Friday, Oct 24, 2014

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Crist: People’s governor or self-serving pol?

PANAMA CITY—It takes at least half an hour to walk down the block with Charlie Crist. It’s not because the trim, 58-year-old is slow. But a stroll down the street with the former Republican governor, now trying to get his old job back a...
Published: 10/20/14
Community garden expanding after healthy demand

Community garden expanding after healthy demand

SEBRING—Lee Tarantino is a vegan and not only eats lots of vegetables but also juices them.
Published: 10/20/14
For those who are addicted or have overdosed

For those who are addicted or have overdosed

AVON PARK — When the Highlands County Drug Free Coalition holds a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Thursday, Tracy will probably be there.
Published: 10/20/14
Meeting stricter nutritional guidelines while satisfying the student palate

Meeting stricter nutritional guidelines while satisfying the student palate

SEBRING — Students in the school cafeteria lunch serving lines are noticing some items are smaller, look different or have been eliminated completely, while new items have appeared on the menu.
Published: 10/19/14
Report: 4-year-old girl had many serious injuries

Report: 4-year-old girl had many serious injuries

SEBRING — When 4-year-old Mercedes A. Blair arrived at a local hospital on Tuesday, it was quickly evident that she was severely injured, according to an arrest report released Friday.
Published: 10/18/14
Teacher tailgate rally celebrates district’s educators

Teacher tailgate rally celebrates district’s educators

SEBRING — It looked like a company picnic with plenty of food and snacks, but it also appeared to be a children’s fun zone with bounce houses and bean bag toss games.
Published: 10/18/14

Boyfriend of mother faces first-degree murder charge in child death

SEBRING — The boyfriend of the mother of a child who was sent to a hospital in Tampa with head injuries earlier this week and who died Friday afternoon is facing murder charges, aggravated child abuse and other charges unrelated to the situatio...
Published: 10/17/14
Updated: 10/18/14
Hill-Gustat fair celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Hill-Gustat fair celebrates Hispanic Heritage

SEBRING — Hill-Gustat Middle School students learned about Peru, Panama, Nicaragua and many other Spanish-speaking countries during the school’s Hispanic Heritage Fair, which was held Wednesday afternoon in the school’s commons. ...
Published: 10/18/14
No reasons evident as to why Highlands County has multiple child deaths

No reasons evident as to why Highlands County has multiple child deaths

SEBRING —It’s not been a good week for news about children in Highlands County. And that may hold true for the past couple of years.
Published: 10/18/14
Shelby Crossing sold to even larger landlord

Shelby Crossing sold to even larger landlord

SEBRING — The former owner of the San Francisco 49ers is now the former owner of Shelby Crossing.
Published: 10/18/14

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