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Vicki Hicks faces more charges; husband arrested

Vicki Hicks faces more charges; husband arrested

SEBRING — First, Vicki Hicks, former administrative assistant to Sebring Police Chief Thomas Dettman, was accused of misusing her father’s money, including veteran’s benefits.
Published: 05/25/16
School board OKs citizen advisory committee

School board OKs citizen advisory committee

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County approved a resolution Tuesday to allow the creation of a citizen advisory committee that would monitor the board’s expenditure of funds if the half-cent sales tax is approved by voters. ...
Published: 05/25/16
Clinton faulted on emails by State Department audit

Clinton faulted on emails by State Department audit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found. Her aides tw...
Published: 05/25/16
Hit-and-run tip reward upped to $5,000

Hit-and-run tip reward upped to $5,000

SEBRING — Authorities have increased to $5,000 the reward for information on the car and the driver involved with a hit-and-run accident April 23 in Avon Park that injured a 3-year-old girl.
Published: 05/25/16
Arc recognizes volunteers, supporters and clients

Arc recognizes volunteers, supporters and clients

AVON PARK — Ridge Area Arc recently recognized all those who contribute to the non-profit group that serves those with disabilities.
Published: 05/25/16
Memorial Day happenings

Memorial Day happenings

Memorial Day celebration set
Published: 05/25/16
Lung Association: Sebring, Highlands among America’s cleanest

Lung Association: Sebring, Highlands among America’s cleanest

SEBRING — “When you live on a peninsula surrounded by oceans with fairly constant sea breeze,” says Highlands County Commission Chair Jim Brooks, yep, you get good air.
Published: 05/25/16
Renovation makes sea services museum more accessible

Renovation makes sea services museum more accessible

SEBRING — When they joined the military, there wasn’t a lot those who served the country couldn’t do.
Published: 05/25/16
‘Morning at the Artists’ Village’ selected as 50th annual Fine Arts Festival print

‘Morning at the Artists’ Village’ selected as 50th annual Fine Arts Festival print

SEBRING — The Highlands Art League has unveiled the official festival print for the 50th annual Highlands Fine Arts Festival.
Published: 05/25/16
Investigation into alleged racist remarks begins

Investigation into alleged racist remarks begins

AVON PARK — The investigation into the alleged use of the so-called “n” word by any city staff members, administrators or city council members in a public setting will initially involve the interviews of at least seven people....
Published: 05/24/16