Local Services in Bartow, FL

In 2018, Florida set a tourism record for the eighth consecutive year drawing 126.1 million out-of-state visitors, and this year AAA ranks Orlando as the number one summer destination in the world! With Florida poised to break another tourism record and many residents looking forward to holiday weekends and vacations, the Florida Department of Health (FDOH) encourages everyone to maximize the health benefits and fun of days spent in and around Florida's waters: play it safe and keep it healthy.

Law enforcement agencies across the country had a message for a Jacksonville officer who is trying to overcome a recent tragedy: We got your back, Jack.

LAKELAND — And just like that, Ty Evans is back.The Lakeland Christian hard-hitting sophomore infielder was given a bolt of unexpected timely

BARTOW — Coming into the 2019, Kirsten Haake and the Eaglebrooke A team had won the Women’s Youth Villa Classic team tournament eight

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…

There is an immediate need for quality foster homes in Polk, Highlands, & Hardee counties (FL). Call 863-519-8900 x289 today or visit www.heartlandforchildren.org…

Three Bartow High School chefs are stewing, baking and chopping their way to a national culinary cook-off in California next month.

LAKELAND — Kody Clemens hit a walk-off home run to left field, giving the Lakeland Flying Tigers their 3-1 victory over the Palm Beach Cardinals on

Licensure of the tattoo establishment requires submission of a completed Application for Tattoo Establishment License,

Infant safe sleep recommendations and definitions of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexplained Infant Death (SUID)

This month New York Times best selling author Wiley Cash joins Brenda for another informative edition of the Writers Den. To see more videos like this, go to...

Lakeland opens third season in USL League Two when it hosts Daytona SC Saturday night
Heartbreak, Tropics drop Cup game as The Villages convert in 10th round of penalty kicks
Villages SC, Lakeland Tropics no strangers to each other or U.S. Open Cup play

Yesterday we said goodbye to the one and only Ernest Joe, Jr. Retiring after nearly 40 years with Polk County Public Schools, "Mr. Joe" has made an immeasurable