Saturday, Nov 22, 2014

Agarwal, Pallavi

Highlands Today

Library co-op’s digital collection growing, getting more popular

Friday, Nov 7, 2014 -

—Every year, especially after Christmas, library patrons invariably ask Mary Beth Isaacson and other area librarians how they can fully use their iPads, Kindles and other e-rea...

Students seek donations for military care packages

Sunday, Nov 2, 2014 -

—Avon Park High School junior Marley Lapoint has two family members who are in the military, one stationed in Texas and another in Afghanistan.

Third-graders learn about ag at annual event

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014 -

— Which is the only fruit with “seeds” on the outside and roughly how many seeds does one fruit bear?

Early voting starts Saturday

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 -

SEBRING — Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election starts Saturday, and election officials are encouraging voters to take advantage of it and avoid long lines on Election Day.

Tax collector’s office now taking in concealed weapons license applications

Wednesday, Oct 8, 2014 -

— Since the Highlands County Tax Collector’s Office started accepting applications for concealed weapons licenses at its Sebring branch, 49 applications have been proce...

Sebring could get public fitness trail, disc golf

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014 -

—One-fifth of children and almost 27 percent of adults in Highlands County are considered obese, said Dave Scheck, program director of the Highlands County YMCA.

Plenty of Halloween-related activities on tap

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 -

— Highlands County is gearing up for Halloween with plenty of events planned for October.

Resident feedback sought for local bear management plan

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 -

—On a fragmented landscape of private ranches, groves and farms in South Highlands and north Glades county lives an enclave of about 100 Florida black bears, a University of Ke...

Lake levels rebound after wet season

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 -

— In March this year, Avon Park’s Lake Verona’s lake level stood at 111 feet. As of Monday’s reading, it had gained a little more than 5 feet of water.

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