LAKE PLACID – The last of 180,000 tracking solar panels has been placed on the Overland Contracting, Inc. at the site of Duke Energy Florida's solar project, commonly called the solar farm. The project that was started in May 2019, was supposed to be constructed and powered by December. It w…
SEBRING — The Florida Department of Health in Highlands County is encouraging residents to get vaccinated from the influenza virus, better known as flu in preparation for the peak of flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report the peak of the season is between Dec…
SEBRING — County commissioners will be asked today to adjust certain fund balances to put those balances back in the black for end-of-fiscal-year financial statements.
AVON PARK — The City Council approved a rental agreement with an experienced commercial pilot for office space in the terminal building at the Avon Park Executive Airport.
LAKE PLACID — Just after 7 a.m. Saturday, first responders were dispatched to a property on State Road 70 west of Placid Lake Boulevard in response to a tractor trailer on fire. There were no injuries reported.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment inquiry ahead of a week that will see several key witnesses appear publicly.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Police searched Monday for two assailants who sneaked into a backyard party in Fresno and opened fire while a small crowd watched football on television. Four people were killed and six wounded.
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Residents in several Bolivian cities are reporting food and gasoline shortages because of protests by supporters of ousted President Evo Morales, who resigned after a disputed election and nationwide unrest.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records to give the Supreme Court time to figure out how to handle the high-stakes dispute.
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced new questions Monday about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favors and public funds while Johnson was the mayor of London.
HONG KONG (AP) — Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday proposed a $91.4 billion state budget for next year, touting plans to funnel more money to public-school teachers and continue “momentum” on environmental issues.
VENICE, Italy (AP) — One of only four oar makers for Venice’s famed gondoliers, Paolo Brandolisio wades through his ground-floor workshop for the third time in a week of record-breaking floods, despairing of any help from national or local institutions.
SEBRING — The Highlands County 4-H County Council youth rolled up their sleeves and glued, cut and decorated earlier this month to show their support to the upcoming Nu-Hope Elder Care Thanksgiving Dinner.
LAKE PLACID — Florida’s Heartland has grown twice as fast as the rest of the country, on average, and without extensive long-range plans, local governments won’t keep up.
AVON PARK — The City’s request for bids for maintenance/mowing of the Main Street Mall has been pulled with two councilmembers pushing for a more comprehensive landscaping plan and upkeep program for the mile-long historic feature of the City.
LONDON — Questions about the British government’s failure to release a report on Russia’s interference in the country’s politics continued to dog Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday as critics said leaks from the document raised concerns about the security of next month’s election.