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Santa, The Grinch, Jack Frost, and more for a fun weekend!

For the weekend Friday, December 13 to Sunday, December 15, 2019. Have you been hearing those sleigh bells ring? Got your lights and tree up already? It’s going to be another weekend packed full of holiday cheer! This Friday will be the 13th, a Nightmare Before Christmas for those of superstitious beliefs. In honor of…

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SFSC Graduates 21 New Law Enforcement Officers

South Florida State College’s (SFSC) Basic Law Enforcement (BLE) Academy graduated 19 cadets from BLE Class 260, and two cadets from the Crossover Academy Class 357 during a ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 5 in the SFSC University Center Auditorium on the Highlands Campus in Avon Park. BLE Class 260 graduates who received career certificates were…

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SFSC Commencement Speaker, Dolores Breedlove

They say that ‘a smooth sea does not make a skillful sailor’ and Dolores Breedlove is one of the most ‘skillful sailors’ South Florida State College has seen in some time. Breedlove is the student speaker for SFSC’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, December 12, 2019 where she will be graduating with her Bachelors of Applied…

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All About the Christmas Spirit

For Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8, 2019. Happy December! We hope everyone had a wonderful time for Thanksgiving and was able to see the Avon Park Christmas Parade! Just three more weekends, including this one, until Christmas! All through the month of December there are a variety of events celebrating Christmas, putting everyone…

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Cool Way to Celebrate Cool Days in Highlands County

Christmas trees tomorrow, Poul-tree today! Thanksgiving is a family favorite because it’s all about counting your blessings, not your carbs! December welcomes several holidays; all celebrating the gift of giving, friends and family! We have a few fun ways for you to experience the holiday weather this year! Sweater weather is better weather! A stroll…

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SFSC Celebrates Commencement on December 12

South Florida State College (SFSC) celebrates its new graduates with a Commencement ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6:45 p.m., at the Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts, SFSC Highlands Campus, Avon Park. The Commencement speaker is Dolores Breedlove who graduates with her Bachelor of Applied Science in Supervision and Management.  Approximately 255…

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Raisin’ Cane, Burlesque, and so much more!

For November 22-24, 2019. It started as a pretty chilly week for those of us with thin Florida blood. This weekend looks to be cool but not frigid. It should be the perfect time to get out and enjoy the county! Friday and Saturday, 11am-6pm each day, head down to Sugar Sand Distillery for their…

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