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SEBRING — The Palms Foundation made a $4,000 grant donation to Sebring Meals On Wheels on Wednesday, Sept. 12, during the regular monthly Foundation Board meeting. April Harris, Secretary-Treasurer of the Palms Foundation, made the grant presentation to Mary Margaret Staik, Director of Opera…

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The Highlands Art League (HAL) held their “Chair Painting Fundraiser” on Saturday Sept. 15 in the Visual Arts Center located at 1985 Lakeview Drive — the blue building directly on Lake Jackson.

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Shane Black’s “The Predator” is different than the other movies in the franchise, yet, it still feels familiar. Black is known for writing some great movies such as “Lethal Weapon,” “Lethal Weapon 2,” “Last Action Hero” and directed “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.” He was Hawkins in the original “Pred…

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Beverly Marshall is a well know local artist who is also an international award winner best known for her powerful, emotionally driven images. Marshall is the focus of September’s Artist Reception at the HCA (Heartland Cultural Alliance) Museum Gallery in the Peter Powell Roberts Museum of A…

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Now that we’re in the middle of September and the temperatures are beginning to cool down a bit, Sebring International Raceway is ready to roll out some fall offerings for race fans and for people who just enjoy having a good time.

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SEBRING — The South Central Florida Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) held a social and dinner with members and their spouses Sept. 6 at the Island View restaurant of Sun N’ Lake in Sebring.

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SEBRING — New member, Lisa Celentano, arranged to have the Dirty Dozen Canoe Race held at the Sebring Elks #1529 water’s edge Saturday, Sept. 1. What a great venue. Thanks to this endeavor, the Lodge made money on parking and pulled pork sandwiches, donating the monies to Folds of Honor. Set…

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SEBRING — The Sebring Breakfast Lions held a Donation Day with mint giveaway on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Publix south store. The Lions Club returns all donations given by the public back to the public. Sebring Breakfast Lions provide glasses for the needy in Highlands County and help Samarit…

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If you have an elementary school student, you might have heard of a book series called “Who Was?” Published by Penguin Random House and written by many different authors, these books present historical facts about people, places, and things in an engaging and narrative way. With around 80 il…

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LAKE PLACID — It was an evening of food, fun and dancing at the American Legion Post last Sunday, Sept. 2, in Lake Placid. Over 200 hungry people, most of them military veterans, arrived around 4:30 p.m. to choose from pulled pork or barbecue chicken dinners.

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On Saturday, Sept. 1, Sebring High School Junior ROTC supported the Elks Lodge by helping park cars for the Dirty Dozen Canoe Race. It was the first year for the Elks to sponsor this race at their lodge.

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and it’s the perfect time to join your Highlands County Libraries. Library customers have access to over 500,000 books and movies, technology, and innovative educational software, not to mention the many fun and engaging community programs he…

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Attending the Homecoming Dance or Prom Night is a dream for most high school girls. That magical dream to become a pampered princess for the evening, dressed in a beautiful gown, with hair and make-up just perfect, does not always become a reality. The cost of that perfect dress can lead to …

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Highlands County has a group of ladies who take homemaking projects to another level. The Extension Homemakers of Highlands County meet on Monday mornings from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Bert J. Harris Agricultural Center, to create beautiful items to share with our community

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Highlands Little Theatre, Inc. announces auditions on Sept. 17 -19 at 6:30 p.m. for the musical comedy “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” written by Joe DiPietro with music by Jimmy Roberts.

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Candidate for House Representative Nicholas Mrozowski.

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SEBRING — Suellen Jones has been selected Elk of the Month for September with the Sebring Elks Lodge #1529. She and husband George have been married 49 years and have two sons. They are originally from Bellefontaine, Ohio where she was a forklift driver for 30 years. Suellen has been an Elk …

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