Sun Subscriber Website Login

Please wait....

 The Highlands News-Sun Top Stories

Lake Placid man dies in SR 70 crash
Sat  Jan 20 2018 03:13PM
LAKE PLACID — A 62-year-old Lake Placid man died in a two-vehicle accident at 7 p.m. Friday on State Road 70 east of Greenbrier Lane. Florida Highway Patrol identified him … Find out how to read more online.
Boil water notice procedure questioned
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:30AM
LAKE PLACID — Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It was also a day to boil water if you live in the Lake Blue area of town. A water … Find out how to read more online.
U.S.N.G. soldier dies in convoy wreck
Sat  Jan 20 2018 12:08PM
SEBRING — A Florida National Guard unit lost a member Friday afternoon in a rear-end wreck while riding northbound through Sebring on U.S. 27. Sebring Police confirmed at least one … Find out how to read more online.
Color/BlackColor/Black OBITUARIES
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:30AM
SEBRING — A man was arrested Thursday after being accused of taking photos and creating a video of sex acts between him and his 16-year-old girlfriend, according to a warrant … Find out how to read more online.
More Local News
Highlands County plans future participation in immigration program
Fri  Jan 19 2018 09:10AM
SEBRING — When a person illegally in the United States is arrested, the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office must allow that person to post bond after 48 hours, Highlands County Sheriff Paul Blackman said Thursday. But Blackman said the Sheriff’s Office … Find out how to read more online.

Auto sales solid last year
Sat  Jan 20 2018 12:28PM
SEBRING — After a record year in 2016 (17.55 million), vehicle sales were down a bit to 17.2 million, which was still the fourth best sales year in U.S. history. Locally Hurricane Irma put a damper for a time on … Find out how to read more online.

Boil water notice rescinded
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:30AM
LAKE PLACID — The boil water notice that was issued on Jan. 14 is now rescinded. The affected area was the Town of Lake Placid water system south in the Lake Blue subdivision including Holiday Inn Express, Raceway and Re/Max … Find out how to read more online.

Phase III to wait for one more meeting
Fri  Jan 19 2018 08:30AM
SEBRING — Highlands County commissioners had public hearings in 2013 on Sebring Parkway Phase III, but have set a new information session for next month. County Engineer Clinton Howerton Jr. and Road and Bridge Supervisor Kyle Green want to start … Find out how to read more online.

Page: [1] 2 3
State, National and World News
Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:57PM
NEW YORK — Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment. A protest in New … read more.

Lawmakers to grapple with state budget and other issues
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:57PM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida legislators are heading into the third week of their 60-day session where they are ready to start grappling with a state budget that will exceed $80 billion. While passing the budget is the only obligation the Florida … read more.

GOP, Dems show no sign of retreat in shutdown’s first day
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:57PM
WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats showed no signs of ending their standoff over immigration and spending Saturday as Americans awoke to the first day of a government shutdown and Congress staged a weekend session to show voters it was trying … read more.

Congress shuts down the government. Now what?
Sat  Jan 20 2018 08:57PM
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here’s a look at what the parties are fighting over and what it means to shut down … read more.

Page: [1] 2 3 4 5 6 7
AP Video
Sebring Weather
Publish Your Photos