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A note from our publisher

A note from our publisher

With the sale of The Tampa Tribune to the Tampa Bay Times on Tuesday, Highlands Today is under new ownership. We will continue to be the strong voice you have come to trust within our community, providing you with local, state and national news and s...
Updated: 4 hours ago
Sporadic outages in Highlands

Sporadic outages in Highlands

SEBRING — The thunderstorm that raked Florida Wednesday caused morning power outages in western Highlands County, but most were resolved by mid-afternoon.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Seeking shelter

Seeking shelter

SEBRING — It was around 5 p.m. Monday in an area near the rear of the Sebring Square Shopping Center.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Man charged with business burglary

Man charged with business burglary

SEBRING — Video surveillance helped lead to the arrest of a suspect in an April burglary, according to a warrant released Wednesday.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Report indicates numerous people

Report indicates numerous people

SEBRING — Numerous people saw a Hill-Gustat Middle School teacher and a 14-year-old male student acting inappropriately, but no one seemed to be aware of the extent of the relationship, according to a report released this week by the Highlands...
Updated: 5 hours ago
SFSC BSN students present capstone projects

SFSC BSN students present capstone projects

AVON PARK — Before South Florida State College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program students can don their caps for today’s commencement ceremony, they had to wrap up their capstone projects....
Updated: 5 hours ago
CRA board to get update on Brickell Building

CRA board to get update on Brickell Building

AVON PARK — An update on improvements to the historic Brickell Building, as well as the status of the city’s vacant director of administrative services position, are among several items on the agenda for Thursday’s Main Street Co...
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Take a lesson from the children

Take a lesson from the children

Learning is something we do each and every minute of our lives. We may not acknowledge the lessons we digest in the course of a day, but they certainly are filed in that wonderful storage device we call our brains. It’s in our nature to believ...
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Law Enforcement Classes at SFSC

Certificate in basic law enforcement to begin
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No criminal charges filed in school inquiry

SEBRING — The long-term status of two top administrators in the Highlands County school district remained in question Tuesday after the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office decided not to press charges against any school officials as a res...
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