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The clock struck noon and the vote was officially over.With a manual recount for Polk County completed Friday afternoon and a noon Sunday deadline to... [Read More]
At the Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority, we plan and invest. Our member governments sometimes have disagreements, but we work them out in... [Read More]
DAVENPORT — City Commissioners are scheduled to consider reviving the old Davenport Elementary School, which was built in 1927.The school was open inside the city limits... [Read More]
Perhaps the only thing dumber than a turkey is not serving one of the scrumptious birds on your Thanksgiving Day table.To help Polk County citizens... [Read More]
In 16 combined national, state and county races, Republican candidates were the top choice of Polk County voters. In ballots cast, Republicans earned 1,199,020 votes... [Read More]
Two teams with state championship aspirations are the last standing for Polk County in the state football playoffs. Here's a fan's guide to the playoff... [Read More]
Polk County deputies are spreading the Thanksgiving cheer this weekend by giving away more than one thousand free turkeys. [Read More]
Several countywide road improvement projects could cause minor traffic delays during the holiday season. Traffic signal installations continue on the Florida Department of Transportation's Ewell... [Read More]
A Lakeland man has been charged with 100 counts of possession of child pornography, the Polk County Sheriff's Office said Friday. [Read More]
The Polk County Sheriff's Office, working with the U.S. Marshals Florida Regional Fugitive Task Force, arrested two fugitives Thursday — including a Lakeland man wanted... [Read More]
A man in Polk County is facing charges after a tip led to detectives finding over 100 child pornography images on his phone. ... [Read More]
With Polk County looking for legal relief, the Peace River Water Authority may be able to settle the dispute without going to court. Polk County... [Read More]
First, I thank Polk County voters for doing their civic duty, a record turnout that will stand in history. I know the 12 state amendments... [Read More]
Polk Sheriff's Charities to give away turkeysWINTER HAVEN — Polk Sheriff's Charities is holding a turkey giveaway Saturday at three Polk County locations for families... [Read More]
The number of Polk County homes with solar power could rise significantly in the next six months.The Polk County Solar Co-op announced Wednesday it had... [Read More]
WINTER HAVEN — Polk County's most successful sports team this decade, Bartow cheerleading, begins its quest for a sixth-consecutive state championship when it ventures to Lake... [Read More]
Myron William Ernst, 60, was caught by members of the FBI's Safe Streets Task Force, Lakeland police, Polk County deputies and Florida state troopers. [Read More]
An elderly woman is accused of taking a bag of methamphetamine to the doctor to be tested because she was worried about smoking it. The... [Read More]
Barbara Ray, 73, of Fort Meade, Florida, was charged with methamphetamine possession after she brought a baggie of meth to her doctor's office and asked... [Read More]