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With the colder weather and Christmas decorations making their annual appearances comes the beginning of the high school soccer season. Multiple times a week, Highlands County soccer teams represent their respective cities across the state. Some matches may be as close to home as Frostproof,…

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This year, a PGA golf tournament sponsored by FedEx paid the winner $15 million for the win. For those of you who don’t golf, a tournament consists of 18 holes of golf (four hours) each day for four consecutive days. The winner is the golfer that shoots the lowest total score for those four …

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By the time you read this, Thanksgiving will be leftovers in your fridge and Black Friday will be a memory (and probably a news story or two). If you haven’t done so already, you’re probably thinking about decorating for Christmas and shopping for gifts.

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\From time to time I receive an e-mail, text, or a phone call from folks in the area asking about aviation or commenting on a recent article. The following e-mail from Fred Carino set in motion a very special day last Saturday morning at the EAA Chapter 1240 Aviation Development Center on th…

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As we celebrate Thanksgiving, let’s remember that the holiday’s name is a compound word — Thanks and Giving. Each of us has much to be thankful for — our lives, families, friendships, and hopefully, work that fulfills us. Thanking those who we love, admire, depend upon, and have work relatio…

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Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. All across Highlands County today, people are preparing to enjoy a day of togetherness. Some are making grocery lists and shopping. Some are decorating and cleaning (company’s coming!). Others are getting an early start on all the cooking (wish list: double oven).

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Cemeteries are vital histories, snapshots of time and place that pass a community’s story on to later generations. That’s why discovering a lost cemetery carries an obligation for any community. As Tampa Bay works to recover more of its lost souls, residents should honor these lives and our …