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  1. Obituary: William "Billy" K. Hale, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Williamson Herald

    William "Billy" K. Hale, Sr., age 85, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 in Avon Park, Fla. after a long term illness.


  2. Rebels announce new head coach for 2019 VBL seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Northern Virginia Daily

    ... that's always been my goal as a coach." In Schaeffer's first season at South Florida State, a junior college in Avon Park, Florida, the Panthers posted the program's most overall wins (27) and most conference wins (13) in a six-year span, according ...


  3. Garber, John PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | The Lakeland Ledger

    JOHN PAUL GARBER, Jr., 90 LAKELAND - John Paul Garber, Jr., 90, of Lakeland passed away peacefully at his home on November 29, 2018. John was born November 23, 1928, in Avon Park, FL to Elizabeth and John Paul Garber, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Barbara Harrison Garber; sister Gloria Lockwood of Bradenton; sister-in-law Vickie Flowers of Avon Park; 6 children, Gwen Lansing of Griffin, GA, John P. Garber III of Greensburg, PA, Sam Garber of Lakeland, Tom Garber of Myrtle Beach, SC, Greg Garber of Winter Haven, Amy Turpin of Lakeland; 14 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.


  4. Shooting Suspect Sought: Have you seen Daniel Luis Galarza?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Daniel Luis Galarza, 18, is accused of wounding a 21-year-old man and 17-year-old boy around 5:20 p.m. on Marble Avenue in Avon Park. Both victims were driven to Florida Hospital in Sebring, and the younger person was then transferred to a trauma center for more intensive care.


  5. Clark, Dorothy Elizabeth LawhonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... in Waco, Texas. Dr. M. Vernon Davis and the Reverend Dorisanne Cooper will be officiating. Dorothy was born in Avon Park, Florida, a town nestled among orange groves, pastures, and twenty-seven lakes. She was one of four children reared lovingly by ...


  6. LINTHICUM, HarleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2018 | Dayton Daily News

    LINTHICUM, Harley N. "Bill" Age 81, of Avon Park, FL, passed away November 9, 2018 in Lake Wales, FL. Harley was born on August 22,1937 to Harley E. and Elizabeth Linthicum in Springfield, Ohio.


  7. 3 prison guards charged with smuggling phones, cigarettes Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | WFTV Orlando

    ... 23-year-old Nathan Lucy and 25-year-old Victor Medina. Officials say the sheriff's office began investigating the Avon Park Correctional Institution guards in September after Department of Corrections investigators learned that guards may have been ...


  8. Polk corrections officers accused of smuggling cash into prison for inmatesRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the arrests of three correction officers, Thursday. All of them, employed at the Avon Park prison.


  9. Corrections officers accused of smuggling cash to prisonRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Three Polk County corrections officers are accused of trying to smuggle money to inmates at the Avon Park prison. According to detectives, one of them also tried to smuggle in cigarettes and SIM cards.


  10. Sheriff: 3 Officers smuggled cash into jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | ABC Action News

    Three Florida Corrections Officers have been arrested for smuggling cash and possibly other contraband into the Avon Park Correctional Institution, according to Sheriff Grady Judd. Officer Jules Loya, 33, Officer Nathan Lucy, 23, and Officer Victor Medina, 25, were investigated by the Polk County Sheriff's Office and the Florida Department of Corrections Office of the Inspector General after they received information that the officers may have been involved in bringing contraband into the jail.


  11. Special Weather Statement Source: Weather CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Inland Sarasota- Including the cities of Lakeland, Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring, Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Brandon, Plant City, Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka City, and North Port 636 AM EST ...


  12. Hazel Darlene Kellogg Dies At 55Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2018 | Southwest Florida Online

    She was born Dec. 17, 1962 in Avon Park, FL, to the late Ralph Allen and Hazel Mae Green. The family will receive friends on Tuesday October 30 from 5 to 7 PM at the Akin-Davis Funeral Home Clewiston Chapel.


  13. FDLE arrests Avon Park man for child pornographyRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2018 | Capital Soup

    Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Theodore Allan Ross, 60, of 1981 North Cardinal Road, Avon Park for 20 counts of possession of child pornography. In September, an undercover operation identified persons who were using the Internet to send and receive videos and images of child pornography.


  14. Robbers try to lure Florida motel visitor out of room with offers of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... to the Highlands County Sheriff's Office. The victim was staying with his girlfriend at an Econo Lodge in Avon Park when three people in their 20s kept him awake all night Friday with their ruses, deputies said. First, at about 1 a.m., the trio saw ...


  15. Brown, Margaret C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... rnerstone Hospice, Tavares, FL. Arrangements entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 111 East Circle Street, Avon Park, FL 33825. Online condolences may be left at:


  16. Broward County sex offender seen in Highlands, deputies warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... the area. Deputies say Michael Alan Scott, 52, was seen in Sebring Hills on Friday afternoon. He has an address in Avon Park but does not have permission to be there. Scott is on probation in Broward County and is not allowed to leave the county. He ...


  17. Hoak, Jeffery AlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... (Burr) Hoak. Jeffery is survived by his son Mitch Hoak and his wife Brooke, granddaughters: River and Rain, all of Avon Park, Florida; siblings: David Hoak of Albany, NY, Amy McKinney of Springfield, OH, and Stephanie Rerucha of Winter Haven, FL. A ...


  18. Davis, Kenneth a. "Ken"Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2018 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... (Stephen) of Kennesaw, Georgia; son Miles Davis (Melodie) of Frostproof; sister, Kay Herndon (Richard) of Avon Park; 4 grandchildren, Ivey Barrett, Evan Northington, Paige Davis and Grayson Davis. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, August 28 ...


  19. ELLIS, Michael D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2018 | Dayton Daily News

    ELLIS, Michael D. "Mike" 79, of Miamisburg, passed away peacefully on August 18, 2018 at his home in Avon Park, Florida. Mike graduated from Miamisburg High School in 1958 and served in the Air Defense Artillery for the US Army.


  20. Joseph Michael PecciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Joseph Michael Peccia, 67, of Avon Park, Florida, formerly of Washington, died Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, at Sommers Hospice House in Sebring, Florida, following a short illness. An interment service will take place on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at Elm Grove Cemetery in Washington.


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