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Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida would like to sincerely thank all those who purchased Girl Scout Cookies this year, as well as our retail partners who generously hosted cookie booths outside their storefronts. It’s amazing what a huge impact a simple package of Girl Scout Cookies can have. …

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If you are familiar with sports parlance, you will be familiar with this: “The game isn’t over until the fat lady sings.” Well, the fat lady is singing for this columnist and this will indeed be my last weekly column. Although the announcement seems sudden, it has been a long time in the mak…

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian sabotage of the 2016 presidential election has concluded. What exactly that means will not be known until Attorney General William Barr publicly releases Mueller’s report.

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In reply to a writer's question regarding A.O.C., my source of her being a Socialist came directly out of her own mouth. She stated "I'm a Democratic Socialist!," which is an oxymoron as it is an impossibility to be both.

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It should be insulting to all veterans that this infantile, narcissistic, egomaniac we have for a president continues to ridicule and slander men and women who actually did serve in the military. He has a lot of gall to continue to bash John McCain and others.

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A few days ago the biggest Major League Baseball contract in history was signed, 13 years and $330 million. The player is 26 and will now be paid until he is 39. He will not have to work a day of his life, and if he is smart with his money neither will his great-grandchildren.

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“It’s the perfect example of what we’re going to get into when we go into special deals with residents. I know people are watching and waiting with (their) hand out”. – Ron Handley, County Commission vice chair, February 2019.

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So, readers of my column may recall that the Ware household is populated with two dogs and one insane bird. This is currently the limit of our domesticated animal friends, because we do enough for these three.

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A week after a Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jet crashed in Ethiopia, that country’s transport minister said recovered flight recorders from Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 showed “clear similarity” to a deadly accident in Indonesia last October involving a Lion Air plane of the same model.

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As you are reading this, the staff at the Highlands News-Sun is settling in to our new digs at 321 N. Ridgewood Drive, next to the Sebring Police Department.

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In reply to a writer's question regarding A.O.C., my source of her being a Socialist came directly out of her own mouth. She stated "I'm a Democratic Socialist!," which is an oxymoron as it is an impossibility to be both.

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It should be insulting to all veterans that this infantile, narcissistic, egomaniac we have for a president continues to ridicule and slander men and women who actually did serve in the military. He has a lot of gall to continue to bash John McCain and others.

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A few days ago the biggest Major League Baseball contract in history was signed, 13 years and $330 million. The player is 26 and will now be paid until he is 39. He will not have to work a day of his life, and if he is smart with his money neither will his great-grandchildren.

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“It’s the perfect example of what we’re going to get into when we go into special deals with residents. I know people are watching and waiting with (their) hand out”. – Ron Handley, County Commission vice chair, February 2019.

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It seems almost every year a politician in Tallahassee wants to throw a punch at the press by filing a bill to eliminate a key source of revenue in the form of public notices. This year, it’s Rep. Randy Fine (R-Brevard County).

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This is in response to another viewpoint about U.S. 27 being a nemesis. Blaming a stationary object as in U.S. 27 for people’s mistakes is pretty far fetched. If you hit a parked car, would you blame the parked car?

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So, readers of my column may recall that the Ware household is populated with two dogs and one insane bird. This is currently the limit of our domesticated animal friends, because we do enough for these three.

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California law gives teenagers the legal right to consent to abortions, obtain birth control, get tested for HIV or vaccinated for sexually transmitted diseases, even if their parents object. Should they also have the right to seek out immunization for other serious and potentially deadly di…

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In my time in Sebring I have seen U.S. 27 go from two lanes to six lanes and traffic increase at least ten fold. Yet, I don't seem to have near the problems navigating the highway almost daily, as all the letter writers do.

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Our politicians in Washington really need to start paying attention to the actions that China is taking to position themselves to control large portions of the world's natural exports.

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In a single god who set the universe on its course and then stepped back to watch, deists believe their deity is the same God of Judeo-Christian tradition, the Constitution refers to the year the Convention created the document as "The year of our lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty S…

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The sharp rise in the number of unauthorized migrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border in February seemed to confirm one of President Trump’s loudest claims — that the nation faces a full-blown migrant crisis that requires a border wall. More than 76,000 unauthorized migrants crossed th…

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This is how compassion for victims works. From The Hill: "New Zealand’s largest gun show has been canceled just days after mass shootings at two mosques resulted in at least 50 deaths."

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As I read Joyce Terhaar’s Op-Ed piece last Friday, on dying newspapers, I was overcome with disbelief. She talked about newspapers losing revenue to tech giants causing almost “1,800 newspapers [to] close in the last 15 years.”

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