Sunday, Dec 21, 2014

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Man and woman arrested after deputies find drugs

LAKE PLACID — A search of a home and the discovery of drugs, a gun and ammunition led to the arrest of a Lake Placid man and woman.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Man accused of forcing woman into giving him ride

Man accused of forcing woman into giving him ride

SEBRING — A man beat a woman and forced her to drive him to Okeechobee, according to a report released last week.
Updated: 17 hours ago
SFSC holds first December commencement

SFSC holds first December commencement

AVON PARK — South Florida State College held its first December commencement Thursday with 85 of the 130 students who met the college’s graduation requirements in attendance.
Updated: 17 hours ago
Lake Jackson canal to be dredged

Lake Jackson canal to be dredged

SEBRING — Although it’s passable now, the City of Sebring is paying $200,000 to move its utilities and the Florida Department of Transportation will take bids next year to dredge under the U.S. 27 bridge that connects Lake Jackson with ...
Updated: 17 hours ago
The Flower Box and Design Shop: Individualized experience

The Flower Box and Design Shop: Individualized experience

Christmas is just days away. Are you in need of a last minute gift? One quick stop at The Flower Box and Design Shop in downtown Sebring is guaranteed to finish off your list. This store features delightful gifts as well as interior design services b...
Published: 12/21/14
Rockin’ it for life

Rockin’ it for life

SEBRING – There’s Bob Dylan’s 1966 classic, “Blonde on Blonde.” One is Jimi Hendrix’s definitive 1967 masterpiece, “Are You Experienced.” Another oft-mentioned is The Rolling Stone’s 1972...
Published: 12/21/14
Two Canns on piano

Two Canns on piano

AVON PARK – Whether it’s two hands or four, the classical melodies will skillfully flow from the roots of sisterhood.
Published: 12/20/14

Local news briefs

Sons of the American Revolution meeting
Published: 12/20/14
AP woman, 92, makes annual out-of-state trips ringing bell for Salvation Arm

AP woman, 92, makes annual out-of-state trips ringing bell for Salvation Arm

AVON PARK – Each year, around Highlands County, there are those who give their time volunteering to ring the traditional bells for the Salvation Army kettle money drives - near and far.
Published: 12/20/14
Children receive gifts at Boys and Girls Club

Children receive gifts at Boys and Girls Club

AVON PARK — Hank Willis loved the remote controlled truck he received as a present Friday during the annual event in which members of the Boys and Girls Club of Highlands County receive Christmas gifts.
Published: 12/20/14

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