Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015

Local News

Woman charged in school bus hit and run

SEBRING — A Lake Placid woman has been charged in connection with Friday’s hit and run accident involving a school bus with 35 student onboard.
Published: 01/21/15

Authorities say they found almost 400 grams of pot in Lake Placid home

LAKE PLACID — Authorities uncovered a suspected marijuana growhouse in Lake Placid after two people who were replacing a power meter at 343 Hallmark Ave., Lake Placid, told authorities they smelled fresh marijuana odor coming from the home, a ...
Published: 01/21/15

Counterfeit bills passed at Lakeshore Mall

SEBRING — A Sebring woman has been arrested for finding a new way to launder money.
Published: 01/21/15

Drug-free business seminar on tap

SEBRING — The Drug Free Highlands Coalition and Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce will present a Drug Free Business Solutions Seminar 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday for businesses and citizens who want to learn about the dangers of drugs in the wo...
Published: 01/21/15
Demo day to introduce Preserve bike trails to the community

Demo day to introduce Preserve bike trails to the community

SEBRING ­ — A local bike shop, Legacy Bicycles, is hosting a trail orientation and demonstration day to introduce the “mountain bike” trails at The Preserves at Sun ’n Lake to a wider group....
Published: 01/22/15
What Medicare doesn’t cover

What Medicare doesn’t cover

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Published: 01/22/15
Who is Project Nitrogen?

Who is Project Nitrogen?

SEBRING — Tuesday was the day when taxpayers were finally supposed to learn the identity of Project Nitrogen. Instead, there was another snafu.
Published: 01/21/15
Polk County jury selection begins in Doty trial

Polk County jury selection begins in Doty trial

BARTOW — Jury selection, which began Tuesday in the trial of two men accused of beating Aaron Doty at a party and then burning his body while he was still alive, got off to a slow start with attorneys taking most of the day questioning a panel...
Published: 01/20/15

Seniors learn about community resources, safety at Elder Fair

SEBRING — Meals On Wheels volunteers often deliver food to the homebound and the elderly but anybody who wants a lunch delivered to their home can request one, said Paul Devlin, vice-president of the Avon Park Meals on Wheels....
Published: 01/20/15
Public can ‘learn and burn’ at Archbold

Public can ‘learn and burn’ at Archbold

VENUS — Nature depends on fire — whether wild or prescribed; fire regenerates.
Published: 01/20/15

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