August 3, 2015

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FLORIDA’S EXTENDED BACK-TO-SCHOOL SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF THIS FRIDAY -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Cooking On The Ridge: Holding On To Summer: Lemon Blueberry Strawberry Cake -

Monday, August 3, 2015

Sheriff Grady Judd : Mother/Daughter A Cold Blooded Murderer -

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Have You Seen 6 Yr. Old Meredith Jessie & Her Grandfather -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Polk Deputies Investigating Possible Murder Attempted Suicide -

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Haines City Man Arrested on Two Counts Possession of Child Pornography and One Count Tampering with Evidence -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Detectives Conducting Stabbing Death Investigation -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Hope for Charlotte Fundraiser – Saturday August 29, 2015 -

Friday, July 31, 2015

KEEP YOUR COOL IN THE HEAT -

Friday, July 31, 2015

The Summer is HOT! Don’t let your A/C maintenance go! You need to get your A/C system checked and cleaned by the professionals at Iceberg Air Conditioning. -

Friday, July 31, 2015

HOSPITAL DISASTER DRILL TESTS RESPONSE -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Three Arrested For Trafficking and Other Related Drug Charges -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Nelson Robinson Wanted for First Degree Murder and Attempted Murder is Now In Custody -

Friday, July 31, 2015

Multiple People Shot In Mulberry -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

4 Polk County Men Among 5 People Killed In Horrific Crash -

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lakeland Police Find Decomposed Body In Car -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Remains Of Decomposing Adult Body Found Behind Polk Home -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

You Are So Worth It! Check Out This Weeks Special at The Oasis Spa -

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Looking for Something To Do on August 8, 2015? Well, Here’s a Suggestion – Come Out and Watch a Battle of Badges on Bases! -

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Fun Friday – Babson Park’s Inaugural Sandy Ridge Music Fest On the shores of Crooked Lake at Webber International University May 9

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Babson Park’s Inaugural Sandy Ridge Music Fest will be held on the shores of Crooked Lake at Webber International University on May 9. The event will be headlined by Emi Sunshine, a 10 year old prodigy from East Tennessee who is gaining national attention. She is a regular performer at The Grand Ole Opry and has appeared on The Today Show, plus she has performed with Marty Stuart at Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.Other performers will be local favorites, Small Town Girls, Hubo Bentley & Dim Crooked Fools and Sticky Steve & The Pollinators. Current MusicGirl scholarship recipients will perform with…

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Lady Warriors finish 2nd at 2015 Sun Conference Championship Meet

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  The Lady Warriors of Webber International took the runner’s up position (127 points) for the second consecutive year at the Sun Conference championships behind host Embry Riddle (204 points). Northwood University finished in third with104 points. On day 1 of the championship meet, the Warriors sprinted out to the team scoring lead with all conference performances by junior thrower, Jasmin Thompson in the Javelin (2nd place 118’0″), sophomore sprinter/jumper, Charrie Dennard in the triple jump (1rst place conf. record 40’21/4″), and sophomore jumper, Rachel Fredrick in the high jump (tied for 2nd 5’21/4″). Completing the day was the all-conference 4x800m relay team of Sr. Lauren Nygren, Soph. Kathi…

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Polk County Sheriffs are Searching for the Suspects Involved in this Mornings Burglary of The Mini Mac’s in Babson Park

We know they’re covered up, but do you recognize these guys? Or have any information about a burglary that occurred early this morning at Mini Macs store, 901 North Scenic Hwy in Babson Park?This crime occurred at 4:12 a.m. on March 31, 2015. The three suspects seen here broke the glass in the front door, went in, stole the cash register, some cigars, and cash, and fled. There may be a fourth suspect involved, who stayed outside. The entire burglary took 60 seconds, as you can see on the clock. If you have any information about this incident, you are…

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Webber Men’s Golf Fininsh in 3rd Place at 43rd Annual marine Corps Tournament

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Webber Men’s Golf Fininsh in 3rd Place at 43rd Annual marine Corps Tournament Camp LeJune, N.C., - The Webber International University Warriors men’s golf team finished the 43rd Annual Marine Corps Tournament in third place. The Warriors finished with a three round total of 868, 290-275-303. They were five strokes behind Wittenberg’s 863 and were 17 strokes behind the champions Oglethorpe’s 851. Leading the Warriors on the course were; Claes Isaksson with at three round total of 215, 72-67-76; Stuart Winsby’s 219, 73-73-73; Alex Fellas shot 220, 71-69-80; Greg Gentry also shot a 220, 74-68-78; and William Erickson scored 226, 79-71-76. The Warriors will…

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High Speed Internet for rural areas. Coming SOON.

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High Speed Internet for rural areas. Coming SOON. Do you live in the rural areas where technology has left you behind? The big guys like Brighthouse, Comcast and Verizon have no desire to provide service to these area’s due to the lack of a high return on the investment they would make in expanding their current infrastructure to supply high speed data to those areas. Areas like : Walk-in-water road and Saddlebag portions of Brighthouse. The Lake Rosalie/Walk-in Water area of Comcast. Most of rural Polk county served by Verizon. Tiger Creek Forest Babson Park Well, the solution is coming…

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Woman Suspected of Ingesting Crack Cocaine Dies at Bartow Regional Medical Center

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Woman suspected of ingesting crack cocaine dies at Bartow Regional Medical Center   On Tuesday, December 16, Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies made contact with the residents at 937 Lindus Park Road, Babson Park, in reference to a narcotics complaint. The detectives made contact with Walter Dukes, who was confirmed to be on felony probation for possession of crack cocaine; Stuart Lamphear; Walter Dukes III; and April Rollison.  All four were taken into custody for drug and drug paraphernalia charges based upon crack cocaine, cocaine, marijuana and paraphernalia having been found at the home.  All of the suspects were transported to the…

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Come Join the Fun at the Crooked Lake Boat Parade Saturday Dec 6

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The Crooked Lake Boat Parade will be on Sat Dec 6, 2014 beginning at 6:00pm. Boaters will gather at 5:30pm west of Bob’s Landing off the county park. See route map for times.

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