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LP police identify clown college vandals

LAKE PLACID—Lake Placid police have identified five minors in the vandalism of Toby the Clown Foundation School & Museum, Chief of Police James Fansler said.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Monthly report to the commission

Monthly report to the commission

SEBRING — Bob Germaine reports a series of facts to the commissioners every month: investment earnings in June, $235,120; commission invoices paid, $5.043 million; traffic fines collected, $141,725. ...
Updated: 23 hours ago
Ridge Area Arc starts scholarship program

Ridge Area Arc starts scholarship program

AVON PARK — For Dustin Akey and Miriam Thompson, they’re days filled with learning new skills, practical applications for daily living and most importantly, socializing and interacting with teachers and friends....
Updated: 23 hours ago

Voter registration books soon to close

SEBRING — Highlands County Supervisor of Elections reminds voters that Florida is a closed primary state which means you must vote the ballot of your political party affiliation at the time of book closing for the primary election to be held A...
Published: 07/23/14
SFSC dental assisting graduates recognized

SFSC dental assisting graduates recognized

AVON PARK — Seven graduates of South Florida State College’s Dental Assisting program were honored July 17 in a traditional pinning ceremony in the SFSC University Center Auditorium. Graduates were Lavette Coleman, Temikia Jones, Patric...
Published: 07/24/14

New business hours for AP billing department

AVON PARK — The City of Avon Park’s utility billing payment department’s hours will change to 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. starting Aug. 1.
Published: 07/24/14

Woman robbed of purse

AVON PARK — An Avon Park woman reported Tuesday that several males robbed her of her purse, according to a report.
Published: 07/23/14
Got caladiums?

Got caladiums?

LAKE PLACID — Classic cars, airboats, swamp buggies, wine tastings, a beer garden, a 5K race and yes, the Mountain Dew Cloggers.
Published: 07/24/14

Three stores receive bomb threats

SEBRING — A man with a Middle Eastern accent called up three businesses Tuesday evening and threatened to blow up the store if he didn’t receive $2,000, authorities said Wednesday.
Published: 07/23/14
Inmate expressed no desire to commit suicide, sheriff says

Inmate expressed no desire to commit suicide, sheriff says

SEBRING — A man found deceased in the Highland County jail Monday morning had asked to be isolated from other prisoners, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said Tuesday.
Published: 07/22/14

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