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The Polk County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller's offices are again open to the public.Clerk services have resumed as... [Read More]
Playgrounds could open June 15 and summer camps possibly by July. Signage will be posted at the city's parks to remind people of the CDC's... [Read More]
In Polk, a much younger age is contracting the disease. Of the last 39 cases counted by state health officials, 25 are under the age... [Read More]
The Tampa Tiger Bay Club will host a virtual forum Friday featuring three Democratic primary candidates running for the U.S. House District... [Read More]
Polk was reported Wednesday with 1,074 confirmed cases and 60 deaths. Through data for Tuesday, there are 52 new cases reported this week, an average... [Read More]
U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Kissimmee, will host a virtual conversation on justice and equality Thursday at 4:30 p.m. on Facebook Live.The... [Read More]
Movie theater chain AMC warned Wednesday that it may not survive the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered its theaters and led film studios to... [Read More]
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reopened the Tenoroc Public Use Area on May 8. FWC Southwest Region spokesperson Melody... [Read More]
The young men labeled by a Black Lives Matter organizer as instigators say they are genuinely concerned about the plight of their black neighbors, friends... [Read More]
The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the two... [Read More]
The Ledger is your partner in Rebuilding America. [Read More]
President Donald Trump originally tried to register to vote in Florida while claiming his "legal residence" was in another part of the country... [Read More]
Snook fishing remains excellent for Tampa Bay area anglers. Many snook are migrating and feeding aggressively for their upcoming spawn. [Read More]
What's Biting: Largemouth Bass — The bass bite for both schoolie and trophy size fish is good for Polk County area anglers this week. All... [Read More]
Reality doesn't always meet expectations, especially when excitement over possibilities overwhelms common sense. [Read More]
The seasonal tarpon bite has really picked up for Tampa Bay area anglers. Most spots have reported good tarpon action this week. [Read More]
The Largemouth bass bite remains steady for Polk County area anglers. Slightly cooler weather has kept the fish active in the shallows. [Read More]
Having a pandemic is really bad. Having a pandemic and a civil war together is really, really bad. Welcome to Donald Trump's America 2020.If you... [Read More]
Recent cold fronts brought welcome cooler weather and also seem to have picked up a late season bite for speckled perch. A number of lakes... [Read More]
Keith Brown had 13.19 pounds to win and also took big bass with a 5.8-pounder. [Read More]
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