Saturday, Dec 20, 2014

Agarwal, Pallavi

Highlands Today

Bringing ‘Blankets Of Love’ to the needy

Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 -

— Last November, Donavan Harper and his wife, Marie, were praying when they spotted a homeless man, huddled in the cold, a beach towel around him.

Christmas light extravaganza is family affair

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 -

—Don’t bother counting the thousands of Christmas lights on the King property in Leisure Lakes. Even the chief architect and brainchild of the Christmas lighting pro...

Not all uninsured will have to pay ACA tax penalty

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 -

—One of the big changes income tax filers and tax preparers will face when they file their taxes next year has to do with the health care insurance requirement under the Afford...

Getting your Yuletide ugly on: Ugly Christmas sweaters continue to be popular

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 -

— We’ve all seen or owned one of those, even run away from them in the past.

Girl Scout cookie sales going online

Wednesday, Dec 10, 2014 -

— All those grandmas and grandpas who’ve always wanted to support the Girl Scouts in their families through their iconic cookies but could not because they lived too far...

Area downtowns filling up

Sunday, Dec 7, 2014 - —A few months before she graduated high school, Olivia Goolsby started an online business selling clothes she buys wholesale from California.

Holiday shipping deadlines are drawing near

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 -

— Guess which is the busiest holiday shipping day at Alligator Pack and Ship and the United States Postal Service?

Rain doesn’t dampen Avon Park Christmas parade spirit

Tuesday, Dec 2, 2014 -

—A light drizzle Monday evening did not dampen the Christmas spirit as Highlands County’s first Christmas parade of the season marched down Main Street as planned and ...

Area’s history being slowly uncovered in unique Indian mound

Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 -

—For many years, Gordon Davis has been bringing his students to an ancient Indian mound to sift through the sands of time and learn how archeologists piece together the pas...

Turkey, trimmings and lots of love...

Wednesday, Nov 26, 2014 - SEBRING — Recent rains have caused some water damage at the Salvation Army Church in downtown Sebring, but a community Thanksgiving meal will go on as planned today - only in a different location.

Renting a Christmas tree, with all the bells and whistles

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 -

—Every holiday season, Ridge Florist employees take fully decorated Christmas trees to Sebring City Hall, the Sebring Police Department and the city’s water department i...

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.

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.

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