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SEBRING — During the late 20th and early 21st century, the foreclosure rate was a constant drumbeat: 318 in 1997, 313 in 1998, 333 in 1999.
LAKE PLACID — Two years ago, Katie Brown took over the youth ministry at Memorial United Methodist Church and has directed oodles of fun for the kids: a Jesus party, a splash day, a s...
AVON PARK — When the Highlands County Drug Free Coalition holds a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Thursday, Tracy will probably be there.
SEBRING — The former owner of the San Francisco 49ers is now the former owner of Shelby Crossing.
SEBRING — Within the next few months, expect to see a Boeing or an Airbus commercial jet land at Sebring Regional Airport. For a few years, Michael Elkaim wants to dismantle those pla...
SEBRING — If voters approve Amendment 2 in November, it will allow people to receive prescriptions for marijuana, almost at will.
SEBRING — Stephen Weeks thought he was going to present Project Nitrogen at Tuesday’s county commission meeting.
SEBRING — Violence isn’t inevitable, and it isn’t somebody else’s problem, says Clerk of Courts Bob Germaine.
LAKE PLACID – It happens nearly every election: someone destroys a candidate’s signs.
SEBRING — The appeal of James Hilton Parker has been denied.
SEBRING — When Dean Saunders was in the House of Representatives, he helped pass legislation so that Florida could buy conservation easements. Almost two decades later, he’s ma...
SEBRING — International migration likely will surpass births and deaths as the principal driver of U.S. population growth by the middle of this century.
SEBRING — Privatizing janitorial services won’t work at Highlands County Courthouse, Clerk of Courts Bob Germaine told county commissioners Tuesday.
SEBRING — It’s a case of she said, they said.
AVON PARK — Where else to find local artists than the arts and crafts shows, as Cherrie Platt, Joseph Anthony and Nikka Pallone proved Saturday at Octoberfest.
SEBRING — Florida’s minimum wage went up to $7.93 per hour in January, 68 cents higher than the federal low.
SEBRING — Richard Norris fits a Pew Research profile of regular voters: He’s lived in his community more than two decades, he’s interested in local politics, and he ...
SEBRING — The lakes are full and the water table is high, so expect flooding if rains continue like the past 10 days. That’s from water management and Highlands County official...
SEBRING — There’s a new threat, and so there’s a new normal in network security: every business is vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
SEBRING — Facebookers can compile highlights and, depending on how much they’ve shared (the social media was founded just 10 years ago), there could be movies, photo collection...
SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners passed on Tuesday a $120.3 million budget, along with an 8.55 millage rate.
SEBRING — Residents can own a pot-bellied pig if they have a 10,000 square-foot lot, and farmers can keep nine hogs, sheep or goats. However, County Attorney Ross Macbeth will still b...
LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid health care worker invested $1 on a quick pick for the Sept. 6 Fantasy 5 drawing, and it turned out to be the $254,904.63 winner.
SEBRING — A 41-year-old Sebring man was charged with six drug-releated offenses Wednesday night after the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office Crime Suppression Team followed his ...
SEBRING — A Sebring man is on trial for murder, accused of shooting another man in the head.
SEBRING — In most years, the two public hearings after the Highlands County commissioners set the millage rate are just formalities.
SEBRING — Three dozen Memorial Elementary students chatted with Rick Scott, but Friday morning was even more special to Aalexis Knight, who achieved perfect scores on the FCAT.
SEBRING —Has Highlands County’s economy fully recovered from the 2007-09 recession?