October 13, 2014

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Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow -

Monday, October 13, 2014

LPD Officer Arrested for Agg. Stalking -

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Deputies Conducting Fatal Crash Investigation -

Sunday, October 12, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 10, 2014 -

Friday, October 10, 2014

Detective Billy Lane Resigns – He Was Arrested for DUI in Osceola County July 25th -

Friday, October 10, 2014

Information Sought in Whereabouts of 47-year Benjamin Skeen -

Friday, October 10, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 9, 2014 -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

52 Year Old Lake Placid Woman Murdered This Morning -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Pre-Open Showing Tonight at 7 PM -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Winter Haven Police Looking for Three Supects Who Stole IPhones and LG Smart Phones From a Busy Phone Store -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Wine, Chocolate & Cheese Event In Downtown Winter Haven Tonight -

Thursday, October 9, 2014

So You Want To Know What’s Being Built On Hunt Bros. Rd. Near Soccer Fields -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Central Park In Winter Haven Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awarness -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

St. Joseph Academy in Lakeland Never Told That Student Had Enterovirus D68 -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Suspect In Former Polk County Football Star’s Murder Turns Himself In -

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

10 Year Old Polk County Girl First Florida Case of Enterovirus D68 -

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

There Is A New Fire Marshall In Polk County -

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Bethel Baptist Pastor Resigns Amid Rumors Of Re-Vote of Marijuana Plant Lease -

Monday, October 6, 2014

POLK MUGSHOT OF THE DAY – OCTOBER 6, 2014 -

Monday, October 6, 2014

COOKING ON THE RIDGE : Roasted Pumpkin Soup -

Monday, October 6, 2014

Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow

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Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal Event in Bartow   BARTOW, Fla.  – Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for no additional cost during a collection event hosted by Polk County’s Waste & Recycling Division. The collection will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 18 at the Bartow High School, located at 1270 South Broadway in Bartow.   Household hazardous materials accepted during the event include: cleaners, polishes, solvents, automotive products, aerosol cans, insecticides, disinfectants, paint products, batteries and pool chemicals. Residents can drop off up to five electronic items…

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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  National Prescription Drug Take Back Day  StandUP Polk and local law enforcement agencies are proud to join The Drug Enforcement Administration and its national and community partners for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, for citizens who want to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drugs. National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. More than seven million Americans currently abuse prescription drugs, according to the 2009 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Each…

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Lost Dog Owners Asking For Help Finding Her

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This puppy wondered off yesterday and the owners would like help finding her. She was last seen on N Scenic Hwy in Babson Park.  If you have seen her Please call 863 440 4992 and ask for Ayrian. 

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Help Needed! Construction Work!

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Help needed! If you have experience in construction framing/decking, truss setting and laying plywood please email your name and at least one job related reference. Experience will determine start pay. Polk County area. [email protected]

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Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available

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BARTOW, Fla. (July 15, 2014) – Polk County Utilities has the annual Water Quality Reports for all 22 public water systems operated by PCU available online for review or download.  Go to Polk-County.net, click on “Utilities”, then “Water Quality”. To request a paper copy, please call the PCU office at (863) 298-4100.

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UPDATE: 2 Dogs in Babson Park Missing Their Owner!

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Two more dogs returned home safely!   Please help find the owners of these 2 dogs! They are safe for now, but cannot stay for long. Found in Babson Park roaming the area between Seminole and Regal Court.  If these are your dogs let us know so we can get them home!  

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CLEAN UP YOUR FAVORITE LAKE DURING LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH

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POLK COUNTY, FL – July is Lakes Appreciation Month! The Lakes Education/Action Drive (LE/AD), a non-profit organization whose goal is to provide environmental and water resource education to citizens around Polk County, invites you to pick a lake and a time in July to clean up your favorite lake. Lakes Appreciation Month is a national event that originated from the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS), whose purpose is to forge partnerships among citizens, scientists, and professionals to foster the management and protection of lakes and reservoirs for today and tomorrow. For us in Polk County that means an opportunity…

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