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Man accused of bigamy
Published: 04/17/14
Avon Park annexation continues

Avon Park annexation continues

AVON PARK - The City of Avon Park added treated water, possibly more law enforcement retirement money and even a good night's rest Monday night.
Published: 04/17/14
Sebring rejects participating in Lake Jackson study

Sebring rejects participating in Lake Jackson study

SEBRING - Despite the city of Sebring's initial refusal to help pay for a study of Lake Jackson, the project should continue, Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell said Wednesday.
Published: 04/17/14
Highlands County grapefruit may end up in South Korea

Highlands County grapefruit may end up in South Korea

SEBRING - Like kimchi - a fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with seasonings - is a delicacy in the United States, in South Korea, fresh Florida grapefruit is considered a special treat of status.
Published: 04/17/14
Online identity theft on the rise, survey says

Online identity theft on the rise, survey says

SEBRING - Online identity theft appears to be affecting more Americans, according to a January 2014 Pew Research Center survey.
Published: 04/17/14

State Rep. Pigman draws Democratic opponent

SEBRING - A new candidate has filed for state representative in District 55, and he'll need to start raising funds quickly.
Published: 04/17/14

Suspects arrested in connection burglary of councilman's house

SEBRING - Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the burglary of a Sebring city councilman's house.
Published: 04/16/14

Hernando rejects union president's grievance over hiring process

BROOKSVILLE - Hernando County officials said they will not process a grievance filed by Robert Rae concerning a purported policy violation but the president of the firefighters' union said he is not buying the reason and will move forward with his co...
Published: 04/15/14
2 veteran principals to retire

2 veteran principals to retire

SEBRING - The School Board of Highlands County will be losing two veteran administrators with a combined 75 years in education with the retirements in June of Pam Burnham and Rick Demeri.
Published: 04/16/14
AP, LP may truck trash to Okeechobee
Commissioners don't object

AP, LP may truck trash to Okeechobee Commissioners don't object

SEBRING - It was over in a few minutes. Instead of objecting, reducing tipping fees at Highlands County landfill, or asking Avon Park and Lake Placid to stay, the commissioners bid adieu Tuesday to Julian Deleon.
Published: 04/16/14

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