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Walk to focus on preventing veteran suicides

Walk to focus on preventing veteran suicides

AVON PARK — Being deployed multiple times to overseas combat zones is one of the biggest reasons why an estimated 22 military veterans commit suicide each day in the United States.
Published: 08/27/16
Tanglewood residents honor first responders

Tanglewood residents honor first responders

SEBRING — As a police officer, Dana Silva didn’t get much appreciation for his work.
Published: 08/27/16
Hitting their strides

Hitting their strides

LAKE PLACID - The high school cross-country season kicked off with a four-team meet at Lake Placid High School on Thursday afternoon.
Published: 08/27/16
‘STR8 UP’ ministry shuts down

‘STR8 UP’ ministry shuts down

LAKE PLACID — The nonprofit STR8 UP Youth Ministry on Main Avenue has ceased operations after more than four years of providing local youths with biblical instruction and educational/athletic fundamentals.
Published: 08/27/16
Suspended Gators return to practice

Suspended Gators return to practice

GAINESVILLE — Florida cornerback Jalen Tabor and tight end C’yontai Lewis have rejoined the team after a weeklong suspension.
Published: 08/27/16
Ricky Taylor joins Larbre

Ricky Taylor joins Larbre

After a great first half of the season in the FIA World Endurance Championship, featuring three podiums in the LMGTE Am class, Larbre Competition welcomes back Corvette Racing driver Ricky Taylor, who raced for the team at the 2013 and 2014 Le Mans 2...
Published: 08/27/16
County resets garbage assessment workshop — again

County resets garbage assessment workshop — again

SEBRING — An email that never got sent has set the garbage and recycling assessment workshop back for another week.
Published: 08/27/16
Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Rock the Gold hosts Battle of the Bags
Published: 08/27/16

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Published: 08/27/16
Dragons roll past Wildcats

Dragons roll past Wildcats

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Green Dragon volleyball team started their 2016 regular season with a three set win; 25-18, 25-10, 25-14 over the Hardee Wildcats in Lake Placid on Thursday night.
Published: 08/27/16