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  • News Update for 2/26/21

    Traffic accidents were the order of the day yesterday, with no fewer than three incidents bringing out first responders. A pickup reportedly hit a power pole off Highway 66 near McCoy Road south of Sebring yesterday afternoon. The force of the impact caused an electrical arc – which started nearby brush afire. Earlier, one person […]Continue reading The post News Update for 2/26/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 2/25/21

    A Frostproof woman reportedly died in a traffic accident yesterday in the north end of Highlands County. Florida Highway Patrol officials have not identified the 79-year-old driver. Reports say the woman was northbound on Highway 27 near the Polk County line, when her car veered across the southbound lanes and went off the road. The […]Continue reading The post News Update for 2/25/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 2/25/21

    Highlands County sheriff’s deputies are working a bad traffic accident. Reportedly it happened this morning on the northbound lanes of Highway 27 north of Avon Park. Early reports are the mishap involves a fatality. No other details have been released. Wearing a Kente Cloth and a facemask, longtime Avon Park activist Shirley Johnson has been […]Continue reading The post News Update for 2/25/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 2/23/21

    Sebring firefighters were called out early this morning to extinguish the flames at a house on Pommegranite Avenue. The home is just off the Historic Circle in downtown Sebring. Officials say the house was about 75-percent involved when units arrived at the scene. No injuries were reported and the state fire marshal’s office has been […]Continue reading The post News Update for 2/23/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update fir 2/18/21

    Officials from the School Board of Highlands County are warning motorists that there will be no school today or tomorrow. That means youngsters may be out playing, walking or riding their bicycles during school hours. Classes will resume on Monday. Those wanting to get a coronavirus inoculation still have the opportunity. Highlands County officials say […]Continue reading The post News Update fir 2/18/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Headlines 2-19-21

    State Troopers, County Deputies and Rescue Peronnel were kept busy last night by a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 27 in Sebring near the Lowe’s store. Troopers listed the call at 6:44pm, and lanes were closed to southbound traffic for hours as victims from what witnesses say was a motorcycle-truck collision were transported to area hospitals […]Continue reading The post News Headlines 2-19-21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 2/17/21

    Today is Highlands Radio Group Day at the Highlands County Fair. That means residents can get in for all the fun and activities for just half price. In addition to the booths, exhibits and displays, the Ridehoffer rides will be running, there’s also the Grizzly Experience and Scott’s World of Magic. The Meat Goat Show […]Continue reading The post News Update for 2/17/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.