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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 $105,000 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Sebring information.

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20 hrs ago | Highlands Today

SO: Disturbance call turns into drug arrest

Dwight D. Allen, 57, 2900 S.R. 17, Sebring, told authorities there had been a disturbance at his home but the “other party left,” the report said. He reportedly invited the deputies inside, where they found a Xanax pill on a counter top, a burnt marijuana cigarette in an ash tray and some marijuana and cigarette rolling papers in a metal tin, the report said.

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In this 1987 photo, ex Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Parker Lee ...

It was apparent at the time that the law library, which had been dedicated in 1995 in honor of former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Parker Lee McDonald, had seen better days, she recalled. “The veneer was torn and peeling and the sign designating it as the Justice Park Lee McDonald law library was plastic with junky letters, and the masking tape holding the sign on the door was showing through,” Cowden recalled in an email.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Highlands Today

Art league a going pinka for October

30 - Oct. 9 and taught by HAL instructors Kristy Harris, Megan Ekenstedt, Phyllis Jones-Behrens, Alice Hansen and Tori Roman. A portion of the proceeds from these classes will be donated to benefit the Florida Hospital Heartland Mammography Fund, which provides mammograms to women in need in Highlands and Hardee counties.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Highlands Today

Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

6 Fantasy 5 drawing, and it turned out to be the $254,904.63 winner. Martha Windham, 40, of Lake Placid, claimed the Fantasy 5 top prize at the Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee, officials said.

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Highlands Today

Sebring man charged with drug offenses

Deputies were watching the residence of Michael Thomas Gammage, a self-employed landscaper who lives at 4020 Youth Care Lane. “All deputies were wearing their issued uniforms, which included throw-over vests indicating we are sheriff's deputies and operating in unmarked patrol vehicles,” Deputy Kenneth Jorgensen II said.

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Highlands Today

SEBRING a " Even if Joanne Gilmore wanted to move back to Buffalo, she cana t afford New York anymore.

At 11 a.m., she left to meet friends across U.S. 27 at Wendy's. Just about everything is cheaper in Sebring, Gilmore said.

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Highlands Today

Whitehouse family house designated historic home

Just around the corner from the Circle on East Center Avenue is a small yellow house currently being used as the Sebring Friends of the Library's Used Book Store. This 100-year-old home built by Thomas R. Whitehouse in 1914 has been designated by the Sebring Historic Preservation Commission as a “historic home.” At 11 a.m. Monday, a plaque stating “Original Residence of the Family of Thomas R. Whitehouse, Sr., Built in 1914” will be installed on the wall in the living room adjacent to the fireplace.

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Highlands Today

LP approves zoning for child day care

The shortage of child day care options in the Lake Placid area may be alleviated with plans by the Bethel Baptist Church to open a child day care facility next year. The town council approved the first reading of a zoning change on Monday that would allow a child day care at the church, which is located on the southwest corner of East Park Street and North Magnolia Avenue.

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Highlands Today

Whitehouse family house designated historic home

Just around the corner from the Circle on East Center Avenue is a small yellow house currently being used as the Sebring Friends of the Library's Used Book Store. This 100-year-old home built by Thomas R. Whitehouse in 1914 has been designated by the Sebring Historic Preservation Commission as a “historic home.” At 11 a.m. Monday, a plaque stating “Original Residence of the Family of Thomas R. Whitehouse, Sr., Built in 1914” will be installed on the wall in the living room adjacent to the fireplace.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Highlands Today

SEBRING a " Even if Joanne Gilmore wanted to move back to Buffalo, she cana t afford New York anymore.

At 11 a.m., she left to meet friends across U.S. 27 at Wendy's. Just about everything is cheaper in Sebring, Gilmore said.

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Soaping101 and Essential Depot join in soap making training partnership

If you're interested in the art of crafting homemade bath and body products, chances are you've stumbled onto Soaping101 and Essential Depot as both are well-known in the soap making community. Until now the two companies had only done a handful of events together, but according to an article published by Prnewswire.com on Wednesday, the pair have now partnered up to provide all new videos and even soap making workshops for soap makers.

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Highlands Today

Sebring man charged with drug offenses

Deputies were watching the residence of Michael Thomas Gammage, a self-employed landscaper who lives at 4020 Youth Care Lane. “All deputies were wearing their issued uniforms, which included throw-over vests indicating we are sheriff's deputies and operating in unmarked patrol vehicles,” Deputy Kenneth Jorgensen II said.

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FDOT District One Northern Counties RoadWatch Report #37 for week of September 14, 2014

DISTRICT ONE NORTHERN COUNTIES ROADWATCH REPORT #37 FOR WEEK OF September 14, 2014 Northern Counties of District One are Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk and Sarasota Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Highlands Today

SEBRING a " A Sebring man is on trial for murder, accused of shooting another man in the head.

At 12:04 a.m. Aug. 18, 2011, deputies found the victim, Clinton Fletcher, lying in roadway at 418 Martin Luther King Boulevard. Freeman McSwain had been hanging out at “the corner,” Old's Grocery at Lemon Street and MLK, when a green pickup drove up.

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Highlands Today

Driver arrested on multiple charges

In fact, authorities say that Drew Eli Fellin, 32, 538 Broad St., Sebring, has been arrested 18 times since 2008 when officers found that he had a suspended or revoked driver's license, according to an arrest report. It also said he had three driving while license suspended convictions.

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Highlands Today

Woman accused of altering check

Marci Dee Greenslade, 42, 1206 Magnolia St., Sebring, was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office on a warrant and charged with third-degree grand theft, passing a forged or altered instrument and forgery. The arrest came more than a year after a doctor, who employed her as an office manager, gave her a $300 loan to do Black Friday shopping, the warrant said.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Highlands Today

Man accused of having relationship with 14-year-old

Timothy Matthew Sampson, 3316 Green Acre Way, Sebring, was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office and charged with interference with child custody and three counts of lewd/lascivious behavior. The arrest came after parents of the 14-year-old reported her missing and deputies found her with Sampson, the report said.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Highlands Today

5 finalists named for Champion for Children award

The five finalists have been named to be honored at the 15th Annual Judge Clifton M. Kelly Champion for Children Awards Gala where one of the five will be announced as the 2014 Champion for Children. This year, the Champion for Children Foundation received over 30 nominations for this prestigious award.

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Highlands Today

Brenda Garza, a registered nurse and dietician at Florida Hospitala s...

We are a meat eating society with burger joints and barbecue restaurants at every turn. America is a country where large amounts of food and all-you-can-eat buffets are rooted in our “desire-to-have-more” culture.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Highlands Today

County commissioners reach consensus on property tax increase

On Tuesday, four of the five commissioners agreed to jump the property tax millage from 7.1 to 8.55. “I'd like to stop right here and discuss that and make sure we are all in agreement,” Chairman Greg Harris said Thursday.

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