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Walker Memorial holds Thanksgiving brunch

AVON PARK — It was a half-day of school, but a big day of thanks Friday morning at Walker Memorial Academy’s Thanksgiving brunch. Read more

Walk for Memories raises money for Change of Pace

SEBRING — Change of Pace, a licensed adult daycare center, held its fourth annual Walk for Memories on Saturday, Nov. 17, to raise money fo… Read more

LPPD's Schneider gets promoted

LAKE PLACID – During last week’s regular meeting, Lt. Mark Schneider was recognized in front of his family and law enforcement family for h… Read more

Sports

Toyota captures 6 Hours of Shanghai

Toyota Gazoo Racing took a second consecutive 1-2 finish at Suday’s 6 Hours of Shanghai after a challenging race held in wet conditions. Read more

5K Turkey trot fast approaching

The 26th Annual Turkey Trot 5K is set for Thanksgiving morning at Highlands Hammock State Park with an 8:00 a.m. start time. Read more

Remembering a great man

AVON PARK — The eighth annual George Davis Memorial Golf Tournament drew over 100 golfers. The event raises money for scholarships for loca… Read more

Business

Amerilife holds ribbon cutting event

The Amerilife of Polk County had a grand opening at its new office in the Professional Plaza at 115 U.S. 27 North in Sebring on Friday, Nov… Read more

Black Friday: Shop it or skip it?

A solid 70 percent of Americans plan to shop on Black Friday this year, according to a recent NerdWallet study conducted by The Harris Poll… Read more

Venus Veggies offers seasonal, fresh produce

VENUS — Venus Veggies, a small 10-acre certified organic farm in Highlands County, has been growing and selling organic produce for the las… Read more

Opinion

Again, flaws are exposed in Florida voting system

Once again, Florida has become a national political joke, mocked and ridiculed coast to coast for voting system problems that led to Indeci… Read more

Helpless as Paradise is lost

WASHINGTON – When polarity defines us, it’s easy to lose sight of our common humanity. Read more

Neither a right nor left thing

Thanksgiving is this week. I have yet to decide what will fill my tabletop. There has been so much going on that I haven’t given it too muc… Read more

Weather Today

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.

Today

N/A° 65°

Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.

Humidity:95%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:ENE at 2 mph
Chance of Rain:20%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:06:50:51 AM
Sunset:05:34:22 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.Mon
20%N/A° 65°
Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 50s.Tue
50%82° 59°
Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 50s.Wed
10%81° 57°
Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 50s.Thu
40%80° 59°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
10%81° 64°
Showers possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.Sat
40%82° 63°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Sun
20%83° 68°
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