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SFSC expands online class options

AVON PARK — Through an expanding array of online courses, South Florida State College is turning the computer into the classroom and making it possible for students to complete the first two years of college at their own pace and on their own ...
Published: 07/22/16

Sweetfrog holds Pokemon GO promotion this weekend

Richmond, Va. — SweetFrog Enterprises, the national frozen yogurt franchise, will host a “Pokémon GO” takeover this weekend in all participating stores, including the one in Sebring.
Published: 07/22/16
Sheriff’s office’s AP probe expands

Sheriff’s office’s AP probe expands

AVON PARK — In addition to continuing to investigate whether a letter containing the name of Avon Park’s city clerk was forged/fictitious, Highlands County Sheriff’s Office officials on Wednesday were looking into a private inves...
Published: 07/22/16
New code enforcement workers to help maintain Avon Park

New code enforcement workers to help maintain Avon Park

AVON PARK — Visitors who turn west onto East Circle Street from North Marshall Avenue on their way to the historic Maxwell Groves Country Store will see several eyesores that fail to support Avon Park’s “City of Charm” mon...
Published: 07/22/16

Sebring councilor to build on two city-owned lots

SEBRING — More than a year ago, in a bid to spur residential development in Sebring’s downtown area, the city agreed to give away six city-owned lots.
Published: 07/22/16
Places to go

Places to go

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here is a list of events going on around the county. Where will we see you?
Published: 07/22/16
SFSC graduates 10 students from EMT program

SFSC graduates 10 students from EMT program

AVON PARK — South Florida State College graduated 10 emergency medical technicians during a ceremony July 14 in the SFSC Public Safety Auditorium, Highlands Campus, in Avon Park.
Published: 07/22/16

LPPD: Beware of Apple iTunes card scam

LAKE PLACID — Thursday, a local Walgreen’s manager told Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler of a scam growing in the area.
Published: 07/21/16
TDC relents on ‘VisitSebring’ logo

TDC relents on ‘VisitSebring’ logo

SEBRING – After arguing for more than a month, the Tourist Development Council tentatively compromised Thursday on four counts: the “VisitSebring” logo will go back to the drawing board, Lake Placid should get two seats on the bo...
Published: 07/21/16

Grand jury indicts man on murder charge

SEBRING — A grand jury this week indicted a Sebring area man on a charge of first-degree murder.
Published: 07/21/16