Friday, Aug 22, 2014

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Back on the gridiron

Back on the gridiron

The high school football preseason gets underway tonight with Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring playing in their respective Kickoff Classic’s.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Man accused of molestation

Man accused of molestation

AVON PARK — An Avon Park man was arrested after being accused of molesting an 11-year-old girl, according to a report released Thursday.
Updated: 16 hours ago
Judge strikes down Fla. gay marriage ban

Judge strikes down Fla. gay marriage ban

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining state judges in four counties who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Parkway projects depend on 1-penny tax

Parkway projects depend on 1-penny tax

SEBRING — When will Sebring Parkway Phase 2 be completed?
Updated: 19 hours ago

LPPD: Robbery suspect may be linked to others

LAKE PLACE — A man arrested this week in connection with the April 4 robbery of a Hispanic man is also being investigated in connection with two other robberies of Hispanic men earlier in the year, Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler said ...
Updated: 19 hours ago
Elementary students to use new computer-based instructional program

Elementary students to use new computer-based instructional program

SEBRING — Elementary students in all grades district wide will soon be working on something new in classrooms and computer labs.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Fit for success

Fit for success

AVON PARK – Bruce Kimball II is far from getting a degree and even further from being able to pay off his eventual college education.
Updated: 19 hours ago
Sheriff’s department gets new vehicle, rifles through federal program

Sheriff’s department gets new vehicle, rifles through federal program

SEBRING — Two weeks ago when a man held a woman hostage and threatened to kill responding officers, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team brought its MRAP armored vehicle to the scene.
Updated: 21 hours ago
Man accused of having marijuana growing operation

Man accused of having marijuana growing operation

LORIDA — Authorities arrested a Lorida man after discovering 51 marijuana plants on his property, according to an arrest affidavit released Thursday.
Updated: 21 hours ago

HRMC: Hackers may have stolen patient information from doctors’ offices

SEBRING — A limited amount of information regarding patients seen at physicians’ practices and clinics affiliated with Highlands Regional Medical Center may have been obtained by Chinese hackers, according to a statement from the hospit...
Updated: 21 hours ago

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