Sunday, Nov 23, 2014

Local News

Thanksgiving trash pickup changes, office closures

Progressive Waste Solutions, which serves unincorporated areas of Highlands County outside city limits, will move Thursday’s trash collection to Friday and Friday’s collection to Saturday. For information, call 655-0055.
Updated: 5 hours ago

RCMA plans new service in wake of immigration reform

In the wake of President Obama’s immigration announcement, Redlands Christian Migrant Association is activating long-standing plans to help undocumented immigrants in Florida apply for work permits and protection from deportation.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Trek through technology

Trek through technology

SEBRING — John McKinney remembers wandering the cavernous room housing hulking behemoths of digital memory.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Paradise to build aircraft in Sebring

Paradise to build aircraft in Sebring

SEBRING — Back in 2005, Paradise Aircraft had a distributor at Sebring Regional Airport.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won’t empty your wallet.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Work begins on second phase of expansion

Work begins on second phase of expansion

SEBRING — Work has begun on a second phase of a construction project to upgrade facilities at the Highlands County Humane Society.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Local business briefs

Pixie Stix Indoor Yard Sales opens
Published: 11/23/14
College for a Day: High school students attend revamped SFSC event

College for a Day: High school students attend revamped SFSC event

AVON PARK — South Florida State College focused on schooling high school students about the college's offerings during its revamped College for a Day event Friday morning at the Avon Park campus. ...
Published: 11/22/14
Opinions on Obama’s executive action differ around county

Opinions on Obama’s executive action differ around county

AVON PARK – Elena Merlo couldn’t find fault in what happened the night before; she said it was in the best interest of not only families of immigrants in the U.S. and their countries of origin, but equally for the United States.
Published: 11/22/14
Sebring’s downtown Sadie Kahn Park dedicated

Sebring’s downtown Sadie Kahn Park dedicated

SEBRING — Decades ago, Sadie Kahn, who along with her husband, Mike Kahn, were pioneer residents of Sebring, allowed the city to use a small plot of land near the Nan-ces-o-wee Hotel as a park area, provided that it was maintained....
Published: 11/22/14

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