Saturday, Sep 20, 2014

Local News

Commissioner donates campaign funds to charities

SEBRING — District 4 County Commissioner Jack Richie has closed out his re-election campaign and donated the excess campaign funds raised to six local charities: Champion for Children Foundation, Nu-Hope Elder Services, Peace River Center Safe...
Published: 09/15/14
Glimpse of Green in Avon Park

Glimpse of Green in Avon Park

Richard Whitman’s membership card starts with a D in front of the number.
Published: 09/15/14
College Night on tap for Highlands students

College Night on tap for Highlands students

SEBRING— The School Board of Highlands County, through the Student Services Department, will host its annual College Night 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Smith Center at Sebring High School.
Published: 09/15/14
Lakeshore Mall hires new marketing manager

Lakeshore Mall hires new marketing manager

SEBRING — Her goal is to bring the community inside not only to buy merchandise, but to meet and help each other — to make it more of a town rather than shopping center.
Published: 09/12/14
Updated: 09/15/14
Law library rededicated, gets some TLC

Law library rededicated, gets some TLC

SEBRING — About two years ago, Circuit Judge Angela Cowden “saw the sweetest old couple,” standing next to the door of the law library in the Highlands County Courthouse.
Published: 09/15/14

Man suffers serious injuries in ATV rollover

SEBRING— A 25-year-old Sebring man is reportedly in serious condition and had to be taken to Tampa General Hospital after he was ejected from an ATV he was riding at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said....
Published: 09/14/14

Sponsors sought for ‘Successful Families’ initiative

SEBRING — The Leadership Highlands class of 2014 is looking for sponsors to help create a new leadership program targeting the families of elementary students, called The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Families.
Published: 09/15/14
District faces teacher shortage as enrollment grows

District faces teacher shortage as enrollment grows

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County’s enrollment continues to outpace last year’s numbers, which is a positive for state funding and is based on the student count, but the district now has a shortage of teachers. ...
Published: 09/14/14

Zombies sought for Terror Trail event

SEBRING — Calling all zombies — or even wannabe zombies.
Published: 09/13/14
Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid health care worker invested $1 on a quick pick for the Sept. 6 Fantasy 5 drawing, and it turned out to be the $254,904.63 winner.
Published: 09/12/14

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