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Wine walk, mystery dinner and 20s festival highlight weekend

Wine walk, mystery dinner and 20s festival highlight weekend

SEBRING — When downtown wine walks were initiated a couple of years ago, organizers were astounded at the number of people who attended.
Published: 02/11/16
Student scientists test their theories

Student scientists test their theories

AVON PARK — As a leftie, Sebring Middle School student Beau Riley wanted to find out whether being right-handed or left-handed affected reaction time.
Published: 02/11/16
District banks on online program to boost student achievement

District banks on online program to boost student achievement

LAKE PLACID — Highlands District students in kindergarten through eighth-grade are in their school’s computer lab each week working with an online program called i-Ready.
Published: 02/11/16
Canadian dollar value at record low: Some Canadians head north

Canadian dollar value at record 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.
Published: 02/10/16
Updated: 02/12/16
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.
Published: 02/10/16
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...
Published: 02/10/16
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.
Published: 02/10/16
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
SFSC’s MOFAC features the photographic art of Clyde Butcher

SFSC’s MOFAC features the photographic art of Clyde Butcher

AVON PARK — “Visions of Florida: The Photographic Art of Clyde Butcher” will be exhibited Feb. 10 to April 28 at South Florida State College’s Museum of Florida Art and Culture. MOFAC is located at the college’s Hig...
Published: 02/10/16