Friday, Nov 21, 2014

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Highlands Hammock starts up tram tours

Highlands Hammock starts up tram tours

SEBRING — Highlands Hammock State Park’s park tram tours have resumed for the fall/winter season and are now being offered regularly.
Published: 11/17/14
Judge strikes down pot rule

Judge strikes down pot rule

TALLAHASSEE—An administrative law judge Friday struck down a rule proposed by health regulators as a framework for Florida’s new medical-marijuana industry, finding multiple flaws in the controversial rule challenged by the state’...
Published: 11/17/14

Salvation Army seeks help during holiday season

SEBRING — This holiday season, the Salvation Army in Highlands County will “bring hope” to 700 local families who need a helping hand.
Published: 11/17/14

Ministerial association sets annual Thanksgiving service

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association invites the Lake Placid community to its annual community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Nov. 23 at First Presbyterian Church, 117 N. Oak Ave.
Published: 11/17/14
Students learn to harmonize with an attitude

Students learn to harmonize with an attitude

SEBRING — Perfecting their tempo, rhythm, pitch and technique, more than 150 high school students learned Friday how to sing together “barbershop style.”
Published: 11/17/14
Low technology marks coupled with lack of funding puts district in tech bind

Low technology marks coupled with lack of funding puts district in tech bind

SEBRING — The modern classroom, from kindergarten through high school, is a “digital learning environment” with computers, a Smartboard, projector and other technology that enhances student learning.
Published: 11/16/14
Week of the Family
All the fun allowed on a Saturday

Week of the Family All the fun allowed on a Saturday

SEBRING — This was the first time Malachi Millerd and Logan McGilberry had ever been on a horse. Both boys squealed and looked proudly at their parents.
Published: 11/16/14
Police chief teaches woman self defense

Police chief teaches woman self defense

LAKE PLACID — Years ago, Marilyn Stokes was the victim of a crime in New York.
Published: 11/15/14

Man dies in single-vehicle accident

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid man died Friday in a single-vehicle accident, according to a press release from the Florida Highway Patrol.
Published: 11/15/14
Brothers arrested in separate shootings involving same victim

Brothers arrested in separate shootings involving same victim

LAKE PLACID — Two brothers are accused of shooting the same man, but in separate incidents almost a year apart, Nell Hays, public information officer for the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office, said in a press release....
Published: 11/15/14

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