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John Hawthorne was at the work site on Wednesday, and so was the family who was earning sweat equity by painting the interior so 903 W. Bell St. would become their new address.
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When it comes to giving living plants as holiday gifts, or even incorporating them in your own seasonal decor, most think "poinsettia" first.
Mike Souther cuts out vinyl numbers for an order at his sign shop on Friday. Souther is president of the Avon Park Jaycees and serves on the organization's state board.
If you want to see Santa Claus this season, "Jolly Old Kris Kringle" will stop off at several places to make photo appearances and get gift requests from children.
It's Yuletide and you've strung up the outdoor string lights only to discover that you can't plug them into your extension cord: You have two sockets and no prongs.
Generous portions plus fresh ingredients add up to a tasty experience at Sebring's newly opened Platter's II Restaurant.
Which month has been the worst one so far this year for accidents in Highlands County and what day of the week and time? Figures compiled by a Highlands County Sheriff's Office's law enforcement analyst provide an interesting glimpse into the anatomy of traffic accidents in Highlands County, where they tend to occur and why.
Jury selection is set at 8:30 a.m. Monday for James Thomas Reed, one of five defendants busted two years ago in a dogfighting ring at 4807 High Ave. Reed is charged with attending an animal fighting event, cruelty to animals and resisting or obstructing an officer without violence.
After Samuel Orlando Martinez killed his grandparents in Sebring in 2002, he blamed his actions on his cats.
Three beers in two hours, but you ate chicken wings and french fries. The critical question is this: if you get in your car and drive home, are you legally impaired? First of all, said Sebring Commander Steve Carr and Highlands County Sheriff's Major David Paeplow, the only sure way to know is not to drink and drive at all, or to designate a ... (more)
Ten undeniably beautiful and majestic Clydesdales filled the stable area of the Highlands County Fairgrounds Tuesday morning prepping for a full day of beauty routines.
The Budweiser Clydesdales, which are being housed at the Highlands County Fairgrounds while they are here in the county, will participate in the Sebring parade Friday evening.