HAINES CITY – It’s official.
WINTER HAVEN – Legoland Florida Resort opened Lego Movie World to the general public March 27, debuting three new rides inspired by “The Lego Movie” and “The Lego Movie 2,” which is still showing in some theaters.
WINTER HAVEN – Business is booming in the marketing and graphic design classrooms of Lake Region High School and the school was recently recognized nationally by DECA, Inc. because of it.
LAKE WALES – Community Redevelopment Agency and Main Street staff in Lake Wales have announced a $50,000 matching grant to establish a food-related business either downtown or in the Northwest Redevelopment Area. “We are looking for restaurants, breweries, juice bars, coffee shops and more,”…
FCA US LLC recently announced that Posner Park Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT and Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM have achieved the “Customer First Award for Excellence” title in the first quarter of 2019.
POLK COUNTY – According to the latest United States Department of Agriculture “Abandoned Citrus” report, there are 8,533 acres of abandoned citrus in Polk County. The citrus greening epidemic has devastated Florida’s citrus industry, reducing crop output by around 60 percent since 2005.
WINTER HAVEN – On Dec. 3 Mayor Brad Dantzler presented El Olivo Mexican Restaurant owners Paula and Americo Villarreal with a plaque recognizing the couple for being Winter Haven business owners for the past 30 years.
WINTER HAVEN – According to a recent Ritz Theatre grant application to the City of Winter Haven, supporters are trying to re-open the historic downtown theater with daily events as early as January.
WINTER HAVEN – Six/Ten partner Joe Bogdahn has released additional information about plans to renovate one of the last old downtown buildings that some describe as an eyesore.