LAKE PLACID — Lake & Land Realty of Highlands is pleased to announce that Suzanne Stone has joined them as a Licensed Real Estate Associate.

This home is at 3804 Rodeo Drive in Sebring. It is priced at $219,900 and is listed with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Florida Properties Group, Dawn Dell, Broker Associate.

Perhaps the cooler evenings have you slinging a line off a local dock or shoreline in hopes of catching a big one. As you work the weeds, hoping for a hungry bass, watch the emergent vegetation and lily pads for the slender legged wonders of our fishing spiders.

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As monarch butterflies make their transcontinental migration this month across North America, they will depend on milkweed plants to produce the next generation of this iconic butterfly species, which has seen declines of more than 80% in its eastern population and 99% in…

Halloween takes place during a time of year characterized by earthen-colored chrysanthemums, leaf-lined walkways and crisp autumn air. As colorful as the costumes children wear for trick-or-treating may be, nature’s beauty is unsurpassed this time of year, and the scores of pumpkins, gourds …

Insurance is designed to offer peace of mind, but there’s a reason your policy has all that fine print: You might not have the coverage you expect. Like any other insurance policy, renters insurance has exclusions, and knowing about them ahead of time can help you avoid unexpected bills in a…

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This home is located at 3256 Golfview Drive in Sebring. The home is priced at $289,900 and is listed with Helen Ferry and Kim Reed of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

Add a bit of flavor and health benefits to your main course with some homegrown garlic. This vegetable has been used for thousands of years as both food and medicine. Today it is credited with fighting heart disease, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, and boosting the immune system whi…

This Banded Sphinx moth is sometimes confused for hummingbirds due to its fast, hovering flight.

Caterpillars belonging to the Sphinx moth family have a peculiar “horn” on the tip of their bodies helping with identification.

This home is at 4113 Duffer Loop in Sebring. It is priced at $199,900 and is listed with The Elliott Team at Keller Williams of Highlands County.

SEBRING — Originally from New York, April Perez moved to Sebring, Florida straight out of high school to be closer to family. Though in the beginning it was a bit of a culture shock, she began to fall in love with the small town and its peacefulness.

Crystle Berry is a long-time resident of Highlands County and has lived in Sebring since 1989. She was raised here and loves the small-town charm and hospitality that Sebring, and all of Highlands County, is known and loved for.

This home is located at 5445 Angelo Circle in Sun ‘N Lake in Sebring. The home is priced at $189,900 and is listed with Kim Reed and Helen Ferry of The Reed-Ferry Team with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group.

It has finally cooled off enough to lure you outside for an evening walk. As you walk past woods or unmanicured areas of your neighborhood, have you noticed the insects popping and crackling as they escape your footfalls?

Curb appeal is beneficial in various ways. Curb appeal can make a home more attractive to prospective buyers and give existing homeowners a place they want to come home to. In its study of the worth of outdoor remodeling projects, the National Association of Realtors found standard lawn care…

Smart technology can help people manage the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For example, people who utilize smart technology in their homes can adjust their thermostats, dim or increase lighting in a room, adjust the volume on their televisions, and lock their doors. Thanks to smart tech…

NEW YORK (AP) — Demand for new homes continues to surge despite an ongoing pandemic and lingering anxiety about the U.S. economy. The pace of sales have now reached levels last seen before the Great Recession in 2006.

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