News Update for 4/1/21

Competition begins in earnest today in the Historic Sports Car Racing Spring Fling at the Sebring International Raceway. In addition to the Stoner Car Care Global GT Race and the Sasco Sports International American Challenge there will be a series of WeatherTech Sprint Races.
Dozens of vintage and historic cars will be on the track for the season-opener at Sebring. Some of them will be sporting their original liveries from their glory days.
The Spring Fling winds up tomorrow.

A cadet at Sebring High School’s Air Force Junior ROTC has received the Silver Valor Award. In a letter from the United States Air Force Air University, Ethan Neil was recognized for action he took to protect a fellow cadet while the two were on a carnival ride.
Neal saw she was knocked unconscious after hitting her head on “The Zipper” ride. He took action to protect her from further injury until she came to.
It’s the second-highest Reserve Officer Training Corps Award for an act of heroism.

Highlands County officials say there now is a service for the homebound who qualify for the coronavirus vaccine. Those who need to talk with a facilitator from the Highlands County Health Department may call 866-779-6121.
There, they may talk with a professional that can guide them through the process. That number again is 866-779-6121.