During general gun season, only legal-to-take bucks as they are defined in each deer management unit may be harvested, but don’t forget that you need to purchase a $5 deer permit first. On private land, the daily bag limit on deer is two.

SEBRING — The School Board of Highlands County has long-term substitutes scheduled to fill most of the 60 openings for teachers with the school year starting Monday.

SEBRING — Young people across Highlands County spent their summer making a difference in the community and around the world; they taught English in South Korea, attended basic training in the Florida National Guard and competed against adults in a fishing tournament and came out winners.

AVON PARK — An Avon Park man allegedly convinced an elderly woman to allow him to complete work on her driveway, but after he cashed her check, he never returned, according to a recent arrest report.

SEBRING — The first day of school is Monday for the Highlands County School District, which will have 89 school buses on the roadways getting kids to class.

SEBRING — On Wednesday, approximately 200 kids got the backpacks and school supplies they needed, thanks to a Habitat for Humanity of Highlands County community partner.

SEBRING — The latest turn in the agriculture commissioner race has Rep. Matt Caldwell alleging that Sen. Denise Grimsley accepted donations from Sen. Jack Latvala through his political action committee.

SEBRING — Just a week after the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services sent out notices warning people not to pick palmetto berries without a permit, someone did.

SEBRING — Friday saw another torrential afternoon downpour filling up retention ponds and swales and, in one case, blowing car dealer “sale” signs down U.S. 27.

SEBRING — Loomis Bros. Circus is cancelling shows for today and tomorrow, Aug. 10 and 11, due to threats they received, stated Media Contact for Loomis Bros. Circus Erik Scott.

SEBRING — On Tuesday, Frank Olivero Jr., a firefighter with West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department, found a 10-month-old child left unattended in a hot car at Sun ‘n Lake Elementary School’s parking lot, according to a post on West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department’s Facebook page.

Liam Layne Evans was born at 3:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018 to Nicole and Noah Evans at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. He was 8 pounds, 13 ounces and 21.25 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Eddie and Patricia Talley and Otto and Heather Knucke. Paternal grandparents ar…

The following is an E-mail from Douglas Jewell of New Jersey telling about the golf course at the Kenilworth Lodge Country Club with the following: “I happened to have worked at the golf course the last year it was in existence (1971-72). The Roses’ from Newton, Massachusetts owned the golf …

SEBRING — In the middle of a power outage during last Friday’s heavy rains, Susan Dillow of Foal Path in Sebring got a knock on the door from a deputy sheriff.

Spinal stenosis is a degenerative condition characterized by narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is a tubular opening that runs most of the length of the spine and contains the spinal cord. The spinal canal is bordered by the joints of the spine (facet joints), the discs of the s…

Spinal stenosis is a degenerative condition characterized by narrowing of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is a tubular opening that runs most of the length of the spine and contains the spinal cord. The spinal canal is bordered by the joints of the spine (facet joints), the discs of the s…

SEBRING - The Jedi Academy welcomed its little troopers with a message to “Use the Force to Succeed,” along with music from the Star Wars movie.

SEBRING – Fred Wild Elementary School teachers and staff got out their paint brushes and stencils recently to decorate the school with positive and inspiring messages for students.

SEBRING — Local drivers may see even more improvements on U.S. 27 designed to reduce conflicts and, hopefully, decrease wrecks and fatalities.

BPPV is one of the most common causes of vertigo. It is characterized by brief episodes of mild to intense dizziness, which may last anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes. The dizziness may be triggered by upward/downward head movement, turning your head to one side, rolling over, lay…

SEBRING — The Vaughn Road bridge will finally get new stringers and a deck to replace the rotted, bleached planks that kept it closed for years.

SEBRING — The school resource officer at your child’s school Monday may not be the same one there by Christmas break.

SEBRING — Numerous staff recommendations supporting the approval of a contract for an employee health clinic failed to alleviate the financial concerns of two members of The School Board of Highlands County.

SEBRING — It’s been over a hundred years since a pottery manufacturer from Ohio was so taken with the beautiful landscape that would eventually become Highlands County, he founded the city of Sebring in 1912. Sebring is now home to Florida’s first state park, Highlands Hammock State Park. It…

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