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Thursday, Sep 03, 2015
Council approves firefighter internship program
Nicholas Tenniswood, a candidate for a Sebring Fire Rescue job opening, pulls a fire hose 50 feet as the final exercise in the department’s physical fitness test on Wednesday. After passing the physical test, Tenniswood advanced to an interview.
SEBRING — Trenton Carlisle got a taste Wednesday of what it takes to become a Sebring firefighter.
Avon Park Fire Department Lt. Steve Kempe, a 27-year veteran firefighter and IAFF 3132 union member, discusses fire department funding with APFD Capt. Warren West, IAFF president, saying there are issues pertaining to the city failing to adopt a fire assessment fee ordinance.
AP Fire Department union calls emergency meeting
The school board will vote at their meeting next Tuesday on the district’s testing schedule for the 2015-16 school year.
School district sets assessment list
Lake Placid’s Shaquavia Gayle (22) stiff arms a defender during a flag football game against Celebration last season. Avon Park and Sebring are looking at fielding teams.
Flag fotball on the rise