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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

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‘Battle of the Bands’ far from musical mayhem

‘Battle of the Bands’ far from musical mayhem

AVON PARK – It’s called a “battle,” but there won’t be any fighting or physical damage.
Published: 02/28/15

Health insurance special enrollment period announced

SEBRING — If you’re in the process of filing your 2014 taxes and learn you’re going to be penalized for not having health insurance in 2014, you may qualify for a special enrollment period to obtain coverage for 2015. ...
Published: 03/01/15
Cindy’s Hallmark: Consolidation

Cindy’s Hallmark: Consolidation

Many local businesses claim long time roots in our county, but few can boast of retaining the same employees over the decades. Mike Cowan, who owns Cindy’s Hallmark stores in our community, is such an employer.
Published: 03/01/15

Judge refuses to lower sentence for convicted dog fighter

SEBRING — A judge on Thursday stuck by his decision to sentence a convicted dog fighter to 25 years in prison plus 30 years probation.
Published: 02/26/15
Amendment 1: What will voters get for $758 million annually?

Amendment 1: What will voters get for $758 million annually?

SEBRING — Ben Albritton has a $758 million job this year. He chairs the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee, which will guide the Legislature on how to spend the money that voters approved for Amendment 1. ...
Published: 02/27/15
‘Project Nitrogen’ makes frozen fruit-in-a-bowl

‘Project Nitrogen’ makes frozen fruit-in-a-bowl

SEBRING — In the 1920s, Gregg Harshman’s family was one of Highlands County’s pioneering citrus growers.
Published: 02/27/15
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 02/27/15

Deputy arrests suspected marijuana pusher

AVON PARK — A deputy on foot patrol in the Delaney Avenue neighborhood arrested John L. Brown III, 24, of 1437 Georgia Ave.
Published: 02/26/15
Council asks for evaluation

Council asks for evaluation

SEBRING — Tourist Development Council Member John Griffin has asked for an evaluation of the director.
Published: 02/27/15

Man allegedly attacks girlfriend

SEBRING – A Sebring man who punched and held a knife to the throat of his live-in girlfriend was arrested Wednesday.
Published: 02/26/15