Friday, Oct 31, 2014

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Pet cat loves hitting the road for motorcycle rides

Pet cat loves hitting the road for motorcycle rides

SEBRING – She cruises up and down U.S. 27 atop a Honda Valkyrie motorcycle and a 1,520 cubic centimeter, liquid cooled, flat-six engine. She makes regular stops at local hangouts, gets a cold fix and hangs out with other chopper riders out cru...
Updated: 40 mins ago

Police investigate church burglary

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid police are seeking the public’s help in solving a church burglary during which three industrial-sized speakers were stolen last weekend, according to a press release issued Friday. The burglary occurred at the...
Updated: 1 hour ago
County awarded for excellence in financial reporting

County awarded for excellence in financial reporting

SEBRING — Highlands County has been awarded two certificates from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2013.
Published: 10/31/14
Sheriff’s captain finds his father, and learns of hereditary cancer

Sheriff’s captain finds his father, and learns of hereditary cancer

SEBRING — It’s not a coincidence, and it’s not fate; Randy LaBelle thinks it’s an act of God.
Published: 10/31/14

Sheriff seeks public support for addressing system improvements

SEBRING — When emergency responders and deputies go to a call they sometimes depend on someone standing out near the street and waving to them, authorities say.
Published: 10/31/14
New SFSC grant helps veterans truck along

New SFSC grant helps veterans truck along

AVON PARK – Many of them had experience on base or near the front lines, driving trucks, operating cargo vehicles and have training in transportation logistics.
Published: 10/31/14
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for some fun this weekend? Here’s what is going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 10/31/14

Old court records being digitized

SEBRING — It might happen one day that a descendant of a Highlands County man named Paul Ryan might want to read his ancestor's court records at the Highlands County Clerk's Office. ...
Published: 10/30/14
Sebring is not nation’s poorest city

Sebring is not nation’s poorest city

SEBRING — No doubt about it, Sebring and Highlands County rank low in median income, but an online publication’s assessment of Sebring as the nation’s poorest city appears to be off the mark.
Published: 10/30/14
High school student to display art at arts, crafts festival

High school student to display art at arts, crafts festival

SEBRING — Ever since he was a young child growing up in Haiti, Judeler Petit-Noel has used paper and pencils to create art.
Published: 10/30/14

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