Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014

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LP approves zoning for child day care

LAKE PLACID — The shortage of child day care options in the Lake Placid area may be alleviated with plans by the Bethel Baptist Church to open a child day care facility next year.
Published: 09/12/14
Highland County residents remember Sept. 11

Highland County residents remember Sept. 11

LAKE PLACID ­— When terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001, Michael Noel was supervising a customer service center with 80 employees in Miami.
Published: 09/12/14
Suspects in shootings of deputy marshals plead guilty to drug charges

Suspects in shootings of deputy marshals plead guilty to drug charges

SEBRING — About seven months before a drug raid led to two deputy U.S. marshals being shot, investigators intercepted a telephone conversation involving plans to buy three kilograms of cocaine.
Published: 09/12/14
Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day

Volunteers sought for National Public Lands Day

SEBRING — Highlands Hammock State Park invites area residents to participate Sept. 27 in National Public Lands Day. Civic, service and environmental organizations, church youth groups, scout troops, 4-H clubs, college and high school students,...
Published: 09/12/14
Authorities say 9/11 had lasting impacts on law enforcement

Authorities say 9/11 had lasting impacts on law enforcement

SEBRING — Thirteen years later, the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, continue to impact law enforcement, authorities said Tuesday.
Published: 09/11/14
AP sets project priority list

AP sets project priority list

AVON PARK – It’s a one-year part of a five-year plan to improve Avon Park’s amenities, infrastructure and public works and the airport, all to make the city a better place to live and work.
Published: 09/11/14
Driver arrested on multiple charges

Driver arrested on multiple charges

SEBRING — At least for one Highlands County resident, not having a valid driver’s license has had apparently little effect on whether he drives or not.
Published: 09/10/14
Woman accused of altering check

Woman accused of altering check

SEBRING — A Highlands County woman was arrested after being accused of altering a check she received that was for Black Friday shopping in 2012, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 09/10/14
9/11 remembrance ceremonies

9/11 remembrance ceremonies

Flag-retirement ceremony
Published: 09/10/14
Community garden dedicated

Community garden dedicated

SEBRING — Carol Morrison and Luisa Ross could practically fill the produce section of a grocery store with what they’re growing at the community garden that was dedicated Tuesday.
Published: 09/10/14

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