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  • News 7/16/19

    Highlands County commissioners will convene this evening for a rare “night” session. It’s set for 5:30 in the government center. Reportedly, they will discuss issues surrounding the upcoming budget – and ways to trim it to fit within the current 8.55 millage rate. Otherwise – commissioners could vote to raise taxes. In other action, commissioners Read More The post News 7/16/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update for 7/16/19

    A Saturday morning incident at the Lakeshore Mall had Highlands County Sheriff’s working with US Marshalls in trying to apprehend a fugitive. In the end, 34-year-old Brian Roosevelt Wilson of Windemere committed suicide, rather than be taken into custody. Sheriff’s officials had received word from the US Marshal’s service that Wilson might be in the Read More The post News Update for 7/16/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update 6/11/19

    Reimbursement money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is a step closer to actually being in Highlands County. FEMA has approved $4.3 million for the State of Florida to help Highlands County defray the costs of debris removal for Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. The FEMA funds will reimburse the county for the Read More The post News Update 6/11/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update for 6/10/19

    An accident last night near the Sebring Regional Airport sent at least one person to the hospital. Reports are that the victim was airlifted out after a vehicle hit a tree just off Heywood Taylor Blvd about 6pm. So far, no names or other details have been released. Nearly 100 people showed up last night Read More The post News Update for 6/10/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update for 6/9/19

    The second of two public budget presentations will be made this evening so citizens can get a look at spending plans by the Highlands County commission. This one will be at South Florida State College and will be part of the semi-annual town hall meetings staged by Commissioner Don Elwell. A number of county department Read More The post News Update for 6/9/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]