March 27, 2015

Headlines Now:

Semi Vs. Pickup Towing 32Ft. Trailer Slowing I-4 Traffic In Davenport -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Oasis Spa Has a Special for Today and Tomorrow -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – Elizabeth Sullivan, 104 Years Old, Credits Dr Pepper For Her Longevity -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 25, 2015 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

TJ Maxx Makes An Immediate Impact On Community With $5,000 Donation -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

4 Haines City Residents In Serious Condition After Accident On Hwy 27 -

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

19-year-old Auburndale Man Charged in Shaken Baby Syndrome Case -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office Currently Conducting Death Investigation in Loughman -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 24, 2015 -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Get a Spring in Your Step With Oasis Spa’s Blooming Spa Deal! -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Asparagus Roll Ups -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Polk County Schools Early Release Wednesday -

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

UPDATE: Polk Man Dies After Suspicious Shooting -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Polk County Grow House Busted -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Sorensen & Schade Chevrolet Now Hiring Sales Men and Women -

Monday, March 23, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – MARCH 23, 2015 -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Polk Sheriff Seeking Help Locating Suspect Scanning Device “Skimmer” Case -

Monday, March 23, 2015

Man Tries To Escape Arrest By Head Butting Lake Wales Police Officer -

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Frostproof Man Killed In Overnight Crash -

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Winter Haven Man Found Dead After Crashing Vehicle On S.R.60 -

Saturday, March 21, 2015

HCSO Advises Overturned Semi Closing Northbound Hwy 27 In Avon Park

Avon Park, Florida – The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office is currently advising that northbound traffic is being rerouted on Hwy 27 in Avon Park. Northbound traffic is being re-route at Davis Citrus. College Dr. also closed from Memorial to US 27 – complete length of College Dr. due to downed power line. This is a developing story and we will have more info as it becomes available.

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HCSO Investigating Shooting Involving Multiple Victims In Avon Park

Shooting

Avon Park, Florida – The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting an investigation into a shooting that took place at 1am on Saturday March 21st. The shooting occurred at a residence, 2105 N. Zephyr Rd. At this time the HCSO is only releasing that multiple people were shot, however none of the victims have life threatening wounds. The incident involved a large group including  juveniles. This is an ongoing investigation and the HCSO urges anyone with information to contact deputy Michael Parker 863-402-7356

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Fatal Accident Blocking Southbound Lanes of Hwy 27 In Avon Park

Fatal Crash In Avon Park Involving Motorcycle

Avon Park, Florida – According to the Florida Highway Patrol an accident occurred on Hwy 27 & S.R. 64 in Avon Park this afternoon. One person has been reportedly killed, but confirmation of the victim has not been release pending notification of the family. The Southbound lanes of Hwy 27 are blocked. The Northbound lanes are reportedly moving. The accident is believed to have been a motorcycle vs. SUV. The Daily Ridge is in contact with FHP  and we will provide updates they come available.

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Traffic update: All Southbound Lanes on Hwy 27 Blocked for Crash Involving Fatilities

Breaking-News

All Southbound lanes of Hwy 27 Blocked  by South Avon Blvd in Avon Park.  Traffic being re-routed via west Alamanda around the crash scene.  As of now we know that 1 person did not survive the accident and 1 was medi-vaced and one was trasnported by ambulance.  Cannot confirm that the motorcyclist was the one killed.   We will provide more as it available.  Drive carefully through the area.

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Pet Fest 2013

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Polk County animal controls annual Pet Fest is right around the corner! Dec 7th 10am to 4pm Polk County Animal Control Shelter 7115 De Castro Road Winter Haven, Florida Lots of fun activities, pet care clinics and special demonstrations. Download the full flyer here.

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5 Avon Park Residents Arrested After Shootout That Left Two US Marshall’s Shot

Two US Marshall's Shot In Sebring Florida

Sebring, Florida -The Highlands County Sheriff’s Office has been working with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration through our local Task Force to identify a high level narcotics drug trafficking ring. The members of the Task Force included DEA, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Marshal, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Sebring Police Department, Okeechobee County Sheriff’s Office, St. Lucie Sheriff’s County Office, and the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. These suspects have been supplying a large portion of the drugs to our central Florida area. They were dealing multi kilograms of cocaine and ounces of crack…

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Fright Night Haunted House Supporting Avon Park VFW This Weekend

Fright Night

Avon Park, Florida – Friday, October 25 through Saturday, October 26 – Avon Park Haunted House Haunted House Where: Fright Night Haunted House VFW Avon Park 75 North Olivia Drive, Avon Park, Florida 33825 When: 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM Who: Fright Night Haunted House How: No reservations required Cost: $3.00 per person For more info: Contact VFW post 863-452-9853.

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