Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

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Teacher evaluation data shows inconsistencies

Teacher evaluation data shows inconsistencies

SEBRING — The latest teacher evaluation data from the Florida Department of Education continues to show that statewide, and in Highlands County, the vast majority of teachers are rated effective or highly effective. ...
Published: 12/13/14
Ida Jackson retires

Ida Jackson retires

Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District said goodbye last week to its senior board supervisor, Ida Jackson.
Published: 12/12/14
An artful return

An artful return

SEBRING – Walking around the home, each step Marilyn Masters Wescott took were small, artful treks back in time.
Published: 12/13/14
Crime briefs

Crime briefs

SPD: Man with active warrant faces more charges
Published: 12/11/14
LP  Christmas parade is Saturday

LP Christmas parade is Saturday

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Christmas parade will start at 7 p.m. Saturday in the downtown, and there are more than 70 parade entries.
Published: 12/11/14
Tastin’ it Jamaican-style, mon

Tastin’ it Jamaican-style, mon

AVON PARK – Living about 600 miles from their homeland, landlocked an hour and a half away from the Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico, the ambiance and vibe of their mother country can seem a lifetime away.
Published: 12/12/14
Getting your Yuletide ugly on: Ugly Christmas sweaters continue to be popular

Getting your Yuletide ugly on: Ugly Christmas sweaters continue to be popular

SEBRING — We’ve all seen or owned one of those, even run away from them in the past.
Published: 12/11/14

WE WANT TO KNOW: Are you searching for an adopted child or birth parent?

Florida’s Adoption Reunion Registry is helping reunite adoptees and their birth families.
Published: 12/11/14
Video rocking downtown Sebring

Video rocking downtown Sebring

Director and cameraman Cyril Cagnat, left, focuses a digital video camera on Mounir Otai and Samia Tahamouti, members of the vintage swing and rock band “Handcrafted Soul,” while on a video shoot in downtown Sebring. The musicians and v...
Published: 12/11/14

Blanket drive set for Friday

SEBRING — The Downtown Sebring Business Alliance is helping some Sebring residents stay warm this winter by holding a Blanket Drive during the second Friday Wine Walk 5-8 p.m. Friday.
Published: 12/11/14

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