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SEBRING — Reliving memories of time at camp are usually fond ones spent recalling good times and laughing about the funny situations you sometimes found yourself in. But for retired Air Force Technical Sgt. Gerald May, 96, and retired Air Force Staff Sgt. Jack Hallman, 93, their time at camp…

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AVON PARK — A negligence lawsuit seeking $200,000 from the City of Avon Park has been voluntarily dismissed by the plaintiffs, a man (and his wife) who suffered injuries when he fell into a water meter hole that was covered with an unstable lid, according to the plaintiff’s complaint.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) announced Tuesday that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is a finalist for the Democracy Awards, CMF’s honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional offices and Members of C…

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LAKE PLACID — On Monday, March 4, Teresa Williams, director of The Star Center, received a $1,000 donation from the Highway Park Neighborhood Council to support the center’s drug intervention and after-school care programs. The funds were a portion of the proceeds from the 6th Highway Park R…

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AVON PARK — When Highlands County Sheriff’s Office deputies issued a search warrant for a convicted felon, they allegedly found someone else in the room, but they did recover almost four pounds of methamphetamine and a firearm.

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SEBRING — A trio of wrecks starting just before noon Sunday left a mess on local roads, but didn’t require anyone to be airlifted.

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TALLAHASSEE — Rural Panhandle counties recovering from Hurricane Michael would be in line to receive settlement money from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, under a bill advanced Monday in the Senate.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) announced Tuesday that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is a finalist for the Democracy Awards, CMF’s honors program recognizing non-legislative achievement in operations and constituent service by congressional offices and Members of C…

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LAKE PLACID — On Monday, March 4, Teresa Williams, director of The Star Center, received a $1,000 donation from the Highway Park Neighborhood Council to support the center’s drug intervention and after-school care programs. The funds were a portion of the proceeds from the 6th Highway Park R…

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SEBRING — Official approval for the next step to getting Oak Manor Avenue paved remains a 3-2 decision, under protest by dissenting county commissioners.

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SEBRING — Carolyn Henderson, president of Heartland Talk of the Town Toastmasters took home first place honors at the Area 53 Speech Contest on March 9 at Keiser University in Lakeland.

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SEBRING — At about 1 a.m. Sunday, two men dropped off a deceased woman at AdventHealth Sebring’s Emergency Department.

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SEBRING — The U.S. Marshal’s Task Force has found and arrested Gary Tyrone Danielle for the 2018 murder of Laurie Marie Pietscher.

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SEBRING — The Agency for Health Care Administration, or AHCA, has another local senior living facility’s license under review.

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LAKE PLACID — The Caladium Capital of the World is known for its pristine murals and picturesque parks. Keep Lake Placid Beautiful aims to keep it that way.

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SEBRING — Students will have more transfer options for the 2019-20 school year under the Controlled Open Enrollment program with 10 district schools having available capacity to accept transfers.

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AVON PARK — When Highlands County Sheriff’s Office deputies issued a search warrant for a convicted felon, they allegedly found someone else in the room, but they did recover almost four pounds of methamphetamine and a firearm.

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WEST PALM BEACH — The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is working to prepare its regional flood control system to ensure flood protection as an upper level weather disturbance is expected to drop heavy rainfall across the region on Tuesday.

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SEBRING — The criminal case against former School Board of Highlands County teacher Kevin Dewberry is headed to a seventh scheduled pre-trial conference after the six previous pre-trial conferences were either continued or cancelled.

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SEBRING — Sebring International Raceway saw only five arrests this year out of a predicted 225,000 or more people expected to have attended the week-long event.

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SEBRING — Deputies found a man dead in his camper Sunday at Sebring International Raceway.

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SEBRING — The Children’s Museum of the Highlands is making progress toward opening downtown at its former location on 219 N. Ridgewood Drive. The goal is to be open by June 1, Executive Director Kelly Dressel said.

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SEBRING — The Rotary Club is auctioning off a 1950 Willys Jeep with all proceeds going to the upcoming Freedom Flight in May. Tickets are $25 each and available at all the Rotary Club locations in Highlands and Hardee counties.

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