Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

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Judge delays decision on request to move Doty trial

Judge delays decision on request to move Doty trial

SEBRING —A Highlands County circuit judge has delayed a decision on whether the trial of one of the principal defendants in the murder trial of Aaron Doty should be moved outside of Highlands County.
Published: 08/20/14
Man accused of burglarizing church

Man accused of burglarizing church

AVON PARK — Fingerprints led to the arrest of a man in connection with a church burglary that involved the theft of money, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 08/20/14
First day of school opens to 150 more students

First day of school opens to 150 more students

SEBRING — Highlands County schools opened to the biggest first-day increase in student enrollment in eight years with 150 more students showing up Wednesday at district schools compared to last year’s opening day....
Published: 08/21/14
Survey says: AP airport important to local economy

Survey says: AP airport important to local economy

AVON PARK — It certainly doesn’t have the economic impact or notoriety of the Tampa or Orlando international airports, but it does help the economy take off in Highlands County, particularly Avon Park.
Published: 08/21/14
Harbor Freight coming to Sebring

Harbor Freight coming to Sebring

SEBRING — Harbor Freight will demolish the luxurious interior of recently closed The Galleria furniture store building at the southwest entrance of Lakeshore Mall and refurbish it with its own exposed T-bar ceilings and concrete floors, accord...
Published: 08/21/14
New ordinance: Don’t feed feral cats

New ordinance: Don’t feed feral cats

SEBRING — County commissioners passed an animal control ordinance Tuesday but again could not find a way to help a man who wants to drive his golf cart on Avon Park Lake streets.
Published: 08/20/14

Harbor Freight is coming to Sebring

SEBRING — Tim “the Tool Man” Taylor would be thrilled.
Published: 08/19/14
Early voting continues through Saturday

Early voting continues through Saturday

SEBRING — A total of 718 people voted in the first three days of early voting in Highlands County, according to Highlands County Supervisor of Election Penny Ogg.
Published: 08/19/14
SFSC unveils app for students, faculty

SFSC unveils app for students, faculty

AVON PARK — Starting this fall, South Florida State College students will be able to access course resources and campus information on their smartphones or tablets through SFSC’s new mobile app for Android, Blackberry and Apple devices....
Published: 08/20/14

Cops: Writing more tickets won’t solve traffic, budget problems

SEBRING — For Susan Greene Gossick, a Highlands County resident posting on Facebook, the idea of law officers issuing more speeding tickets on U.S. 27 to reduce accidents and increase revenue “sounds like a win-win.”...
Published: 08/20/14

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