Hardee County Newswire (Page 2)

Hardee County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hardee County, FL. (Page 2)

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  1. Oasis baseball, Cape softball dealt defeatsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... t Dunbar as well as clinches a berth in the regional playoffs next week. Cape Coral was dealt a 12-0 defeat by Hardee County while district champ Lely lost to Lemon Bay 9-3.

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  2. Brandon Ball files for sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... bomb squad technician. A 1989 Avon Park High School graduate, he has served as a firefighter and paramedic at Hardee County Fire Rescue and Sarasota County Fire Department, and was a police officer and detective with Wauchula PD. He is also a ...

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  3. Ethics Commission fines former Hardee officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... state Rep. Jamie Grant's company millions of dollars of public money. Jim See was the man who chaired the Hardee County Industrial Development Agency, which approved giving the money, but the auditor general said Grant and his company didn't qualify ...

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  4. Lely blanks Cape for 5A-12 district titleRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... travels Wednesday for a Region 45A-3 quarterfinal playoff match. The Seahawks will play at either Lemon Bay or Hardee County, the teams competing for the District 5A-11 title. "I'm looking forward to both of those, either Hardee or Lemon Bay," ...

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  5. Lely downs Cape 9-0 in 5A-12 softball finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The News-Press

    ... the regional quarterfinals on Wednesday against the winner of the District 5A-11 final between Lemon Bay and Hardee County. Lely will host the loser. Cape Coral beat Lemon Bay in the regional quarterfinals at home last year before losing 1-0 at ...

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  6. On Native GroundMARGARET Thatcher: the Godmother of AusterityRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2013 | American Reporter

    Where there's money, there's temptation for officials to grab some of the millions of dollars municipalities dole out every year. Residents of Wauchula, a sleepy central Florida town in Hardee County, recently awoke to a multi-million dollar scandal of fraud and conspiracy by county commissioners and respected leaders.

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  7. a Story of Jesusa attendance downRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Highlands Today

    Written, produced and developed by Mike Graham, pastor of Real Life Church, Wauchula,the play has been under his direction since it began in 1984. From its beginning as a skit in a local church and in the Hardee County Agri-Civic Center, it has developed into a 10-show performance over five weekends.

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  8. Job shadowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... get very far without having to feed them. That's one of the main jobs that falls to Shelby Albritton, 23, Hardee county native and office assistant/vet tech. “Tonight we're having lasagna. Tomorrow it will be chicken and dumplings,” ...

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  9. Job shadowingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... get very far without having to feed them. That's one of the main jobs that falls to Shelby Albritton, 23, Hardee county native and office assistant/vet tech. “Tonight we're having lasagna. Tomorrow it will be chicken and dumplings,” ...

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  10. Shane White approaches the finish line of Saturdaya s Sun a n Lake Dash & Dye 5K Color Run.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2015 | Highlands Today

    Sun 'n Lake was the place to be Saturday morning, as there was something for everybody, ranging from the annual Dash & Dye 5K Run and Easter Festival to the Samaritan's Touch Golf Tournament. The Dash and Dye 5K began the festivities, as nearly 350 runners and walkers of all ages took part in the event, in which participants get doused with dye at coloring stations throughout the course.

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  11. Special STARS Softball Classic on tapRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Highlands Today

    SEBRING – Special athletes have been preparing for the 16th annual Special STARS Softball Classic on Saturday at the Highlands County Sports Complex. There will be six teams from Highlands County and one team from Hardee County in the tournament.

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  12. Sheilaa s serving commitment to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... bar, package shop and sort-of eatery stand out. Since opening in July 2014, Sheila Kurykendall, a former Hardee County corrections officer, has been formulating an idea to give former convicted felons a chance for work and to be productive again. ...

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  13. Charity golf tournaments going strongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Highlands Today

    ... the cost is $65 per person and all funds raised will be used to support services for seniors in Highlands and Hardee County. To register or for more information, please contact Laurie Murphy at 382-2134 or MurphyL@nuhope.org or visit ...

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  14. One year later: Hope the dog has healedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    HARDEE COUNTY, Fla.- Fighting over her toys, it's hard to believe that one year ago, Hope the dog was fighting for her life. "It was the most horrific case of animal abuse we've ever seen," said Leigh Sockalosky of the Hardee Animal Rescue Team.

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  15. Hardee agency ignores grand jury in financial probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Hardee County Industrial Development Authority is ignoring the recommendation of a grand jury, which says the agency wasted $7 million of public money. Hardee agency ignores grand jury in financial probe The Hardee County Industrial Development Authority is ignoring the recommendation of a grand jury, which says the agency wasted $7 million of public money.

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  16. FDOT RoadWatch Advisory for SR 64 over Horse Creek in Hardee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | Capital Soup

    Crews will close both eastbound and westbound lanes intermittently from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday, March 19 while crews repair the bridge joints. Watch for flaggers directing traffic and be prepared to stop.

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  17. On Native GroundMARGARET Thatcher: the Godmother of AusterityRead the original story

    Apr 12, 2013 | American Reporter

    Where there's money, there's temptation for officials to grab some of the millions of dollars municipalities dole out every year. Residents of Wauchula, a sleepy central Florida town in Hardee County, recently awoke to a multi-million dollar scandal of fraud and conspiracy by county commissioners and respected leaders.

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  18. Grand jury slams Grant, others in Hardee County subsidy dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Hardee County grand jury report slams former Tampa state Rep. Jamie Grant and other public officials for taking $2.7 million for a medical startup company that it says promised enormous returns and failed to deliver. The grand jury did not indict anyone involved in the project, but the report raises serious questions about the manner in which it was handled.

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  19. Hardee officials push back against grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... to a group of politicians, including state Rep. Jamie Grant of Tampa. This is a stunning reaction from the Hardee County Economic Development Agency, which issued a 15-page report rejecting criticism from the Florida Auditor General's Office, grand ...

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  20. Politicians squander millions of taxpayer moneyRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Tampa, Florida -- In a stinging rebuke to Tampa Representative Jamie Grant and several other politicians, a Hardee County grand jury has released a report saying more than $7 million of public money was misused, unaccounted for and the public has ...

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