Tuesday, Sep 02, 2014

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Police say body cameras could help to resolve citizen complaints

Police say body cameras could help to resolve citizen complaints

LAKE PLACID — For Lake Placid Police Officer Mitch Cooper there’s little doubt that if the officer involved in the Ferguson, Mo., shooting incident wore a body camera the situation would have been resolved much more quickly....
Published: 08/31/14
Chair painting fundraiser raises $1,800

Chair painting fundraiser raises $1,800

SEBRING — Highlands Art League hosted a Chair Painting Fundraiser Aug. 23 to help decorate HAL class chairs and provide recognition for HAL supporters.
Published: 08/31/14
Authorities warn about return of counterfeit bills

Authorities warn about return of counterfeit bills

SEBRING—Over the past few weeks, Highlands County merchants are once again seeing a number of counterfeit bills being passed after purchases, authorities said Friday.
Published: 08/29/14
Governor stops at Memorial Elementary

Governor stops at Memorial Elementary

SEBRING — Three dozen Memorial Elementary students chatted with Rick Scott, but Friday morning was even more special to Aalexis Knight, who achieved perfect scores on the FCAT.
Published: 08/29/14
Financial aid blunder puts Azure students in a lurch

Financial aid blunder puts Azure students in a lurch

SEBRING — After losing its financial aid in its Sebring location, Azure College offered 45 LPN and RN nursing students some options, but some are upset with the situation.
Published: 08/30/14
SFSC’s graduates give college high marks

SFSC’s graduates give college high marks

AVON PARK —Graduating students continue to rate South Florida State College highly in many areas according to the graduate student survey that was recently made available to SFSC administration, faculty and staff, the college said in a prepare...
Published: 08/30/14
SFSC to get its first franchise eatery

SFSC to get its first franchise eatery

AVON PARK – For 46 years, the standard hamburgers, hot dogs, salads, sandwiches and a variety of lunch dishes have been served to hungry students.
Published: 08/30/14
Special STARS celebrate 10th anniversary

Special STARS celebrate 10th anniversary

SEBRING — Special STARS athletes strolled down the red carpet among “celebrities” Aug. 23 during their 10-year anniversary celebration at the Highlands Senior Center.
Published: 08/30/14
Duke Energy will credit customers

Duke Energy will credit customers

SEBRING — Rodney and Susan Ward’s electricity bill was $208 last month.
Published: 08/29/14

AP continues look into annexing Little Red Water Lake Service Area

AVON PARK — If approved, another annexation to Avon Park is projected to add about 300 new connections to the city’s drinking water system.
Published: 08/29/14

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