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Driver in fatality accident seeks intersection improvement

Driver in fatality accident seeks intersection improvement

AVON PARK — When the driver of a vehicle in a fatality accident showed up in court last year, she had an unlikely group of supporters, besides her attorney.
Published: 02/12/16
Wrong decision

Wrong decision

SEBRING — If Fred Sutcliffe hadn’t made a decision in 2009, his property in Avon Park might have cost thousands more.
Published: 02/12/16
Local libraries provide adventure and fun

Local libraries provide adventure and fun

SEBRING — Sometimes a family adventure can take place close to home at a local library. This weekend, Highlands County libraries have a list of activities geared toward families, kids and adults that will satisfy the adventurer in any family....
Published: 02/12/16
Places to go

Places to go

TODAYSpeaker series continues at MOTA
Published: 02/12/16
Woman stabbed man, authorities say

Woman stabbed man, authorities say

SEBRING — A Sebring woman stabbed the father of her children with a knife after he told her he no longer wanted to be with her, according to an arrest report released Thursday.
Published: 02/11/16
Deleon proposes nixing fire tax, teaming with county fire districts

Deleon proposes nixing fire tax, teaming with county fire districts

AVON PARK — Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon is continuing with his quest to repeal the city’s fire assessment without any layoffs at the Avon Park Fire Department.
Published: 02/11/16
Woman faces additional fraud charges

Woman faces additional fraud charges

AVON PARK — An Avon Park woman previously put on probation for identity theft is facing additional charges that relate to the previous case.
Published: 02/11/16
Man arrested on drug charges

Man arrested on drug charges

AVON PARK — An Avon Park man charged with failure to appear in court on drug charges faces additional charges after being arrested, according to an arrest report.
Published: 02/11/16
Vendors and crowds converge at Senior Expo

Vendors and crowds converge at Senior Expo

SEBRING — Rickert Properties brought 900 highlighter-yellow colored shopping bags on Wednesday for the 2016 Senior Expo. Before lunch, Barbara Isaacs and a co-worker had given out more than 700. Rickert includes Villa Del Sol in Avon Park, Tro...
Published: 02/11/16

School board hears sex ed concerns

SEBRING — The fallout from a sex education class at Lake Placid Middle School continued at Tuesday’s school board meeting.
Published: 02/11/16