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Florida Standards Assessments kick off Tuesday with writing test

Florida Standards Assessments kick off Tuesday with writing test

SEBRING — A new era of public school testing begins in Florida soon.
Updated: 4 hours ago
Inaugural run/walk reiterates message of peace

Inaugural run/walk reiterates message of peace

AVON PARK — Dwayne Council Sr. has made a positive impact on the lives of countless young adults.
Updated: 5 hours ago

County won’t shell out $750 for AP

AVON PARK – It wasn’t a significant sum of money on a county-wide scale, but it left Avon Park’s city manager wondering why $750 from the county wasn’t approved to help the city with airport contamination cleanup.
Published: 03/01/15

Court denies killer of state trooper a new trial

SEBRING — If Joshua Altersberger had been sentenced by a jury for murdering a state trooper, jurors may have heard testimony that at a party Altersberger laughed at the way Florida Highway patrolman Nicholas Sottile died....
Published: 03/01/15
Sun N’ Lake to upgrade entry, direction signs

Sun N’ Lake to upgrade entry, direction signs

SEBRING — Supervisors consented Friday to what’s likely to cost more than $250,000 in new signs for Sun N’ Lake.
Published: 02/28/15
Authorities seek help in finding missing teenager

Authorities seek help in finding missing teenager

SEBRING — Highlands County Sheriff’s Office detectives are requesting assistance from the public to locate Ellen Jane Bivens, 17, who has been missing since Feb. 11.
Published: 02/27/15
Sebring High School’s theater program is on the move

Sebring High School’s theater program is on the move

SEBRING — Those who think that Sebring High School theater students only perform traditional plays on a stage at the school would be wrong.
Published: 03/01/15
LP Chamber Awards recognizes service to the community

LP Chamber Awards recognizes service to the community

SEBRING — About a dozen people were recognized for their outstanding service to the chamber and community in 2014 at The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards banquet on Thursday evening at the Chateu Elan Hotel....
Published: 02/28/15
LP Police to enforce parking ordinance

LP Police to enforce parking ordinance

LAKE PLACID — Those parking on a public right-of-way will soon be issued a warning from the Lake Placid Police Department, which may issue citations for subsequent violations.
Published: 02/28/15
‘Battle of the Bands’ far from musical mayhem

‘Battle of the Bands’ far from musical mayhem

AVON PARK – It’s called a “battle,” but there won’t be any fighting or physical damage.
Published: 02/28/15