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  • News Update for 9/22/21

    Highlands County Sheriff’s detectives are in search of Taureaun Thompson. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to his apprehension. The 25-year-old Thompson is wanted in connection with an attempted homicide. He is being sought in connection with an incident that occurred back on Sept. 11th where a man was Continue reading The post News Update for 9/22/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update 9/21/21

    Highlands County commissioners today were asked to remember Penny Ogg. The late former Supervisor of Elections died suddenly earlier this month following a brief hospital stay. One resident suggested that election day be re-named Penny Ogg Day. County Commissioner Arlene Tuck suggested that the Highlands County Government Center might be re-named the Penny Ogg center Continue reading The post News Update 9/21/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/20/21

    Apparently there’s a new challenge on the social media platform “TikTok” that is impacting the Highlands County school system. Dubbed “devious licks” the trend apparently involves students posting videos that show them stealing, damaging or showing off items taken from schools. Lake Placid and Sebring high schools reportedly have been hit. Students in some schools Continue reading The post News Update for 9/20/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/17/21

    Quick work by Highlands County sheriff’s deputies has resulted in a couple of arrests in connection with a shooting incident. It happened yesterday afternoon off Vision Street in the Highway Park community south of Lake Placid. The victim was airlifted out and is said to be in stable condition. Arrested and charged in the case Continue reading The post News Update for 9/17/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/16/21

    The Alan Jay Automotive Network has been acquired. It was announced yesterday that LMP Holdings has bought a major portion of the Alan Jay Group. LMP, an American-based automotive retailer deals both in site-built and e-commerce sales. They reportedly have acquired an 85-percent interest in the Alan Jay operation. Over better than a quarter century, Continue reading The post News Update for 9/16/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News 9/14/21

    We didn’t make the bottom ten – but we came close. A new report by the internet site Smartest Dollar has found that the Sebring-Avon Park area has the 11th lowest mortgage loan approval rate in the United States. Despite the booming housing market, only 72-percent of mortgqage loans were approved locally. That compares to Continue reading The post News 9/14/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/13/21

    It’s that time of year again. Reports are coming in that Love Bugs have been spotted in Highlands County. The insects don’t bite and generally are harmless – except being splattered all over cars and trucks. They come twice a year – once in the fall and once in the spring. It remains to be Continue reading The post News Update for 9/13/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.