Thursday, Oct 30, 2014

Local News

Old court records being digitized

SEBRING — It might happen one day that a descendant of a Highlands County man named Paul Ryan might want to read his ancestor's court records at the Highlands County Clerk's Office. ...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Sebring is not nation’s poorest city

Sebring is not nation’s poorest city

SEBRING — No doubt about it, Sebring and Highlands County rank low in median income, but an online publication’s assessment of Sebring as the nation’s poorest city appears to be off the mark.
Updated: 20 hours ago
High school student to display art at arts, crafts festival

High school student to display art at arts, crafts festival

SEBRING — Ever since he was a young child growing up in Haiti, Judeler Petit-Noel has used paper and pencils to create art.
Updated: 20 hours ago
Arc resale store moving on up

Arc resale store moving on up

AVON PARK – There are plenty of used T-shirts, recycled jeans, slightly-scratched vinyl records, books with worn covers and stacked coffee mugs.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Accident investigation leads to drug arrest

Accident investigation leads to drug arrest

SEBRING — A hit-and-run accident investigation resulted in deputies arresting a man on drug charges, according to an arrest report released Wednesday.
Updated: 22 hours ago
Man leads deputy on chase, hits vehicle

Man leads deputy on chase, hits vehicle

SEBRING —A Highlands County man led a deputy on a chase after the deputy tried to make a traffic stop, according to a report released Wednesday.
Updated: 22 hours ago

LPHS student arrested after bomb threat

LAKE PLACID — A 16-year-old Lake Placid High School student was arrested Tuesday after a note was discovered Monday in a classroom, threatening that “on Oct. 31, 2014, the school is going to blow up,” according to a news release ...
Published: 10/28/14
Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

SEBRING — Which is the only fruit with “seeds” on the outside and roughly how many seeds does one fruit bear?
Published: 10/29/14
Early voting heavy for off-year election

Early voting heavy for off-year election

SEBRING — When two years ago Robert and Elaine Bean showed up at their Miami precinct, a nearby library, to vote they found that hundreds of others were waiting in line to do the same.
Published: 10/29/14
Sheriff’s office rejoins county insurance fund

Sheriff’s office rejoins county insurance fund

SEBRING — The sheriff’s office is back, and the county commissioners are glad.
Published: 10/29/14

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