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LAKE PLACID — With very little fanfare, the Town Council appointed Greg Sapp to fill the seat left by Councilwoman Arlene Tuck. Tuck’s resignation was effective on Nov. 12. Sapp was competing against two other men, Matt Elliott and Dustin Woods, for the position.

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CREWSVILLE — A three-vehicle crash ended in the death of Mark Richard Barlow Jr., 28, of Okeechobee and State Road 66 being closed near the intersection of Parnell Road for several hours on Tuesday afternoon.

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SEBRING — The start of Michael Dean Patton’s problems on Nov. 8 started with a simple traffic stop for not wearing a seat belt and not driving with his lights on after dusk.

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AVON PARK — The City of Charm turned into the City of Change at Tuesday’s organizational and special council meetings. Two new council members took their seats and took off on a new direction from the incumbents they replaced.

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SEBRING — It was a warm sunny Wednesday morning outside the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center in Sebring. The birds were chirping, the sun was shining and seniors from all over the county made their way into the auditorium.

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LAKE PLACID — With very little fanfare, the Town Council appointed Greg Sapp to fill the seat left by Councilwoman Arlene Tuck. Tuck’s resignation was effective on Nov. 12. Sapp was competing against two other men, Matt Elliott and Dustin Woods, for the position.

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Katarina Moller, 24, of Sarasota, passed away as a result of an accident during an exhibition run in a jet dragster at Sebring International Raceway Thursday night.

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SEBRING — The high profile law firm of Morgan & Morgan filed a lawsuit Wednesday against The School Board of Highlands County over sexual assault allegations against a former Avon Park Middle School teacher, who is facing criminal charges for lewd and lascivious behavior involving a 13-y…

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1. Pearls are the only jewels created by a living animal. A natural pearl of value is found in less than 1 in every 10,000 wild oysters.

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AVON PARK — Christopher Jamar Claitt, 28, of Avon Park was arrested on Friday, Nov. 9 by Highlands County Sheriff’s deputies near the Shell station at 6229 U.S. 27 North in Sebring.

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AVON PARK — The Avon Park City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday to discuss its search for a new city manager and consider closing the police pension fund.

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AVON PARK — An Avon Park man is charged with stabbing his girlfriend of three years in the arm, sending her to Tampa General Hospital for treatment.

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LAKE PLACID – Lake Placid Police Department officers are looking for Rodney Brown, who fled the scene of a stabbing on Tuesday night. He is still at large.

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AVON PARK — The Southside Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Board is scheduled to meet today at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. With little on the agenda, there may be discussion on the city’s CRA structure.

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