Friday, Jul 25, 2014

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Man accused of misusing 911 system

SEBRING —A man who authorities say called 911 because he was upset that a vehicle stopped by police was on his property ended up being arrested, according to a report released Friday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Man, woman accused of shoplifting for fake refunds

Man, woman accused of shoplifting for fake refunds

SEBRING — A man and a woman have been accused of stealing items from Lowe’s and then returning the merchandise to get refunds, according to a report released Friday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Forest Hills Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

Forest Hills Estates residents concerned about possible sinkhole

AVON PARK – She first noticed it in her backyard about four weeks ago: a small hole not more than a half-foot in diameter.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Air Force Range’s impact: $68 million

SEBRING — Drive northeast to the front gate of Avon Park Air Force Range.
Updated: 9 hours ago

Driveway closures on Sebring Parkway

SEBRING — The westernmost driveway connection for Publix, Ruby Tuesday and Eye Express on Sebring Parkway, is scheduled to be closed for reconstruction starting at 10 p.m. July 27 and, weather permitting, reopening at approximately 8 a.m. July...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying won’t face death penalty

Prosecutor: Principal suspects in Doty slaying won’t face death penalty

SEBRING — It was on June 9, 2012, that Aaron Doty attended a party hosted by Kenneth Felipe Jr. and Jonathan Ray Rodriguez.
Published: 07/25/14
Places to go

Places to go

TODAY24th annual Caladium Festival begins
Published: 07/25/14
‘Hurricane tax’ on insurance policies to end 18 months early

‘Hurricane tax’ on insurance policies to end 18 months early

TALLAHASSEE—An extra charge on property-insurance and auto-insurance policies to cover claims paid for the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons will end Jan. 1.
Published: 07/25/14
County wants cultural tourists

County wants cultural tourists

SEBRING — Mount Dora, Amelia Island, St. Augustine, Cape Canaveral, Tarpon Springs...
Published: 07/25/14

County Junior Achievement named top fundraiser

SEBRING — Junior Achievement of Highlands County announced that this year’s Celebrate JA Luncheon was the top luncheon fundraiser in 12 counties in the Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay region.
Published: 07/25/14

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