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Thursday, Oct 08, 2015
Girl Scouts raise awareness of cancer, help family
Maria Diaz, a hair stylist with The Studio, braids a pink hair extension during the Girl Scouts Troop 299 meeting on Tuesday night. The girls got extensions for $5 donations toward breast cancer charities.
SEBRING — Nearly three years after 11-year-old Denali Botolino died from pancreatic cancer, his grave still lacks a headstone.
A Highlands County road and bridge employee paves Marguerite Road in 2014. The county will collect another $379,000 in property taxes this year.
Property values finally back in black
The Avon Park Executive Airport has two new 12,000-gallon fuel tanks to refuel planes on-site. The tanks were added with a Florida Department of Transportation grant after the previous private contractor quit servicing the airport.
Fuel farm may mean more revenue
Runners get off to a quick start in the boys competition during Tuesday’s seven-team cross-country meet at Avon Park High School.
Rounding into form