News Update for 6/2/21

Social Distancing has been the buzzword for more than a year due to the coronavirus. Now, a new survey from Filterbuy has determined that more than 28-per5cent of workers in Sebring do their jobs in close proximity to others. That’s more than the national average of just under 22-percent who work in close quarters.
Jobs fitting that description included such professions as healthcare and logistics workers, cosmetologists, bartenders and athletic trainers.

Highlands County Sheriff’s officials say they still are in search of Jonhtavius Perry in connection with a murder investigation. They say today is a good day to turn him in – it’s his birthday. Perry is wanted in connection with a December first fatal shooting in Avon Park.
They remind residents there is a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons wanted in connection with the incident.

Florida Highway Patrol officials now say that accident which occurred Monday night involved a motorcycle and a bicycle. According to reports, a Kawasaki dirt bile ridden by a 25-year-old Lake Placid man was traveling west on Vision Street in the Highway Park community, when he hit a bicycle attempting to cross the road at the Shiloh Street intersection.
The bicyclist, a 53-year-old Lake Placid man, was transported out in critical condition. The Kawasaki rider was charged with having no motorcycle endorsement and operating an unregistered motor vehicle on the roadway.