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  • News Update for 1/18/19

    A Venus man was seriously injured yesterday when the car he was driving was hit by a semi tractor-trailer rig south of Lake Placid. Florida Highway Patrol reports say 76-year old James Paul Berrett pulled from Leisure Lane onto Highway 27 and into the path of the oncoming semi. The truck hit him broadside. Berrett Read More The post News Update for 1/18/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update for 1/17/19

    Highlands County firefighters spent the early morning hours out in the cold, battling a blaze. Units from Highlands Lakes, West Sebring, Desoto City the City of Avon Park and even Polk County were called to the single story home on Esplanade Road. The fire in the Avon Park Lakes neighborhood broke out about 2:00 this Read More The post News Update for 1/17/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update 1/16/18

    New Avon Park City Manager David Flowers has been on the job just a little over a week now. Among his many tasks, he has been working to fill positions left vacant under his predecessors. Flowers now has announced that he has reached an agreement to hire a new Financial Officer. Ricky Helms will take Read More The post News Update 1/16/18 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update for 1/15/19

    Lack of planning and documentation paid off last night for members of the group Avon Park Community Awareness who are planning the Martin Luther King birthday celebration in Avon Park. City council members voted to give the group $2,000 to stage the event – which will be held this coming Monday at the Martin Luther Read More The post News Update for 1/15/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]

  • News Update for 1/14/19

    Sebring city officials, veterans and interested citizens turned out this morning at the Alan Jay Ford dealership to watch the largest American Flag in Highlands county be raised for the first time. Nelly Ford sang both The National Anthem and God Bless America. VFW Post 4300 members raised Old Glory as bugler Richard Woods played Read More The post News Update for 1/14/19 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM. […]