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  • News Update for 1/21/21

    Highlands County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a shooting incident. It happened last night on E.O. Douglas Street in the Washington Heights neighborhood east of Sebring. They are releasing few details, save that the victim had to be airlifted to a trauma center. No names have been released and it is unclear what prompted the incident. […]Continue reading The post News Update for 1/21/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/19/21

    Local fire officials now say that early morning blaze at a home on Brynwood Lane out in the Kissimmee River Estates has a fatality involved. The call came in shortly after 2:00 this morning. Units from Sun ‘N Lakes South, Highlands Park, Lorida and Lake Placid worked the blaze. The fire was in a remote […]Continue reading The post News Update for 1/19/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/18/21

    Today is the government observance of the birthday of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King jr. That means banks, governmental offices and some businesses will be closed. There also are no classes in the Highlands County schools. Observances are planned for today in Sebring and in Lake Placid. In Sebring, a parade is […]Continue reading The post News Update for 1/18/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/15/21

    Highlands County school board members have been briefed about an effort to honor one of their longtime employees. Representatives of the Highlands County Education Support Personnel Association have revealed plans to name one of their facilities after Israel “Izzy” Santiago. Santiago passed away last year, after driving a bus for the district for three decades. […]Continue reading The post News Update for 1/15/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 1/14/21

    A couple of accidents overnight have kept local first responders busy. Highway 27 was tied up in front of the Advent Hospital Sebring around 7:PM, when a car and an ambulance collided at Highway 27 & Valerie Blvd. Highlands County Sheriff’s officials say they have no details on the mishap – but apparently nobody was […]Continue reading The post News Update for 1/14/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.