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3 hrs ago | Highlands Today
William Glenn Sneed, 46, 1680 N. Delaware Ave., Apt. 206, Avon Park, was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office and charged with sexual assault.
5 hrs ago | Capital Soup
Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
The Florida Highway Patrol has a message for anyone who is thinking about drinking and driving over the Labor Day weekend: Don't do it.
Deputies discovered someone had stolen a hitch from a vehicle and a garbage can, both from the Highlands County Sheriff's Office property at 434 N. Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, the report said.
The single indictment would replace the separate indictments against Kenneth Felipe Jr. and Jonathan Ray Rodriguez, while apparently increasing the chances that Rodriguez and Felipe will be tried at the same time.
Thomas Edward Gillman, 26, no address given, was arrested by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office and charged with battery, two counts of battery on a law enforcement officer, resisting an officer with violence and escape.
The program familiarizes participants with the infrastructure, agencies and economic enterprises that exist in Highlands County; exposes participants to the range of needs in the community and identifies resources to meet those needs; provides participants with the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with each other community leaders; and ... (more)
What I predict is going to happen today in Highlands County and perhaps Florida statewide, is we are about to have a very low turnout among blacks, for our midterm primary elections.
Absentee ballot counts were not available as of Monday morning. The two non-partisan Highlands County School Board seats for district 1 and district 5. Running for the district 1 race are Charlene Edwards, Aljoe Hinson and Ronnie Jackson.
Jacob Sendziak, 24, is altruistic. Prior to accepting a job as a deputy sheriff, he worked in plumbing, a potentially lucrative trade.
But electricity users are almost surely paying higher rates because marijuana growers stole electricity, Paul McGehee, director of business development, said.
Investigators searched a residence at 112 E. Canal Way NE, after receiving information that items stolen during burglaries of Mid-State Fire and Mag Mimi warehouses were stored there, she said in a news release.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 02:33 pm
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