Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014

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Are drones flying over Avon Park?

Are drones flying over Avon Park?

AVON PARK — In two county commission meetings, Dale Pflug has asked if the U.S. Air Force is flying drones outside the Avon Park Air Force Bombing Range.
Published: 07/20/14
Hurricane memories

Hurricane memories

Ten years ago this summer, the Sunshine State suffered through a damaging hurricane season. In a span of about 45 days in August and September 2004, four hurricanes made direct hits on the state, three of which directly impacted Highlands County: Cha...
Published: 07/18/14
Sebring developer, Collier County landowner dispute road

Sebring developer, Collier County landowner dispute road

SEBRING – It’s a 126-mile, two-hour-plus trip south through the groves and pastures of central Florida, the marsh bordering the Big Cypress National Preserve and straight into history that brings Sebring to the swamps.
Published: 07/18/14
Lake Placid man recalls being an engineer during the Apollo 11 mission

Lake Placid man recalls being an engineer during the Apollo 11 mission

LAKE PLACID — When Apollo 11’s lunar module landed on the moon to the excitement of people all over the United States, it was the culmination of years of hard work by many people, including Walter F. Montz, who is now a Lake Placid res...
Published: 07/18/14
‘Pocket neighborhood’ project proposed for downtown LP

‘Pocket neighborhood’ project proposed for downtown LP

LAKE PLACID — After a year and half of planning and developing ideas to revitalize the downtown, Ken LeBlanc hopes to get started early next year on a $1 million residential project.
Published: 07/18/14

Corvette driver hits pole

At 10:49 p.m. Wednesday, Gregory Gluck, 59, was leaving Cody’s Original Roadhouse. The 2008 Corvette he was driving struck a pole, according to a report by Deputy Dennis Williams.
Published: 07/17/14
Man accused of burglarizing business

Man accused of burglarizing business

AVON PARK — Surveillance video led to the arrest of a suspect in the burglary of an Avon Park business on June 9, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 07/17/14
WE WANT TO KNOW: Will you marry a gay partner?

WE WANT TO KNOW: Will you marry a gay partner?

Circuit Court Judge Luis Garcia has struck down Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage.
Published: 07/17/14
Which veterans should be honored?

Which veterans should be honored?

SEBRING — Should veterans with something less than honorable discharges be eligible for a $75-a-month tax break for serving in a combat zone?
Published: 07/18/14
Infant childcare hard to come by in Highlands County

Infant childcare hard to come by in Highlands County

SEBRING — On a waiting list Sebring’s First Baptist Church Preschool keeps of children needing care are 20 to 25 names of infants, waiting for a spot to open up.
Published: 07/17/14

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