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  • 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.

  • News Update for 6/11/21

    Motorists and others are reminded that it may be a challenge getting around the Sebring area this weekend. A lot of the streets in the City on the Circle will be closed down for the annual Triathlon which involves running and bicycling events in addition to the swimming portion. Although the roadways won’t be shut […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/11/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/10/21

    Highlands County has reaped a bit of good news out of the Coronavirus situation, Sebring reportedly had one of the lowest rises in unemployment after the pandemic was released. The survey, conducted by Filterbuy, shows the City on the Circle was in the bottom 20 when it came to the rise in joblessness. The Sebring […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/10/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 6/9/21

    It’s that time again – The Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Presented by Advance Auto Parts is looking to defend its title as “America’s Best Motorsports Race” in the “USA Today 10best poll.” Fans can vote once a day on each of the devices they own including; desktops, laptops, tablets and smart phones. The […]Continue reading The post News Update for 6/9/21 appeared first on NewsTalk 730 AM.