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Tattoo helps officers find suspected thief

Tattoo helps officers find suspected thief

SEBRING— A tattoo helped police nab a suspected Wal-Mart shoplifter, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 09/17/14

Okeechobee man killed in Tuesday accident

LAKE PLACID—A 70-year-old Okeechobee man was killed shortly after 12:32 p.m. Tuesday when he apparently lost control of his SUV, which slid down a steep embankment on State Road 70, partially ejecting him out of the back hatch window, Florida ...
Published: 09/17/14

CRA seeks public’s input on downtown Sebring housing

SEBRING — In order to improve and increase housing in downtown Sebring, the Downtown Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency and Sebring City Council have formed a joint Housing Committee.
Published: 09/17/14
Man claims he robbed store to pay probation costs

Man claims he robbed store to pay probation costs

SEBRING — An Avon Park teenager who told authorities he robbed a convenience store clerk to get money to pay his $500 probation fine will spend the next 10 years in prison, a judge decided this week.
Published: 09/16/14
Updated: 09/17/14
Commission OKs more pigs, goats, sheep

Commission OKs more pigs, goats, sheep

SEBRING — Residents can own a pot-bellied pig if they have a 10,000 square-foot lot, and farmers can keep nine hogs, sheep or goats. However, County Attorney Ross Macbeth will still be replaced, the Highlands County commissioners decided Tuesd...
Published: 09/16/14
Corporal punishment: Is it a good way for parents to discipline kids?

Corporal punishment: Is it a good way for parents to discipline kids?

SEBRING — Is it all right for parents to physically discipline their children?
Published: 09/17/14
AP water improvement plans flowing along

AP water improvement plans flowing along

AVON PARK – If approved as expected, the new budget would bring a wellspring of significant water projects to Avon Park.
Published: 09/17/14

Sebring Thunder event to be held this weekend

SEBRING — Thousands of car enthusiasts are expected to show up downtown during this weekend’s fifth annual Sebring Thunder event.
Published: 09/16/14
Lake Placid approves budget/tax rate

Lake Placid approves budget/tax rate

LAKE PLACID — The town council approved the town’s property tax rate and final 2014-15 budget on Monday.
Published: 09/17/14
2 moms get prison for kids’ deaths

2 moms get prison for kids’ deaths

SEBRING — Two mothers who each had a child die as a result of neglect will both serve more than a decade in prison, a judge decided Monday.
Published: 09/15/14
Updated: 09/16/14

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