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Hundreds of plastic eggs offer a temporary change in Aushbaugh's landscaping scheme.
Residents of a Sebring mobile home park have noticed something pleasantly different and colorful at one their neighbors' house - a four-foot rabbit wearing a red and white dress and Easter bonnet pushing a baby buggy followed by a little family of stuffed rabbits.
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Bill would help regulate telemedicine
At Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, there are cameras, scopes, software and mobile computers, diagnostic imaging devices, electronic stethoscopes and portable EKG machines which can literally mean the difference between life and death in the emergency room.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Sebring police honors one of its own
Morris told the officer, Charles Watson, that he had not been issued a badge and did not know when he would receive one.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Sebring rejects participating in Lake Jackson study
Despite the city of Sebring's initial refusal to help pay for a study of Lake Jackson, the project should continue, Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell said Wednesday.
Suspects arrested in connection burglary of councilman's house
Latrevieus Dionne Wiley, 16, 764 Hickory St., Sebring and Tevon Demetri Hylton, 17, 1127 Weigle Ave., Sebring, have been arrested and charge with criminal mischief, burglary while armed, third-degree grand theft and six counts of grand theft of a firearm.
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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)
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)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
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.
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."
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.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
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.
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.