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Victim locates stolen car, report says

Victim locates stolen car, report says

SEBRING — In what led to the arrest of a suspect, a vehicle theft victim saw his stolen vehicle in a parking lot and alerted authorities, according to an arrest report.
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lake Placid to rename street in honor of former mayor

Lake Placid to rename street in honor of former mayor

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Town Council voted unanimously Monday to rename Eucalyptus Avenue in honor of former mayor the late Waldo Aliff. Highlands County notified the city recently about a newly adopted ordinance that provides for a unif...
Updated: 5 hours ago
Husband threatened wife with gun, authorities say

Husband threatened wife with gun, authorities say

SEBRING — A man was arrested after his wife reported that he threatened to kill her because he thought she was having an affair, according to an arrest report released Tuesday.
Updated: 6 hours ago
Canadian dollar value at recent low: Some Canadians head north

Canadian dollar value at recent low: Some Canadians head north

SEBRING — Bernard Gagne and Deanna Tasse aren’t leaving early this year, but they have seen their Avon Park and Sebring neighbors pull out.
Updated: 7 hours ago
New Sebring council member says he’ll provide new point of view

New Sebring council member says he’ll provide new point of view

SEBRING — Local business owner Charlie Lowrance says he’ll provide a new perspective on the Sebring City Council.
Published: 02/10/16
Judge Shinholser is retiring

Judge Shinholser is retiring

SEBRING — Judge Olin Shinholser won’t be running for re-election after all.
Published: 02/10/16
AP council wants attorney to review Classic Caladiums lease issue

AP council wants attorney to review Classic Caladiums lease issue

AVON PARK — From time to time the city council bemoans its lease agreement with Classic Caladiums, which uses a 130,000-square-foot warehouse on city airport property.
Published: 02/10/16
Woman arrested in case after dog dies from heat stroke

Woman arrested in case after dog dies from heat stroke

AVON PARK — An Avon Park woman accused of leaving her dog in an outside crate without water, food or shade, has been arrested, according to a warrant released Tuesday.
Published: 02/09/16
Sebring native to play role in upcoming ‘Big Bang Theory’ episode

Sebring native to play role in upcoming ‘Big Bang Theory’ episode

SEBRING — Sebring native and actor Creagen Dow has started the new year literally with a big bang.
Published: 02/09/16
Cataracts don’t just happen to the elderly

Cataracts don’t just happen to the elderly

While most cataracts are age-related, they can occur at any time in life.
Published: 02/09/16