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Work begins on park near Circle Theatre

Work begins on park near Circle Theatre

SEBRING — Decades ago, Fisher Sauls and his employees served everything “from soup to nuts,” at Fisher’s Restaurant, his son, Eugene Sauls, a former Sebring mayor, recalled Wednesday.
Published: 04/16/15
Medication management tools for organizing

Medication management tools for organizing

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Published: 04/16/15
AP looking to improve Donaldson Park

AP looking to improve Donaldson Park

AVON PARK – During fiscal year 2014-15, Avon Park worked to renovate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Complex, spending about $320,000 in physical and logistical improvements.
Published: 04/16/15
New Avon Park workers can’t ask for jury trials

New Avon Park workers can’t ask for jury trials

AVON PARK – Those who started working for the City of Avon Park earlier this month or later are now mandated to agree to two new additions to the personnel policy manual affecting possible legal action and what it will cost to light one up. ...
Published: 04/15/15
Former deputy had inappropriate conversations with several inmates, records show

Former deputy had inappropriate conversations with several inmates, records show

SEBRING — A former Highlands County detention deputy arrested on charges of child neglect was socially involved with four prisoners, both during and off duty, according to an internal affairs memo released by the Highlands County Sheriffȁ...
Published: 04/14/15
Governor, Senate far apart on Medicaid expansion

Governor, Senate far apart on Medicaid expansion

SEBRING — Two Highlands County hospitals will lose almost than $2.9 million if the governor and the Legislature don’t accept Medicaid expansion.
Published: 04/15/15
Jerry Lee Wright honored as Teacher of the Year

Jerry Lee Wright honored as Teacher of the Year

AVON PARK — Humble, dedicated and exuberant educator Jerry Lee Wright lost his ever-present smile for a few moments Monday evening when he was overcome by emotion after being named Highlands County’s Teacher of the Year....
Published: 04/14/15
Pier Beach to be recognized during Earth Day celebration

Pier Beach to be recognized during Earth Day celebration

SEBRING — The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency, in conjunction with the city of Sebring, has scheduled an Earth Day recognition ceremony 3:30-5:30 p.m. April 22 at Pier Beach on the shores of Lake Jackson. The Highlands Art League will ...
Published: 04/15/15
Lake Placid police reinstates body cameras

Lake Placid police reinstates body cameras

LAKE PLACID — After a hiatus of about a month, the Lake Placid Police Department has decided to reinstate body cameras for its uniformed officers.
Published: 04/15/15

Friends of Avon Park library hold book sale

AVON PARK — The Friends of the Avon Park Public Library are holding a book sale April 15 and 16 at the Avon Park Public Library.
Published: 04/15/15