Friday, Oct 24, 2014

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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
Potential new buyer surfaces for Harder Hall

Potential new buyer surfaces for Harder Hall

SEBRING — Harder Hall, once a grand hotel that attracted some famous people, could become an assisted living type facility that may have an independent living component.
Published: 10/23/14
Firefighters respond to mobile home fire

Firefighters respond to mobile home fire

SEBRING — Firefighters emerge from a mobile home at the corner of Hammock Terrace and Rolls Lane near Sebring while battling a fire Wednesday afternoon.
Published: 10/22/14
NASA, Archbold teach students about earth-space connections

NASA, Archbold teach students about earth-space connections

LAKE PLACID — NASA’s Beautiful Earth program teamed up Oct. 16 with Archbold Biological Station in Venus and South Florida State College in Avon Park to create an art, music and science event for our community. ...
Published: 10/22/14
Man accused breaking into pool area while naked

Man accused breaking into pool area while naked

AVON PARK — A man broke into a pool area while naked, but he was prevented from taking a long swim, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 10/22/14
Doing what comes all-naturally

Doing what comes all-naturally

VENUS—When Karin Grunden and Jeff Troup moved to 52 acres of property in Venus from West Palm Beach 22 years ago, the couple wasn’t sure what to do with all that land.
Published: 10/22/14
Azure College’s Sebring campus reports successes

Azure College’s Sebring campus reports successes

SEBRING — Azure College has successfully passed an inspection conducted by the Florida Department of Education, the college said in a news release.
Published: 10/22/14
4-year-old murdered girl remembered as a smart, happy child

4-year-old murdered girl remembered as a smart, happy child

SEBRING — In some ways, 4-year-old Mercedes Blair came into the world like she tragically departed it last week.
Published: 10/22/14

County allows more pigs, goats and sheep

SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners Tuesday approved relaxing the maximum number of goats, hogs and sheep county property owners can now have, but not before one resident called the new ordinance discriminatory and another warned about la...
Published: 10/22/14

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