Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

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Law library rededicated, gets some TLC

Law library rededicated, gets some TLC

SEBRING — About two years ago, Circuit Judge Angela Cowden “saw the sweetest old couple,” standing next to the door of the law library in the Highlands County Courthouse.
Published: 09/15/14

Man suffers serious injuries in ATV rollover

SEBRING— A 25-year-old Sebring man is reportedly in serious condition and had to be taken to Tampa General Hospital after he was ejected from an ATV he was riding at 1:05 a.m. Sunday, the Florida Highway Patrol said....
Published: 09/14/14

Sponsors sought for ‘Successful Families’ initiative

SEBRING — The Leadership Highlands class of 2014 is looking for sponsors to help create a new leadership program targeting the families of elementary students, called The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Families.
Published: 09/15/14
District faces teacher shortage as enrollment grows

District faces teacher shortage as enrollment grows

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County’s enrollment continues to outpace last year’s numbers, which is a positive for state funding and is based on the student count, but the district now has a shortage of teachers. ...
Published: 09/14/14

Zombies sought for Terror Trail event

SEBRING — Calling all zombies — or even wannabe zombies.
Published: 09/13/14
Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

Lake Placid woman wins the lottery

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid health care worker invested $1 on a quick pick for the Sept. 6 Fantasy 5 drawing, and it turned out to be the $254,904.63 winner.
Published: 09/12/14
Sheriff’s Office gets its own robot

Sheriff’s Office gets its own robot

SEBRING — It doesn’t talk and it doesn’t move its head like some robot out of a science fiction movie. But it can serve as the eyes and ears for a human under some circumstances.
Published: 09/13/14
The sound of silencers

The sound of silencers

SEBRING – For area hunters, the suppression wouldn’t be about the possibility of bagging more unsuspecting game, it’s a matter of being audibly proactive.
Published: 09/13/14
Sheriff’s lieutenants complete public manager program

Sheriff’s lieutenants complete public manager program

SEBRING — Lt. Jack Bailey and Lt. John Barcinas of the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office recently completed their studies in Florida State University’s Certified Public Managers program. Sheriff Susan Benton, Chief Deputy Mark Sc...
Published: 09/12/14
Art league ‘going pink’ for October

Art league ‘going pink’ for October

SEBRING—The Highlands Art League is joining forces again with Florida Hospital Heartland in “declaring war on breast cancer.”
Published: 09/14/14

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