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SEBRING — If a guy who calls himself David Peterson calls from Fargo, N.D. and says you’ve won $2.5 million from Publisher’s Clearing House, don’t send him any mo...
SEBRING — After Highlands County’s second tire buyback, then-County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete said citizens were learning.
SEBRING — As two of the most unlikeable candidates in presidential campaign history prepare to square off, the question is whether members of their own parties will vote for them.
SPRING LAKE — Edd Vowels and his friends have been playing at Spring Lake Golf Resort for years, so they heard that Wauchula State Bank had planned to shut it down by mid-May.
SEBRING — Highlands County will spend an additional $46,000 to put a roof over its new law enforcement building, commissioners moved cautiously forward with recommendations from the 1...
SEBRING — Jorge Labarga is the chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court, but Labarga the raconteur told lots of stories about the good old days when he was a prosecutor, trial judge...
SEBRING — The winner of the Judge Clifton M. Kelly Award was, coincidentally, the president of the Highlands County Bar Association and a man who had never met Jani Branham.
SEBRING — In April, Fitch released its report to the commissioners about fire and EMS. On Tuesday, the fire chiefs had their say.
SEBRING — After a marathon meeting, the Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a special exception for Parker Island Gator Farm II, 1637 County Road 29, in Lake Placid.
SEBRING — Dustin Hall, 19, was struck by a car about 9 p.m. Saturday as he walked north in the northbound lane of Kenilworth Boulevard.
SEBRING — During the Great Recession, Highlands County employees didn’t get a pay raise for six years. For the past two years, they accepted about 3 percent increases.
SEBRING — Immunization numbers are higher in Highlands County, but around Florida, 7 percent of kindergartners and 9.4 percent seventh graders did not get initial doses or boosters of...
SEBRING — Vicki Hicks controlled her father’s financial affairs for over 13 years. She was supposed to use his money for his benefit.
SEBRING — It’s finally official. After years of thinking, planning, proposing and planning some more for recycling, Highlands County commissioners accepted a contract with Prog...
SEBRING — In 2003, Mark Delaney paid $130,000 for a house in Sun ‘n Lake. But in 2007, a man knocked on his door and offered $250,000.
SEBRING — June Fisher has received mostly threes and fours — satisfactory or excellent — in her evaluations from commissioners.
SEBRING — A squabble between Sheriff Susan Benton and City Manager Julian Deleon is over, as far as he’s concerned.
SEBRING — Ten applicants for the 10th Circuit judge position have been trimmed to five nominees.
SEBRING — Sun ’n Lake Supervisor Dave Halbig resigned Friday. He blamed former General Manager Mike Wright for not being supportive when Halbig was “subjected to unfair ...
SEBRING — If you can, count the number of new businesses springing up in Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid. Seventeen? Eighteen? Maybe 20?
LAKE WALES – To Don Quincey, pasture-fed beef looks different – yellowish marbling versus white – and the meat is more tender.
AVON PARK — The latest altercation to rock Avon Park came Friday afternoon, when Maria Sutherland was fired by City Manager Julian Deleon.
SEBRING — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will grant $22 million this year to help citrus producers fight Huanglongbing, or citrus greening.
SEBRING — Two Highlands County names and one Hardee County name are on the list of attorneys who hope to be appointed to replace retiring Judge J. Dale Durrance.
SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners approved language Tuesday to develop a 10-year recycling contract with Progressive Waste Systems. The garbage hauler will pick up trash once a...
SEBRING — Whatever citrus growers are doing, it may be working.
SEBRING — It’s been years in the making, but a curbside recycling contract finally will be on Tuesday’s agenda of the Highlands County commissioners.
SEBRING — What did State Rep. Cary Pigman get done this year?
SEBRING – Renee Napier, 57, stood on the left, and Eric Smallridge, 38, on the right. They were at Sebring High School to tell an assembly of students ab...
SEBRING — It’s official, according to a former promoter.
SEBRING — There’s something for all three municipal areas in Highlands County’s 2015-16 repaving list.
SEBRING — In the face of greening, many citrus growers have predicted 2016 will be the last foreseeable break-even year, according to the Lay of The Land Report. What about the price ...
SEBRING — Now all three commissioners have opponents.
SEBRING — The new Congressional District 17 reportedly is 5 percent more Democrat than one that elected Tom Rooney in 2014.
SEBRING — Ask two different blood banks, get two different answers.
SEBRING — EMS is “right on the cusp of being under-resourced,” Steven Knight with Fitch & Associates told Highlands County commissioners at their Tuesday night meeti...
SEBRING — Emergency Operations Director Tim Eures presented volunteer fire department members on Tuesday with pins for years for five, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 35 years of service.
SEBRING — Petroleum prices are down and sales taxes and gasoline taxes are up, so Highlands County will have enough money to resurface from 32 to 35 miles of paved roads this year.
SEBRING — Every week, Gail Escobar and other volunteers drove the Sebring Nazarene Church van or a bigger truck to a food bank in Lakeland or Tampa.
SEBRING — At Maranatha Manor, the assisted living facility is building a golf cart ramp.
SEBRING — Is the Great Recession really over?
SEBRING — When Highlands County votes for a U.S. representative in the Aug. 30 primary, it will join the new District 17.