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BARTOW — Imogene Gay ordered chicken wings and yellow rice for her final meal Sunday, and Elnora Peterson dined on liver and onions."And I'm having rice... [Read More]
Meeting for Polk County YouthThe Libertore Fund for Children coordinated a meeting for 23 agencies throughout Polk County that work with at-risk youth and families... [Read More]
Two East Polk area locations are soon to be home to professional basketball teams.The Florida Basketball Association, a minor league, will be adding franchises in... [Read More]
The State Department of Elder Affairs has removed one more Polk County facility from the list of approximately 1,250 Florida nursing homes and assisted living... [Read More]
Some residents in Polk County will spend Thanksgiving with hurricane debris piles in their yards.The piles of limbs and logs may even be there for... [Read More]
MONDAY Auburndale City Commission TIME: 7 p.m. LOCATION: City Hall, 1 Bobby Green Place AGENDA: Regular meeting   Bartow... [Read More]
There's no need to pull out a calculator, Erin Wilson only needs to 216 more points to hit the 2,000-career point milestone. And at the... [Read More]
Abundant Believers Church will serve 1,000 free Thanksgiving meals Wednesday at 2101 Second St. NE, Winter Haven. Serving will be from noon to 5... [Read More]
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Tracey Tedder didn't have to go far to hit it big in the education world. The Lakeland native left Polk County after being graduated... [Read More]
WINTER HAVEN — Polk County Sheriff's Major Vance Monroe Jr. said he treats every day as Veterans Day.Monroe stood at a podium Saturday morning in downtown... [Read More]
Luke Fredricks has a bunk bed in his room and no siblings, so he figures there's room to bring someone else into his family's home.Starting... [Read More]
LAKELAND — The Florida Southern Moccasins women's basketball team had taken most of the suspense out of their regular-season home debut against the Palm Beach Atlantic... [Read More]
The proposed TECO solar farm will be back on the agenda during Monday night's City Commission and with some optimism.The commission voted 4-1 on the... [Read More]
Registered voters living in Lakeland and Winter Haven can receive vote-by-mail ballots for the Dec. 5 runoff elections being held in each city. Lakeland... [Read More]
Friday is the deadline for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained property damage during Hurricane Irma to register for federal disaster assistance from FEMA... [Read More]
The Winter Haven Police Department is recruiting students ages 14 to 21 for its Explorer Program. Explorer Post 583 provides members with law-enforcement experience... [Read More]
Southeastern and Lindsey Wilson exchanged blows all game. In the end, Lindsey Wilson came out on top. [Read More]
David Osterweil turned his interests and lifestyle into a thriving business when, in his early 30s, he tasted salt for the first time.Not that there... [Read More]