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SEBRING — Aimed at introducing year-round Highlands County residents to various businesses serving the area, Business to Business sponsored its third annual Lake Life Home Show. It was held Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Bert J. Harris Agricultural Center, in Sebring.

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WINTER HAVEN — The Halloween party built for kids returns to LEGOLAND Florida Resort on nine dates in October. Brick or Treat features a lineup of kid-friendly, Halloween fun! No extra ticket is required to enjoy a brand-new stage show, loads of candy along a uniquely LEGO trick-or-treating …

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Mary Poppins is everyone’s favorite Nanny! Follow her and her young charges, Jane and Michael Banks, as they embark on a fantastic musical adventure. The children have not been able to keep a Nanny in the house, until they meet their match in Mary Poppins.

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It could just be that Netflix is recommending me more science fiction because of what I’ve been watching, but it feels like the streaming service is full of straight to DVD or straight to streaming science fiction movies lately. I must have looked at more than 20 titles before settling on “T…

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Aktion Club of Highlands County Vice President Annie Horn (left) helps Nu-Hope Elder Care Services Nutrition Services Coordinator Lavernia Bueford to prepare and serve meals at the Nu-Hope Meal Site at Fair Haven Village in Sebring. Aktion Club is volunteering three days a week to help Nu-Ho…

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Back to school also brings us back to the fantastic and the supernatural. Science fiction veteran Alan Dean Foster brings us the tale of the last remaining human being and his run-in with an alien species determined to resurrect the human race. Keeping with the science fiction theme is Cixin…

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Every year, tens of millions of people flock to Florida for its sunny beaches and world-famous tourist attractions. Most never learn about the strange and Unusual locations just off the beaten path. In the beautiful Florida Caverns, a second Rip Van Winkle was woken from one hundred years of…

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It could just be that Netflix is recommending me more science fiction because of what I’ve been watching, but it feels like the streaming service is full of straight to DVD or straight to streaming science fiction movies lately. I must have looked at more than 20 titles before settling on “T…

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Last week I listed three Mainstream Rock Albums that I felt were a cut above the norm. Three is a very short list. Therefore I am offering up Part II, in no particular order.

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Universal Orlando Resort revealed the next terrifying, original content haunted houses coming to Halloween Horror Nights 2018 — Seeds of Extinction and Poltergeist.

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Last week I listed three Mainstream Rock Albums that I felt were a cut above the norm. Three is a very short list. Therefore I am offering up Part II, in no particular order.

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SEBRING – Highlands County’s finest chefs are invited to compete in a Pro-Am Meatball Cook-off With a Twist during the fourth annual Moonlight, Martinis and Meatballs on Sept. 22.

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Aktion Club of Highlands County Vice President Annie Horn (left) helps Nu-Hope Elder Care Services Nutrition Services Coordinator Lavernia Bueford to prepare and serve meals at the Nu-Hope Meal Site at Fair Haven Village in Sebring. Aktion Club is volunteering three days a week to help Nu-Ho…

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Back to school also brings us back to the fantastic and the supernatural. Science fiction veteran Alan Dean Foster brings us the tale of the last remaining human being and his run-in with an alien species determined to resurrect the human race. Keeping with the science fiction theme is Cixin…

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Every year, tens of millions of people flock to Florida for its sunny beaches and world-famous tourist attractions. Most never learn about the strange and Unusual locations just off the beaten path. In the beautiful Florida Caverns, a second Rip Van Winkle was woken from one hundred years of…

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LAKE BUENA VISTA – Walt Disney World Resort in Florida is set to host the kickoff of the nationwide bus tour for auditions for the second season of ABC’s “American Idol.” The beloved competition series’ search for the next singing sensation begins Aug. 25 when the Idol Bus embarks on its mor…

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The Palms held their fifth annual ‘Dog Daze of Summer’ event on Thursday, Aug. 9. This fun event was open to all dogs in the community, their owners as well as dog-loving friends and families.

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Fifty years into their iconic career, the Scorpions are still rocking like a hurricane. That hurricane is heading straight for Florida.

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AVON PARK – Neighborhoods across the county came together last week to meet the law enforcement officers who are patrolling their areas. It was an evening of fun, food and introductions.

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SEBRING — “Every Baby Deserves a Healthy Start.” To help make that a reality, the Healthy Start Coalition of Highlands, Hardee and Polk Counties, local agencies and communities came together to host the Highlands County Bumps & Babies Community Baby Shower.

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During ‘season’, when all the winter residents are home in Highlands County, we have two very awesome bands; the Highlands County Concert Band and the Highlands Pops Band. When the snowbirds go home, we can still enjoy the great music of the Highlands County Summer Band.

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MIAMI – Faith Bradberry marks her publishing debut with the release of “Overcoming a Woman’s Struggles Through a Young Girl’s Heart!” (published by Xlibris). The self-help book takes readers through the lessons in Bradberry’s life, inspiring strength, hope and success.

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Part-time Sebring resident Judy Barnhart has worked with children all of her life. She has served as an elementary school teacher, guidance counselor and primary specialist. She has taught piano lessons and college-level children’s literature. In addition to loving on her own grandchildren, …

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