Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

Local News

Low technology marks coupled with lack of funding puts district in tech bind

Low technology marks coupled with lack of funding puts district in tech bind

SEBRING — The modern classroom, from kindergarten through high school, is a “digital learning environment” with computers, a Smartboard, projector and other technology that enhances student learning.
Published: 11/16/14
Week of the Family
All the fun allowed on a Saturday

Week of the Family All the fun allowed on a Saturday

SEBRING — This was the first time Malachi Millerd and Logan McGilberry had ever been on a horse. Both boys squealed and looked proudly at their parents.
Published: 11/16/14
Police chief teaches woman self defense

Police chief teaches woman self defense

LAKE PLACID — Years ago, Marilyn Stokes was the victim of a crime in New York.
Published: 11/15/14

Man dies in single-vehicle accident

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid man died Friday in a single-vehicle accident, according to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 11/15/14
Brothers arrested in separate shootings involving same victim

Brothers arrested in separate shootings involving same victim

LAKE PLACID — Two brothers are accused of shooting the same man, but in separate incidents almost a year apart, Nell Hays, public information officer for the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office, said in a press release....
Published: 11/15/14
Planned jail escape foiled, authorities say

Planned jail escape foiled, authorities say

SEBRING — A plan by two inmates, including one charged with the brutal murder of Aaron Doty, was foiled, according to a press release from the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 11/15/14

Teacher contract talks to start next week

SEBRING — Contract negotiations will start next week between the School Board of Highlands County and the Highlands County Education Association (teachers union).
Published: 11/15/14
Sebring Downtown Flea and Farmer’s Market open for business

Sebring Downtown Flea and Farmer’s Market open for business

SEBRING — Address: 231 S. Ridgewood Drive
Published: 11/16/14

Local business briefs

Small business seminar slated at SFSC
Published: 11/16/14
Symphony increases appreciation of music

Symphony increases appreciation of music

LAKE PLACID — Whether Ashley Finke is conducting a beginning youth orchestra or participating in the advanced counterpart, she sees a lot of very familiar faces.
Published: 11/15/14

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