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POLK COUNTY – Coinciding with the announcement by Gov. Ron DeSantis that he intends for public schools to open at full capacity in the fall, a few dozen local leaders have been meeting to discuss the safest ways for Polk County Public Schools to accomplish that goal during a pandemic.

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Hundreds of people converged on the shores of Lake Clinch in Frostproof on July 4 to celebrate America's 244th birthday. Many parked boats in front of a lakefront stage where Cory Greenway and the Oughta Hand Band played country music.

Last week, Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd announced the results of “Operation Guardians of Innocence V” — including 16 arrests involving those in the possession, promotion and distribution of child pornography.

HAINES CITY – Corey Crosthwaite, a youth pastor for Still Water Christian Life Center, recently invited Haines City Police Chief James R. Elensky to send some of his officers to the church to speak to his youth group, giving the youth and parents the opportunity to ask questions in the after…

BARTOW – Commissioner Leo Longworth went to high school with Ken Riley – a former NFL star who, after his career as a player, coach and athletic director, went on to volunteer countless hours to make Bartow a better community.

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