Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

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Project aims to bring orchids back to Miami area

Central Florida’s Agri-Leader
Updated: 27 mins ago
One in five citrus acres is diseased

One in five citrus acres is diseased

SEBRING — So far, Asian psyllids have infected about 20 percent of the citrus acres in Highlands County.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Caladium Festival draws biggest crowds ever

Caladium Festival draws biggest crowds ever

LAKE PLACID — The 24th annual Caladium Festival was not only bigger and better, it was the best ever according to Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eileen May.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Man accused of stealing tire rims

Man accused of stealing tire rims

SEBRING — A Sebring man has been accused of stealing tire rims valued at $2,250 from a local automobile salvage business, according to a sheriff’s report released this week.
Updated: 19 hours ago
SFSC Trustees elect new officers

SFSC Trustees elect new officers

AVON PARK — During its July 23 meeting, the South Florida State College District Board of Trustees elected Kenneth Lambert as chair, Kris Rider as vice chair and reelected Lana Puckorius as the board’s liaison to the SFSC Foundation Inc...
Updated: 20 hours ago
Dumping of unwanted pets increasing in parks, elsewhere

Dumping of unwanted pets increasing in parks, elsewhere

SEBRING — When Highlands County Humane Society employees found Murphy, a mixed-breed dog, abandoned a year ago at the organization’s shelter, the canine was emaciated and suffered from heartworm disease.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Cox has made no decision on a 5th term

Cox has made no decision on a 5th term

SEBRING — Are we going to have a new superintendent in two years?
Updated: 20 hours ago
Harvesting Highlands

Harvesting Highlands

SEBRING — At the moment, it doesn’t look like much more than a fenced-in pasture at the end of a dirt road, with a few oak trees scattered about.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Wildfire prevention contest winners announced

Wildfire prevention contest winners announced

SEBRING — The Florida Forest Service and B&B Sebring Fairmont Square Cinema 6 announced their wildfire prevention contest winners from their fire prevention event July 19.
Updated: 22 hours ago
AP Council tables vote to buy Brickell building

AP Council tables vote to buy Brickell building

AVON PARK – After parlaying with the bank who owns one of Avon Park’s historic buildings until July 24, a purchase price was negotiated with the City of Avon Park to by the Brickell building but a city council vote to buy it was tabled....
Published: 07/30/14

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