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Sales tax holiday for school supplies is around the corner

Sales tax holiday for school supplies is around the corner

HIGHLANDS COUNTY — While various stores have recently put out school supplies out on display, customers who wait a bit longer before purchasing such items could save some dough.
Published: 07/23/16
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Sebring Firemen Memorial Golf tournament
Published: 07/23/16

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Published: 07/23/16
Man charged for doing work without a contractor’s license, not finishing work

Man charged for doing work without a contractor’s license, not finishing work

SEBRING — A former Florida Department of Corrections employee is accused of working as a contractor without having a license and taking money from people but failing to complete projects, according to a warrant affidavit....
Published: 07/22/16
Police officer catches burglary suspects at scene

Police officer catches burglary suspects at scene

LAKE PLACID — A police officer found a man hiding behind a barbecue grill at the scene of a burglary, according to an arrest report released Friday.
Published: 07/22/16

Storm drain repair

SEBRING — Highlands County Road and Bridge Department will repair storm drains on New Life Way in Sebring.
Published: 07/22/16

SFSC expands online class options

AVON PARK — Through an expanding array of online courses, South Florida State College is turning the computer into the classroom and making it possible for students to complete the first two years of college at their own pace and on their own ...
Published: 07/22/16

Sweetfrog holds Pokemon GO promotion this weekend

Richmond, Va. — SweetFrog Enterprises, the national frozen yogurt franchise, will host a “Pokémon GO” takeover this weekend in all participating stores, including the one in Sebring.
Published: 07/22/16
Bushnell edges Sebring for state title

Bushnell edges Sebring for state title

SEBRING — Sebring and Bushnell went toe-to-toe for six innings in the Dixie Youth Baseball AAA state tournament and nothing was decided. But Bushnell scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to complete a huge comeback and captured the...
Published: 07/22/16
Sheriff’s office’s AP probe expands

Sheriff’s office’s AP probe expands

AVON PARK — In addition to continuing to investigate whether a letter containing the name of Avon Park’s city clerk was forged/fictitious, Highlands County Sheriff’s Office officials on Wednesday were looking into a private inves...
Published: 07/22/16