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Man charged with robbery

Man charged with robbery

SEBRING — A Sebring man was arrested after being accused of armed robbery in a vehicle, according to a warrant released this week.
Published: 02/05/16

Distemper problem at Sun N’ Lake

SEBRING — It’s not officially an outbreak, but 21 cases of distemper have been found during the past three seasons in raccoons and foxes in the Sun N’ Lake area.
Published: 02/05/16
Legislature may force cities to hold elections in November

Legislature may force cities to hold elections in November

SEBRING — Three years ago, low turnout in a Sebring City Council election prompted a discussion to move Sebring’s elections to coincide with the November general election.
Published: 02/05/16
Veterans benefits fair set for Saturday morning

Veterans benefits fair set for Saturday morning

SEBRING – Robin Carney, Denise Williams and Larry Roberts were talking one day about veterans’ health fairs in Highlands County.
Published: 02/05/16
Sponsors sought for Race to Taste Gala

Sponsors sought for Race to Taste Gala

SEBRING — Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are available for the second annual Race to Taste Gala, a social evening celebrating the ’12 Hours of Sebring’ race festivities and featuring wines, beers and hors’ devours n...
Published: 02/05/16
Lake Placid Country Fair set for this weekend

Lake Placid Country Fair set for this weekend

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Arts and Crafts Country Fair will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend. The event is set to take place 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in DeVane Park.
Published: 02/05/16
SFSC alumnus believes in giving back

SFSC alumnus believes in giving back

AVON PARK — Every college dreams of having alumni like Max Gooding.
Published: 02/05/16
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here is a list of events going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 02/05/16
House backs gun bills but ‘trouble’ ahead in Senate

House backs gun bills but ‘trouble’ ahead in Senate

TALLAHASSEE — After more than three hours of debate — with most Republicans in favor and nearly all Democrats opposed — the House approved a pair of controversial gun-related measures Wednesday that may never reach the Senate flo...
Published: 02/05/16
New fire chief installed for DeSoto City

New fire chief installed for DeSoto City

SEBRING — DeSoto City Volunteer Fire Department Fire Chief Ben deBree is retiring after 10 years of leading Station 18. At a pinning ceremony held Wednesday, Scott Kaplan was appointed as the station’s new fire chief....
Published: 02/04/16