Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

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Suspect arrested in Highway Park murder

Suspect arrested in Highway Park murder

HIGHWAY PARK — A Lake Placid man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of another man on Nov. 10, according to an arrest warrant affidavit released Friday.
Published: 11/21/14
AP budget continues to improve

AP budget continues to improve

AVON PARK – The City of Avon Park, which as of September has a balanced general fund budget with over $100,000 in contingency, is finalizing its last Fiscal Year 2015-15 budget adjustments and finances continue to approve, according to the cit...
Published: 11/21/14

New inter-denominational group hopes to foster US-Israel relations

SEBRING – There have only been four meetings and the group hasn’t even adopted a formal name yet.
Published: 11/21/14
Battling flames

Battling flames

West Sebring Volunteer Firefighter Matt Muha climbs a ladder to battle flames engulfing the second floor of a home in Desoto City on Wednesday morning. Firefighters from West Sebring and Desoto City departments, as well as the county’s fire se...
Published: 11/20/14

Places to go

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here is what’s happening around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 11/21/14
Witnesses say death penalty defendant was neglected, abused while growing up

Witnesses say death penalty defendant was neglected, abused while growing up

SEBRING — A man facing the death penalty for murdering a state trooper in 2007 asked on Thursday to be returned to prison rather than continuing to attend a hearing on whether he should be granted a new trial.
Published: 11/21/14
Blue Head Ranch sells again

Blue Head Ranch sells again

VENUS — Blue Head Ranch has sold for a second time in one year.
Published: 11/21/14
Students weigh in on healthier meals

Students weigh in on healthier meals

SEBRING — Sebring High freshman Rachael Boyd wanted know why there is a drastic change in school lunches.
Published: 11/21/14
New sheriff’s building $2.5 million over budget

New sheriff’s building $2.5 million over budget

SEBRING — Construction projects often finish over budget, but commissioners were nevertheless stunned to hear a 22 percent difference between their county engineer's preliminary budget and the official draft estimate from Willis Construction Co...
Published: 11/20/14
Sebring historic hotels may get new owner

Sebring historic hotels may get new owner

SEBRING — Two long-vacant historic hotels in downtown Sebring may soon have a new owner with plans for using the buildings.
Published: 11/20/14

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