Thursday, Oct 02, 2014

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FCAT perfection celebrated by school board

FCAT perfection celebrated by school board

SEBRING — More than 100 School Board of Highlands County students didn’t miss a single question on at least one Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test or end-of-course exam and most of those high achievers didn’t miss being recogn...
Published: 09/25/14

Man suspected of misrepresenting himself as an attorney

SEBRING — Prosecutors were expected this afternoon to charge a Boca Raton man with misrepresenting himself as an attorney in a criminal case.
Published: 09/25/14
Deputy seriously injured in scuffle after traffic stop

Deputy seriously injured in scuffle after traffic stop

SEBRING — Highlands County sheriff’s deputy Dustin “Dusty” Campbell suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries Tuesday night while conducting a traffic stop in Sebring, the sheriff’s office said. ...
Published: 09/24/14
Aeromed Sebring celebrates two decades of transporting critically ill, injured

Aeromed Sebring celebrates two decades of transporting critically ill, injured

SEBRING – His mother is sure it saved his life.
Published: 09/25/14
Highlands tax collector earns top state award

Highlands tax collector earns top state award

TALLAHASSEE — Eric Zwayer, Highlands County tax collector, has earned a special designation for “excellence in the field of financial operations,” a news release states.
Published: 09/25/14
Falling into Florida

Falling into Florida

SEBRING – Temperatures around 82 degrees, two degrees above average; an average of 7.5 inches of rainfall in September; humidity around 75 percent; lakes, beaches and swimming pool decks still host sunbathers - hardly the fall season in which ...
Published: 09/24/14

SFSC participating in worldwide ‘Thrill the World’ event

AVON PARK — South Florida State College seeks dancing zombies to break a world record and raise money for charity.
Published: 09/23/14
AP Main Street CRA expansion moving forward

AP Main Street CRA expansion moving forward

AVON PARK – Some look at it as a way to spruce up the streets, liven up the storefronts, bring beauty and vibrancy to neighborhoods and make town overall more appealing.
Published: 09/24/14
Man sentenced to life plus 60 years for abuse of child

Man sentenced to life plus 60 years for abuse of child

SEBRING — A man who claimed that a 5-year-old girl wanted to have sex with him will spend the rest of his life in prison, a judge decided this week.
Published: 09/23/14

Feds unveil healthcare marketplace enrollment figures

SEBRING — Figures released by the federal government show 2,301 Highlands County residents, or 2.3 percent of the population, had enrolled in the federal healthcare marketplace, were deemed eligible and had selected a health insurance plan by ...
Published: 09/24/14

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