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  • News Update for 6/21/21

    A sad end to the Father’s Day weeKend in Avon Park with a double shooting last night. Apparently a 21-year-old man and a 16-year old boy were hit. Highlands County sheriff’s officials say the incident occurred about 9:30 in the area of Hal MacRae Blvd and Delaney Avenue. Both the victims were airlifted to a […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/21/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/21/21

    A sad end to the Father’s Day weekend in Avon Park with a double shooting last night. Apparently a 21-year-old man and a 16-year old boy were hit. Highlands County sheriff’s officials say the incident occurred about 9:30 in the area of Hal MacRae Blvd and Delaney Avenue. Both the victims were airlifted to a […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/21/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/18/21

    Highway 27 west of Sebring was closed for a time overnight when a dump truck full of asphalt overturned. The southbound lanes of Highway 27 near the Residence Inn were closed for several hours while crews cleaned up the load of asphalt which went all over everywhere. No injuries were reported. Charges are pending further […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/18/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/17/21

    Good news and bad news for local plumbers. A new survey by Construction Coverage shows that plumbers in the Sebring-Avon Park metro area earn more than the average worker – but the area ranks in the bottom 20 for wages. Locally, plumbers earn just over $38,000 a year – that’s better than the nearly $32,000 […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/17/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/16/21

    Sebring city council members last night rejected a proposal from an Illinois developer, and instead went with a local couple to take over a slot on the Historic Circle. At issue is the Historic Roanoke Building – once home to The Cathouse and Sandy’s Circle Cafe. In the end, they rejected a proposal from Yan […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/16/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/15/21

    Highlands county commissioners this morning took up the idea of fire assessments at their session. At the end, they kicked the can down the road voting not to set caps on any of the categories that are assessed, agreeing instead to take that up at a subsequent meeting in August. Commissioner Kathy Rapp made a […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/15/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/14/21

    Firefighters were busy across Highlands county yesterday with brush fires. All north Highlands County stations were called out to put down the flames in a field in Avon Park Estates yesterday evening. Hardee and Polk stations came in to assist as well. They stopped the fire just short of a couple houses and outbuildings. Apparently […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/14/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.