Thursday, Sep 18, 2014

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Men accused of removing wire from electrical poles

Men accused of removing wire from electrical poles

SEBRING — Two men were arrested this week after being accused of removing copper wiring from electrical poles on Sunnyland Driver and Cemetery Road, according to reports released Thursday.
Updated: 9 mins ago
Shelter scrambles to save dumped puppies

Shelter scrambles to save dumped puppies

SEBRING — On Wednesday the four Chihuahua puppies played together in the office at the Highlands County Humane Society shelter.
Updated: 7 hours ago
Former Azure students resume studies at SFSC

Former Azure students resume studies at SFSC

AVON PARK — After a financial aid problem at Azure College in Sebring, about 20 former students of the private nursing college resumed their studies Monday at South Florida State College.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Former Sebring resident really cooking

Former Sebring resident really cooking

SEBRING – As a teen, Mike Remes was interested in sports - played soccer, basketball and followed Tampa Bay-area professional teams. But behind those goals, he also had another burning passion: cooking.
Updated: 23 hours ago
County adopts $120 million budget

County adopts $120 million budget

SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners passed on Tuesday a $120.3 million budget, along with an 8.55 millage rate.
Updated: 23 hours ago
Florida sheriffs’ group recognizes Grimsley

Florida sheriffs’ group recognizes Grimsley

FORT MEADE—Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton presented the Florida Sheriffs Association’s Legislative Champion Award to Sen. Denise Grimsley, District 21, Tuesday.
Updated: 23 hours ago

Man accused of assaulting woman

LAKE PLACID —A Lake Placid man was arrested after being accused of punching a woman in the nose and then trying to prevent her from calling authorities, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Published: 09/17/14
Tattoo helps officers find suspected thief

Tattoo helps officers find suspected thief

SEBRING— A tattoo helped police nab a suspected Wal-Mart shoplifter, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 09/17/14

Okeechobee man killed in Tuesday accident

LAKE PLACID—A 70-year-old Okeechobee man was killed shortly after 12:32 p.m. Tuesday when he apparently lost control of his SUV, which slid down a steep embankment on State Road 70, partially ejecting him out of the back hatch window, Florida ...
Published: 09/17/14

Beekeeper initiative sets national example

One year after Florida citrus growers and beekeepers joined an innovative, voluntary partnership promoted by Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, t...
Published: 09/17/14

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