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Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015

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Inaugural run/walk reiterates message of peace

Inaugural run/walk reiterates message of peace

AVON PARK — Dwayne Council Sr. has made a positive impact on the lives of countless young adults.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Florida Standards Assessments kick off Tuesday with writing test

Florida Standards Assessments kick off Tuesday with writing test

SEBRING — A new era of public school testing begins in Florida soon.
Published: 03/01/15
China painters’ annual tea showcases artwork

China painters’ annual tea showcases artwork

LAKE PLACID — The local chapter of the Florida World Organization of China Painters has set the date and theme of its annual tea.
Published: 03/02/15

10 2015 legislative issues to watch

TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers will gather March 3 in the Capitol for the pomp-filled start of the 2015 legislative session.
Published: 03/02/15
State cuts affect early-intervention program’s administration

State cuts affect early-intervention program’s administration

SEBRING – It’s a program considered vital to the educational, emotional and developmental needs of toddlers who began their lives with the challenges associated with developmental disabilities and delays.
Published: 03/02/15
Quilts as art

Quilts as art

SEBRING — There are the mass-produced quilts for sale at Kmart and Dillard’s, and then there are the hundreds of artistic and crafty quilts, on display at the 2015 Highlands County Quilt Show, which take months or years to stitch and se...
Published: 03/02/15

Made in Highlands County Photo challenge set

SEBRING — The Heartland Cultural Alliance has announced a Made in Highlands County Photo Challenge and fundraiser.
Published: 03/02/15

County won’t shell out $750 for AP

AVON PARK – It wasn’t a significant sum of money on a county-wide scale, but it left Avon Park’s city manager wondering why $750 from the county wasn’t approved to help the city with airport contamination cleanup.
Published: 03/01/15

Court denies killer of state trooper a new trial

SEBRING — If Joshua Altersberger had been sentenced by a jury for murdering a state trooper, jurors may have heard testimony that at a party Altersberger laughed at the way Florida Highway patrolman Nicholas Sottile died....
Published: 03/01/15
Sun N’ Lake to upgrade entry, direction signs

Sun N’ Lake to upgrade entry, direction signs

SEBRING — Supervisors consented Friday to what’s likely to cost more than $250,000 in new signs for Sun N’ Lake.
Published: 02/28/15