SEBRING — Monday morning found county and contracted work crews making changes on Sebring Parkway.
SEBRING — Things got hot under the collar for the driver of a black Lincoln on Sunday afternoon as the car he was driving caught fire. If that wasn’t bad enough, the Lincoln was parked next to a gas pump at the Gate station at the intersection of U.S. 27 and Flare Road.
SEBRING — On Saturday, Aug. 24, Sebring Tractor Supply Company will host animal adoptions, a pet supplies drive and more during their annual “Out Here with Animals” celebration — a month-long event that recognizes pets, animals and the people who care for them.
SEBRING — Keith Goodson may not be from Highlands County but he does spend a considerable amount of time working locally. Goodson is a muralist and artist whose work can be seen throughout the county whether gracing walls in massive or more modest murals or hanging in homes and businesses.
LAKE PLACID — A controlled video buy operation by the Highlands County Sherri’f Office Special Operations Division resulted in a 23-year-old man facing drug charges.
WASHINGTON — A strong majority, 74%, of U.S. business economists appear sufficiently concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies that they expect a recession in the U.S. by the end of 2021.
MIAMI — She’s been called Jeffrey Epstein’s madam, the woman who recruited girls for his sexual appetites, and at times his social planner and household organizer in places ranging from New York to Palm Beach, Florida.
DAVIE — Florida’s iconic palm trees are under attack from a fatal disease that turns them to dried crisps in months, with no chance for recovery once they become ill.
TALLAHASSEE — As state economists warn that the economy is slowing, Gov. Ron DeSantis believes Florida is better positioned for a recession than it was a decade ago.
AVON PARK — Parents of Avon Park High School students received a call or saw a post on social media that would make their heart skip a beat. A “weapon was discovered by a Highlands County Sheriff’s School Resource Deputy,” the post said. The following line said there was no threat to student…
TALLAHASSEE — The state’s overall jobless rate dipped to 3.3 percent, down 0.1 percentage point from June, according to numbers released by the state Department of Economic Opportunity on Friday.
SEBRING — New class and busing schedules for the Academy at Youth Care Lane will be considered by the School Board of Highlands County at its Tuesday meeting.
LAKE PLACID — Marvin Linn Desselle was awarded the Highlands News-Sun Veteran of the Year Highlander Award for 2018 at the second annual Highlander Awards banquet, held July 18 at Seven Sebring Raceway Hotel.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser is playing down fears of a looming recession after last week’s sharp drop in the financial markets and predicting the economy will perform well in the second half of 2019.
PORTLAND, Ore. — With both the left and the right declaring victory following a long-hyped rally that had Portland, Oregon, on edge it seems the liberal city will continue to be a flashpoint in an increasingly divided country.