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Aviation flight training scholarship available

SEBRING — Experimental Aircraft Association Heartland Chapter 1240 seeks to promote and further youth aviation education and flight training.
Published: 04/27/15
Deputies get recognition for good work

Deputies get recognition for good work

SEBRING — When a man suspected of stealing a truck fled Highlands County deputies and went to his mother’s house, he was probably surprised to find a deputy there waiting for him.
Published: 04/27/15
Body found off State Road 17 in Sebring

Body found off State Road 17 in Sebring

SEBRING — Highlands County deputies were called Saturday morning to a wooded area in north Sebring near Arbuckle Creek Road and State Road 17.
Published: 04/25/15
School District offered invite to join Central Florida Coalition

School District offered invite to join Central Florida Coalition

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County is located in the Heartland of Florida, but its growth and position on the periphery of the Interstate 4 Corridor has yielded an invite to join a coalition of the big school districts in Central F...
Published: 04/26/15
Grow house smoke still drifting through court

Grow house smoke still drifting through court

SEBRING — When Highlands County Sheriff’s office was contracted to police the City of Avon Park, Sheriff Susan Benton hired almost the entire police force, including Hiram Obregon.
Published: 04/26/15
‘Growlers’ going to the governor

‘Growlers’ going to the governor

TALLAHASSEE — Half-gallon “growlers” are closer to going under brewery taps across Florida.
Published: 04/26/15
Airport continues to grow, add jobs

Airport continues to grow, add jobs

SEBRING — When it comes to new jobs in Highlands County, lately the Sebring Regional Airport has been the hot bed of activity.
Published: 04/26/15
Lorida road rage suspect still in jail

Lorida road rage suspect still in jail

LORIDA — Eight months after running down a neighbor in what may have been a road-rage incident, a Lake Istokpoga man is still awaiting trial in Highlands County Jail.
Published: 04/25/15
AP city manager finalist for Arcadia job

AP city manager finalist for Arcadia job

AVON PARK — Since getting unanimous approval by the Avon Park City Council to become the city’s full-time city manager in 2011, Julian Deleon has kept a keen eye on the city’s personnel changes, finances, infrastructure needs, ec...
Published: 04/24/15
Mulch and memories

Mulch and memories

AVON PARK — A lot of memories and a rumor from the old days of Avon Elementary came to mind as three former students, who are now in their 60s, returned Friday to beautify the campus.
Published: 04/25/15