September 18, 2014

Headlines Now:

Charges on Armed Robbery Suspect Xavier O’Neal -

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrest armed robbery suspect 20 year old Xavier O’Neal was out on bond for armed robbery -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lakeland PD Needs to Identify Suspects in Stolen Trailer/Motorcycles -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Thanks To Neighbor Three Burglary Suspects Were Arrested In Lakeland -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Looking For Suspect Who Beat an 80 Year Old Woman and Stole her Car -

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Send Us Your Football Fan Photos! -

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Man Drags Two WHPD Officers After Beating & Strangling Carjacking Victim -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Pork Chops With Apples and Garlic Mashed Potatoes -

Monday, September 15, 2014

2014 Festival of Wreaths at the Polk County History Center -

Monday, September 15, 2014

Single Car Crash Fatality -

Friday, September 12, 2014

Fun Friday – The Florida Marine Flea Market & Seafood Festival -

Friday, September 12, 2014

Davenport Man Arrested Three Times During Computer Crimes Investigation -

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Never Forget What Happened that Day on September 11, 2001 -

Thursday, September 11, 2014

This Day in History – September 11, 2001 Bush learns of attack on World Trade Center -

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Polk Deputies Working Murder Suicide -

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Could Exercise Before School Help Children With ADHD -

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Wacky Wednesday – Great Dane Ate 43 1/2 Socks -

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Winter Haven Police Searching For Suspect in Sonic Robbery -

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

5th Annual Honoring Our Heroes – Remembering the Day Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 6 p.m. Central Park, Winter Haven Florida -

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Haines City Woman Arrested on Grand Theft and Forgery After Using Fraudulent USPS Money Orders at a Local Bank -

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

  • single car crash

    Single Car Crash Fatality

    On Friday, September 12th at approximately3:30 pm, Heather Ann McPhail was driving her 2002 Buick Rendezvous west on Central Avenue between U.S. 27 and S.R. 60. She lost control of her vehicle and ran off the road striking an oak tree.  Mrs. McPhail died on scene as a result of the injuries she sustained from the impact.  There was no one else in the vehicle and her vehicle was the only one involved in the crash. Mrs. McPhail was 24 years of age and from Alturas.  Officers were able to locate and notify her family. This is an ongoing investigation. …

  • wpid-8083272082_5dcd1e99d7_m.jpg

    Burglary Suspects Kick In Door of Lake Wales

    Lake Wales, Florida – An alarm call at a home on W Lake Wales Rd S around 1:45pm today lead PCSO to a burglary scene. Deputies arrived & saw door kicked in. A witnesses was able to give deputies a description of the suspect vehicle.  Currently deputies are searching for the vehicle.  Crime scene investigators are processing the scene. At this time further details have not been released.  We will update this article if more information becomes available.

  • Our Children's Academy serving special needs children.

    Is Your Child Struggling In School – Local School May Be The Answer

    Lake Wales, Florida – Is your child struggling in school academically, behaviorally, or socially? If so, Our Children’s Academy could be the best place for your child! Our Children’s Academy & Middle Academy are non-profit learning centers serving students with a variety of special needs; Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delay, Spina Bifada, Down’s syndrome and many more. They specialize with children on the Autism Spectrum; children with physical disabilities, children with behavior challenges and children with physical impairment. Some are pre-K children with developmental disabilities transition to regular/mainstream kindergarten after experiencing the specialized intervention provided by Our…

  • 6 Year Old Polk Avenue Student Injured While Crossing The Street On The Way To The School

    6 Yr Old Polk Ave Elementary Student Okay After Being Knocked To The Ground By Truck

    Lake Wales, Florida – On September 8, 2014 at 7:56am officers responded to a crash at the intersection of 1st St and Bullard Ave. The crash involved a 2013 Ford F150 and a 6 year old child who was walking to Polk Avenue Elementary School. The driver of the Ford F150 and witnesses reported the child was walking south on 1St St and was crossing Bullard Ave. with two other children. The Ford F150 was properly stopped for a stop sign facing east on Bullard Ave. The driver and witnesses state the driver was waiting for the children to cross…

  • wpid-received_m_mid_1409961955233_e54f64fc8ffe891125_0.jpeg

    One Person Airlifted After Hwy 27 Accident

    Lake Wales, Florida – The Polk County Sheriff’s Office advised that an accident occurred this evening at 7:15 pm near Jackson St & Hwy 27 In South Lake Wales. One of the injured parties had to be airlifted for medical treatment. Currently traffic investors are working the scene.  It is expected that traffic will be slow through the area for the next several hours. We will update information when it becomes available.

