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Two Canns on piano

Two Canns on piano

AVON PARK – Whether it’s two hands or four, the classical melodies will skillfully flow from the roots of sisterhood.
Updated: 15 hours ago

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Sons of the American Revolution meeting
Updated: 15 hours ago
AP woman, 92, makes annual out-of-state trips ringing bell for Salvation Arm

AP woman, 92, makes annual out-of-state trips ringing bell for Salvation Arm

AVON PARK – Each year, around Highlands County, there are those who give their time volunteering to ring the traditional bells for the Salvation Army kettle money drives - near and far.
Updated: 15 hours ago
Children receive gifts at Boys and Girls Club

Children receive gifts at Boys and Girls Club

AVON PARK — Hank Willis loved the remote controlled truck he received as a present Friday during the annual event in which members of the Boys and Girls Club of Highlands County receive Christmas gifts.
Updated: 16 hours ago

Former lawman accused of forgery, submitting fake documents

SEBRING — A former DeSoto County Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit supervisor has been charged with submitting false documentation to be certified disabled and receive disability benefits, according to an affidavit....
Updated: 16 hours ago
Highlands County has a bear problem

Highlands County has a bear problem

SEBRING — They’re meat eaters, so polar bears and grizzly bears attack humans.
Published: 12/19/14
Man stole trolling motors, authorities say

Man stole trolling motors, authorities say

LAKE PLACID — A Naples man is accused of stealing trolling motors, and other property, according to a warrant released Wednesday.
Published: 12/18/14
Some former Cuba residents say upgrading of relations is a good idea

Some former Cuba residents say upgrading of relations is a good idea

SEBRING — Having left Cuba when he was 9 years old, Ario Salgueiro doesn’t think much about the country anymore, years later.
Published: 12/19/14
Relaxed school cellphone policy working, administrators say

Relaxed school cellphone policy working, administrators say

SEBRING — School cellphone policies have changed over the years from strict bans, to off and out of sight, to teacher discretion, but administrators and districts continue to monitor student use of the technology. ...
Published: 12/18/14
Giving the gift of art to local seniors

Giving the gift of art to local seniors

SEBRING — The Highlands Art League donated nearly 40 paintings from “Art Uncorked” and other classes, as well as from its Studio Artists, Dec. 15 to residents of The Palms of Sebring. This is the second year HAL has donated art ...
Published: 12/19/14

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