July 2, 2015

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John G Reger of St. Cloud Turned Himself in to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Thunder On The Ridge Haines City’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration -

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Haines City Shooting Suspect In Custody After Alleged Attempted Murder -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Do You Want to Get Away But Can’t Leave Town? -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 30, 2015 -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Polk County Fire Rescue on Scene of a Fatal Fire -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Listing Featured on RidgeClassifieds.com – 1989 Kawasaki Custom Built -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

It’s that time of year again!!! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

St. Cloud Man Wanted in Winter Haven For Attacking 20-Year-Old After Offering a Ride -

Monday, June 29, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 29, 2015 -

Monday, June 29, 2015

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : FOURTH OF JULY FLAG LASAGNA -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Lake Wales Company Fishing For Business With Florida SBDC At USF -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Auburndale Police have Identified and Arrested Hit and Run Driver -

Monday, June 29, 2015

Man Arrested For Animal Cruelty – Dog Appeared To Be Eating Dirt -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Fun Friday – Opening July 1st in the Florida Mall – The Crayola Experience -

Friday, June 26, 2015

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS – KNOW THE LAW – Q & A WITH OUELLETTE LAW FIRM -

Friday, June 26, 2015

Inclement Weather A Factor In Crash That Kills Polk Woman -

Friday, June 26, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 25, 2015 -

Thursday, June 25, 2015

PCSO is Seeking Substitute School Crossing Guards in Crystal Lake and Combee Road Areas of Lakeland -

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Armed and Dangerous Suspect Alert: Do You Know Where Michael Kinciad Is? -

Thursday, June 25, 2015

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    John G Reger of St. Cloud Turned Himself in to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office

    ** UPDATE **John G. Reger of St Cloud turned himself in at the Polk County Jail last night. He is currently being interviewed by Winter Haven Police Detectives.There are no further updates on this case.  Thank you to all who helped get the information out.*ORIGINAL RELEASE*A warrant has been obtained for the arrest of a St. Cloud man who attacked a woman after he offered her a ride. John G. Reger of St. Cloud has been identified as the attacker after the victim took the tag from his truck.On 6-28-15 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the 20 year-old victim  was walking…

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    Thunder On The Ridge Haines City’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration

    Thunder on the Ridge, Haines City’s annual Fourth of July Celebration, will be the prime spot for entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, a beer garden, food concessions and children’s activities. This exciting event features various artists singing several genres of music.  The evening will wrap up with the largest fireworks display in Polk County! A tradition since the 1990′s, Thunder on the Ridge continues to offer our community one of the largest one-day family friendly event in Polk County. Over 20,000 people come from Polk County and beyond to participate in the festivities, food, live music, games and shopping at craft and community…

  • Haines City Attempted Murder Suspect Ricky McNabb Is In Custody

    Haines City Shooting Suspect In Custody After Alleged Attempted Murder

    Haines City, Florida – According to the Haines City Police Department attempted murder suspect Ricky Stephen NcNabb is in custody. Mcnabb turned himself into authorities Tuesday morning. On June 29, 2015 at approximately 6:30am, in the area of 130 S 1st Street, Haines City, a shooting took place allegedly involving Ricky Stephen NcNabb an identified victim. Mcnabb allegedly shot the victim twice. Mcnabb, a convicted felon, is charged with Attempted First Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Conviced Felon. Anyone with information regarding the shooting is encouraged to contact Detective Sorrentino at 863-421-3636 ext 2240. This story…

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    Do You Want to Get Away But Can’t Leave Town?

    Do you want to get away but can’t leave town?  The Oasis Spa has the Answer:  Treat yourself to a SPAcation!

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    POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 30, 2015

    Every weekday  we will have the Polk Mugshot of The Day. The mugshot will be someone arrested in Polk County in the past couple of weeks. The mugshot along with the charges will be posted. Please remember these individuals are innocent until proven guilty. Polk Mugshot of the Day brought to you by  polkmugshot.com.    AMAGRO, RAUL  Race: W    Sex: M    DOB: 2/6/1989 Height: 510     Weight: 160 Arresting Agency: POLK COUNTY SHERIFF  cHARGESFTA VARR-SCHEME TO DEFRAUD,  FTA VARR-PETIT THEFT(GRTR 100 L/ 300), FTA VARR-FORGERY ALTER OR COUNTERFEIT CC , FTA VARR-FORGERY ALTER OR COUNTERFEIT CC, FTA VARR-FORGERY ALTER OR COUNTERFEIT CC Disposition PTR The views, opinions, positions or strategies expressed by the authors and those providing comments…

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Reports of an Oil Spill on 2nd and Domaris Ave

Jul 1, 2015

We have reports of an oil spill at 2nd  and Domaris Ave. in Lake Wales caused by an equipment failure at McGee.  The area is blocked off and there are ACT crews cleaning up. Please avoid the area and drive safely. 

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John G Reger of St. Cloud Turned Himself in to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office

Jul 1, 2015

** UPDATE **John G. Reger of St Cloud turned himself in at the Polk County Jail last night. He is currently being interviewed by Winter Haven Police Detectives.There are no further updates on this case.  Thank you to all who helped get the information out.*ORIGINAL RELEASE*A warrant has been obtained for the arrest of a St. Cloud man who attacked a woman after he offered her a ride. John G. Reger of St. Cloud has been identified as the attacker after the victim took the tag from his truck.On 6-28-15 at approximately 10:15 a.m., the 20 year-old victim  was walking…

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Thunder On The Ridge Haines City’s Annual Fourth of July Celebration

Jul 1, 2015

Thunder on the Ridge, Haines City’s annual Fourth of July Celebration, will be the prime spot for entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, a beer garden, food concessions and children’s activities. This exciting event features various artists singing several genres of music.  The evening will wrap up with the largest fireworks display in Polk County! A tradition since the 1990′s, Thunder on the Ridge continues to offer our community one of the largest one-day family friendly event in Polk County. Over 20,000 people come from Polk County and beyond to participate in the festivities, food, live music, games and shopping at craft and community…

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Reports of an Oil Spill on 2nd and Domaris Ave

We have reports of an oil spill at 2nd  and Domaris Ave. in Lake Wales caused by an equipment failure at McGee.  The area is blocked off and there are ACT crews cleaning up. Please avoid the area and drive safely. 

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Do You Want to Get Away But Can’t Leave Town?

Do you want to get away but can’t leave town?  The Oasis Spa has the Answer:  Treat yourself to a SPAcation!

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4th Of July Events by the Lake in Lake Wales

Saturday July 4th from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM there will activities and vendors and fireworks start at 9:15PM.  Don’t miss it.  

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Lake Wales Company Fishing For Business With Florida SBDC At USF

From: SBDCTampabay.com Lake Wales, Florida – Jim Vaughan is a fisherman at heart. Luckily, he found a way to mix business with pleasure, when he started Texas Aquatic Harvesting 20 years ago. “We build aquatic weed harvesters that harvest aquatic weeds out of lakes and rivers,” Vaughan said. Originally started in Texas, the company moved to Florida due to demand for harvesters in the state. While business is good for most of the year, the company has experienced difficulty at times due to a protected endangered species that nests during the summer months. Looking for opportunities to expand business, Vaughan…