Sunday, Dec 21, 2014

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Rockin’ it for life

Rockin’ it for life

SEBRING – There’s Bob Dylan’s 1966 classic, “Blonde on Blonde.” One is Jimi Hendrix’s definitive 1967 masterpiece, “Are You Experienced.” Another oft-mentioned is The Rolling Stone’s 1972...
Published: 12/21/14
Two Canns on piano

Two Canns on piano

AVON PARK – Whether it’s two hands or four, the classical melodies will skillfully flow from the roots of sisterhood.
Published: 12/20/14

Local news briefs

Sons of the American Revolution meeting
Published: 12/20/14
AP woman, 92, makes annual out-of-state trips ringing bell for Salvation Arm

AP woman, 92, makes annual out-of-state trips ringing bell for Salvation Arm

AVON PARK – Each year, around Highlands County, there are those who give their time volunteering to ring the traditional bells for the Salvation Army kettle money drives - near and far.
Published: 12/20/14
Children receive gifts at Boys and Girls Club

Children receive gifts at Boys and Girls Club

AVON PARK — Hank Willis loved the remote controlled truck he received as a present Friday during the annual event in which members of the Boys and Girls Club of Highlands County receive Christmas gifts.
Published: 12/20/14

Former lawman accused of forgery, submitting fake documents

SEBRING — A former DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit supervisor has been charged with submitting false documentation to be certified disabled and receive disability benefits, according to an affidavit....
Published: 12/19/14
New Business Profile: Take 2

New Business Profile: Take 2

Address: 420 S. Main Ave., Lake Placid
Published: 12/21/14
Duke Energy Foundation sponsors SFSC’s cultural programs

Duke Energy Foundation sponsors SFSC’s cultural programs

AVON PARK — The Duke Energy Foundation recently donated $8,000 to South Florida State College’s Cultural Programs to support Young People’s Theatre and MOFAC visits for students. “This generous contribution will help us b...
Published: 12/21/14
Highlands County has a bear problem

Highlands County has a bear problem

SEBRING — They’re meat eaters, so polar bears and grizzly bears attack humans.
Published: 12/19/14
Man stole trolling motors, authorities say

Man stole trolling motors, authorities say

LAKE PLACID — A Naples man is accused of stealing trolling motors, and other property, according to a warrant released Wednesday.
Published: 12/18/14

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