News Update for 2/23/21

Sebring firefighters were called out early this morning to extinguish the flames at a house on Pommegranite Avenue. The home is just off the Historic Circle in downtown Sebring. Officials say the house was about 75-percent involved when units arrived at the scene. No injuries were reported and the state fire marshal’s office has been […]Continue reading

News Update fir 2/18/21

Officials from the School Board of Highlands County are warning motorists that there will be no school today or tomorrow. That means youngsters may be out playing, walking or riding their bicycles during school hours. Classes will resume on Monday. Those wanting to get a coronavirus inoculation still have the opportunity. Highlands County officials say […]Continue reading

News Headlines 2-19-21

State Troopers, County Deputies and Rescue Peronnel were kept busy last night by a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 27 in Sebring near the Lowe’s store. Troopers listed the call at 6:44pm, and lanes were closed to southbound traffic for hours as victims from what witnesses say was a motorcycle-truck collision were transported to area hospitals […]Continue reading

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