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Fireworks dealer to retire after 42 years

Fireworks dealer to retire after 42 years

LAKE PLACID — After this year, a familiar sight every July 4 for decades will be gone from Lake Placid.
Published: 06/27/15
AP restaurants serving up change

AP restaurants serving up change

AVON PARK – One is on the rebound, the other is on the rebirth.
Published: 06/27/15
Leitzel marks 2 years as SFSC president

Leitzel marks 2 years as SFSC president

AVON PARK — Nearly two years ago, on July 1, Thomas Leitzel assumed the presidency of South Florida State College and since then his level of enthusiasm seems to continue to grow each day.
Published: 06/27/15

HIV-AIDS all but gone in Highlands

SEBRING — If Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach was a state, it would rank sixth in new HIV infections.
Published: 06/27/15
SFSC graduates 11 law enforcement officers

SFSC graduates 11 law enforcement officers

AVON PARK — South Florida State College graduated 11 law enforcement officers June 23, handing them their diploma, challenge coins and plenty of advice for their first assignment.
Published: 06/27/15
Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of two decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally....
Published: 06/26/15
Suspect caught Thursday has served numerous sentences in prison

Suspect caught Thursday has served numerous sentences in prison

LAKE PLACID — A man with the nickname “Wild Bill,” who was arrested Thursday after fleeing on a golf cart and on foot, is familiar with the criminal justice system, according to officials records.
Published: 06/26/15
Killed Tuesday, neighborhood's 'Pig' missed by friends

Killed Tuesday, neighborhood's 'Pig' missed by friends

SEBRING — Those who knew him said he was a devoted, principled man who gave guidance and positive direction to youths around the neighborhood and was a son devoted to caring for his elderly mother. ...
Published: 06/26/15
SFSC: 4th year with no tuition increase

SFSC: 4th year with no tuition increase

AVON PARK — While South Florida State College budgets for more students, it is holding steady for the fourth year in a row with no tuition increase.
Published: 06/26/15
Future Boom?
Sebring predicted among fastest-growing U.S. cities

Future Boom? Sebring predicted among fastest-growing U.S. cities

SEBRING — Since the Great Recession ended, oil towns have dominated America’s fastest-growing economies. Now, gasoline prices have dropped.
Published: 06/26/15