Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Local News

Man leads deputy on chase, hits vehicle

Man leads deputy on chase, hits vehicle

SEBRING —A Highlands County man led a deputy on a chase after the deputy tried to make a traffic stop, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 10/29/14

LPHS student arrested after bomb threat

LAKE PLACID — A 16-year-old Lake Placid High School student was arrested Tuesday after a note was discovered Monday in a classroom, threatening that “on Oct. 31, 2014, the school is going to blow up,” according to a news release ...
Published: 10/28/14
Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

SEBRING — Which is the only fruit with “seeds” on the outside and roughly how many seeds does one fruit bear?
Published: 10/29/14
Early voting heavy for off-year election

Early voting heavy for off-year election

SEBRING — When two years ago Robert and Elaine Bean showed up at their Miami precinct, a nearby library, to vote they found that hundreds of others were waiting in line to do the same.
Published: 10/29/14
Sheriff’s office rejoins county insurance fund

Sheriff’s office rejoins county insurance fund

SEBRING — The sheriff’s office is back, and the county commissioners are glad.
Published: 10/29/14
AP close to owning downtown Brickell Building

AP close to owning downtown Brickell Building

AVON PARK – The Avon Park City Council voted to grant authorization to purchase the historic Brickell Building and will be moving forward on annexing 203.5 acres in to the city limits.
Published: 10/29/14
Monarch mission

Monarch mission

LAKE PLACID—Jeff Alexander’s yard is a veritable nursery, but not in the way one might think.
Published: 10/29/14
Study: Fla.’s climate boosts soil carbon storage

Study: Fla.’s climate boosts soil carbon storage

GAINESVILLE – Warm temperatures and a wet landscape increase soil’s ability to store carbon, which in turn helps mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new University of Florida study covering 45 years of data....
Published: 10/29/14
Tampa Bay Markets are an eclectic mix

Tampa Bay Markets are an eclectic mix

Looking to escape for a day trip to Tampa, but want to avoid the crowds going to a Tampa Bay Buccaneers game or one of the city’s downtown attractions?
Published: 10/29/14
The meaning of ‘organic’ hazy for nonfood items

The meaning of ‘organic’ hazy for nonfood items

WASHINGTON — There’s a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street.
Published: 10/29/14

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