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Even when Gretchen Suárez-Peña is pondering the details of curb inlets or hydraulic gradelines, in another part of her brain she hears imaginary people talking... [Read More]
Bartow fell behind early and never could catch up Saturday in the LeDawn Gibson Homecoming Shootout.Saints Academy of Orlando jumped out to a 16-7 first... [Read More]
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HAINES CITY — Lakeland did it again.The Dreadnaughts won the District 2A-10 girls weightlifting meet on Saturday at Haines City High School while crowing five individual... [Read More]
All non-emergency local government offices and services will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash pickup will be unaffected... [Read More]
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Louisville, Kentucky-based, Educational Directions is overseeing turnaround plans at Griffin Elementary and Lake Marion Creek Middle School as both work to move up from D... [Read More]
Polk County could get up to an additional $500,000 in annual tax revenue to market the county as a tourist destination and build new tourist-related... [Read More]
MLK Day closingsAll non-emergency local government offices and services will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.Trash pickup will be unaffected... [Read More]
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A Bartow man was arrested in connection with last week's bank robbery inside an Orange City Walmart. [Read More]
BARTOW — The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has filed a lawsuit against BS Ranch & Farm, claiming the company has failed to fix persistent odors... [Read More]
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Polk County School District obtained $8.4 million in grants to help educators pay for college... [Read More]
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A Lakeland man who was just released from the Polk County Jail on December 7 has been booked on charges of grand theft auto.According to... [Read More]
Despite taking a battering over its sugar content in the past several years, U.S. consumers by more than 80 percent still perceive orange juice as... [Read More]
Jack Levine, a child and family policy advocate, will speak Thursday at First Baptist Church of Bartow, 410 E. Church St. He is speaking at... [Read More]
Results from golf league play around Polk County through Jan. 14 with format, date, event and winners by flight or class in alphabetical order.Bartow Women's,... [Read More]
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For the last 10 years, the Clerk of Courts office in Polk County has cut 100 positions and slashed its budget from $15 million to... [Read More]
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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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