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Monday, Mar 30, 2015

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Senior symposium features speakers, screenings and vendors

Senior symposium features speakers, screenings and vendors

SEBRING — Cornerstone Hospice’s Senior Symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Highlands Today Center, 781 Magnolia Ave.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Car crashes into house, causes minor damage

Car crashes into house, causes minor damage

SEBRING -An SUV crashed into the front of a house on Lakeview Drive near the First Presbyterian Church parking lot Monday morning. The crash caused minor damage to the house, according to building official Ed White. ...
Updated: 3 hours ago
FHP: 8 dead, 10 injured in Moore Haven van crash

FHP: 8 dead, 10 injured in Moore Haven van crash

MOORE HAVEN (AP) - An overloaded church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a dark rural highway and nosedived into a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 early Monday in southwest Florida, authorities said....
Updated: 3 hours ago

Driver fled accident, authorities say

AVON PARK — A driver who fled a deputy and hit another vehicle said he didn’t stop because he doesn’t have a valid driver’s license, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Updated: 5 hours ago
It’s luck of the Irish for painting winner

It’s luck of the Irish for painting winner

SEBRING - The Highlands Art League's Yellow House Gallery congratulates Joan Boucher of Lake Placid, who won the Linda Kegley #x201c;Cheers to Irish Coffee#x201d; original painting raffled off at the Yellow House Gallery. ...
Updated: 6 hours ago
Community Holy Week, Easter services planned

Community Holy Week, Easter services planned

Community Holy Week services planned
Updated: 10 hours ago

SFSC briefs

Scenario-based training for concealed weapons holders
Updated: 10 hours ago
A second home

A second home

WAUCHULA — Tia Hildebrant majors in psychology and anthropology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. She’s a sophomore, but she can already see how apes seem to have the same behaviors as humans.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Road accidents take two more lives, authorities say

AVON PARK — Authorities have announced at least two new deaths from road accidents within a span of less than a week.
Published: 03/29/15

Lawmakers back new speciality tags, higher requirements

TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers took steps Thursday that could cancel a fifth of the specialty license plates available in Florida but also advanced 26 more designs for motorists to pre-order.
Published: 03/30/15