Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

Local News

Teacher, school employee of the year awarded

Teacher, school employee of the year awarded

LAKE PLACID - At first, she said all she could think was, "Did they really just say my name?"
Published: 04/16/14
Girl Scouts putting faces to names etched on sidewalk a long time ago

Girl Scouts putting faces to names etched on sidewalk a long time ago

SEBRING-Some of the names are lightly etched and hard to read, others are clear to the eye.
Published: 04/15/14

Former helicopter pilot now heading Highlands Regional

SEBRING - For 22 years at one point of his life, Joseph Bernard's career was literally up in the air.
Published: 04/15/14

Overturned truck temporarily closes CR 70

LAKE PLACID - The driver of a commercial truck received minor injuries Monday morning when his vehicle overturned after striking two guardrails on State Road 70 near the Kissimmee River Bridge.
Published: 04/14/14
Students, schools test for FCAT one last time this year

Students, schools test for FCAT one last time this year

SEBRING - Avon Elementary Principal Pam Burnham gave the "all clear" soon after 10 a.m. Monday, marking the end of the FCAT testing for the day and the beginning of the end for the assessment test that began in 1998.
Published: 04/15/14
SFSC to celebrate National Poetry Month

SFSC to celebrate National Poetry Month

AVON PARK - In celebration of National Poetry Month, the South Florida State College Library and South Florida State College Foundation Inc. will host a week of events to engage students, staff, faculty and the community members in the "national cele...
Published: 04/15/14
Easter egg hunts

Easter egg hunts

Family Easter celebration
Published: 04/15/14

Crime briefs

Passenger turns ride into computer theft, authorities say
Published: 04/15/14

County, city to talk over garbage issue

SEBRING - Will Avon Park and Lake Placid truck their trash to a landfill in Okeechobee, or will the Highlands County commissioners offer a reduced tipping fee?
Published: 04/14/14
2014 Miss, Junior Miss Avon Park winners crowned

2014 Miss, Junior Miss Avon Park winners crowned

AVON PARK -The annual Miss and Junior Miss Avon Park pageant filled Union Congregational Church nearly to capacity Friday as 2014's Miss Avon Park and Junior Miss Avon Park were crowned.
Published: 04/14/14

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