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  • News Update for 7/23/21

    An early morning crash closed State Road 17 in both directions for several hours between Avon Park and Sebring. Officials say at least two people were transported to area hospitals as a result of the single vehicle rollover. The mishap occurred just before 4:00 near the intersection of State Road 17 and San Miguel Street Continue reading The post News Update for 7/23/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 7/21/21

    Highlands County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting incident. It happened shortly before 10:00 last night at the Veranda Breeze apartment complex off Youth Care Lane and Wightman south of Sebring. The victim was air-flighted out – no word as to their condition. No other details yet are being released as it is an ongoing Continue reading The post News Update for 7/21/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News 7/20/21

    It will be an important meeting for Highlands County commissioners as they get together in regular session this morning. Among other things, they will be looking at setting a tentative millage rate for the county. Observers say even if the property tax rate is not raised, residents may be paying more – as property values Continue reading The post News 7/20/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 7/16/21

    When it comes to low income housing, a recent survey shows that Sebring is in the Top 10. A survey conducted by Construction Coverage shows the greater Sebring area has the sixth lowest income limits for affordable housing among the small metro areas polled in the United States. For a one person unit, only $31,000 Continue reading The post News Update for 7/16/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 7/15/21

    Florida Highway Patrol officials say three people were killed yesterday afternoon in a two vehicle accident west of Avon Park. Reportedly, a pickup driven by a Bowling Green man, went left of center on State Road 64. His truck collided head-on with another pickup, towing a trailer, driven by a Wauchulla man. Both drivers and Continue reading The post News Update for 7/15/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 713/21

    Florida Highway Patrol officials finally are releasing some information about that fatal traffic crash early yesterday near the Gator Shack restaurant. According to reports, an unknown person was driving a car west on US Highway 98 and failed to negotiate a curve. The sedan went off the road, hit a tree and caught fire. The Continue reading The post News Update for 713/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 7/12/21

    Highway 98 east of Arbuckle Creek was closed in both directions for several hours this morning following a fatal car crash there. Florida Highway Patrol officials have refused to release any details about the mishap. It is known the accident occurred near the Gator Shack restaurant around 2:00 this morning. Witnesses report it appears to Continue reading The post News Update for 7/12/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.