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AP council to vote on fire assessment rate reduction

AP council to vote on fire assessment rate reduction

AVON PARK – If enough “ayes” are cast tonight, Avon Park residents will see a 15 percent reduction in the fire assessment rate for home and business owners.
Published: 08/25/14
Circle Theatre announces fall classes for children

Circle Theatre announces fall classes for children

SEBRING — The Champion for Children Circle Theatre has announced a full line-up of new activities for area elementary, middle and high school students.
Published: 08/25/14
Habitat store begins fundraiser

Habitat store begins fundraiser

SEBRING – There’s one truck on the road going on collection runs; the other sits idle at the store, grounded by mechanical problems.
Published: 08/25/14

Landfill study to answer tipping fees, revenues questions

SEBRING — Is Highlands County collecting enough money to close the Arbuckle Creek landfill when the time comes? And is the landfill charging tipping fees at the right level?
Published: 08/24/14

Florida’s 2 political parties raise millions

TALLAHASSEE — Millions of dollars, much of it coming from the corporations that rely on Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature, have flowed into the coffers of the state’s two political parties this election year....
Published: 08/24/14
Lewis approves new map, allows elections to go forward

Lewis approves new map, allows elections to go forward

TALLAHASSEE — A Leon County judge upheld a second draft of the state’s congressional districts in a decision issued Friday, but shelved the new map until after the November elections.
Published: 08/24/14
Electric co-op estimates $1 million in electricity stolen each by pot growers

Electric co-op estimates $1 million in electricity stolen each by pot growers

SEBRING — These days you won’t find a marijuana production surcharge on Glades Electric Cooperative bills.
Published: 08/23/14
Sebring Chamber adds 500th member

Sebring Chamber adds 500th member

SEBRING — The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce celebrated a milestone Thursday, honoring Rent A Wreck as its 500th member with a special visit from the Sebring Chamber’s president and CEO. The honor was a surprise to the David and Mo...
Published: 08/24/14
New AP fire rating may save residents money

New AP fire rating may save residents money

AVON PARK — Some Avon Park homeowners will be saving money now that the city’s fire rating has been upgraded.
Published: 08/23/14
Telemedicine boosts Florida Hospital’s ICU services

Telemedicine boosts Florida Hospital’s ICU services

SEBRING — At the push of a button day or night, out-of-state intensive care physicians and critical care nurses are notified to monitor and view patients in the intensive care units at the Sebring and Lake Placid Florida Hospital Medical Cente...
Published: 08/23/14

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