Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

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County commissioners honor volunteer firefighters

County commissioners honor volunteer firefighters

SEBRING — Forty-five firefighters from 10 volunteer departments were handed certificates Tuesday night honoring — in Placid Lakes Fire Chief Mark Fortier’s case — up to 35 years of service.
Published: 04/23/14
Crime briefs

Crime briefs

Man accused of burglary
Published: 04/23/14

Arrest anticipated in murder

LAKE PLACID — An arrest in connection with the murder of a man in Highway Park was expected to be made by Wednesday morning, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said Tuesday.
Published: 04/22/14
Earth Day at school starts with everyday things

Earth Day at school starts with everyday things

LAKE PLACID — What are 100 ways we can save the Earth?
Published: 04/23/14

Authorities investigate murder in Highway Park

LAKE PLACID - Efforts by an association to improve the Highway Park community, which has had crime problems, have been beginning to take hold, Tiffany Green, president of the Highway Park Neighborhood Council, said.
Published: 04/21/14
Updated: 04/22/14
Area food banks keeping busy

Area food banks keeping busy

AVON PARK – Although the Obama administration has forecasted healthy economic growth for 2014 compared to 2013, indications around food banks and outreach centers are that despite a better economy, they’re as busy as ever.
Published: 04/23/14

Highway safety stats mixed for Highlands County

SEBRING — When Sebring High School student Bobby Brown was asked to walk toe-to-toe Tuesday, he found that difficult because he was wearing special goggles.
Published: 04/23/14
Operation Medicine Cabinet to collect prescription meds

Operation Medicine Cabinet to collect prescription meds

SEBRING — On Saturday, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office and the Sebring and Lake Placid Police Departments will participate in Operation Medicine Cabinet.
Published: 04/23/14
Local scholarships are available for many college students

Local scholarships are available for many college students

SEBRING — The South Florida State College Foundation, which manages almost 100 scholarships for SFSC students, is expecting to give out a record amount of scholarship money this year.
Published: 04/23/14
Annual SFSC Art Awards recognizes students

Annual SFSC Art Awards recognizes students

AVON PARK — The South Florida State College Museum of Florida Art and Culture recognized student talent April 17 at the 2014 SFSC Student Art Show Awards.
Published: 04/22/14

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