Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014

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Positive signs come from local job market

Positive signs come from local job market

SEBRING -As the slow summer season approaches, an upturn in the number of finance, clerical and truck driver job openings indicates a boost for the local business climate, according to the local career center.
Published: 04/22/14
Evaluation ordered for woman accused of feeding bears

Evaluation ordered for woman accused of feeding bears

SEBRING - A woman accused of illegally feeding bears will receive two mental evaluations, a judge decided Monday.
Published: 04/21/14

Retired major general to talk about kidnapping, rescue efforts

SEBRING - The Sebring Historical Society will host Maj. Gen. James L. Dozier at its quarterly luncheon meeting at noon Saturday at the Jack R. Stroup Civic Center on Lake Jackson.
Published: 04/21/14
Hospital unveils robotic procedure

Hospital unveils robotic procedure

SEBRING-Eric Stevens, president and CEO of Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, presented the newest medical advancement in robotic-assisted surgery for orthopaedic patients.
Published: 04/22/14

Learn about gopher tortoises

VENUS- Just how long can a gopher tortoise live? How do they survive in such extreme wet, dry, hot or cool conditions typical of the Florida scrub?
Published: 04/21/14
Personal Injury Protection premiums falling

Personal Injury Protection premiums falling

SEBRING - If Highlands County drivers noticed a slight decline in this year's automobile insurance rates, that was their PIP.
Published: 04/21/14
Teacher evaluations simplified this year

Teacher evaluations simplified this year

SEBRING - One of the complicated factors in the teacher performance appraisal system will be simplified this year with every Highlands County School District teacher receiving an "effective" rating.
Published: 04/21/14
County businesses slow to join state economic development program

County businesses slow to join state economic development program

Around the company grounds and in the warehouse, a slew of machinery and mechanical parts and heavy-duty tools are set up and stored - an all-encompassing industrial plethora of entrepreneurial progress.
Published: 04/20/14
Highlands unemmployment edges down

Highlands unemmployment edges down

SEBRING - Florida's unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 6.3 percent in March, while the Highlands rate dipped .1 percent to 7.3 percent.
Published: 04/20/14
SFSC students and instructors recognized

SFSC students and instructors recognized

AVON PARK - South Florida State College students were recently honored for academic excellence and community service during the college's annual Awards Day ceremony in the University Center.
Published: 04/21/14

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