Monday, Sep 01, 2014

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‘Bear Lady’ died Friday

‘Bear Lady’ died Friday

SEBRING — Search for Mary Musselman on Google, and stories pop up from ABC, NBC, Fox, New York Daily News, Huffington Post, policestate.com and the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom.
Published: 08/31/14

Tampa Bay killer may be in Avon Park

AVON PARK — Police think a Tampa murderer may be here.
Published: 08/30/14
Surviving the summer doldrums

Surviving the summer doldrums

AVON PARK — During the past year, there has been changes to the Olympic Restaurant, one of the oldest continuously open eateries in Highlands County.
Published: 08/31/14

Child death review panel sets ambitious agenda

TALLAHASSEE — The state panel charged with reviewing child deaths set an ambitious agenda Thursday against a tight deadline in hopes of reducing as many child deaths as possible.
Published: 08/31/14
Police say body cameras could help to resolve citizen complaints

Police say body cameras could help to resolve citizen complaints

LAKE PLACID — For Lake Placid Police Officer Mitch Cooper there’s little doubt that if the officer involved in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting incident wore a body camera the situation would have been resolved much more quickly....
Published: 08/31/14
Chair painting fundraiser raises $1,800

Chair painting fundraiser raises $1,800

SEBRING — Highlands Art League hosted a Chair Painting Fundraiser Aug. 23 to help decorate HAL class chairs and provide recognition for HAL supporters.
Published: 08/31/14
Authorities warn about return of counterfeit bills

Authorities warn about return of counterfeit bills

SEBRING—Over the past few weeks, Highlands County merchants are once again seeing a number of counterfeit bills being passed after purchases, authorities said Friday.
Published: 08/29/14
Governor stops at Memorial Elementary

Governor stops at Memorial Elementary

SEBRING — Three dozen Memorial Elementary students chatted with Rick Scott, but Friday morning was even more special to Aalexis Knight, who achieved perfect scores on the FCAT.
Published: 08/29/14
Financial aid blunder puts Azure students in a lurch

Financial aid blunder puts Azure students in a lurch

SEBRING — After losing its financial aid in its Sebring location, Azure College offered 45 LPN and RN nursing students some options, but some are upset with the situation.
Published: 08/30/14
SFSC’s graduates give college high marks

SFSC’s graduates give college high marks

AVON PARK —Graduating students continue to rate South Florida State College highly in many areas according to the graduate student survey that was recently made available to SFSC administration, faculty and staff, the college said in a prepare...
Published: 08/30/14

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