Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Local News

Man leads deputy on chase, hits vehicle

Man leads deputy on chase, hits vehicle

SEBRING —A Highlands County man led a deputy on a chase after the deputy tried to make a traffic stop, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 10/29/14

LPHS student arrested after bomb threat

LAKE PLACID — A 16-year-old Lake Placid High School student was arrested Tuesday after a note was discovered Monday in a classroom, threatening that “on Oct. 31, 2014, the school is going to blow up,” according to a news release ...
Published: 10/28/14
Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

SEBRING — Which is the only fruit with “seeds” on the outside and roughly how many seeds does one fruit bear?
Published: 10/29/14
Early voting heavy for off-year election

Early voting heavy for off-year election

SEBRING — When two years ago Robert and Elaine Bean showed up at their Miami precinct, a nearby library, to vote they found that hundreds of others were waiting in line to do the same.
Published: 10/29/14
Sheriff’s office rejoins county insurance fund

Sheriff’s office rejoins county insurance fund

SEBRING — The sheriff’s office is back, and the county commissioners are glad.
Published: 10/29/14
AP close to owning downtown Brickell Building

AP close to owning downtown Brickell Building

AVON PARK – The Avon Park City Council voted to grant authorization to purchase the historic Brickell Building and will be moving forward on annexing 203.5 acres in to the city limits.
Published: 10/29/14

Man accused of fraud

LAKE PLACID — When a Naples man bought some gift cards at Publix, the store determined the credit card he used was fraudulent, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Published: 10/28/14
Man accused of child abuse

Man accused of child abuse

SEBRING — A supposed demonstration of how to tackle a person resulted in one man ending up in jail, according to a report released Tuesday.
Published: 10/28/14
Veterans Day ceremonies planned

Veterans Day ceremonies planned

Annual parade scheduled
Published: 10/28/14
Tourists visiting county in near-record numbers

Tourists visiting county in near-record numbers

SEBRING – Around the state, folks like Dick and Marilyn Groves have been coming here in droves to make the commercials, print ads and word-of-mouth talk about Destination Florida come alive.
Published: 10/28/14

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