Xavier oNeal

Charges on Armed Robbery Suspect Xavier O’Neal

Sep 18, 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, PCSO Robbery detectives obtained a search warrant for the home of Xavier O’Neal, located at 1240 Woodland Avenue in Lakeland, subsequent to O’Neal’s arrest earlier this week for an armed robbery he committed at the Metro PCS Store on Combee Road. For the past few months, PCSO Robbery Detectives have been investigating a rash of armed robberies in and around the area of O’Neal’s home. During the search warrant, detectives located a social security card belonging to a victim of a robbery that occurred on July 13, 2014. The victim was robbed while she was walking down…

pioneerdays

39Th Annual Lake Wales Pioneer Days October 25-26, 2014

Sep 18, 2014

The 39th Annual Lake Wales Pioneer Days will be held on Saturday and Sunday October 25-26, 2014 on the shores of beautiful Lake Wailes. Pioneer Days will run from 9am – 5pm on Saturday and from 11am – 4pm on Sunday.  Special events include Pioneer Hour at 10am on Saturday with the naming of this year’s Pioneer of the Year and at noon there will be an antique car parade.  The Lake Wales Revival will also take place that weekend in conjunction with Pioneer Days, Thursday – Sunday night at 7pm. Other activities include a free architectural carriage tour both…

Xavier oNeal

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrest armed robbery suspect 20 year old Xavier O’Neal was out on bond for armed robbery

Sep 17, 2014

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Detectives arrest armed robbery suspect 20 year old Xavier O’Neal was out on bond for armed robbery   “Our detectives did an outstanding job getting this dangerous felon off the streets.  He’s committed four armed robberies that we know of.  We plan on making sure he is held accountable for his crimes by the criminal justice system.”  Sheriff Grady Judd    On Sunday, September 14th at approximately 6:30 p.m. an armed robbery occurred at the Metro PCS Store located at 701 Combee Rd. Lakeland, FL.  The suspect was described as a slender, muscular build black male wearing black shirt and white…

realestate
Truck_ad
advertising-billboard

Lake Wales

pioneerdays

39Th Annual Lake Wales Pioneer Days October 25-26, 2014

The 39th Annual Lake Wales Pioneer Days will be held on Saturday and Sunday October 25-26, 2014 on the shores of beautiful Lake Wailes. Pioneer Days will run from 9am – 5pm on Saturday and from 11am – 4pm on Sunday.  Special events include Pioneer Hour at 10am on Saturday with the naming of this year’s Pioneer of the Year and at noon there will be an antique car parade.  The Lake Wales Revival will also take place that weekend in conjunction with Pioneer Days, Thursday – Sunday night at 7pm. Other activities include a free architectural carriage tour both…

single car crash

Single Car Crash Fatality

On Friday, September 12th at approximately3:30 pm, Heather Ann McPhail was driving her 2002 Buick Rendezvous west on Central Avenue between U.S. 27 and S.R. 60. She lost control of her vehicle and ran off the road striking an oak tree.  Mrs. McPhail died on scene as a result of the injuries she sustained from the impact.  There was no one else in the vehicle and her vehicle was the only one involved in the crash. Mrs. McPhail was 24 years of age and from Alturas.  Officers were able to locate and notify her family. This is an ongoing investigation. …

volunteers

Lake Wales Medical Center Seeks New Volunteers

  Lake Wales, FL – Lake Wales Medical Center has an immediate need for volunteers in the gift shop and the front lobby desks. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, complete an application, submit a letter of recommendation, and pass a background and drug screening. Top applicants will be interviewed, and available positions will be filled based on best fit for the available positions.  Not all applicants will be brought on as volunteers. Those selected must submit to a background test and drug screening. Hospital volunteers receive a free meal ticket for the hospital cafeteria for each 4-hour…

wpid-8083272082_5dcd1e99d7_m.jpg

Burglary Suspects Kick In Door of Lake Wales

Lake Wales, Florida – An alarm call at a home on W Lake Wales Rd S around 1:45pm today lead PCSO to a burglary scene. Deputies arrived & saw door kicked in. A witnesses was able to give deputies a description of the suspect vehicle.  Currently deputies are searching for the vehicle.  Crime scene investigators are processing the scene. At this time further details have not been released.  We will update this article if more information becomes available.