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  1. Church, apartments evacuated due to suspicious package in Avon ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | WFLA

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are looking to bounce back with a win at home on Sunday after two straight losses on the road. Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning became the first NHL team with 20 wins by defeating the Colorado Aval According to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office, the package was found near Avon Park Christian Church on Camphor Street near US-27 around 10:30 a.m. The package was found leaning against a fence between the church and an old donut shop.

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  2. Suspicious package found near churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | ABC Action News

    According to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office, the package was found near Avon Park Christian Church on Camphor Street near U.S. 27 at around 10:36 a.m.

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  3. Church, apartments evacuate because of suspicious package in Avon Park Read Story Andrew KrietzRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 10 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Deputies say they found the item around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, near Avon Park Christian Church on Camphor Street near U.S. 27, according to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. A bomb squad is at the scene to figure out what the item might be and if it poses any threat.

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  4. Three arrested after gift card stolen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... $50 Walmart gift card he had mailed to his son Nov. 1 had not arrived. The victim said he had mailed the ar at the Avon Park post office, but when it arrived it looked like it had been opened. The victim was able to trace the card and found it had ...

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  5. From the Extension: FAWN system developed after 1997 freeze Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 9 | The Daily Commercial

    ... areas where temperatures tend to be cooler. Instead, temperatures dipped to 18 degrees in Tallahassee and 24 in Avon Park. The resulting crop loss - in the hundreds of millions of dollars - of mostly winter vegetables, pointed to a strong industry ...

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  6. Local and organic food claims face new crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... love to put my pigs on the menu even if they aren't serving my pork," said Wood, owner of Palmetto Creek Farms in Avon Park. As restaurants and consumers have embraced the farm-to-table movement, farmers and state regulators are reporting a rise in ...

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  7. Please help find missing Highlands...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The photos here are of Emmanuel Brown. He's missing from The Palms on Lake Tulane in Avon Park.

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  8. Duke, Syretha L. "Shorty"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... be held Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Stephenson Nelson Funeral Home, 111 East Circle Street, Avon Park, Florida. Memorial contributions may be made to Somer's Hospice House at 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL, 33870. Bookmark this ...

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  9. Roberts, William CaseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | The Lakeland Ledger

    WILLIAM CASEY ROBERTS, 75 EAGLE LAKE - William Casey Roberts of Eagle Lake, FL passed away November 7, 2017. He was 75. A native of Avon Park, FL, born July 25, 1942, to EK and Bessie Roberts, William has lived here in the area his whole life.

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  10. Jakob Lester LawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... parents and his son, Brock; brother, Matthew (Jennifer) Lawson, Houston, Texas; his uncle, Melvin (Cathy) Roberts, Avon Park, Fla.; aunts; Sue Longhouse of West Seneca and Sheila Evanczek, Dunkirk; and paternal grandmother, Josefine Lawson, ...

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  11. Joyce Marie GoodwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Mrs. Joyce Marie Goodwin, age 85, of Carrollton, Georgia, formerly of McDonough, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017. She was born on June 20, 1932, in Avon Park, Florida.

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  12. Tampa police to release new video from Seminole Heights murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | WFLA

    A man accused of fatally shooting one teen and injuring another in Avon Park has turned himself in, according to the Highlands County Sherif

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  13. Retired DeSoto Sheriff Will Wise Endorses AlbrittonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | Capital Soup

    ... in 1987, he served as lieutenant, captain, and major chief deputy before his election as Sheriff. A native of Avon Park, he has been active in numerous law enforcement and community organizations, including the Florida Sheriffs Association and ...

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  14. An officer used a broom to beat juveniles into submission. They called it a Broomie.aRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Andrea Young thought her son would benefit from the program at Avon Park Youth Academy. She didn't know about the staffer who used a broom handle to beat kids into behaving.

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  15. South Florida skincare leader Water's Edge Dermatology caps...Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... with introduction of a visually striking, user-friendly new website ; opening of two custom-built new offices, in Avon Park and Palm Springs; relocation of its Port Charlotte office; and acquisition of a popular Lake Worth dermatology practice, ...

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  16. Danovsky, Nancy L.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    ... wedding anniversary. Nancy was a member of Sts Peter and Paul Church in Cary, IL as well as Our Lady of Grace in Avon Park, FL. Nancy was a hard worker who enjoyed gardening, shopping and playing Bingo. She will be remembered as a devoted, caring ...

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  17. HCSO: Man dead after running generator in garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | ABC Action News

    ... to get to one of the distribution points. Thursday, deputies delivered to elderly residents in Delaney Heights in Avon Park, the SIM community in Sebring, as well as in Lorida, according to their Facebook page. As of Friday early evening, 69 percent ...

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  18. Weather 46 mins ago 6:05 a.m.Tropical Storm WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLZ057-111800- Highlands- 559 AM EDT Mon Sep 11 2017 ...TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT... ...HURRICANE WARNING IS CANCELLED... A Tropical Storm Warning means Tropical storm wind conditions are expected somewhere within this area and within the next 36 hours * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Sebring - Avon Park - Placid Lakes * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 35-45 mph with gusts to 60 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: through the next few hours - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Moderate - The wind threat has decreased from the previous assessment.

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  19. Weather 46 mins ago 11:59 p.m.Hurricane WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLZ057-111200- Highlands- 1152 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017 ...HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Sebring - Avon Park - Placid Lakes * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Cat 1 Hurricane force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 55-75 mph with gusts to 95 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: until early this afternoon - Window for Hurricane force winds: until early this morning - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Extreme - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for major hurricane force wind greater than 110 mph of equivalent Category 3 intensity or higher.

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  20. Weather 27 mins ago 6:11 p.m.Hurricane WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLZ057-110615- Highlands- 606 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017 ...HURRICANE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT... * LOCATIONS AFFECTED - Sebring - Avon Park - Placid Lakes * WIND - LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Cat 1 Hurricane force wind - Peak Wind Forecast: 55-75 mph with gusts to 90 mph - Window for Tropical Storm force winds: until Monday morning - Window for Hurricane force winds: until late this evening - CURRENT THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY: Extreme - The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the previous assessment. - Remain braced against the reasonable threat for major hurricane force wind greater than 110 mph of equivalent Category 3 intensity or higher.

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