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Thursday, Jul 02, 2015

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New state law requires govts to buy ‘Made in the USA’ flags

New state law requires govts to buy ‘Made in the USA’ flags

SEBRING — As July Fourth rolls around, an interesting trivia about where most U.S. flags are manufactured may cause Americans to raise their eyebrows.
Published: 07/01/15
Man charged with drugs flees deputies

Man charged with drugs flees deputies

AVON PARK — A Sebring man, accused of selling marijuana, was arrested after fleeing from Highlands County deputies, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Published: 06/30/15
Man accused of  battering woman

Man accused of battering woman

AVON PARK — A man was arrested after a woman reported that he hit her numerous times, dragged her by the hair and squeezed her neck, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Published: 06/30/15

4th of July celebrations

Fourth of July celebration at Post 25
Published: 06/30/15

July 4th garbage collection changes, office closures

All city, town and government offices in Highlands County will be closed July 3, resuming normal hours July 6.
Published: 06/30/15
July 4th fireworks scheduled

July 4th fireworks scheduled

SEBRING — There is no shortage of fireworks for this July 4th weekend.
Published: 06/30/15
Fewer than half pass 10th-grade English assessment

Fewer than half pass 10th-grade English assessment

SEBRING — More than half of the Highlands School District’s 10th-graders did not pass the Florida Standards Assessment English language arts exam and may need to retake the assessment.
Published: 06/30/15
Riding high

Riding high

LORIDA — At the family arena, Aldyn Ashton rides one of her horses, disembarks while the animal is still moving and ties a goat.
Published: 06/30/15
School’s ‘pan band’ hitting road

School’s ‘pan band’ hitting road

AVON PARK — They’ll be playing in front of a packed stadium audience and expect to be fully “panned.”
Published: 06/30/15

Man charged with assaulting woman

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid man was arrested after being accused of assaulting and trying to stab a woman with a machete, according to a report released Monday.
Published: 06/29/15