Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Local News

Driveway closures on Sebring Parkway

SEBRING — The westernmost driveway connection for Publix, Ruby Tuesday and Eye Express on Sebring Parkway, is scheduled to be closed for reconstruction starting at 10 p.m. July 27 and, weather permitting, reopening at approximately 8 a.m. July...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Forest Hills Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

Forest Hills Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

AVON PARK – She first noticed it in her backyard about four weeks ago: a small hole not more than a half-foot in diameter.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying won’t face death penalty

Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying won’t face death penalty

SEBRING — It was on June 9, 2012, that Aaron Doty attended a party hosted by Kenneth Felipe Jr. and Jonathan Ray Rodriguez.
Updated: 18 hours ago
Places to go

Places to go

TODAY24th annual Caladium Festival begins
Updated: 19 hours ago
‘Hurricane tax’ on insurance policies to end 18 months early

‘Hurricane tax’ on insurance policies to end 18 months early

TALLAHASSEE—An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will end Jan. 1.
Updated: 19 hours ago
County wants cultural tourists

County wants cultural tourists

SEBRING — Mount Dora, Amelia Island, St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Tarpon Springs...
Updated: 20 hours ago

County Junior Achievement named top fundraiser

SEBRING — Junior Achievement of Highlands County announced that this year’s Celebrate JA Luncheon was the top luncheon fundraiser in 12 counties in the Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay region.
Updated: 21 hours ago

LP police identify clown college vandals

LAKE PLACID—Lake Placid police have identified five minors in the vandalism of Toby the Clown Foundation School & Museum, Chief of Police James Fansler said.
Published: 07/23/14
Monthly report to the commission

Monthly report to the commission

SEBRING — Bob Germaine reports a series of facts to the commissioners every month: investment earnings in June, $235,120; commission invoices paid, $5.043 million; traffic fines collected, $141,725. ...
Published: 07/24/14
Ridge Area Arc starts scholarship program

Ridge Area Arc starts scholarship program

AVON PARK — For Dustin Akey and Miriam Thompson, they’re days filled with learning new skills, practical applications for daily living and most importantly, socializing and interacting with teachers and friends....
Published: 07/24/14

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