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Things to do this week

Things to do this week

Photography exhibit at MOTA
Published: 02/07/16
Community enjoys Lake Placid Country Fair

Community enjoys Lake Placid Country Fair

LAKE PLACID — The sign says, “Farm Fresh Eggs,” but they’re not white. They’re not even brown.
Published: 02/07/16
Special STARS compete at Reflections

Special STARS compete at Reflections

AVON PARK — Reflections on Silver Lake in Avon Park hosted the annual Special STARS Senior Games on Monday, Feb. 1.
Published: 02/07/16
Gambling bills likely to spark high-stakes debates

Gambling bills likely to spark high-stakes debates

TALLAHASSEE — House and Senate leaders will roll out gambling bills Friday that would allow the Seminole Tribe to add craps and roulette at its casinos, potentially do away with dog racing and most horse racing and open the door for slot machi...
Published: 02/07/16
Where does our money go?

Where does our money go?

SEBRING — Highlands County earned $382,000 in interest last year. Is that a little or a lot?
Published: 02/07/16
Flying emergency rooms

Flying emergency rooms

SEBRING – Lake Placid resident Barbie Coleman had always wanted to ride in a helicopter, but when she did, it was a lot different than what she had envisioned.
Published: 02/07/16
SFSC unveils web site to search for scholarships

SFSC unveils web site to search for scholarships

AVON PARK — Navigating the path to a college scholarship can prove daunting for some students and their families.
Published: 02/07/16
Getting a ‘charge’ out of customer service

Getting a ‘charge’ out of customer service

SEBRING — When local residents, Greg Seltveit and Robert Huston were looking to join forces and open a retail business, a light bulb went off. They opened Batteries Plus in Sebring in 2008, later hiring Rick Woodham as store manager. “I...
Published: 02/07/16
Fabian’s Cuisines

Fabian’s Cuisines

Name of business: Fabian’s Cuisines
Published: 02/07/16
Coping with single-sided deafness

Coping with single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness, sometimes referred to as unilateral hearing loss, is a condition in which an individual experiences hearing loss in only one ear, but can hear normally out of the other ear, or has some form of a hearing loss to a lesser degree...
Published: 02/06/16