Monday, Nov 24, 2014

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Work begins on second phase of expansion

Work begins on second phase of expansion

SEBRING — Work has begun on a second phase of a construction project to upgrade facilities at the Highlands County Humane Society.
Published: 11/23/14

Local business briefs

Pixie Stix Indoor Yard Sales opens
Published: 11/23/14
College for a Day: High school students attend revamped SFSC event

College for a Day: High school students attend revamped SFSC event

AVON PARK — South Florida State College focused on schooling high school students about the college's offerings during its revamped College for a Day event Friday morning at the Avon Park campus. ...
Published: 11/22/14
Opinions on Obama’s executive action differ around county

Opinions on Obama’s executive action differ around county

AVON PARK – Elena Merlo couldn’t find fault in what happened the night before; she said it was in the best interest of not only families of immigrants in the U.S. and their countries of origin, but equally for the United States.
Published: 11/22/14
Sebring’s downtown Sadie Kahn Park dedicated

Sebring’s downtown Sadie Kahn Park dedicated

SEBRING — Decades ago, Sadie Kahn, who along with her husband, Mike Kahn, were pioneer residents of Sebring, allowed the city to use a small plot of land near the Nan-ces-o-wee Hotel as a park area, provided that it was maintained....
Published: 11/22/14

Teacher salary negotiations on hold until May

SEBRING — School Board of Highlands County teachers will have to wait until next year to find out if they will be getting a salary increase this school year.
Published: 11/21/14
Suspect arrested in Highway Park murder

Suspect arrested in Highway Park murder

HIGHWAY PARK — A Lake Placid man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of another man on Nov. 10, according to an arrest warrant affidavit released Friday.
Published: 11/21/14
AP budget continues to improve

AP budget continues to improve

AVON PARK – The City of Avon Park, which as of September has a balanced general fund budget with over $100,000 in contingency, is finalizing its last Fiscal Year 2015-15 budget adjustments and finances continue to approve, according to the cit...
Published: 11/21/14

New inter-denominational group hopes to foster US-Israel relations

SEBRING – There have only been four meetings and the group hasn’t even adopted a formal name yet.
Published: 11/21/14
Battling flames

Battling flames

West Sebring Volunteer Firefighter Matt Muha climbs a ladder to battle flames engulfing the second floor of a home in Desoto City on Wednesday morning. Firefighters from West Sebring and Desoto City departments, as well as the county’s fire se...
Published: 11/20/14

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