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Thursday, Apr 02, 2015

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Car crashes into house, causes minor damage

Car crashes into house, causes minor damage

SEBRING —An SUV crashed into the front of a house on Lakeview Drive near the First Presbyterian Church parking lot Monday morning. The crash caused minor damage to the house, according to building official Ed White. ...
Published: 03/30/15
FHP: 8 dead, 10 injured in Moore Haven van crash

FHP: 8 dead, 10 injured in Moore Haven van crash

MOORE HAVEN (AP) — An overloaded church van ran through a stop sign, crossed all four lanes of a dark rural highway and nosedived into a canal, killing eight people and injuring 10 early Monday in southwest Florida, authorities said....
Published: 03/30/15
Grant funds a computer tablet each for Woodlawn’s 5th graders

Grant funds a computer tablet each for Woodlawn’s 5th graders

SEBRING — Among the shelves and shelves of books in Woodlawn Elementary School’s media center, Monday the school’s fifth-graders focused instead on a cart filled with tablet computers that each student will be receiving soon....
Published: 03/31/15
Non-profit dance studio relocates to Circle Theatre

Non-profit dance studio relocates to Circle Theatre

SEBRING – Going into its third year, the dance studio has been a place for youths from all socio-economic backgrounds in Highlands County to develop moves and instill the rhythm in their hearts.
Published: 03/31/15

Driver fled accident, authorities say

AVON PARK — A driver who fled a deputy and hit another vehicle said he didn’t stop because he doesn’t have a valid driver’s license, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Published: 03/30/15
It’s luck of the Irish for painting winner

It’s luck of the Irish for painting winner

SEBRING — The Highlands Art League’s Yellow House Gallery congratulates Joan Boucher of Lake Placid, who won the Linda Kegley “Cheers to Irish Coffee” original painting raffled off at the Yellow House Gallery. ...
Published: 03/30/15
Community Holy Week, Easter services planned

Community Holy Week, Easter services planned

Community Holy Week services planned
Published: 03/28/15
Updated: 03/30/15

SFSC briefs

Scenario-based training for concealed weapons holders
Published: 03/30/15
A second home

A second home

WAUCHULA — Tia Hildebrant majors in psychology and anthropology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. She’s a sophomore, but she can already see how apes seem to have the same behaviors as humans.
Published: 03/30/15

Road accidents take two more lives, authorities say

AVON PARK — Authorities have announced at least two new deaths from road accidents within a span of less than a week.
Published: 03/29/15