Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

Local News

Two Walmart employees accused of fraud

AVON PARK — Walmart often advertises its rollbacks in prices, but two former Avon Park Walmart employees arrested Wednesday were accused of taking that to an illegal level.
Updated: 9 hours ago
Choral director brings world acclaim to county

Choral director brings world acclaim to county

SEBRING – From behind the keyboards, Robert Fritz likes to take command of the sounds originating from his hands and fill the sanctuary with the flowing melodies of sacredness, not just a meandering cacophony of sound. ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
SFSC launches another’s bachelor’s degree program

SFSC launches another’s bachelor’s degree program

AVON PARK — A new bachelor’s degree will be available at South Florida State College that is geared toward working adults seeking to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. ...
Updated: 9 hours ago
Sheriff’s sergeant gets highest SO honor

Sheriff’s sergeant gets highest SO honor

SEBRING — When Sgt. John Singha of the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office arrived March 9 at Plantation Drive in the dark early morning hours, with heavy fog in the area, he knew a person was shooting at homes and two deputies who arrive...
Updated: 9 hours ago
SFSC to hold final annual commencement

SFSC to hold final annual commencement

AVON PARK —South Florida State College will be graduating its first class of baccalaureate students at its May 6 commencement exercises.
Updated: 10 hours ago

Earth Day celebrated in renovated Sadie Kahn Park

SEBRING — The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency, in conjunction with the city of Sebring and the Kahn family, has announced the completion of Sadie Kahn Park renovations in downtown Sebring.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Man charged with sale of marijuana

SEBRING — A search for counterfeit money at one home led to the arrest of a man at another residence on marijuana-related charges, according to a report released Thursday.
Updated: 11 hours ago
Man accused of threatening to shoot others

Man accused of threatening to shoot others

SEBRING — A man accused of waving a sawed-off shotgun around and threatening to shoot people was arrested Wednesday by Sebring police, according to a report released Thursday.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Woman accused of battering officer

Woman accused of battering officer

SEBRING — A woman knocking on doors of residences and urging occupants to call 911 ended up being arrested, according to a report released this week.
Updated: 13 hours ago
Authorities search for suspect

Authorities search for suspect

LAKE PLACID — Authorities were searching Wednesday for a 41-year-old man in connection with shooting death of a man in Highway Park early Monday morning, Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton said.
Published: 04/23/14

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