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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015

Local News

The latest: Inmate shot after trooper sees suspicious man

CONSTABLE, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on the manhunt following the escape of two convicted murderers from a maximum-security prison (all times local):
Published: 06/28/15

Authorities ID motorcycle accident victim as Sebring resident, 31

SEBRING — Florida Highway Patrol has identified a motorcycle driver who was killed Saturday after he drove into an orange grove and collided against a tree as Wesley Scott Hair, 31, of Sebring.
Published: 06/29/15

Downtown Sebring outdoor sculpture voting ends June 30

SEBRING — The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency’s People’s Choice online sculpture voting ends June 30. Residents and visitors can vote for their favorite outdoor sculpture at www.DowntownSebring.org. ...
Published: 06/28/15

Gov. Scott vetoes Sebring street light project

SEBRING — Gov. Rick Scott has vetoed the $1 million the Florida Legislature approved for street lighting along a portion of U.S. 27.
Published: 06/28/15
Animal euthanasia numbers coming down

Animal euthanasia numbers coming down

SEBRING — Whereever Twyla Ostrowski goes in Lake Placid, she’s still asked what’s going on with the animal control ordinance.
Published: 06/28/15
Accessorize your ride

Accessorize your ride

AVON PARK — Have you ever wished your car had power windows, a sunroof or other optional equipment? Roll into Auto Options in Avon Park and make that wish come true. They can install cruise control, a new stereo system, light bars, H.I.D. ligh...
Published: 06/28/15

Local business briefs

Chamber program features Christmas In July
Published: 06/28/15
Honorees reflect on Champion for Children’s formative years

Honorees reflect on Champion for Children’s formative years

SEBRING — One night a year, one person will be recognized as Highlands County’s Champion for Children.
Published: 06/28/15
Long-serving SFSC dean set to retire

Long-serving SFSC dean set to retire

AVON PARK — In 1970, U.S. troops were on the ground fighting in Vietnam, the Beatles were at the top of the charts with “Let it Be,” and the minimum wage was $1.60.
Published: 06/28/15

Motorcycle wreck fatal

SEBRING — Florida Highway Patrol troopers were at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash at 7 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of CR 17 south and Griffin Grove Road.
Published: 06/27/15