Friday, Nov 28, 2014

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Free navigator services available for ACA enrollment

AVON PARK —Those looking for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act’s insurance marketplace can contact Heartland Rural Health Network’s certified navigator, Bethany Rushing, for free assistance. ...
Published: 11/26/14
Veteran Services distributes more turkeys this year

Veteran Services distributes more turkeys this year

Published: 11/26/14

AP city council amends budget

AVON PARK – The City of Avon Park tightened up the new annual budget and approved amendments to the city’s comprehensive plan.
Published: 11/26/14
Crime rate decreases in Avon Park

Crime rate decreases in Avon Park

SEBRING — Two years after the city of Avon Park contracted with the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement services, everything is going well, Sheriff Susan Benton said Tuesday....
Published: 11/26/14

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

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