During this primary election Aug. 26, Highlands County registered voters will be asked to approve a ballot referendum on extending a 1-cent sales tax the county has been assessing since 1989.
SEBRING — Parents getting ready for back-to-school shopping will not have to pay sales tax on school supplies, clothing, footwear and other items Aug. 1 through 3.
ROCKLAND, Maine — The cold winter is still being felt in the waters off Maine, where the nation’s largest lobster fishery is off to a slow start.
LAKE PLACID — A good-sized crowd of 115 runners took to the streets of Lake Placid Saturday morning for the annual Dr. Tom McDonald Caladium Festival 5K. The run is held in conjunction with Lake Placid’s Caladium Festival each year.