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Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

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Community Holy Week, Easter services planned

Community Holy Week services planned
Updated: 13 hours ago

Why aren’t we growing? Highlands County population still under 100,000

SEBRING — The Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metro area gained 66,000 people in one year, but Highlands County lost population and still hasn’t returned to pre-recession levels.
Updated: 14 hours ago

Lantana man died in Lake Placid crash

LAKE PLACID — A three-car crash at 3:52 p.m. Friday closed SR 70 near County Road 29 for several hours.
Updated: 15 hours ago

Three-car accident claims one life

LAKE PLACID — One person has died in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Highway 70 near County Road 29, said Nell Hays, public information officer for the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 03/27/15
SFSC selects 5 finalists for vice president of academics

SFSC selects 5 finalists for vice president of academics

AVON PARK — South Florida State College has selected five finalists to interview for the vice president for academic affairs and student services position.
Published: 03/27/15
Culinary interests link young and old

Culinary interests link young and old

SEBRING — Pasta from scratch, that is the way Joe Noto starts preparing a homemade Italian meal that includes ravioli.
Published: 03/28/15
First arrest made after party where three shootings occurred

First arrest made after party where three shootings occurred

AVON PARK — The first arrest has been made in connection with a party last week in which three attendees were shot.
Published: 03/27/15

36th Annual AP “Springtime on the Mall” continues

AVON PARK – The “36th Annual Springtime on the Mall” continues Saturday along with a Folk Music Festival on Main Street in downtown Avon Park.
Published: 03/27/15
Pigman bill would boost power of nurse practitioners

Pigman bill would boost power of nurse practitioners

SEBRING – One doctor sees it as a way to economize health care, make it more efficient and increase competition; another sees it as a step to increasing more dependency on drugs leading to long-term addictions.
Published: 03/28/15
SFSC Dean Appelquist to retire

SFSC Dean Appelquist to retire

AVON PARK — In August 1970, a new professor at then South Florida Junior College stepped into a classroom to teach biology.
Published: 03/28/15