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Council asks for evaluation

Council asks for evaluation

SEBRING — Tourist Development Council Member John Griffin has asked for an evaluation of the director.
Published: 02/27/15

Man allegedly attacks girlfriend

SEBRING – A Sebring man who punched and held a knife to the throat of his live-in girlfriend was arrested Wednesday.
Published: 02/26/15
AP approves Brickell Building proposal

AP approves Brickell Building proposal

AVON PARK — The city council approved the Avon Park Housing Development Corporation’s proposal to purchase and develop the Brickell Building on Main Street, but two council members voted against the plan.
Published: 02/27/15
Killers of Aaron Doty sentenced to life

Killers of Aaron Doty sentenced to life

SEBRING — After calling the two convicted murderers of Aaron Doty hypocrites, cowards and cheaters, Circuit Judge J. Dale Durrance on Thursday sentenced them both to two consecutive terms of life plus five years.
Published: 02/26/15
Fifty years of medical care

Fifty years of medical care

SEBRING – Frances Brown of Sebring can remember when it was a small, “hometown” hospital with the latest in medical technology - for the late 1960s, early 1970s.
Published: 02/26/15
Two candidates file for Highlands County sheriff

Two candidates file for Highlands County sheriff

SEBRING —The 2016 election season has started early. Two candidates are already running for sheriff.
Published: 02/25/15
Harder Hall purchase agreement signed

Harder Hall purchase agreement signed

SEBRING — After four months of negotiations, the City of Sebring has a signed purchase agreement for $2.5 million for Harder Hall.
Published: 02/26/15
Sebring makes list of beautiful towns

Sebring makes list of beautiful towns

SEBRING — When a London-based web site contracted Jensen Beach resident Audra Clemons to write about the 10 most beautiful towns in Florida, it didn’t take long to think about Sebring, she said.
Published: 02/26/15
Crime dropped, but murders increased in 2014, sheriff says

Crime dropped, but murders increased in 2014, sheriff says

SEBRING — It took more than a week for authorities to identify a man with a head injury who was found on a dirt trail last March behind Lupita Grocery Store south of Lake Placid.
Published: 02/25/15
Deleon: Airport could be turned over to county

Deleon: Airport could be turned over to county

AVON PARK — As the Avon Park City Council discussed the ongoing operating losses of the city’s airport, City Manager Julian Deleon said the council could consider making it an independent special improvement district or turning it over ...
Published: 02/26/15