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Snowmageddon: we don’t shovel snow in Highlands

Snowmageddon: we don’t shovel snow in Highlands

SEBRING — On Jan. 22, Don Elwell watched TV news and monitored the Weather Channel as an historic blizzard dumped up to three feet on the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern states.
Updated: 10 hours ago
Buyers of Harder Hall to seek extensions to close on deal

Buyers of Harder Hall to seek extensions to close on deal

SEBRING — A buyer under contract to purchase Harder Hall will seek up to two 90-day extensions before finalizing the deal with the city of Sebring.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Get to know your ticker

Get to know your ticker

“The beat goes on, the beat goes on. Drums keep pounding, a rhythm to the brain...” — lyrics from “The Beat Goes On” by Sonny and Cher.
Published: 02/06/16
How do emotions affect your heart health?

How do emotions affect your heart health?

For centuries, the heart has been regarded as the source of emotions. But how do your emotions affect your heart health?
Published: 02/06/16
Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook

Life in prison for man who shot wife, put photo on Facebook

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally shooting his wife eight times during an argument, a slaying that gained international notoriety after he posted a photo of her bloody body on Facebook....
Updated: 11 hours ago
Bobcat siblings rescued, released in Venus preserve

Bobcat siblings rescued, released in Venus preserve

VENUS — Two baby bobcat siblings, found on the side of the road last year, have been returned to a wildlife preserve in Venus after months of care and rehabilitation.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Three arrested in connection with burglary

Three arrested in connection with burglary

AVON PARK — Two adult suspects and one juvenile have been arrested in connection with a burglary Jan. 18 at Dutcher’s Diner, according to warrants released this week.
Updated: 12 hours ago

Man hospitalized after truck falls on him during a tire change

SEBRING — A Sebring man was in critical but stable condition at Tampa General Hospital on Friday after a truck fell on him Wednesday while he was changing a tire, Sebring police said.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Man accused of having sex with girl, 13

Man accused of having sex with girl, 13

SEBRING — A 23-year-old man gave marijuana to a 13-year-old girl and then had sex with her, according to an arrest report released this week.
Updated: 12 hours ago
Authorities seek information on rollover Wednesday

Authorities seek information on rollover Wednesday

SEBRING — Authorities are seeking information on a rollover traffic crash Wednesday around noon near the intersection of U.S. 27 and Whatley Boulevard in front of the Safari Inn, Sebring.
Updated: 12 hours ago