Friday, Oct 24, 2014

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Election ballot measures explained

Election ballot measures explained

Voters are being asked to consider three constitutional amendment proposals in the Nov. 4 elections. Here is a brief explanation on the ballot measures, those in favor and against, and what supporters and detractors say:
Updated: 19 hours ago
Early voting starts Saturday

Early voting starts Saturday

SEBRING — Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election starts Saturday, and election officials are encouraging voters to take advantage of it and avoid long lines on Election Day.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Voters to decide 2 school board seats

SEBRING — Voters in the general election will decide two school board races as they choose between Charlene Edwards and incumbent Ronnie Jackson for the District 1 seat and Jill Compton and Clinton Culverhouse for the District 5 seat....
Updated: 20 hours ago
Life of slain 4-year-old girl celebrated at vigil

Life of slain 4-year-old girl celebrated at vigil

SEBRING — For the participants at a vigil in honor of a slain 4-year-old girl, the releasing of a Japanese lantern and blue and white balloons that rose into the sky had special meaning Wednesday evening.
Updated: 20 hours ago

Trick-or-treating times scheduled

Sebring and Lake Placid will hold Halloween trick-or-treating 6-9 p.m. Oct. 31.
Updated: 21 hours ago
48th annual art show coming to Sebring

48th annual art show coming to Sebring

SEBRING — While most people these days shoot photos with digital cameras, nature photographer William Dailey of Sebring has gravitated back to film photography.
Updated: 21 hours ago

Places to Go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s what is happening around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 10/24/14
SFSC students paint mural Highlands Hammock

SFSC students paint mural Highlands Hammock

AVON PARK — South Florida State College art students recently collaborated on a community service project to design a friendly forest mural for Highlands Hammock State Park’s second annual Haunted Hammock scheduled for Friday and Saturd...
Published: 10/24/14
Country Club Utility owner announces plan to ‘abandon’ embattled company

Country Club Utility owner announces plan to ‘abandon’ embattled company

SEBRING — After several years of providing water and sewer to the Country Club of Sebring, the president and owner of the embattled utility company Wednesday announced he is abandoning the company and has requested the Board of County Commissi...
Published: 10/23/14
Author connects with Hill-Gustat Middle students

Author connects with Hill-Gustat Middle students

SEBRING — Author Jordan Sonneblick told a group of Hill-Gustat Middle School students that he knows the ending of his stories at the beginning of his writing process.
Published: 10/23/14

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