News Update for 2/25/19

A Sebring woman was critically injured during the early morning hours when she was struck by a car. Police in the City on the Circle say 44-year-old Deborah Bass was crossing the Sebring Parkway shortly after midnight when she was struck by a car.
Police say she could not be flown out due to weather concerns, so she was taken by ambulance to Lakeland Regional Hospital. Charges and other information on the mishap are pending further investigation.

Avon Park city council will get an update on one of the many buildings they own when they meet in regular session tonight. New Avon Park City Manager David Flowers has been overseeing a mold remediation project at the Brickell Building and will give an update on the progress there.
In other action, the Heartland Coalition for the Homeless is looking for an early-out from their lease agreement at the Avon Park Executive Airport. The council also is expected to discuss code enforcement efforts in the City of Charm.

An arriagnment is set for today for the man accused of killing five women at the SunTrust Bank in January, Attorneys for Zephan Xaver reportdly already have asked for a waiver of appearance at the hearing and have entered not guilty pleas on all of the charges.
Meanwhile, a SebringStrong drive to help the victims’ families on the GoFundMe website has jumped over the weekend. It now stands at just over $115,000. The goal to help the five families has been set at a half million dollars.