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Consumer tips for using paid tax preparers

Some consumer tips to help avoid excessive fees or potential fraud when using paid tax preparers, according to the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:
Published: 03/24/15
Brickell back-up

Brickell back-up

AVON PARK – Last January and February, Avon Park dropped a line in the economic current to get bites on selling the historic downtown Brickell Building.
Published: 03/25/15

Worthless Sun N’ Lake properties becoming valuable

SEBRING — Sun N’ Lake of Sebring is about to become a lot more valuable.
Published: 03/25/15
Humane Society celebrates opening of new kennels

Humane Society celebrates opening of new kennels

SEBRING — The Humane Society of Highlands County will be holding events from March 27 to March 29 to celebrate the grand opening of its new kennels and raise money for completing its expansion project.
Published: 03/25/15
More child porn charges filed against man

More child porn charges filed against man

SEBRING - A former South Florida State College employee arrested last year on child pornography charges had on his computer a cartoon with the caption: #x201c;My girlfriend is like my iPhone, she's 5,#x201d; according to an arrest report....
Published: 03/24/15
LP business owners/citizens voice parking concerns

LP business owners/citizens voice parking concerns

LAKE PLACID - The town council had packed council chambers for Monday's workshop on parking concerns where business owners and others said strict enforcement of a parking ordinance would hurt their business and make it impossible to hold downtown eve...
Published: 03/25/15

Shooting being investigated in Avon Park Lakes

AVON PARK - Highlands County authorities are investigating a shooting incident that occurred at a party Saturday morning, said Nell Hays, public information officer for the Highlands County Sheriff's Office....
Published: 03/24/15
Convicted robber sentenced to life in prison

Convicted robber sentenced to life in prison

SEBRING – A man convicted of participating in a home invasion robbery will spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge decided Monday.
Published: 03/24/15
12 Hours race was mostly incident free, officials say

12 Hours race was mostly incident free, officials say

SEBRING — Racing, race fans and partiers came together for the 63rd Annual 12 Hours of Sebring on Saturday with no major problems.
Published: 03/24/15
Supreme Court decision reopens juvenile sentences

Supreme Court decision reopens juvenile sentences

TALLAHASSEE - Florida inmates serving life sentences for crimes they committed as juveniles should be resentenced under guidelines that went into effect last year, the Florida Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday....
Published: 03/24/15