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  • News Update for 9/24/21

    Apparently, it pays to be a roofer in Highlands County. A new report by the firm “Porch” indicates roofers in the Sebring metro area make an estimated wage of $38,000 annually – that jumps to $44,000 a year when adjusted for the cost of living here. The survey shows that roofers earn a similar amount Continue reading The post News Update for 9/24/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/23/21

    Highlands County Sheriff’s officials no longer are looking for Taureaun Thompson. The 25-year-old Thompson reportedly turned himself in to authorities last night. He had been sought on attempted homicide charges in connection with a shooting incident in Avon Park back on September 11th. Thompson has been booked into the Highlands County jail. Highlands County School Continue reading The post News Update for 9/23/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/22/21

    Highlands County Sheriff’s detectives are in search of Taureaun Thompson. A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to his apprehension. The 25-year-old Thompson is wanted in connection with an attempted homicide. He is being sought in connection with an incident that occurred back on Sept. 11th where a man was Continue reading The post News Update for 9/22/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update 9/21/21

    Highlands County commissioners today were asked to remember Penny Ogg. The late former Supervisor of Elections died suddenly earlier this month following a brief hospital stay. One resident suggested that election day be re-named Penny Ogg Day. County Commissioner Arlene Tuck suggested that the Highlands County Government Center might be re-named the Penny Ogg center Continue reading The post News Update 9/21/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.

  • News Update for 9/20/21

    Apparently there’s a new challenge on the social media platform “TikTok” that is impacting the Highlands County school system. Dubbed “devious licks” the trend apparently involves students posting videos that show them stealing, damaging or showing off items taken from schools. Lake Placid and Sebring high schools reportedly have been hit. Students in some schools Continue reading The post News Update for 9/20/21 appeared first on Welcome to the online home of NewsTalk 730 AM.