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  1. How sweet it isRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    Sebring utilized its abundant talent and the special bond this team has formed to sweep past Lemon Bay by scores of 25-23, 25-16 and 25-16 to win the Class 5A-District 11 volleyball championship on Thursday night. The impressive win, which gave Sebring its first district title since 2003, earned the Blue Streaks a regional quarterfinal home match against District 12 runner-up Golden Gate on Wednesday.

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  2. Plans on track for youth treatment centerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    Benton said she's hoping that will change when Advanced Recovery Systems opens a drug treatment facility near Lake Sebring next year that will offer opportunities for local youth to receive treatment for alcohol, drug or eating disorders. Benton and other local officials and community leaders held an informal meeting at Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center with Advanced Recovery Systems officials to learn about the project.

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  3. More voters forgoing political partiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Highlands Today

    SEBRING – It will be Chris Baker's first election and he's already made up his mind he won't be deciding between a donkey or an elephant. Sitting with a portable gaming system in his hand in the South Florida State College cafeteria last Wednesday, Baker is one of the rebels - those who buck the United States' two-party system and go NPA - “No Party Affiliation.” Although the Democratic advantage among registered voters in Florida continues to slowly decrease, according to the latest figures from the state Division of Elections, there has been an upswing in voters who register independent of political parties with neither “Democrat” to “Republican” in mind.

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  4. Highlands Independent Bank name changedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Highlands Today

    The bank will be called Harbor Community Bank as a result of a merger between HCBF Holding Company and Highlands Independent Bankshares, a press release said. Highlands Independent had $250 million in assets and six branch locations in Lake Placid, Sebring and Avon Park, the release said.

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  5. Edward Kenneth "Kenny" NewtonRead the original story

    Thursday | Southwest Times

    ... granddaughter Brittney Webber of Draper; grandson Colin Newton of Glenvar, Va.; stepgrandson Samuel Laschkewitsch of Sebring, Fla.; stepgranddaughter Madison Phillips of Draper; stepgrandson Grayson Phillips of Draper; stepgranddaughter Sarah ...

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  6. Streaks take on TrojansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Highlands Today

    The Sebring Blue Streaks will be making a bit of a journey on Friday, as they travel to Naples to face the 4-3 Lely Trojans. “It's a very long bus trip,” said Sebring coach LaVaar Scott.

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  7. FDOT District One Northern Counties RoadWatch Report #43 for week of October 26, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Capital Soup

    ... along both sides of the road. Use caution and watch for workers close to the road. US 27 from Highlands Avenue to Sebring Parkway: Maintenance project: Crews will be shaping the ditches and shoulders from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Mondays through ...

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  8. Early voting starts SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Highlands Today

    ... irrespective of where voters live. The early voting sites are: Kenilworth Training Facility, 4500 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring; Avon Park City Hall Council Chambers, 123 E. Pine St., Avon Park; and Lake Placid Town Hall Council Chambers, 311 West ...

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  9. 48th annual art show coming to SebringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Highlands Today

    Some of Dailey's nature photography will be on display Nov. 1 at the 48th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Festival in downtown Sebring. The art show, put on by the Highlands Art League, will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. that day.

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  10. Streaks sweep Heartland ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Highlands Today

    The Sebring boys used a 1-2-3 finish to capture the boys side, while the Blue Streak girls used consistency, with their seven runners all finishing in the top 20. Eric Foster captured the boys race with a time of 16:58, while Damian Foster was right behind with a time of 17:04 and Malcom Holdman rounded out the top three with a time of 17:47 – not bad considering the team ran a three-mile warm-up before the race. Tim Koning was next for the Blue Streaks, followed by Wesley Koning and Chandler Gowan.

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  11. Country Club Utility owner announces plan to a abandona embattled companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Highlands Today

    - After several years of providing water and sewer to the Country Club of Sebring, the president and owner of the embattled utility company Wednesday announced he is abandoning the company and has requested the Board of County Commissioners to ...

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  12. Firefighters respond to mobile home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Highlands Today

    - Firefighters emerge from a mobile home at the corner of Hammock Terrace and Rolls Lane near Sebring while battling a fire Wednesday afternoon. The fire started in the laundry room and was mostly contained to that room, according to Jim Harris, operations supervisor for the county's fire services.

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  13. Potential new buyer surfaces for Harder HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Highlands Today

    For the first time in more than a year, the city received a serious offer to buy the vacant deteriorating structure that catches the eyes of people entering the city on U.S. 27. Sebring City Administrator Scott Noethlich said that Red Leaf Development LLC of Michigan has proposed to pay $2.5 million to buy the aging building owned by the city of Sebring and use it as an assistant living type facility. The firm offered a $25,000 deposit, he said.

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  14. Blue Streaks sweep WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Highlands Today

    After the Blue Streaks swept the Wildcats both times during the regular season, she was afraid that the intensity might not be quite where it should be, but Sebring overcame a bit of early sluggishness and quickly put the coach's mind at ease, rolling to a 25-21, 25-8, 25-16 win inside the Blue Streaks gym. “I told them that we cannot take these guys lightly,” Sinness said.

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  15. CCC celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Highlands Today

    SEBRING – Although their numbers are dwindling, the testament of their tenacity, fortitude and work ethic in the name of environmental stewardship continues to grow in the parks across America. The Civilian Conservation Corps was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the U.S. for unemployed, unmarried men from relief families as part of the New Deal.

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  16. Azure Collegea s Sebring campus reports successesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Highlands Today

    ... The 23-step inspection was conducted during a course of three unannounced visits during August and September at the Sebring campus. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing, which administers the NCLEX examination for new registered and ...

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  17. Man accused of stealing weedeaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Highlands Today

    Willie Taevonnie Allen, 18, 1520 Colmar Ave, Sebring, was arrested by the Sebring Police Department and charged with third-degree grand theft.

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  18. Golf a oeFOREa Homes a hitRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Highlands Today

    - The annual Golf “Fore” Homes tournament took place at the County club of Sebring and was well-received by a good-sized field, who took advantage of excellent playing conditions and beautiful weather. The event serves as a fundraiser ...

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  19. Gas prices dropping below $3 a gallonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Highlands Today

    ... 2010, he said. Currently, the state average is $3.13, which is the lowest since 2011. Scott Anderson, who winters in Sebring, said he just drove his eight-cylinder Ford pickup truck to Sebring from Wisconsin. He saved at least 30 cents a gallon ...

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  20. Pirates win Victory in Pink tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Highlands Today

    ... teams in the Victory in Pink tournament held in Port Charlotte. They were led by coaches Colin Evans and William Sebring. The first day consisted of two seeding games. The Pirates' first game was against Air Attack. The Pirates scored 10 runs in ...

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