Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

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Working to save canines, doggone it

Working to save canines, doggone it

SEBRING – There was Henry, found emaciated behind the Wal-Mart near Thunderbird Road; Butch was brought to their attention with heartworms; Andy was a “walking skeleton” before he got care; and Toby had a broken leg and spasms.
Published: 10/17/14
AP teen competing for Miss Florida USA

AP teen competing for Miss Florida USA

AVON PARK – She said she never considered herself pageant-worthy, but after some persuading from a friend, she’s now competing at the state level.
Published: 10/17/14
Terror Trail opens with a bang; other events on tap as well

Terror Trail opens with a bang; other events on tap as well

SEBRING—One of the biggest fundraisers of the Humane Society of Highlands County had a solid opening Oct. 10.
Published: 10/17/14

Places to go

There is lots of fun going on around the county this weekend. Where will we see you?
Published: 10/17/14
Are we prepared for EBOLA?

Are we prepared for EBOLA?

SEBRING —Hospitals throughout Florida are preparing should a case of Ebola come to the state.
Published: 10/16/14

Deputies: 4-year-old suffers ‘severe’ head injury

SEBRING—Shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday, Highlands County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the emergency room at Highlands Regional Medical Center for a 4-year-old girl who arrived with severe head injury and was unresponsive, the sheriff...
Published: 10/15/14
SFSC recruiting zombies for ‘Thrill the World’ benefit

SFSC recruiting zombies for ‘Thrill the World’ benefit

AVON PARK—The South Florida State College Performing Arts Club is hosting Thrill the World from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, in the Theatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands campus.
Published: 10/15/14
Benton, Pigman: Don’t let Florida go to pot

Benton, Pigman: Don’t let Florida go to pot

SEBRING — If voters approve Amendment 2 in November, it will allow people to receive prescriptions for marijuana, almost at will.
Published: 10/16/14

Project Nitrogen to be revealed at Nov. 4 meeting

SEBRING — Stephen Weeks thought he was going to present Project Nitrogen at Tuesday’s county commission meeting.
Published: 10/16/14
Floridians still figuring out Rick Scott

Floridians still figuring out Rick Scott

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of a series of overview stories the News Service of Florida is doing about the 2014 elections.
Published: 10/16/14

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