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Road rage sparks SWAT standoff

Road rage sparks SWAT standoff

LORIDA — A 10 p.m. Friday road-rage incident turned into a SWAT team standoff that lasted until Saturday morning.
Published: 07/26/14
Archbold buildings place fourth in contest

Archbold buildings place fourth in contest

VENUS—Archbold Biological Station Learning Center and Lodge was voted the Gulf Coast area’s favorite public-use building and fourth favorite statewide in an online architecture competition hosted by the Florida Chapter of the American I...
Published: 07/27/14
Caladium festival colors downtown Lake Placid

Caladium festival colors downtown Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID – To the casual festival attendee, they’re all colorful caladiums with varying patterns and different sizes.
Published: 07/26/14
Highlands County school board forum

Highlands County school board forum

AVON PARK — The bottom line for seven of the eight school board candidates: they endorsed the half-cent sales tax on the November ballot, but they weren’t warm for the Common Core standards, known in Florida as the Florida Standards. ...
Published: 07/26/14

News in brief

Students, faculty invited to ‘Battle for Blood’
Published: 07/26/14
Pinning ceremony honors SFSC radiography grads

Pinning ceremony honors SFSC radiography grads

AVON PARK — Twelve graduates of South Florida State College’s Associate in Science degree in Radiography program were honored July 23 in a traditional pinning ceremony in the SFSC University Center Auditorium. ...
Published: 07/26/14
The evolution of fire

The evolution of fire

SEBRING — There are two kinds of fire, according to Stephen Pyne.
Published: 07/27/14

Man accused of misusing 911 system

SEBRING —A man who authorities say called 911 because he was upset that a vehicle stopped by police was on his property ended up being arrested, according to a report released Friday.
Published: 07/25/14
Man, woman accused of shoplifting for fake refunds

Man, woman accused of shoplifting for fake refunds

SEBRING — A man and a woman have been accused of stealing items from Lowe’s and then returning the merchandise to get refunds, according to a report released Friday.
Published: 07/25/14
Forest Hills Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

Forest Hills Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

AVON PARK – She first noticed it in her backyard about four weeks ago: a small hole not more than a half-foot in diameter.
Published: 07/25/14

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