Hardee County, FL

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TaxWatch eyes Hardee County in turkey targeting

Southwest Florida is represented nearly entirely by Republicans elected on fiscally conservative platforms. Still, a list of “turkeys” from Florida TaxWatch marked many a member project in the region for a recommended veto. And Hardee County, a community of around 27,400 people according to latest state estimates, ended up on...
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Hardee County, FLcitrusindustry.net

Grower: Production Dips, but Still Profitable

Hardee County, Florida, orange grower Kenny Sanders saw his orange production dip in the 2020-21 season compared to the prior year. However, he still made a good profit, thanks to strong fruit prices. “I went down from 400 boxes an acre to 308 boxes, which I can live with, but...
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Hardee County, FLcitrusindustry.net

Growers Discuss Fruit Drop and More

Fruit drop, drought, fruit quality, production costs, deer and Diaprepes root weevil were among problems that bothered Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association (PRVCGA) members in the 2020-21 season. Those were the issues raised by panelists at a PRVCGA grower roundtable luncheon on May 4 in Hardee County, Florida. “The...
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BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in finding a woman they believe could be endangered. Amy Barco was last seen at around 10:55 p.m., Thursday driving into Hardee County from Manatee County after threatening to harm herself. She was driving a silver 2011...
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Deputies expel small alligator from Hardee elementary school

ZOLFO SPRINGS, Fla. - A Hardee County school resource officer helped wrangle a scaly intruder this morning. A small alligator wandered onto campus at Zolfo Springs Elementary, so SRO Jennifer Soria and two fellow Hardee County Sheriff’s Office deputies had to remove the "uninvited guest" as they put it. After...
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School bus overturns in Hardee County

HARDEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A school bus carrying three children was involved in a crash that caused the bus to overturn on its side, the Florida Highway Patrol said. FHP says that the bus veered off of Heard Bridge Road in Hardee County just north of East Rea Road. The bus then overcorrected back onto the roadway which, in turn, caused the bus to flip on its side.
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LIVE UPDATES: Tornado warning for Hardee County discontinued

TAMPA, Fla. — 7:21 a.m. The National Weather Service drops Hardee County tornado warning. Strong storms still heading that way. 6:50 a.m.: A tornado warning has been issued for Hardee County until 7:30 a.m. A frontal boundary has stalled over Tampa Bay and is expected to hang around until Wednesday.
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Florida cousins catch 16-foot python on family property

Florida cousins captured the biggest reported snake in the area on their property in Hardee County. Aaron Brown spotted the Burmese python while driving with his mother past their property. After noticing the 16-foot snake, he called his cousin, William Wilkinson. Together, Brown, Wilkinson and Wilkinson's son caught and shot...
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Giant Python Found In Hardee County

We mean, it was a really big snake. This one wasn’t found in The Everglades. Zolfo Springs in Hardee County isn’t known as a place to find exotic snakes. However, a man saw something on his family’s property. He called a family member for help and they shot the snake....