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SEBRING — Public Works Director Greg Griffin has retained an attorney, and two Sun N’ Lake supervisors are now asking for the district to pay for their lawyers as well. Possibl...
SEBRING — Olivia Goolsby opened LaShimmer last November in downtown Sebring.
Heartland Community Housing Organization has expanded its charter to include two more south-central Florida counties, hired an executive director, and beefed up its marketing plan.
SEBRING — It was all fun and games Saturday morning during Family Fun Day at the Highlands County Family YMCA, but don’t miss the point.
SEBRING — A 44-year-old Sebring man wanted for attempted murder, kidnapping and carjacking in Polk County has been found dead in St. Petersburg.
SEBRING — Water fountains, benches, bike racks and new playground equipment are planned for parks in Sebring and Highlands Park.
SEBRING — Allie Slager and her friends were headed to the beach a few months ago.
SEBRING — Residents will decide for themselves whether Lake Charlotte will be accepted for county maintenance.
SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners had a choice Tuesday: buy conservation credits for $374,981, or buy 50 acres of land for $600,000.
SEBRING — Is the newest designer drug here in Highlands County?
SEBRING — By 2050, Muslims will overtake Jews as the second-largest religious sect in America. That’s according to a Pew Research Center estimate.
SEBRING — Progressive Waste Solutions has estimated Highlands County could save $10 million over a 20-year period. Discussions about the company taking over the landfill and recycling...
SEBRING — Donna Doubleday resigned Wednesday as the chairwoman of the Highlands County IDA-EDC, and Fred Jahna also announced he was quitting as secretary of the board.
SEBRING — If a low-income Floridian is arrested, his liberty is endangered, so the Constitution requires the judge to appoint a public defender. “There is no such thing in a ci...
SEBRING — See that car coming?
SEBRING — Laurie Hurner has become the Highlands County extension director.
SEBRING — Ray and Beverly White wouldn’t travel without their iPhones and iPads.
SEBRING — The information sector has a tiny impact on Highlands County’s workforce, according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau and Career Source Heartland.
SEBRING — The $23.6 million commissioners borrowed Tuesday to build Highlands County Sheriff’s Office and Sebring Parkway Phase 3 will balance the capital budget until Fiscal Y...
One Highlands County commissioner got tired on Tuesday of county projects that seem to continue for years without progress.
SEBRING — Should Highlands County pay up to $300,000 for anti-dumping campaigns, whistleblower rewards, hidden cameras, tire buybacks, waived tipping fees, and one deputy assigned onl...
County borrows $23.6 million to pay for sheriff’s office, Parkway Phase 3 Illegal dump program adopted
SEBRING — Now the Highlands County commissioners know where the money will come from to build a new sheriff’s office and to complete Sebring Parkway Phase 3.
SEBRING — CitraPac will schedule a May ground breaking for its manufacturing center at Sebring Regional Airport, company president Dan Harshmann said.
SEBRING — Penny Ogg has been Highlands County’s election supervisor for more than two years, and no one has ever asked her about online voter registration.
SEBRING — At the very moment Speaker Steve Crisafulli adjourned on Tuesday afternoon, Cary Pigman was shuttling between the House and the Senate. Dr. Pigman and his friend, RN Denise ...
AVON PARK — Janet Wirries baked 300 blueberry muffins for the fifth annual Bluegrass Blueberry Festival on Saturday.
SEBRING — When Highlands County Sheriff’s office was contracted to police the City of Avon Park, Sheriff Susan Benton hired almost the entire police force, including Hiram Obre...
LORIDA — Eight months after running down a neighbor in what may have been a road-rage incident, a Lake Istokpoga man is still awaiting trial in Highlands County Jail.
SEBRING – While Sam’s Club ponders, the competition is building stores.
For the first time in the 12-year history of the Administrative Professional luncheon, the selection committee stalemated in selecting only one Professional Of The Year. The dedication, qualifications, and commitment of ...
SEBRING — Sales prices for Central Florida citrus acreages ranged from $5,300 to more than $16,500 per acre, depending on the health and production of the grove, Lakeland real estate ...
SEBRING — When United Church of Christ in Sebring called George Miller to be their new pastor, he was open about being gay.
SEBRING — Highlands County now has five candidates for sheriff.
SEBRING — IDA-EDC board of directors will interview candidates for the executive director’s position in late April.
SEBRING — Florida lawmakers are barred from raising campaign cash during the legislative session.
SEBRING — After June 30, the health department will no longer provide Healthy Start services for hundreds of Highlands County mothers and children each year, officials from both agenc...
SEBRING — Two Highlands County hospitals will lose almost than $2.9 million if the governor and the Legislature don’t accept Medicaid expansion.
AVON PARK — The Avon Park Bombing Range and MacDill Air Force Base have been awarded a $150 million contract by the Department of Defense, but don’t expect to see massive const...
SEBRING — Highlands County has lost 426 manufacturing jobs over the past decade, according to the 2012 U.S. Census of industry statistics.
SEBRING — Sun N’ Lake supervisors have backed away from a replacing a half-million dollars worth of outdoor signs.
SEBRING — Don’t be surprised to see $2 gas again, and it may happen soon.
SEBRING — Highlands County may buy the Boy Scout House, 300 Eucalyptus, but commissioners don’t want to pay the $118,000 asking price.
SEBRING — So, you got a speeding ticket, but you couldn’t afford to pay. Thirty days later, your license was suspended.
SEBRING — Jesus is the reason for the season, said one T-shirt, but the kids were at Grace Church, Henscratch Farms, Memorial United Methodist Church and Heartland Horses and Handicap...
SEBRING — Lake Jackson sunk to 96.37 feet above sea level in June 2008. “Which is as low as anybody can recall,” Lakes Manager Clell Ford at the time.
SEBRING — Gasoline prices dipped below $3 per gallon in October and under $2 in January, so people probably started driving more?
SEBRING — There was no if-you-build-it-they-will-come moment for Lolly McLane.