Tuesday, Oct 21, 2014

Agarwal, Pallavi

Highlands Today

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.

Feds unveil healthcare marketplace enrollment figures

Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014 -

— Figures released by the federal government show 2,301 Highlands County residents, or 2.3 percent of the population, had enrolled in the federal healthcare marketplace, were ...

New museum director has long experience in child education

Sunday, Sep 21, 2014 -

— Cheryl Matthews is an Air Force brat so, growing up, she crisscrossed the country with her parents, even going to high school in Arcadia.

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