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Local girl wins Miss Teen Florida United States title

Local girl wins Miss Teen Florida United States title

AVON PARK — Winning three out of four pageants is not a bad record for an 18-year-old who never saw herself as a pageant girl and actually found herself as a first-time contestant after a friend signed her up.
Published: 04/23/15
SFSC dedicates Seminole Path

SFSC dedicates Seminole Path

AVON PARK — A new path of stepping stones at South Florida State College, created by art students, provides a link to Florida’s past while honoring a retiring college administrator.
Published: 04/24/15
Community rallies to help young girl mauled by dog

Community rallies to help young girl mauled by dog

SEBRING — When Morgan Douberley visited the Champion for Children Foundation office this week, she smiled and laughed.
Published: 04/24/15

‘Peter Pan’ opens April 30 at Circle Theatre

SEBRING – The Champion for Children Foundation of Highlands County and Simple Acts United are presenting “Peter Pan Jr.”
Published: 04/23/15
Avon Park’s blueberry festival returns Saturday

Avon Park’s blueberry festival returns Saturday

AVON PARK – It’s a happy event people actually attend to get the blues.
Published: 04/23/15
2015 Miss, Jr. Miss Avon Park crowned

2015 Miss, Jr. Miss Avon Park crowned

AVON PARK — Among friends, family and supporters, a panel of judges selected the 2015 Miss and Jr. Miss Avon Park April 18.
Published: 04/22/15
All are winners

All are winners

For the first time in the 12-year history of the Administrative Professional luncheon, the selection committee stalemated in selecting only one Professional Of The Year. The dedication, qualifications, and commitment of the nominees “parallel ...
Published: 04/22/15
LP Montessori Academy celebrates Earth Day

LP Montessori Academy celebrates Earth Day

LAKE PLACID — From checking out a tractor to painting rocks and drawing the Earth, about 200 children learned about the world they live in during the annual Earth Day observance at Lake Placid Montessori Academy.
Published: 04/23/15
AP curbside recycling continues to be popular

AP curbside recycling continues to be popular

AVON PARK – Each Wednesday, Wilfredo Torres slowly drives a recycling truck around the Crystal Lake Club golf community in southeast Avon Park.
Published: 04/23/15
SFSC students, instructors recognized on Awards Day

SFSC students, instructors recognized on Awards Day

AVON PARK — South Florida State College students were honored for academic excellence and community service during the college’s recent annual Awards Day ceremony April 17 in the SFSC University Center.
Published: 04/23/15