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  1. A fired up 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 19 | Highlands Today

    ... says, which was when he spearheaded the inaugural Firecracker 5K. “It was 1994, and I was still teaching at Avon Park High School,“ Brojek said. “I was fairly close to retirement, and I wanted to establish an annual race that ...

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  2. SEBRING a " Twice in the regular season, Sweet Frog took on Sebring...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 17 | Highlands Today

    ... lk? will compile a team of all-stars for the 14 and under teams. They'll represent all-star teams for Lake Placid, Avon Park, and Sebring in the Dixie Boys state tournament which starts play July 19 in Sebring.

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  3. Commissioners to talk about new industrial prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 17 | Highlands Today

    ... 23 projects funded by the 1 percent sales tax since it was implemented on Nov. 1, 2004: Sebring Parkway Phase II, Avon Park library expansion, Veterans Beach on Lake Jackson, Public Defender's Building, and the future new sheriff's department. The ...

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  4. Ridge Area Arc plant nursery adds trees, hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 17 | Highlands Today

    ... about the different plants and trees and what kinds of fertilizers each type needs,” said Rushing, 42, of Avon Park. “I like the whole (growing) process and it's nice and quiet out here.” Much of what is grown in the nursery ...

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  5. Air Force AIrman David A. Eaton graduates military trainingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 13 | The Jersey Journal

    ... the Air Force. Eaton is the son of Bibi and Kent Eaton of Carterville, Ill., grandson of Marilyn and Deon Eaton of Avon Park, Fla., and nephew of Giovanna Psolka of Westfield.

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  6. Historic Avon Park building soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 12 | Highlands Today

    – One of downtown Avon Park's most venerable buildings was recently sold and its future remains uncertain with its owners reportedly looking for suggestions from city officials. According to the Highlands County Property Appraiser records, the ...

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  7. Beach-side movies begin SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 12 | Highlands Today

    For the past six months, Avon Park residents Robert Talley and Judy McCarter have been working to get a series of free, outdoor movies started in Donaldson Park.

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  8. Sheriffa s office investigates spate of car burglariesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 12 | Highlands Today

    Most of the burglaries occurred in the DeSoto City Road area of Sebring and Avon Park Lakes, the press release said.

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  9. Parade of Athletes banquet another big successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 12 | Highlands Today

    ... Ford, Heartland National Bank, Rotary Club of Sebring, Florida Citrus Sports, First Baptist Church of Sebring, Avon Park Champions Club, Alan Homes Edward Jones, Lake Placid Athletic Association, Sebring Custom Tanning, Grace Bible Church, Taylor ...

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  10. Avon Park youth activity program moving insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 12 | Highlands Today

    And with three children of his own, the 30-year-old lifelong Avon Park resident wants to help make physical and emotional changes in the area's youth through dancing, sports, music, and most of all, positive encouragement.

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  11. AP bank robbery case still not finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 12 | Highlands Today

    - It was arguably Avon Park's most famous bank robbery, and although the stick-up men - actually, they were just teenagers - were caught and sentenced the same year, three of their cases are still in legal limbo. At 1 p.m. on Jan. 7, 2005, Sammy ...

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  12. The Highlands County 500 Who earned the most from Highlands Countya s checkbook?Read the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... The top five businesses: $3.2 million to Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Florida, $2.7 million to Taylor Oil Co. of Avon Park, $2.3 million to Choice Environmental Services, $1.2 million to Duke Energy, and $1.2 million to North Carolina insurance ...

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  13. Prison nursery program is one-of-a-kindRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Highlands Today

    Charlie Reynolds, with the Highlands County master gardeners program, looks around the fern house in the nursery at Avon Park Correctional Institution on Friday.

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  14. Avon Park a " The road to allowing golf carts on some Avon Parks roads is gaining momentum.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Highlands Today

    A proposal for an ordinance for letting Avon Park residents legally drive their golf carts on city streets was presented at the City Council meeting Monday, the first step in possibly permitting golf carts as modes of transportation within the city limits.

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  15. Honoring Highlandsa bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... which encompass 25 sports for boys and girls, as well as cheerleading, were compiled by coaches from Sebring, Avon Park, and Lake Placid. The evening concluded with the announcement of the Male and Female Athletes of the Year - Avon Park's Alfred ...

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  16. Banking on downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... three empty bank buildings downtown, TD Bank shut its branch in Sebring and Bank of America is closing a branch in Avon Park - is the increase in electronic banking, Shoop explained. They do a lot of business at ATMs, Shoop said, but people still ...

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  17. Carl StockenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Avon Park - Avon Park Florida - passed away at home in Avon Park FL June 1, 2014.

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  18. Take Stock in Children honors mentors, seniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... honored TSIC mentors who have given their time, encouragement and support to students in the program. Mentors from Avon Park, Lake Placid and Sebring included Elizabeth Andrews, William Beck, Erik Castanon, Irene Castanon, Felecia Dozier, Bettye ...

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  19. Middle school math sole bright spot for Highlands FCAT resultsRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Highlands Today

    ... 56 percent, with Hill-Gustat Middle at 62 percent, both Sebring and Lake Placid middle schools at 61 percent and Avon Park Middle at 42 percent. The seventh-grade math scores showed the following percentages in Level Three and above: state 56 ...

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  20. Oranges grow on a tree in a Barben Fruit Co. grove near Avon Park on Jan. 28.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Highlands Today

    Chemicals that are found in treatments for human gout are showing signs of being capable of also staving off the citrus bacterial disease called “greening.” According to a June 4 report from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences , a team of scientists is focusing research on three antimicrobial ... (more)

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