News Update for 2/17/21

Today is Highlands Radio Group Day at the Highlands County Fair. That means residents can get in for all the fun and activities for just half price. In addition to the booths, exhibits and displays, the Ridehoffer rides will be running, there’s also the Grizzly Experience and Scott’s World of Magic. The Meat Goat Show […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/16/21

It’s day five of the Highlands County Fair. It’s Gravely Mower Day, meaning it’s half price at the gate. In the Livestock Arena tonight the Market Steer Show & Showmanship competition will take place. All of the regular booths, displays and programs also are on including The Reithoffer rides, Scott’s World of Magic and the […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/12/21

The 2021 edition of the Highlands County Fair begins today. Gates will swing open this evening at 5:00 and plenty of activities already are planned. In addition to the rides, exhibits and displays, there will be poultry judging and showmanship in the Livestock Arena and the Junior Miss Highlands County Pageant will be held in […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/10/21

Sebring police are investigating a home invasion incident around midnight this morning in the Highlands Homes neighborhood. Not many details have yet been released, but apparently shots were fired during the incident at a Rainbow Avenue address. No injuries were reported. Sebring police are asking anybody with information on the incident to contact them. Avon […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/5/21

While Highlands County commissioners decide whether or not they are interested in the Sebring city hall. City council members there have decided not to wait around. The council has voted to put out a request for proposals to see who might be interested in purchasing the building on South Commerce Avenue. The site has been […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/5/21

While Highlands County commissioners decide whether or not they are interested in the Sebring city hall. City council members there have decided not to wait around. The council has voted to put out a request for proposals to see who might be interested in purchasing the building on South Commerce Avenue. The site has been […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/3/21

Highlands County commissioners are in search of a way to clean up their recycling program. According to reports, between half and 70-percent of the recycling loads picked up by waste connections contain non-recyclable materials. That means the whole load is spoiled – meaning additional costs to having as much as 400-tons per-month dumped at a […]Continue reading

News Update for 2/2/21

Highlands County commissioner this morning discussed proposals on purchasing new properties for use by the county, the tax collector’s office and even the School Board of Highlands County. Following an hour-long discussion, commissioners asked County Administrator Randy Vossburg to continue due dilligence at the old Phillips Power Plant for a fire station and training academy. […]Continue reading