Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

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Two Walmart employees accused of fraud

AVON PARK — Walmart often advertises its rollbacks in prices, but two former Avon Park Walmart employees arrested Wednesday were accused of taking that to an illegal level.
Updated: 5 hours ago
SFSC launches another’s bachelor’s degree program

SFSC launches another’s bachelor’s degree program

AVON PARK — A new bachelor’s degree will be available at South Florida State College that is geared toward working adults seeking to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. ...
Updated: 5 hours ago

Man charged with sale of marijuana

SEBRING — A search for counterfeit money at one home led to the arrest of a man at another residence on marijuana-related charges, according to a report released Thursday.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Man accused of threatening to shoot others

Man accused of threatening to shoot others

SEBRING — A man accused of waving a sawed-off shotgun around and threatening to shoot people was arrested Wednesday by Sebring police, according to a report released Thursday.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Woman accused of battering officer

Woman accused of battering officer

SEBRING — A woman knocking on doors of residences and urging occupants to call 911 ended up being arrested, according to a report released this week.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Authorities search for suspect

Authorities search for suspect

LAKE PLACID — Authorities were searching Wednesday for a 41-year-old man in connection with shooting death of a man in Highway Park early Monday morning, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said.
Published: 04/23/14
Magazine ranks Sebring third among small towns in Florida

Magazine ranks Sebring third among small towns in Florida

SEBRING — When asked to give her feelings about Sebring, Peggy Stephenson said on Facebook that during the 50 years she’s lived here, the city changed a lot, “but (it) still has that small town feeling.”...
Published: 04/24/14

School voucher bills moving though House, Senate

SEBRING — No one, not Deputy Superintendent Rodney Hollinger nor Walker Memorial Academy Treasurer Teresa Gonzalez, knows how many students are enrolled in Highlands County’s eight private schools. Even the state Department of Education...
Published: 04/24/14
School starts ‘doggie day care’ for vet assisting course

School starts ‘doggie day care’ for vet assisting course

SEBRING — Rebecca Spencer eventually wants to become a veterinarian, and being certified as a vet assistant when she graduates high school fits perfectly with her career plan.
Published: 04/24/14
Turner Furniture reopened soon after water pipe break

Turner Furniture reopened soon after water pipe break

AVON PARK – When you are away, a broken pipe or faulty toilet flush valve can flood hundreds of gallons of water into your home or business leaving a mess and a challenging cleanup problem.
Published: 04/24/14

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