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Caladium Festival features world-class plants

Caladium Festival features world-class plants

LAKE PLACID — On Friday morning in Stuart Park, Johnny “JD” Lewis of the JD and Zetha Lewis musical duo told a large audience that he didn’t care what particular locale they hail from.
Updated: 8 hours ago
Caladium car show roars into LP

Caladium car show roars into LP

LAKE PLACID — The Caladium Festival Car and Bike Show was held today in Devane Park in downtown Lake Placid.
Updated: 9 hours ago
‘Sincerely, Words’ to take the stage at Circle Theatre

‘Sincerely, Words’ to take the stage at Circle Theatre

SEBRING — The Champion for Children Foundation’s Children’s Theatre Program will be presenting the latest project from Moore Performing Arts and the Acting Out division of the group, “Sincerely, Words.” ...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Company reopens plant in Sebring

Company reopens plant in Sebring

SEBRING — In possibly a sign of an improving economy, an Ohio-based corporation has reopened after several years a manufacturing plant near the Sebring airport.
Published: 07/30/16
Assistant engineer files grievance

Assistant engineer files grievance

SEBRING — In June, Assistant Engineer Elius Nortelus was offered the job of county engineer, along with a $96,000 salary. He asked for $104,000.
Published: 07/30/16
A new generation of teacher takes over

A new generation of teacher takes over

AVON PARK — Ever since she was a schoolgirl, Shaina Todd wanted to teach.
Published: 07/30/16
New teachers attend orientation

New teachers attend orientation

SEBRING — About 100 teachers attended the third and final day of the School Board of Highlands County’s New Teacher Orientation on Friday at Hill-Gustat Middle School.
Published: 07/30/16
Social media video leads to arrest

Social media video leads to arrest

SEBRING — A video posted on social media called “Murder on a Cop,” has led to the arrest of one man and an investigation that may lead to other arrests, according to a press release from the Highlands County Sheriff’s Offi...
Published: 07/29/16
Man arrested on drug charges

Man arrested on drug charges

SEBRING — A traffic stop ended with a man being arrested on several drug charges, according to an arrest report released Friday.
Published: 07/29/16
Mosquito-borne Zika cases confirmed in state

Mosquito-borne Zika cases confirmed in state

TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s worries about the Zika virus have turned into reality.
Published: 07/29/16