providers that provide medical, travel, retirement and pharmaceutical services this week. The free Senior Expo event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in...
Published: 02/08/16
Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

Rubio comes under withering criticism in Republican debate

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio faced withering criticism of his readiness to be president and his policy depth in the last Republican debate before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary, as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other candid...
Published: 02/07/16