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All season long Sebring coach LaVaar Scott has said the Blue Streaks were a big-play team, both offensively and defensively. Nowhere has that been more... [Read More]
Avon Park began defense of its Class 4A-District 6 championship in impressive fashion with a 44-0 demolition of Tenoroc on Friday night. [Read More]
"I always turn to the sports section first. The sports page records people's accomplishments; the front page has nothing but man's failures." [Read More]
The Florida freshwater fishing forecast for the third week of September gives anglers the end of the full moon phase, the lunar perigee, and a... [Read More]
Town council members voted unanimously to give Town Attorney Bert Harris III a $15-per-hour raise from $175 to $190 per hour. [Read More]
As we celebrate Freedom Week at Sebring High School this week, please allow me to once more share the Pledge of Allegiance with you. [Read More]
The Polk County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is investigating a single-vehicle traffic crash that occurred in Frostproof early Saturday morning that resulted in the fatali... [Read More]
I still remember that day in November 2004 when I flew for a job interview from Texas to a Florida town an hour from Orlando.... [Read More]
America's love of lawns translates to a problem for Florida's environment because of our poor sandy soil (some would say our "non-soil"). [Read More]
Until about two years ago, Phil and Rebekah Kline never really thought about taking in a foster child. [Read More]
Highlands Today employees share some of their memorable moments working at the paper, and take the opportunity to thank their customers, co-workers and readers for... [Read More]
State Rep. Cary Pigman said Thursday he did not mean for Okeechobee Superintendent of Schools Ken Kenworthy to think he had to discipline or fire... [Read More]
The library at South Florida State College sported a bit of a Gotham City/Dark Knight aura in celebration of the anniversary of the first appearance... [Read More]
In 1995, Mary Richardson suddenly became unable to work and lost her health/dental insurance after she suffered major injuries in an auto accident caused by... [Read More]
If you need small engine repair, a tune up on your motorcycle, an ATV snorkel kit or a generator serviced, Chris Wiggins and Steve Boggs... [Read More]
The number of Highlands County School District students held back in third-grade jumped 50 percent from 57 in 2014-15 to 85 in 2015-16, according to... [Read More]
As of Friday, area residents had picked up about 500 larvicide tablets from various distribution sites to help fight mosquitoes, county spokeswoman Gloria Rybinski said. [Read More]
South Florida State College's Dental Education programs will offer no-cost oral cancer screenings 3:30-6 p.m. Thursday at the Dental Education Center on the SFSC Highlands... [Read More]
The Sebring boys golf team is once again proving to be a force on the links. [Read More]
David Ross was on his way home when the Chicago Cubs clinched the NL Central, so he ducked into a bar on Sheffield Avenue for... [Read More]
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