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Monday, Jun 29, 2015

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HIV-AIDS all but gone in Highlands

SEBRING — If Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach was a state, it would rank sixth in new HIV infections.
Published: 06/27/15
SFSC graduates 11 law enforcement officers

SFSC graduates 11 law enforcement officers

AVON PARK — South Florida State College graduated 11 law enforcement officers June 23, handing them their diploma, challenge coins and plenty of advice for their first assignment.
Published: 06/27/15
Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

Supreme Court extends gay marriage nationwide

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of two decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally....
Published: 06/26/15
Suspect caught Thursday has served numerous sentences in prison

Suspect caught Thursday has served numerous sentences in prison

LAKE PLACID — A man with the nickname “Wild Bill,” who was arrested Thursday after fleeing on a golf cart and on foot, is familiar with the criminal justice system, according to officials records.
Published: 06/26/15
Killed Tuesday, neighborhood's 'Pig' missed by friends

Killed Tuesday, neighborhood's 'Pig' missed by friends

SEBRING — Those who knew him said he was a devoted, principled man who gave guidance and positive direction to youths around the neighborhood and was a son devoted to caring for his elderly mother. ...
Published: 06/26/15
SFSC: 4th year with no tuition increase

SFSC: 4th year with no tuition increase

AVON PARK — While South Florida State College budgets for more students, it is holding steady for the fourth year in a row with no tuition increase.
Published: 06/26/15
Future Boom?
Sebring predicted among fastest-growing U.S. cities

Future Boom? Sebring predicted among fastest-growing U.S. cities

SEBRING — Since the Great Recession ended, oil towns have dominated America’s fastest-growing economies. Now, gasoline prices have dropped.
Published: 06/26/15
TDC looks for replacement director

TDC looks for replacement director

SEBRING — The next tourism director may be a consultant or an agency.
Published: 06/26/15
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s a list of events going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 06/26/15
Local singer wins trip to California

Local singer wins trip to California

SEBRING — Local singer Cammie Lester just keeps on winning.
Published: 06/26/15