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Sebring, Florida is located in Highlands County. Zip codes in Sebring, FL include 33871, 33870, and 33876. The median home price in Sebring is $98,500 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Sebring information.

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Kindergartners learn 911 etiquette

Five- and 6-year-olds these days may not know what a landline is, so "Cell Phone Sally" made sure to introduce "the phone with a curly cord" to the kids.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Highlands Today

Speaking their own language helps farmers and workers

Rosa Garcia used to be a migrant worker, travelling throughout the U.S. with her family picking fruit and vegetables.

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Highlands Today

Girl Scouts putting faces to names etched on sidewalk a long time ago

What they all have in common is the home where they rest -- an inside sidewalk by to the Girl Scouts House on Eucalyptus Street in downtown Sebring -- and how they ended up there.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Highlands Today

Day of Caring on tap

Volunteer teams from local businesses and organizations will participate in the upcoming 2014 United Way Day of Caring in Highlands County on May 21. Volunteer teams are matched with United Way partner agencies, and local nonprofit groups perform tasks the agencies may not otherwise have the manpower or funds to be able to do.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Highlands Today

Red Cross to open new office in Sebring

Although it's been two years since the American Red Cross had an office in Sebring, many people whose homes burned down probably don't know that.

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Lake Placid police officers to wear cameras [Highlands Today, Sebring, Fla. :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) April 11--LAKE PLACID -- In most law enforcement departments, officers wear uniforms and badges and belts with guns and other equipment.

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Highlands Today

Protests held to highlight child support laws, hearing abuses, organizers say

Edwin Padilla claims non-custodial parents don't get a fair shake at local child support payment hearings and wants his voice heard.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Highlands Today

Aktion Club dumps diapers to 10 charities

Representatives from charities benefiting from Diaper Dump Day were, from left: Karen Wright, of Children's Services Council of Highlands County; Cynthia Acevedo, program manager and Wanda Tookes, supervisor, both of Healthy Families; Wendy Hall, service coordinator of Early Steps; Bill Sobczak, vice president of Aktion Club and top diaper ... (more)

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Highlands Today

Home-based moms on the increase

When she was pregnant with her first daughter, Brianna, Callie Wilkes took maternity leave from her job at the Sebring Wal-Mart and then took five and a half years off work to raise David, now 7, and Layla, now 3. While her husband, David, works when he can as a self-employed construction worker, the Sebring mother, now working at the Sebring ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Highlands Today

Three arrested in connection with burglary

An investigation into a burglary has resulted in the arrests of three suspects and two of those suspects also were arrested on drug charges, according to arrest reports.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Highlands Today

The future is Alzheimer's

TaxWatch expects the number of Floridians afflicted with Alzheimer's to grow by nearly 50 percent in the next decade, straining the health care system and increasing costs for taxpayers.

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Highlands Today

Avon Park's Memorial Field name changed to honor King

In a highly-focused special City Council Meeting Monday night, and with two additional options presented, the Avon Park City Council voted unanimously to rename "Memorial Field" to the "Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Sports Complex."

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On tap in the capital today

Legislature: HOUSE TARGETS HUMAN TRAFFICKING: The House Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee will consider a bill , filed by Rep. Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart, that would take a series of steps to try to curb human trafficking and help sexually exploited children.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Highlands Today

Groceries, gas prices on the up and up

Consumers are taking a double hit in the wallet at the supermarket and the fuel pump with rising food and gas prices.

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Highlands Today

Extended foster care keeps kids in system until age 21

Beginning this year, Florida kids can stay in foster care until they're 21, and Debby Driskill wishes Michigan would do the same.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Highlands Today

Study: Highlands' tax rate comparatively lower

Out of Florida's 67 counties, Highlands County's 2010 average total property tax rate, calculated using total property tax levy and taxable value, was the 48th lowest, a study says.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Highlands Today

Caution urged during wildfire season Fire destroys two sheds behind AP houses

"I got scared," Harper said, because the fire from his neighbor's shed spread to his shed and the flames were shooting high into the air reaching two large oak trees.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Highlands Today

City approves partial funding for fireworks

Recently, organizers of a two-day festival that included the fireworks show, said they might cancel the event because it appeared no one was prepared to pay the $15,000 estimated cost of doing the fireworks display.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Highlands Today

Firefighters battle brush fire

A firefighter with the West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department battles a brush fire that scorched a couple acres of vacant land at the corner of Thunderbird Road and Le Mans Drive in Sebring on Tuesday afternoon.

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Registered sex offender fails to register, authorities say

A 48-year-old registered sex offender is back into jail with no bail set after failing to register with authorities, a Highlands County Sheriff's Office report states.

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