Breaking Highlands county news, local sports and events, and weather from Highlands Today | HighlandsToday.com | Highlands Today
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

News

‘Playing with the big boys’

‘Playing with the big boys’

SEBRING – At the time, she said she didn’t find him the boisterous, hard-lined, dictatorial leader he would eventually become.
Published: 05/21/15
A day for caring

A day for caring

SEBRING — Every year one day, volunteers from local businesses and organizations spend half-a-day sprucing up, painting, pressure washing, weeding, sorting or whatever else is required at a United Way partner agency....
Published: 05/21/15
Lake Charlotte residents to decide on county maintenance

Lake Charlotte residents to decide on county maintenance

SEBRING — Residents will decide for themselves whether Lake Charlotte will be accepted for county maintenance.
Published: 05/21/15
Youth foundation holds unusual service project

Youth foundation holds unusual service project

SEBRING — The Mason G. Smoak Foundation’s youth leadership Highlands class took part in a “brand new adventure” to give back to the community in an unusual way.
Published: 05/20/15
High school graduation ceremonies near

High school graduation ceremonies near

SEBRING — High school graduation season is almost upon us as soon-to-be graduates get ready for that once-in-a-lifetime rite of passage.
Published: 05/20/15

Dirty Dozen pickup party, fun run slated

AVON PARK — The annual Dirty Dozen Fun Mud Run is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the National Guard Armory, 2500 U.S. 27 S.
Published: 05/20/15

Memorial Day services

Moose Lodge hosting dual celebration
Published: 05/20/15
Authorities say they found 30 pot plants in Avon Park house

Authorities say they found 30 pot plants in Avon Park house

AVON PARK — Two men were arrested after Highlands County Sheriff’s Office deputies found more than 30 marijuana plants growing in a house, according to arrest reports released Wednesday.
Published: 05/20/15
Avon Park Middle School sweeps A-team challenge

Avon Park Middle School sweeps A-team challenge

AVON PARK — Avon Park Middle School’s academic team went home with four of five trophies at the Highlands County Academic Challenge for the county middle schools Saturday.
Published: 05/21/15
From farm to front office

From farm to front office

AVON PARK — They’re learning and working their ways away from the citrus trees, rows of watermelons and acres of vegetables, back into classrooms and hopefully into a full-time professional careers.
Published: 05/20/15