Sunday, Jan 25, 2015

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Royal ceremony coming to Highlands County

Royal ceremony coming to Highlands County

SEBRING – The saying is “your home is your castle” and for Giovanni Brus the line couldn’t be taken more literally.
Published: 01/20/15
Man, woman accused of stealing, pawning power tools

Man, woman accused of stealing, pawning power tools

SEBRING — A man and a woman have been arrested in connection with an apparent scheme to steal power tools, which would then be pawned, according to a Highlands County Sheriff’s Office report.
Published: 01/19/15

Free group Valentine’s Day pledge ceremony on tap

SEBRING— Local Notary Patricia Austin will perform a group Valentine’s Day pledge ceremony for free Feb. 14 on the shores of Lake Jackson.
Published: 01/19/15
Conservation funds to help endangered Highlands County species

Conservation funds to help endangered Highlands County species

SEBRING — Ecologists consider it one of the most endangered birds in North America.
Published: 01/19/15

Friends, fellow bikers remember accident victim

AVON PARK — John “Metric” Vincent and Robert “Gadget” Leopold didn’t know an 18-year-old biker who was killed in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 27 Jan. 8 but it didn’t matter to them....
Published: 01/19/15
Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

Student testing: Deciding when enough is enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Do students take too many tests?
Published: 01/19/15

Elwell slates eighth town hall meeting

AVON PARK — County Commissioner Don Elwell will hold his next town hall-style meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the University Center Auditorium at South Florida State College.
Published: 01/17/15
A life story, according to Story Musgrave
From high school dropout to NASA, one step at a time

A life story, according to Story Musgrave From high school dropout to NASA, one step at a time

SEBRING — How did Story Musgrave get from farm boy to high school dropout to airplane mechanic to graduate degrees in math, computers, chemistry, medicine, physiology and literature?
Published: 01/18/15
Plane crash pilot, passenger identified

Plane crash pilot, passenger identified

SEBRING — Highlands County Sheriff’s Office has identified the pilot and passenger of the Friday morning plane crash at Sebring Regional Airport.
Published: 01/17/15
Living through a catalog

Living through a catalog

AVON PARK — They were not considered particularly innovative, but they could be built within the framework of the homeowner’s mind, taking touches from multistory homes with elegant French doors and artistic glass windows to simple and ...
Published: 01/18/15

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