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Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

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A second home

A second home

WAUCHULA — Tia Hildebrant majors in psychology and anthropology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg. She’s a sophomore, but she can already see how apes seem to have the same behaviors as humans.
Published: 03/30/15

Road accidents take two more lives, authorities say

AVON PARK — Authorities have announced at least two new deaths from road accidents within a span of less than a week.
Published: 03/29/15

Lawmakers back new speciality tags, higher requirements

TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers took steps Thursday that could cancel a fifth of the specialty license plates available in Florida but also advanced 26 more designs for motorists to pre-order.
Published: 03/30/15

Meals on Wheels to host annual Derby Party

SEBRING — Sebring Meals on Wheels has scheduled its second annual Kentucky Derby Party for May 2 at the St. Agnes Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall.
Published: 03/30/15

Lantana man died in Lake Placid crash

LAKE PLACID — A three-car crash at 3:52 p.m. Friday closed SR 70 near County Road 29 for several hours.
Published: 03/28/15

Three-car accident claims one life

LAKE PLACID — One person has died in a three-vehicle accident Friday afternoon on Highway 70 near County Road 29, said Nell Hays, public information officer for the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 03/27/15
SFSC selects 5 finalists for vice president of academics

SFSC selects 5 finalists for vice president of academics

AVON PARK — South Florida State College has selected five finalists to interview for the vice president for academic affairs and student services position.
Published: 03/27/15
Culinary interests link young and old

Culinary interests link young and old

SEBRING — Pasta from scratch, that is the way Joe Noto starts preparing a homemade Italian meal that includes ravioli.
Published: 03/28/15
First arrest made after party where three shootings occurred

First arrest made after party where three shootings occurred

AVON PARK — The first arrest has been made in connection with a party last week in which three attendees were shot.
Published: 03/27/15

36th Annual AP “Springtime on the Mall” continues

AVON PARK – The “36th Annual Springtime on the Mall” continues Saturday along with a Folk Music Festival on Main Street in downtown Avon Park.
Published: 03/27/15