Thursday, Jul 24, 2014

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Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying won’t face death penalty

Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying won’t face death penalty

SEBRING — It was on June 9, 2012, that Aaron Doty attended a party hosted by Kenneth Felipe Jr. and Jonathan Ray Rodriguez.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Avon Park Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

Avon Park Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

AVON PARK – She first noticed it in her backyard about four weeks ago: a small hole not more than a half-foot in diameter.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Places to go

Places to go

TODAY24th annual Caladium Festival begins
Updated: 10 hours ago
‘Hurricane tax’ on insurance policies to end 18 months early

‘Hurricane tax’ on insurance policies to end 18 months early

TALLAHASSEE—An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will end Jan. 1.
Updated: 10 hours ago
County wants cultural tourists

County wants cultural tourists

SEBRING — Mount Dora, Amelia Island, St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Tarpon Springs...
Updated: 10 hours ago

County Junior Achievement named top fundraiser

SEBRING — Junior Achievement of Highlands County announced that this year’s Celebrate JA Luncheon was the top luncheon fundraiser in 12 counties in the Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay region.
Updated: 12 hours ago

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.
Published: 07/23/14
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. ...
Published: 07/24/14
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....
Published: 07/24/14

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

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