Friday, Oct 24, 2014

Agarwal, Pallavi

Highlands Today

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.

Country Club Utility owner announces plan to ‘abandon’ embattled company

Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 -

— After several years of providing water and sewer to the Country Club of Sebring, the president and owner of the embattled utility company Wednesday announced he is abandonin...

County allows more pigs, goats and sheep

Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014 -

— Highlands County commissioners Tuesday approved relaxing the maximum number of goats, hogs and sheep county property owners can now have, but not before one resident called ...

Community garden expanding after healthy demand

Sunday, Oct 19, 2014 -

—Lee Tarantino is a vegan and not only eats lots of vegetables but also juices them.

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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