Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

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SFSC program designed to get the vote out

SFSC program designed to get the vote out

AVON PARK – Thomas Clapp said he found it a convenient, accessible way to get involved in the voting process.
Published: 10/25/14

It’s all about the animals

The Humane Society of Highlands County has come a long way in the past four years.
Published: 10/26/14
A chat with veterinarian Larry Jernigan

A chat with veterinarian Larry Jernigan

Veterinarian Larry Jernigan is well-loved in the Highlands County community. Recently, Highlands Today spoke with him about his years of service to local animals and their owners.
Published: 10/26/14
Hope for healing

Hope for healing

Hope’s story is one of, well, hope. This American Staffordshire terrier mix has gone through a cruel ordeal, but she has emerged a happier dog, and one who has proven to be an inspiration to many.
Published: 10/26/14
District hoping for a ‘future’ with funding from 1/2 cent sales tax

District hoping for a ‘future’ with funding from 1/2 cent sales tax

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County cites that millions of dollars worth of needs from new buses to new classroom construction would be funded with revenue from a 1/2 cent sales tax.
Published: 10/25/14
Plans on track for youth treatment center

Plans on track for youth treatment center

SEBRING — When Highlands County youth need advanced drug treatment, they must go elsewhere to get it, Sheriff Susan Benton said Thursday.
Published: 10/25/14

Highlands Independent Bank name changed

SEBRING — Visitors to Highlands Independent Bank as of Oct. 24 will see that the financial institution’s name will be changed, but they will continue dealing with the same employees and receive the same services, said John Shoop, presid...
Published: 10/24/14
More voters forgoing political parties

More voters forgoing political parties

SEBRING – It will be Chris Baker’s first election and he’s already made up his mind he won’t be deciding between a donkey or an elephant.
Published: 10/25/14

Authorities investigate apparent murder and attempted suicide

SEBRING — An 85-year-old man is suspected of murdering the woman he was dating and then shooting himself on Thursday, according to a press release from the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: 10/24/14
Election ballot measures explained

Election ballot measures explained

Voters are being asked to consider three constitutional amendment proposals in the Nov. 4 elections. Here is a brief explanation on the ballot measures, those in favor and against, and what supporters and detractors say:
Published: 10/24/14

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