Thursday, Nov 27, 2014

Local News

Avon Park Christmas parade kicks off Monday

SEBRING — Christmas parade season will officially start in Highlands County with the Avon Park Christmas parade starting at 7 p.m. Monday on Main Street.
Published: 11/25/14

Man accused of sexually abusing 9-year-old girl

SEBRING — A Sebring man has been accused of raping and inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl.
Published: 11/25/14

One person taken to hospital after two-vehicle accident

SEBRING — Two people were hospitalized and a third person was injured Monday in a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 27, according to a Sebring Police Department accident report released Tuesday.
Published: 11/25/14

Company plans biofuels plant in Highlands County

SEBRING — Several years ago the prospect of more than 1,000 new jobs in Highlands County appeared imminent with two companies planning to build ethanol plants.
Published: 11/26/14
Doctor celebrates patients’ longevity

Doctor celebrates patients’ longevity

SEBRING — “Some say that ‘I don’t want to live to be a hundred.’ I don’t know what they really mean by that, but I think it is wonderful to be 100 and more.”
Published: 11/25/14
Capturing Florida’s natural beauty on canvas

Capturing Florida’s natural beauty on canvas

LAKE WALES—The walls of Warner University’s new H. Darrel Darby building echo with the footfalls and voices of students and faculty, but the structure serves as more than another school building.
Published: 11/26/14
New Santa Set greets Lakeshore Mall visitors

New Santa Set greets Lakeshore Mall visitors

SEBRING – It’s a small holiday step in the effort to make a big leap into more community involvement.
Published: 11/26/14
6 cheerleaders to perform in Macy’s Parade

6 cheerleaders to perform in Macy’s Parade

SEBRING — Six Highlands County high school cheerleaders will be participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as part of the performance presented by the Spirit of America, national cheerleading association and Varsity Spirit....
Published: 11/26/14
Consider habitat gardening before planting

Consider habitat gardening before planting

When plotting a garden, you might be thinking about where to plant the veggies, and where to put the fruits and berries.
Published: 11/26/14
Man brews up online coffee business

Man brews up online coffee business

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Loren Jordan had his first cup of coffee when he was 12, with his dad. He has never lost the taste for it.
Published: 11/26/14

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