The Polk County Sheriff's Office is joining the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Polk County Lodge 46 and the Polk County Law Enforcement Memorial Fund (PCLEMF), at the 33rd Annual Polk County Peace Officers' Memorial Service at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Polk County Law Enforceme…

The first time Patrick Belue asked Lora Dawn Mallett out on a date, Lora was in the sixth grade at Ravenswood Elementary in West Virginia.

 The local chapter of Civil Air Patrol is hosting an open house Saturday, July 31, at the Stotz Patterson Police Training Center / Polk County Composite Squadron, 36 Lake Idylwild Drive North in Winter Haven from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Directional signs will be posted.) Learn more about the Civi…

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From July 31 through Aug. 9, qualifying back-to-school supplies are tax exempt during the 2021 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday.

During a July 6 Davenport City Commission meeting, City Manager Kelly Callihan said that the city of Davenport broke all-time records for single family home construction in May and again in June.

Haines City commissioners approved a $895,528 underground utility expansion contract with Killebrew Inc. on July 1 in anticipation of building a much-needed sidewalk between Hinson Avenue and Johnson Avenue on the east side of U.S. Highway 17-92.

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The Mary Jane Arrington Gym and Aquatic Center, 625 Country Club Road, opened in May of 2017. This center, named after the first woman elected to the Osceola County Board of County Commissioners, is a hub for community activities including sports, fitness, aquatic events and was used as one …

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 “The show must go on!”— the popular show business adage — may have been the motto adopted by the city of Davenport in July 2020 when, according to Davenport City Manager Kelly Callihan was the only place in the area to hold its annual Fourth of July fireworks spectacular despite the cancell…

When you think of Lake Wales, seafood may not come to mind, but Allison and Steve Manwell have got it nailed down and are serving fresh fish, shrimp, crab – you name it.

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