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County Commissioner George Lindsey is again criticizing state lawmakers for what he says is their fiscal irresponsibility.From his seat in the County Commission's chambers Tuesday,... [Read More]
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In fewer than 30 minutes, Polk County commissioners approved a 5.5 percent property tax rate increase Monday that includes money for additional firefighters, fire stations... [Read More]
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Thirteen people may have become sick Thursday from breathing bat droppings, a mess remaining from approximately 1,500 of the mammals that had infested the third... [Read More]
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A Florida Polytechnic University professor whose contract was not renewed earlier this summer filed a federal lawsuit against the school and President Randy Avent Wednesday,... [Read More]
Eighteen Lakeland Electric line workers are heading to the South Carolina coast Saturday in an area expected to be hit hard by Hurricane Florence.The Lakeland... [Read More]
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Eighteen Lakeland Electric line workers are heading to the South Carolina coast Saturday in an area expected to be hit hard by Hurricane Florence. ... [Read More]
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In a move that will cost residents more money, commissioners voted on Monday for a tax rate increase that will generate enough funds over 10... [Read More]
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A $548,000 grant from FEMA will be used by Polk County to purchase equipment to perform CPR. Chest compression machines will be placed on... [Read More]
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A Polk County commissioner described District 56 candidate Jeff Mann on Facebook as a liar who will lose the election in November, prompting the Mann supporter... [Read More]
Cody James Wesling was among five members of the 69ers Motorcycle Club gang accused of killing the president of a rival motorcycle gang. [Read More]
Cody James Wesling was among five members of the 69ers Motorcycle Club gang accused of killing the president of a rival motorcycle gang. [Read More]
The conflict showed no sign of a resolution, but instead escalation as 50 teachers and students joined union directors in bullhorn-led chants: "What's disgusting?" "Union... [Read More]
Against residents' opposition, County Commission approves development expansion in Hallam Preserve. [Read More]
Everyone knows government moves slowly, but this is a little much.A year after Hurricane Irma ripped through the county and caused $46 million in damage,... [Read More]
Against residents' opposition, County Commission approves development expansion in Hallam Preserve. [Read More]
Against residents' opposition, County Commission approves development expansion in Hallam Preserve. [Read More]
It wasn't looking good for Jeff Mann.Results in Polk County from the District 56 Republican primary race between the Bartow septic tank business owner and... [Read More]
Shawn Kinsey, chairman of the Polk County Democratic Executive Committee: "We are ready to end 20 years of Republican rule and our record turnout shows... [Read More]
LAKELAND — Lakeland Democrat Kristen Carlson, who ran on a bipartisan platform, easily defeated progressive Andrew Learned on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the District 15... [Read More]
With 63 percent of the vote in his column, Rick Wilson chalked up his two-votes-to-one victory for Polk County Commission District 2 on Tuesday to a... [Read More]
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