Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014

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Got caladiums?

Got caladiums?

LAKE PLACID — Classic cars, airboats, swamp buggies, wine tastings, a beer garden, a 5K race and yes, the Mountain Dew Cloggers.
Published: 07/24/14

Three stores receive bomb threats

SEBRING — A man with a Middle Eastern accent called up three businesses Tuesday evening and threatened to blow up the store if he didn’t receive $2,000, authorities said Wednesday.
Published: 07/23/14
Inmate expressed no desire to commit suicide, sheriff says

Inmate expressed no desire to commit suicide, sheriff says

SEBRING — A man found deceased in the Highland County jail Monday morning had asked to be isolated from other prisoners, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said Tuesday.
Published: 07/22/14
AP grandmother seeks reimbursement for child support

AP grandmother seeks reimbursement for child support

AVON PARK – It’s a parental legal quandary that has left an Avon Park woman out of thousands of dollars, without access to her grand-daughter and looking for answers.
Published: 07/23/14
Eye phoneography

Eye phoneography

SEBRING – Their parents and grandparents would have been concerned about finding the right roll of film and learning how to develop it, aperture settings to adjust for light, shutter speeds and rewind releases.
Published: 07/23/14
Emerging scams are same old, same old, authorities say

Emerging scams are same old, same old, authorities say

SEBRING — The Nigerian Scam, the Grandfather Scam, Mystery Shopping Scams, foreign lotteries and sweepstakes...
Published: 07/23/14

Highlands Today holding school board candidate forum

AVON PARK — Highlands Today is hosting a candidate forum Thursday at the South Florida State College University Center Auditorium in Avon Park.
Published: 07/22/14
Man accused of having sex with 13-year-old girl

Man accused of having sex with 13-year-old girl

SEBRING — Despite a 21-year-old man’s claim that the 13-year-old girl with whom he had sex told him she is 17, he was arrested, according to a report released Tuesday.
Published: 07/22/14
County jail inmate found dead

County jail inmate found dead

SEBRING—A Highlands County Jail inmate was found dead Monday morning, with a bed sheet tightly wrapped around his neck, authorities said.
Published: 07/21/14
Agero to increase workforce to around 600 during the next  year

Agero to increase workforce to around 600 during the next year

SEBRING —A business that takes calls from people who need roadside assistance plans to hire 100 more employees during the next year, its local director said Monday.
Published: 07/22/14

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