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  • Local News Headlines 11-27-20

    Just a reminder – today is Thursday if you speak “Trash Talk.” Highlands County serviced trash collections from yesterday will be picked up today. If you’re on a normal Friday route, your trash pickup will come tomorrow. Highlands County Fire and Rescue crews were kept busy yesterday – one in Lake Placid where the house Read More The post Local News Headlines 11-27-20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • Local News Headlines 11-26-20

    Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re cooking that southern delicacy and frying your turkey today, your local firefighters want to remind you to enjoy – but be careful! When using a turkey fryer outdoors, never use it on a wooden deck or in a garage. Make sure the fryer is used on a flat surface to reduce Read More The post Local News Headlines 11-26-20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • Local News 11-25-20

    If you’re in the habit of putting your trash out on Wednesday evening, the County’s trash hauler wants you to know Thanksgiving Day is one of the days they DO take off. Rural County trash, lawn waste and recycling pickups get moved back a day starting tomorrow – Thursday pickups will come Friday, Friday’s will Read More The post Local News 11-25-20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 11/23/20

    This is Thanksgiving Week, meaning there’s no school for Highlands County youngsters this week. Motorists need to be aware that there may be increased traffic of boys and girls on foot or riding their bicycles during the day. Students will return to class this coming Monday. Just a reminder, detours will be starting today on Read More The post News Update for 11/23/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • Accident Update – 11-20-20

    Florida State Troopers have released some information but not yet the names of those involved in an accident last night that claimed a pedestrian’s life just west of the Highlands-Hardee County line. FHP units were dispatched a little after 7pm to a site near the intersection of State Road 17 and Warfield Road, where a Read More The post Accident Update – 11-20-20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • Local News Headlines 11-20-20

    Florida State Troopers are investigating an accident last night that claimed a life just west of the Highlands-Hardee County line. FHP units were dispatched a little after 7pm to the scene near the intersection of Mel Smith Road and Highway 64. Highway traffic was blocked most of the might all the way up to Olivia Read More The post Local News Headlines 11-20-20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 11/17/20

    Highlands County got four new county commissioners this morning as Scott Kirouac, Kathy Rapp, Christopher Campbell and Kevin Roberts took the oath of office. The new group took care of a full agenda, including approval of a 10 acre lot that will permit the construction of a Recreational Vehicle storage and repair facility. Board members Read More The post News Update for 11/17/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.