Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

Local News

Avon Park Christmas parade kicks off Monday

SEBRING — Christmas parade season will officially start in Highlands County with the Avon Park Christmas parade starting at 7 p.m. Monday on Main Street.
Published: 11/25/14

Man accused of sexually abusing 9-year-old girl

SEBRING — A Sebring man has been accused of raping and inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl.
Published: 11/25/14

One person taken to hospital after two-vehicle accident

SEBRING — Two people were hospitalized and a third person was injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 27, according to a Sebring Police Department accident report released Tuesday.
Published: 11/25/14

Company plans biofuels plant in Highlands County

SEBRING — Several years ago the prospect of more than 1,000 new jobs in Highlands County appeared imminent with two companies planning to build ethanol plants.
Published: 11/26/14
Doctor celebrates patients’ longevity

Doctor celebrates patients’ longevity

SEBRING — “Some say that ‘I don’t want to live to be a hundred.’ I don’t know what they really mean by that, but I think it is wonderful to be 100 and more.”
Published: 11/25/14
New Santa Set greets Lakeshore Mall visitors

New Santa Set greets Lakeshore Mall visitors

SEBRING – It’s a small holiday step in the effort to make a big leap into more community involvement.
Published: 11/26/14
6 cheerleaders to perform in Macy’s Parade

6 cheerleaders to perform in Macy’s Parade

SEBRING — Six Highlands County high school cheerleaders will be participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as part of the performance presented by the Spirit of America, national cheerleading association and Varsity Spirit....
Published: 11/26/14

SPD: Husband dies, wife injured while trying to cross U.S. 27

SEBRING — A man died and his wife was injured Sunday evening after they were struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross U.S. 27 near Grand Prix Drive, according to a Sebring Police Department accident report. ...
Published: 11/24/14
Stores announce Black Friday hours

Stores announce Black Friday hours

SEBRING – Two years ago, Carlet Webb camped out on asphalt underneath the glow of fluorescent lighting, dodging moths to get her grandchildren electric scooters.
Published: 11/25/14

Some phones present 911 challenges

SEBRING — In the past, after the 911 emergency system was put in place, dispatchers had few problems knowing where a caller was located, as people used landlines.
Published: 11/25/14

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