Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014

Local News

Avon Park Christmas parade kicks off Monday

SEBRING — Christmas parade season will officially start in Highlands County with the Avon Park Christmas parade starting at 7 p.m. Monday on Main Street.
Updated: 6 hours ago

Man accused of sexually abusing 9-year-old girl

SEBRING — A Sebring man has been accused of raping and inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl.
Updated: 6 hours ago

One person taken to hospital after two-vehicle accident

SEBRING — Two people were hospitalized and a third person was injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 27, according to a Sebring Police Department accident report released Tuesday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Doctor celebrates patients’ longevity

Doctor celebrates patients’ longevity

SEBRING — “Some say that ‘I don’t want to live to be a hundred.’ I don’t know what they really mean by that, but I think it is wonderful to be 100 and more.”
Updated: 6 hours ago

SPD: Husband dies, wife injured while trying to cross U.S. 27

SEBRING — A man died and his wife was injured Sunday evening after they were struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross U.S. 27 near Grand Prix Drive, according to a Sebring Police Department accident report. ...
Published: 11/24/14
Stores announce Black Friday hours

Stores announce Black Friday hours

SEBRING – Two years ago, Carlet Webb camped out on asphalt underneath the glow of fluorescent lighting, dodging moths to get her grandchildren electric scooters.
Published: 11/25/14

Some phones present 911 challenges

SEBRING — In the past, after the 911 emergency system was put in place, dispatchers had few problems knowing where a caller was located, as people used landlines.
Published: 11/25/14
‘Frozen’ is hot on Santa’s toy list

‘Frozen’ is hot on Santa’s toy list

SEBRING — Toy retailers are looking for hot sales this holiday season from a line of playthings with a chilly name - “Frozen.”
Published: 11/25/14
Man charged with battering girlfriend

Man charged with battering girlfriend

LORIDA — Highlands County deputies arrested a man after his girlfriend told them that during an argument he threw a wrench at her and pushed her, according to a report released Monday.
Published: 11/24/14
Woman accused of stealing items from department store

Woman accused of stealing items from department store

SEBRING — A Frostproof woman was arrested after Sears department store security officers saw her leave without paying for more than $700 of merchandise, according to an arrest report released Monday.
Published: 11/24/14

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