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The City of Davenport passed 10 future land use ordinances at first reading on April 19, speeding through the process about as quickly as possible.

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The Davenport City Commission honored the life of Walter James Henderson on April 19. Henderson, who died recently, was the the first Black police officer to be hired by the City of Davenport. Family was in attendance to accept the proclamation.

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HAINES CITY — Citrus Center Boys & Girls Clubs Chief Professional Officer Curtis Reddick traveled to Haines City April 15 to thank City Manager Deric Feacher for his years of service to the club.

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WINTER HAVEN — Flanked by uniformed law-enforcement officers, including Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday signed into law a controversial law-and-order measure sparked by nationwide protests that erupted last year after George Floyd’s death.

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Around a hundred veterans, along with some friends and family, participated in an American Legion Riders motorcycle and Jeep “Poker Run” to benefit the Polk County Homeless Coalition April 17.

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National Honor Society members at Polk State Chain of Lakes Collegiate High School recently took the time to create a Wall Of Love for those in need in the community.

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A 300-acre expansion of Bone Valley ATV Park continues with the recent approval of a $1 million federal grant administered by the state and $200,000 in matching county funds to build a bridge linking the two sections of the park.

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During a Lake Wales City Commission workshop March 31, City Manager James Slaton said that before the City of Lake Wales makes a full commitment to borrowing $240 million from the federal government to build county-wide water infrastructure, the City of Lake Wales ought to do a city-specific…

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