On May 28 the Tourist Development Council will ask the commissioners to override a public vote. The TDC wants to institute an ordinance of its own making. They ask us to trust in their expertise to do what is best for the county.
The devastation in Oklahoma is just one more reminder that Mother Nature can be cruel and leave destruction of lives and property in no time. Now the cleanup begins, as it did in Hurricane Sandy, in the Joplin, Mo., tornado last year, and countless other...
Sebring received a lot of exposure Friday when a Tampa TV station spent four hours broadcasting from the downtown Circle, interviewing local folks and telling the city’s story. Judging by the public turnout it was a popular place to be.
No force in the world has more impact on a person’s well-being than a mother’s love. That’s why the word itself is used to describe anything nurturing and of vital importance to life. It’s also why we celebrate mothers today, and why we should every day.
Some things never change, even when voters are sick and tired of the same old shenanigans regarding special interest groups getting special treatment with public funds. We’ve seen it happen on all levels of government and especially in the Florida...
A lot of questions surround the suspension and the “resignation with prejudice” of a teacher at Sebring’s Hill-Gustat Middle School. An investigation is underway and charges have been filed against the teacher through the state attorney’s office. The...
Sometimes legislation seems so obvious it’s difficult to comprehend why it wasn’t passed years ago. That’s the case with a bill working its way through the Florida Legislature concerning texting while driving. It needs to pass and even be strengthened.
During 1954 and 1955, while recovering from back surgery, John F. Kennedy (with assistance from his speechwriter, Ted Sorensen) enlightened readers with a Pulitizer Prize-winning book titled, “Profiles in Courage”. The book chronicled the courage and...