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‘Peter Pan’ opens April 30 at Circle Theatre

SEBRING – The Champion for Children Foundation of Highlands County and Simple Acts United are presenting “Peter Pan Jr.”
Published: 04/23/15
Avon Park’s blueberry festival returns Saturday

Avon Park’s blueberry festival returns Saturday

AVON PARK – It’s a happy event people actually attend to get the blues.
Published: 04/23/15
2015 Miss, Jr. Miss Avon Park crowned

2015 Miss, Jr. Miss Avon Park crowned

AVON PARK — Among friends, family and supporters, a panel of judges selected the 2015 Miss and Jr. Miss Avon Park April 18.
Published: 04/22/15
All are winners

All are winners

For the first time in the 12-year history of the Administrative Professional luncheon, the selection committee stalemated in selecting only one Professional Of The Year. The dedication, qualifications, and commitment of the nominees “parallel ...
Published: 04/22/15
LP Montessori Academy celebrates Earth Day

LP Montessori Academy celebrates Earth Day

LAKE PLACID — From checking out a tractor to painting rocks and drawing the Earth, about 200 children learned about the world they live in during the annual Earth Day observance at Lake Placid Montessori Academy.
Published: 04/23/15
AP curbside recycling continues to be popular

AP curbside recycling continues to be popular

AVON PARK – Each Wednesday, Wilfredo Torres slowly drives a recycling truck around the Crystal Lake Club golf community in southeast Avon Park.
Published: 04/23/15
SFSC students, instructors recognized on Awards Day

SFSC students, instructors recognized on Awards Day

AVON PARK — South Florida State College students were honored for academic excellence and community service during the college’s recent annual Awards Day ceremony April 17 in the SFSC University Center.
Published: 04/23/15
Utility purchase help keep rates down, Sebring utility director says

Utility purchase help keep rates down, Sebring utility director says

SEBRING —If the city of Sebring ultimately purchases the abandoned Country Club Utilities, it won’t be the first such system the city has bought.
Published: 04/23/15

Woman arrested on drug charges

AVON PARK — When law officers went to search a home on West County Line Road, the suspects came right to them, according to a report released Wednesday.
Published: 04/22/15

Nonprofit speech, hearing center launches mobile unit

LAKELAND — Central Florida Speech and Hearing Center, a local nonprofit serving residents with hearing loss, recently launched HearMobile, a mobile hearing unit for those with hearing loss and speech challenges in Highlands, Polk, Hardee and e...
Published: 04/23/15