9 hrs ago
Sebring Raceway's new HOF Class
Vic Elford, Wayne Taylor, Bob Tullius, Peter Gregg and Brumos Racing join the prestigious Sebring Hall of Fame's class of 2014 to be inducted the day before the 62nd running of the Sebring 12-hour classic.
9 hrs ago
Commissioner invited sheriff to meeting
Highlands County commissioners decided Tuesday to invite Sheriff Susan Benton to a Jan. 14 workshop before converting Kenilworth Center into office space and moving 70 deputies and staff, .
Tue Dec 17, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
Charley Jones can chronicle North Pinellas history through a life well lived
As his wife and children stayed warm in the house, Charley Jones drove his truck loaded with pine wood through his 15 groves filled with Valencia oranges.
Drivers in Monday evening T-bone accident escape with minor injuries, FHP says
Two drivers escaped with minor injuries after a Monday evening accident on U.S. 27 when a Kia T-boned a Cadillac trying to make a left turn onto Thunderbird Road, sending both vehicles spinning and traveling several feet, authorities said.
Photomosaic project aims to help student cancer victim
Highlands County students young and old are drawing self-portraits to create a Photomosaic representing a caring and supportive community and to help an Avon Park High School student in her battle with brain cancer.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Channelizing loss into solidarity
Sue Sawyer shows a T-shirt from TAPS , an organization she is involved with to help surviving friends and family members of those killed while serving in the military.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Swiftmud sends another letter to Greg Harris Water district wants...
"They don't think they have my attention," said Harris, who owns Country Club Utilities.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Nighttime fun run
Runners get off to a quick start at the beginning of Friday night's second annual Jingle Bell Fun 5K Run/Walk in Avon Park.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Sebring woman has a driving divorce
When Lois Lewis was finally divorced, she wanted to announce it to the world - or at least to whoever drives past her mini-van.
Reed dog fighting trial held Friday
Asst. State Attorney Courtney Lenhart said Friday morning she would prove James Thomas Reed was guilty of three charges: attending a dog fight, animal cruelty, and resisting an officer.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
First rebuilt home to be sold Friday
John Hawthorne was at the work site on Wednesday, and so was the family who was earning sweat equity by painting the interior so 903 W. Bell St. would become their new address.
'Tis the season to give holiday plants, bulbs and seeds
When it comes to giving living plants as holiday gifts, or even incorporating them in your own seasonal decor, most think "poinsettia" first.
"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative."
CHRISTY SWIFT/Wes Fisher stands by pots of red fountain grass. Each plant is grown in the lab onsite at Hidden Acres Nursery.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Spreading the good word
Above: Harold Johnson, a chaplain at Florida Hospital, prays with a patient at the Sebring hospital Monday morning.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Mike Souther cuts out vinyl numbers for an order at his sign shop on Friday. Souther is president of the Avon Park Jaycees and serves on the organization's state board.
2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro LMP1 Revealed, Starts Testing
Audi will field an updated version of its multiple race-winning R18 e-tron quattro LMP1 in the 2014 World Endurance Championship and the series' highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
New place to visit with Santa
If you want to see Santa Claus this season, "Jolly Old Kris Kringle" will stop off at several places to make photo appearances and get gift requests from children.
Holiday decorators warned against double-male cords
It's Yuletide and you've strung up the outdoor string lights only to discover that you can't plug them into your extension cord: You have two sockets and no prongs.
Platters II serves up Greek, American eats in Sebring
Generous portions plus fresh ingredients add up to a tasty experience at Sebring's newly opened Platter's II Restaurant.
Helicopter Crash Kills 1
A helicopter reportedly nosed-dived into the ground at a sod farm near the Sebring airport late Friday afternoon, apparently killing the pilot.