Friday, Jan 30, 2015

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How to take care of your kidneys

Dear Savvy Senior,
Published: 01/29/15
Highlands Hammock slates February nature walks

Highlands Hammock slates February nature walks

SEBRING — Highlands Hammock State Park is offering a full series of morning nature walks during February. Walks are scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday mornings. One additional walk will be held on Feb. 14. ...
Published: 01/28/15
SFSC’s EMS program earns national accreditation

SFSC’s EMS program earns national accreditation

AVON PARK — South Florida State College now offers the only nationally accredited emergency medical services program in its service district of Highlands, Hardee and DeSoto counties.
Published: 01/29/15
New local business offerings run the gamut

New local business offerings run the gamut

SEBRING — What does a retiree from Wisconsin bring to Highlands County?
Published: 01/28/15
Kennedy: Suspects dragged Doty’s body down a trail, burned him

Kennedy: Suspects dragged Doty’s body down a trail, burned him

BARTOW — A witness testified Tuesday that he saw two men accused of murdering Aaron Doty drag Doty’s body down a trail in the woods and then set it on fire.
Published: 01/27/15
Updated: 01/28/15

Made in Highlands County Photo Challenge to serve as fundraiser

SEBRING — The Heartland Cultural Alliance has announced a Made in Highlands County Photo Challenge and fundraiser.
Published: 01/27/15
AP council to discuss bike fest contract at special meeting

AP council to discuss bike fest contract at special meeting

AVON PARK — The president of a statewide organization believes Avon Park is the perfect place to hold an event, but also believes some of the city’s contract stipulations are way out of line.
Published: 01/27/15
Significant rise in premature babies

Significant rise in premature babies

SEBRING — In 2013, 105 Highlands County babies were born prematurely. Nine died.
Published: 01/28/15

Sebring High IB grad to head affordable migrant housing project

SEBRING — Sebring High International Baccalaureate graduate Kaylee Tuck is working on a two-year project to develop affordable housing for migrant workers.
Published: 01/28/15
Witness says Doty tried  to goad him into a fight at a party

Witness says Doty tried to goad him into a fight at a party

SEBRING — A witness in the trial of two men accused of murdering Aaron Doty testified that Doty tried to goad him into a fight, but that he refused.
Published: 01/26/15

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