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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.
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.
Florida home invasion caught on camera; sheriff says intruders left after seeing 3 kids
LAKELAND, Fla. — On Saturday, June 3, just after 3 a.m., at a home in the Copper Ridge subdivision in North Lakeland, masked intruders kicked in the door of a home and went inside. “As you can see, they are well garbed up, they had masks on, they had...
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 […]
Winter Haven Man Killed When Struck By Car While Standing Outside Of Motel Lobby
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. – A man was killed Saturday afternoon after he was hit...
Battalion chief gives SCBA to Fla. man trapped in trailer fire
POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Polk County firefighters rescued a man trapped in a burning mobile home on June 3. Firefighters responded to a medical call that escalated into a structure fire with a trapped victim. Unable to gain entry through a front door, firefighters went to a side window. They removed plywood and glass but found their path blocked by materials stacked from floor to ceiling, The Ledger reported.
Mother of child who died in foster care angered by alleged causes that contradict each other
Within days of Chance Witherington's first breath, he was taken from his mom by the Department of Children and Families and placed in foster care in Polk County.
Lakeland man dies after getting caught in Daytona Beach rip current
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A man from Lakeland is dead after reports say he was caught in a rip current on Friday off Daytona Beach. There was also a 76-year-old man from Kentucky who died on Thursday near Daytona Beach Shores after he was pulled from the ocean, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
'We panic every time it rains': Lakeland condo owners frustrated after rain, sand flood homes
LAKELAND, Fla. — Neighbors in Lakeland are stuck with flooded homes and say a construction company and the city left them with nowhere to turn. 10 Tampa Bay was the first to report on issues at Magnolia Pointe Condos when they flooded on Friday for the second time in two weeks.
LISTEN: DeSantis-Backed Hydrogen Plant Breaks Ground in Central Florida
MULBERRY -- Officials are breaking ground on a hydrogen plant in Polk County that its builders say will generate "clean" hydrogen. The project is one of the outgrowths of a trip by Governor Ron DeSantis to Asia earlier this year. DeSantis persuaded South Korean company Low Carbon to bring its hydrogen technology to Florida. Low Carbon's process to extract hydrogen uses natural gas, which produces ten times as much carbon dioxide, creating pollution. But Low Carbon says its process recaptures more than 90 percent of the carbon into commercially viable byproducts including calcium carbonate and soda ash.
I-4/SR 33 Project in Limbo After ‘Moving Florida Forward’ Is Only Partially Funded
One month after Florida’s legislative session ended, the fate of Lakeland’s highest-priority project is still uncertain. City officials were thrilled to see $197 million for a complete redesign of the Interstate 4/State Road 33 interchange included as one of 20 projects in Gov. Ron DeSantis’ $7 billion “Moving Florida Forward” proposal to relieve traffic congestion across the state.
Meet Oboe, a 2-month-old terrier mix and 5 pounds of concentrated energy | SPCA pets
Preview all of the adoptable pets at www.spcaflorida.org/adoptioninfo. To meet or adopt a pet, schedule an appointment online at: www.spcaflorida.org/appointment or contact the SPCA Florida Adoption Center at 863-577-4615. Prior to adoption all pets are spayed or neutered, microchipped, up to date on vaccines and come with a month of flea and heartworm prevention.
Staff Exodus at TLC PetSnip Forces Cancellation of All Surgeries and Other Animal Care
Less than two months after announcing the milestone of its 100,000th spay/neuter procedure, TLC PetSnip, Inc. has canceled all surgical appointments amid a major staff exodus. The Lakeland-based nonprofit veterinary clinic began reaching out to clients on Monday to inform them that their pets’ scheduled surgeries had been canceled. No new surgeries are being scheduled at this time, either in person or on the organization’s website.
Imperial Lakes residents fed up with flooding
Joan Pezzani and her neighbors have had enough of the periodic flooding of Imperial Lakes Boulevard, which serves as the only way in or out of the massive 1,700-acre golf course community with housing and commercial developments in Mulberry. “This has apparently been going on for years and years and...
Lakeland Square Mall from Shopping Hub to Residential Community
Lakeland Square Mall, situated on the northern side of Lakeland, Florida, has been a shopping cornerstone for Polk County for over three decades. It opened in 1988, providing a retail oasis between Tampa and Orlando, particularly for those journeying along the I-4. The developer, Edward J. DeBartolo Corporation and Homart...
American Pickleball Tour set for Winter Haven
One of the country’s rising sports is making its way to Polk County. The Winter Haven American Pickleball Tournament (APT) — ideal for beginners to profressionals , and everyone in between ― will transpire Friday, Aug. 11 through Sunday, Aug. 13 at the AdventHealth Fieldhouse, 210 Cypress Gardens Boulevard in Winter Haven. Registration will close Thursday, Aug. 3, with tournament play beginning Saturday, Aug. 12, continuing through Sunday. Those who are 14 years old and older and all skill levels are invited.
Enrollment continues for summer and fall
Summer classes have started at Polk State College and enrollment continues for classes that will begin on June 26 for the six-week summer session. Registration is also taking place for the Fall 2023 Semester which will start on August 14. Currently enrolled Polk State students can register for classes in...
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."
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