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  • News Update 1/21/20

    The first blast of arctic air is set for the new decade this evening. So Highlands County officials have opened a cold weather shelter for those who need to stay warm. The Bert J. Harris Agricultural Civic Center will be open this evening beginning at 7:00, and will stay open until tomorrow morning at 7am. Read More The post News Update 1/21/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/20/20

    Two Highlands County Sheriff’s deputies and a trainee reportedly are on administrative leave and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement has been called in to investigate following a weekend shooting incident. A man identified as 43-year-old Dustin Alexander Nealis was shot and killed in the incident at a residence on Bridle Path, south of Sebring. Read More The post News Update for 1/20/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/17/20

    Avon Park set a record yesterday. Officials of the Old Farts Flying Club said they had their best meet-up ever. More than 80 planes came in at the Avon Park Executive Airport. Planes ranged from home-built aircraft to twin engine planes. Even a helicopter showed up for the event – hosted by the city of Read More The post News Update for 1/17/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • Newqs Update for 1/17/20

    Polk County Sheriff’s officials now say at least one person has died in a two car accident that had traffic snarled on southbound Highway 27 near Frostproof this morning. According to reports. a northbound vehicle went across the median just south of Warner Southern University and hit a southbound vehicle. Traffic was stopped at the Read More The post Newqs Update for 1/17/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/15/20

    Following charges that Highlands County officials were not penalizing illegal construction in Avon Park, Building Official Eric Longshore showed up to explain his duties to council members in the City of Charm. Addressing what he called slanderous statements at a December meeting, Longshore explained disciplinary actions were not his purview. He told the council that Read More The post News Update for 1/15/20 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.