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  • Local News Headlines 12-1-23

    It’s Christmas Parade season in Highlands County, and the second of the big downtown parades is tonight in Sebring. Lineup will be along the Sebring Parkway just north of Ridgewood beginning at 5:30pm – organizers say it’s a y’all come format for registered units in the lineup – first in line leaves first. The parade Continue reading

  • News Update for 11/30/23

    Competition gets underway today at the Sebring International Raceway as all classes in the Alan Jay Pistons & Props event take to the historic circuit for qualifying and racing. Historic Sports Car Racing is sanctioning the last big race of the year at S-I-R. Qualifing will be held through the afternoon with the BRM V/GTC Continue reading

  • News Update for 11/29/23

    Highlands county officials have released a year-end "State of the County" video. The 15-minute presentation represents a review of many of the activities by the county. The offerings range fron the creation of a new department, the hiring of new employees and promotions, to various grants that were obtained for county projects. Also included were Continue reading

  • News Update for 11/28/23

    The Highlands County commission has a new chairman. First term commissioner Kevin Roberts was selected to chair the board for the upcoming year. In other action, the commission gave their blessing to the proposed Aquaculture Work Program for Lake Istokpoga. The South Florida Water Management District program actually has nothing to do with commissioners, but Continue reading

  • News Update for 11/27/23

    The first of Highlands County’s Christmas parades will step off tonight in Avon Park. More than 80 units including floats, bands, marching groups and others will make their way down Main Street starting a 7:00. Beginning at 2:00 this afternoon there will be free photos available with Santa & Mrs. Claus at the Jacaranda hotel. Continue reading