June 30, 2015

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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

The Dangers Of Lightning – Several Cows Struck By Lightning on Sam Keen Rd -

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Can You Help Identify These Two? -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – JUNE 24, 2015 -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wacky Wednesday – KFC ‘Fried Rat’ Is In Fact Chicken, Lab Test Confirms -

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Wanting to Sneak Away But Can’t Leave Town? Come to Oasis Spa for a SPAcation! -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

BRITTANY RASSEL NAMED EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH AT LAKE WALES MEDICAL CENTER -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Pizza Delivery Exposes Winter Haven Rooster-Fighting Operation -

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Check Out The Great Deals on RidgeClassifieds.com -

Tuesday, June 23, 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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