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K-9 Bolo continues legacy of Lake Wales K-9 killed in line of duty
K-9 Bolo, a 2-year old Belgian Malinois from Hungary, just started working the streets in May.
Lake Wales to Resurface Seven Roadways in Historic Core as Part of Pavement Management Program
Several roadways in the city will undergo resurfacing as part of the pavement management program starting on June 12. The list includes Hesperides Road, Dr. J.A. Wiltshire Ave., Bullard Ave., Johnson Ave., Tillman Ave., Stuart Ave., and 4th St.
Polk County, Brevard County Sheriff To Join Florida Gov. DeSantis At Southern Border
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. will travel to the southern border Wednesday for a roundtable...
Sheriff: Masked robbers break into Polk County home with kids inside, leave empty-handed
POLK COUNTY, Fla. — The search for two suspects is underway in Polk County. Security video shows masked robbers breaking into a home in Lakeland, authorities say. They are wearing gloves and working together to break down the door. People who live here say this is not the kind...
Polk County to host ‘Adoptapalooza,’ free pet adoptions
POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Polk County Animal Control announced it is hosting Adoptapalooza, a free pet adoption event. According to a news release shared on social media, the event will be held Saturday, June 17, at the animal control office located at 7115 De Castro Road in Winter Haven from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Polk County Sheriff’s Log
The following information was received from Polk County Sheriff Scott Sawyer for the week of May 29, 2023 – June 4, 2023. The charges against those arrested are allegations and the cases are still pending in the courts. Individuals charged and whose names appear in this column may submit documentation to us at a later date that the charges have been dismissed or that they have been found innocent and we will include that information in this space in a timely manner.
Temporary Trail Closures at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida for Visitor and Wildlife Safety
The Marsh Rabbit Run Trail and a portion of the Alligator Alley Trail at Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida have been closed temporarily due to safety concerns for visitors and wildlife.
Lake Wales Police Department Distinguished Service Award
This week, Sergeant Cory Bowling and K-9 Officer Ted Sealey with the Lakeland Police Department’s K-9 Unit were presented with the Lake Wales Police Department’s Distinguished Service Award. Both officers were instrumental in the training of the Lake Wales Police Department's new K-9 Officers, Bane and Bolo. The K-9 Team underwent over 880 hours of training thanks to the Lakeland Police Department's K-9 Academy. Lakeland Police Department’s Captain Tye Thompson accepted the award on behalf of Ted Sealey.
A Huge New Pet-Friendly Food & Event Concept Is Coming to Winter Haven: Here’s What We Know So Far
There's something about a food hall that brings communities together; whether you're a true Florida Foodie or someone casually seeking someplace new for date night, they have a little something for everyone. Unfortunately for foodies in Winter Haven, they've had to travel to Lakeland or Tampa to get their fix; but soon, that will no longer be the case, as a new, pet-friendly food concept known as Bowen Yard is set to come to the city later this year.
Pair of Florida construction firms merge under one entity
A pair of Florida construction companies have merged. Polk County-based A.O. Construction and Lake County-based Wagner Construction are the companies that merged, according to a statement. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed and both entities will be subsidiaries of GOMA Inc., according to a statement. "This is an exciting...
Lake Wales Envisioned, Walkable Neighborhood Development
One of the initial aspirations for Lake Wales Envisioned is to “make traditional neighborhoods with walkable, connected streets that create a high-quality public realm the norm”. In response to questions early in the planning process, a new study by Zimmerman/Volk Associates examines the market for new traditional, walkable neighborhood development in the City of Lake Wales. Review the details and let us know your thoughts: lakewalesenvisioned.com/resources#tnd.
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the state’s investing $4.1 million in broadband internet access in Polk County
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced $60 million in awards through the Broadband Opportunity Program to expand broadband Internet access in Florida’s unserved communities, including 10 communities in Polk County. These awards will support 22 projects in 19 Florida counties for broadband Internet expansion that will impact nearly 58,000 unserved residential,...
Fuoco: Lake Wales state title has special meaning for the Dentons
When Lake Wales made the state tournament in 1995 in Gainesville, head coach Nancy Denton and her father Don Ramsay, who helped her as an assistant coach, were sitting in the dugout prior to the championship game against Naples. Ramsay reached over, patted her knee and said, "We made it. We are here."
Officials: Dangerous Bartow intersection could see state safety changes
BARTOW, Fla. — It's an intersection no stranger to crashes. Drivers in Bartow came to 10 Tampa Bay expressing safety concerns, and we took those to the Florida Department of Transportation officials finding out a deadly intersection will soon see safe change. It's located at Lyle Parkway and U.S....
Polk County Board of Commissioners Appoints Dale Henderson as Waste & Recycling Division Director
Dale Henderson has been approved as the new Director of Polk County's Waste & Recycling Division by the Polk County Board of Commissioners. Henderson has 40 years of experience in the waste collection and disposal industry, having worked for Waste Management for 22 years in various roles.
LISTEN: DeSantis-Backed Hydrogen Plant Breaks Ground in Central Florida
The plant is an outgrowth of the governor's trade mission to Asia
Deputies identify man killed in Polk County motel crash
POLK COUNTY, Fla. — The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim in a crash that happened Saturday afternoon. A Winter Haven man, 33-year-old Standall Brooks, was outside of a motel office at Economy Inn Suites when the crash occurred, according to the sheriff's office. Deputies said around...
Groundbreaking ceremony planned for Polk County Clean Hydrogen Plant
MULBERRY, Fla. (WFLA) — A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for a new clean hydrogen and carbon plant Tuesday morning. The plant will be built on 10-acres of land off Old Highway 37 in Mulberry by Korea-based LowCarbon Hydrogen Corporation. According to a release, the event symbolizes the collaboration between LowCarbon, Florida-based Ocean Green Hydrogen […]
Family wants justice after motel manager was hit, killed by driver who left road
Family members said Standall Brooks was cleaning the windows of the Economy Inn Suites when he was hit by the driver.
Frostproof farmer plants Central Florida’s first commercial avocado trees
The commercial production of avocados has never been done in Central Florida before. Mitchell McLellan decided to try something different after losing thousands of dollars in the citrus industry.
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