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Jul

Highlands Libraries: Technology Help

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The Highlands County Libraires host weekly tech help hours. ...

25

Jul

HCSO Therapy Dogs @ Libraries

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The HCSO Therapy Dogs will be at all three libraries this summer! ...

26

Jul

Highlands Libraries: Technology Help

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Highlands County Libraires host weekly tech help hours. ...

26

Jul

Caladium Festival

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Jul

Highlands Libraries: S.T.E.A.M.

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Highlands County Libraries monthly S.T.E.A.M. programs. ...

27

Jul

Summer Reading Programs @ Highlands Libraries

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Each branch will have fun, free activities in June & July 2024. ...

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How well do you know Central Florida?

Central Florida is home to a consderable number of entertainment themed locations and industries. How well do you know them?

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What Breed is that Puppy?

Everyone loves puppies, but are you able to name what breed each of these cuties are?

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What Skyline is That?

Can you name the Florida City from the skyline alone?

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Famous Destinations and Where to Find Them

You've probably heard of most or all of these famous tourist attractions in Central Florida, but do you know where they actually are?

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Who said it?

Many quotations that we are absolutely sure are from one source are actually said by someone entirely different.  We've listed some of the most often misattributed quotes, do you know who actually said them?

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Can You Name all of These Countries Flags?

How much do you really know about the different flags across the world? 

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Burn Ban Highlands County

May 30, 2024 1:06PM By: Reposted by Central Florida Cities -

BURN BAN IN EFFECT IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY   Due to dry weather conditions over an extensive period resulting in a drought index rating exceeding...

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Hurricane Preparedness week

May 6, 2024 5:48PM By: Reposted by Central Florida Cities -

    Today is the first day of Hurricane Preparedness Week! With the start of hurricane season a month away, now is the time to assess ...

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Health Alert: Blue-green Algal toxins

Apr 27, 2024 10:00PM By: Reposted by Central Florida Cities -

Sharing this message for our community partners at Florida Department of Health in Highlands County:   The Florida Department of Health i...

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Scam Alert

Apr 27, 2024 9:55PM By: Reposted by Central Florida Cities - Crime/Public Safety

Warrant scam still very active   Scammers are still calling residents claiming to be law enforcement and demanding money to prevent being...

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Polk County’s Water Needs

Apr 25, 2024 2:58PM By: Reposted by Central Florida Cities -

April is Water Conservation Month, which makes it a good time to talk about Polk County’s water forecast and the Polk Regional Water Cooper...

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Scam Alert

Apr 25, 2024 10:28AM By: Reposted by Central Florida Cities - Crime/Public Safety

Scammers are calling residents claiming to be from the Heartland National Bank Fraud Department. They are asking for account and personal information ...

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Lake Placid Police Department

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Phone: (863) 699-3757

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Phone: (863) 699-3753

Highlands County Sheriff's Office

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Phone: (863) 402-7200

Highlands County Courthouse

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