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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]
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A Florida man arrested in September for allegedly conspiring to commit financial identity fraud will not face prosecution on that charge — yet he will... [Read More]
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A Lakeland man was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison late Thursday for the 2016 beating of an 11-month-old baby left in his... [Read More]
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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]
A machine recount in Polk County for three state races ended Wednesday morning.Now, a manual recount will begin on Friday for the U.S. Senate and... [Read More]
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Bartow City Manager George Long hit on issues from golf carts to electric rates to sewer lines in his annual State of the City address... [Read More]
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BARTOW — The mother of an 11-month-old boy who authorities allege was beaten in September 2016 told a jury Wednesday that she'd left her child with... [Read More]
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Christopher Lyle Downs of Fort Meade was arrested without incident on multiple felony charges Wednesday afternoon. [Read More]
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Christoper Lyle Downs is accused of shooting at a man as he was living a birthday party, leaving him with injuries. [Read More]
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Anyone with information on Christopher Downs' whereabouts is asked to call Bartow police at (863)534-5034. [Read More]
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Shooter has been identified as 31-year-old Christopher Lyle Downs of Fort Meade. [Read More]
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Shooter has been identified as 31-year-old Christopher Lyle Downs of Fort Meade. [Read More]
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Anyone with information on Christopher Downs' whereabouts is asked to call Bartow police at 863-534-5034. [Read More]
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Bartow police found William Cooper Jr., 26, lying in the street with gunshot injuries. [Read More]
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BARTOW — School Board Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd received a $10,500 raise Tuesday evening and had her contract extended by five years following an annual review last... [Read More]
BARTOW — Louis Del Favero of Tampa has been nurturing and coddling his Brazilian orchid, a Mitonia moreliana, for three years to achieve the ultimate bloom.This... [Read More]
One man's trash is another man's treasure. However, for Bo and Sandy Raulerson, the owners of Bartow Christian Bookstore, that's not what they thought when... [Read More]
Thanks, Polk County Tax Collector Joe G. Tedder! I just renewed my driver's license at the Bartow location and found the service there was... [Read More]
Jason Butler's No. 64 will become the first in a string of jerseys to be retired by Bartow before kickoff against Kissimmee Tohopekaliga on Friday. [Read More]
BARTOW — State Senate candidates Catherine Price and Ben Albritton couldn't be more different.He's a wealthy Wauchula citrus grower who has been in politics since 2010... [Read More]
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