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Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

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Moped stop results in drug arrest

SEBRING — Deputies stopped a moped driver without a tag Wednesday evening and found alleged narcotics.
Published: 03/02/15

Duke Energy says it will drop nuclear fee off Florida bills

TALLAHASSEE (AP) — One of Florida’s largest power companies says it will go ahead and drop a nuclear power fee now charged to customers.
Published: 03/02/15

Citizens sought to apply for TDC group

The Highlands County Tourist Development Council is seeking applications from citizens who are involved in the tourism industry and “who have demonstrated an interest in tourist development,” a Highlands County news release states.
Published: 03/02/15
Inaugural run/walk reiterates message of peace

Inaugural run/walk reiterates message of peace

AVON PARK — Dwayne Council Sr. has made a positive impact on the lives of countless young adults.
Published: 03/01/15
Updated: 03/02/15
Florida Standards Assessments kick off Tuesday with writing test

Florida Standards Assessments kick off Tuesday with writing test

SEBRING — A new era of public school testing begins in Florida soon.
Published: 03/01/15
China painters’ annual tea showcases artwork

China painters’ annual tea showcases artwork

LAKE PLACID — The local chapter of the Florida World Organization of China Painters has set the date and theme of its annual tea.
Published: 03/02/15

10 2015 legislative issues to watch

TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers will gather March 3 in the Capitol for the pomp-filled start of the 2015 legislative session.
Published: 03/02/15
State cuts affect early-intervention program’s administration

State cuts affect early-intervention program’s administration

SEBRING – It’s a program considered vital to the educational, emotional and developmental needs of toddlers who began their lives with the challenges associated with developmental disabilities and delays.
Published: 03/02/15
Quilts as art

Quilts as art

SEBRING — There are the mass-produced quilts for sale at Kmart and Dillard’s, and then there are the hundreds of artistic and crafty quilts, on display at the 2015 Highlands County Quilt Show, which take months or years to stitch and se...
Published: 03/02/15

Made in Highlands County Photo challenge set

SEBRING — The Heartland Cultural Alliance has announced a Made in Highlands County Photo Challenge and fundraiser.
Published: 03/02/15