Thursday May 16
Boys and Girls Club to move into new building
Levon Stukes, manager of the Boys and Girls Club Emporium, helps customer Maria Cordero at the store in downtown Sebring Wednesday.
Fri May 10, 2013
Remembering those who paid ultimate price
Crime is at historic lows, Highlands Chief Deputy Mark Schrader told a respectful audience Thursday morning, but the gain was won with hard sacrifice.
Mon May 06, 2013
New LP town clerk to be sworn in next week
One thing you learn right away about Lake Placid's new town clerk is that she goes by her middle name -McQueen - and doesn't like to reveal her first name.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Elderly woman saved after crashing car into lake
Highlands County Sheriff's Deputies are crediting a Lake Placid man with saving an 89-year-old woman's life after she crashed her car through a fence into a lake along Miller Road Wednesday.
Sat May 04, 2013
Window breakers have June court date
SEBRING Two men charged in the March window-shooting spree were set for pre-trial conferences: Cody Scott Dayfert on June 19, Michael William Brown on June 20.
Thu May 02, 2013
Competency hearing ordered for lawyer
SEBRING A competency hearing has been set for John Sanders Haile, the Lake Placid attorney and accountant who is accused of defrauding a widow's family out of her legacy.
Man rescues woman
A Lake Placid man was praised Thursday by the Highlands County Sheriff's Office for rescuing a woman whose car had crashed into a pond Wednesday, according to a press release.
Wed May 01, 2013
Three indicted on tax fraud charges
United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the unsealing of an eight count indictment charging Desmond Holden, Kinjonah Coston, and Octavis Jones with conspiracy to prepare fraudulent tax returns, theft of public money and aggravated identity theft.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Hagg joins Lake Placid chamber board
Vicki Spires, president of the board of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, announces that Maria Hagg, Florida Hospital Heartland Lake Placid, has joined the chamber board of directors.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Lake Wales News
PHOTO BY CASSIE JACOBY The Lake Wales Lions Club welcomed 38 members from other chapters at the District 35-I zone meeting on Tuesday, April 23.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
NAACP calls for minority representation
Highlands County NAACP President Al Hinson told the Avon Park City Council that the City of Charm needs some help to boost its minority representation on city boards and committees.
Deputy honored for helping save woman's life
When the call went out March 10 that a 67-year-old Sebring-area woman appeared to have stopped breathing, Highlands County Deputy Angelic Sanchez was not far away.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Former Gunship Pilot Writes Provocative Book about Vietnam
Mack Payne, retired business owner living in Lake Placid, Florida, has written a book about his experiences in Vietnam titled .
Avon Park residents recycle 42 tons of material per month
City residents now recycle approximately 42 tons of material per month, Deleon said.