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Sheriff’s detectives are investigating the theft of a wallet and subsequent use of credit cards in the wallet by a woman captured on surveillance video using the cards
The victim reported the theft of his wallet on March 13 th from the Marathon City Marina. He said he left the wallet in one of the shower stalls. And by the time he realized it, the wallet was gone. He had a total of 11 fraudulent charges on the card, all in the Marathon…

202 Circle Park Dr. Downtown Historic Sebring
When the Circle Theatre first opened its doors to the public in 1923, it was considered the “coolest place in town.” Early settlers of Sebring flocked to the Theatre to get away from the oppressive heat and mosquitoes, especially during the summer months. Silent movies were shown in the 1920′s, and FDR had fireside chats to the audience in the 1940′s during WWII
Since that time, the theatre fell upon hard times and was abandoned. Walls…

Using scripture text from Old Testament - Jeremiah 17:5-10, Min. Greer focuses on the spiritual heart. Pastor B is the Lead Pastor of ASBURY CHURCH in Shephe...

What a blessed and wonderful refreshing time of worship this day! Sis Nicole Davis (keyboard) and Sis Ingrid Daily (violin) along with Bro Nahdoe Bropleh (dr...

Visit Central Florida for an affordable vacation, business or sporting event. Polk County is close to the best attractions, golf courses, fishing and camping.

The official website of the Polk County Public School District in Florida. Contains news, calendars, employment opportunities, and important information for parents, students, staff and the community.

Florida education commissioner Pam Stewart has flatly rejected six lawmakers' suggestion that three school districts — and perhaps more — played fast and loose with which students took th

Teens in Foster Care Bring Joy
and Fun to the Spangler Family
Foster parents Jeffrey and Sylvia “plant seeds” in
the hearts of youth to lead blessed lives
By the time Sylvia and Jeffrey Spangler of San Antonio married in 2014, the same persistent calling had stirred in their hearts for years – they wanted to become foster parents
“Fostering was something both my husband and I wanted to do,” explains Mrs. Spangler. “We had some good friends who had made the commitment,…

Six-year-old milestones include the things your child should be doing, and shouldn't be doing. Here are 6 things 6-year-olds shouldn't do.

The Sanctuary Choir sings every 1st Sunday at 11am worship experience. Pastor B is the Lead Pastor of ASBURY CHURCH in Shepherdstown West Virginia. Hoping yo...

The 2nd annual Feel Good 5k is hosted by Peace River Center's Junior Advisory Board to benefit Children's Psychiatric Services. Help us raise funds and awareness about mental health as you enjoy a run/walk around beautiful Lake Hollingsworth. Race begins at Southern Landing/Anchor Park on Hollingsworth, across from Florida Southern College. Register by July 6th to guarantee your dry-tech race shirt!

Know Your HIV Status is a statewide campaign designed to increase the awareness of HIV/AIDS and its impact on minority communities throughout Florida.

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Melissa Feis' husband Aaron died Feb. 14 shielding students from the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Armed with real guns and real bullets, school safety guardians are tasked with protecting campuses that do not have their own police officers

LAKELAND — The Florida Department of Transportation has multiple road construction projects going on throughout Polk County.
Ewell Road from east of

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Throughout the month of May 2018, Polk County Sheriff's Computer Crimes detectives served search warrants and made 11 arrests during "Operation Guardians of Innocence II" which focused on identifying and arresting those involved in the possession, promotion, and distribution of child pornography. A total of 660 felony charges were filed against the suspects, with more charges pending
"As you know, this…

National Oilwell Varco (NOV), a global equipment, components and services provider for the oil and gas industry, needed travel spend oversight, a centralized form of payment, consolidated data and traveler location visibility. Because each division handled travel independently, NOV didn’t have an overarching policy or a true measure of compliance. This not only prevented NOV from obtaining lower supplier pricing, but also meant that in the…

Spending time outdoors could result in contact with poison ivy, oak or sumac plants. Most people are sensitive, they can cause a blistering skin rash.

Neighbors is the new neighborhood watch that’s right on your phone. It lets you receive real-time crime and safety alerts from your neighbors, and now you can also get updates from PCSO too
Thousands of Polk residents are already using Neighbors to reduce local crime.
And now PCSO members will also be on the App to stay up-to-date on crime in
your area, and to share real-time updates on key incidents in your community. By working together, we can make Polk County a…

Heads up, Lakelanders! Think you know it all? Find out here if you're a native smarty-pants or if you need to brush up on your hometown history.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On May 10, 2018, Calvin, Giordano & Associates, Inc. (CGA) signed the contract for General Transportation Planning and Traffic Engineering Services for the City of Miami Beach. Eric Czerniejewski, PE, ENV SP, CGA's Director of Traffic Engineering, will lead the project team which consists of Tindale Oliver (transit planning, transit-oriented development, and facilities planning), Toole Design Group (transportation…

While much of the recent mass transit focus has been on SunRail’s Phase 2 expansion, there are plenty of other transit projects in the works...