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LAKE WALES – On Oct. 1, the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency board unanimously adopted a 10-year strategy to revitalize the downtown area and the Northwest neighborhood of the city.
WINTER HAVEN – Area residents may have an opportunity to enjoy at least two new nature parks in the coming years, according to City of Winter Haven staff.
WINTER HAVEN – Back in the 80s, when college senior Tony Trotti learned to speed paint for his talent in a fraternity spoof of beauty pageants, he never dreamed he’d still be doing it 30 years later.
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to raise the minimum salary of Florida teachers to $47,500, a proposal that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars and likely will be a key issue during the upcoming 2020 legislative session.
POLK COUNTY – During the 2019 Polk Vision Mayor's Roundtable Sept. 25 at the Polk State College Center for Public Safety, mayors from most of the county municipalities and the chairman of the Polk County Board of County Commissioners discussed a wide range of topics to inform those in attend…
WINTER HAVEN – In 1999, Winter Haven resident Nat West, his wife Jane and neighbor Eddie Bruner started playing music in Central Park in an effort to try and get more people downtown.
POLK COUNTY – The Bartow City Commission passed a rollback millage rate of 3.2768 on ad valorem taxes Sept. 23, meaning the city will be collecting around the same amount as last year after factoring in the increase of property values in Bartow by nearly 10 percent this past year.
Polk County Commissioners recently outlined their legislative priorities, which will be presented to the Polk County Legislative Delegation at the delegation's community meeting on Oct. 7 at Polk State College.
LAKE WALES — The Lake Wales High School community celebrated Homecoming Week last week, with festivities throughout that included a parade through town Thursday, Sept. 19, and — of course — the big game on Friday, Sept. 20.
WINTER HAVEN – Debbie Harsh of CenterState Bank and Bud Strang of Six/Ten were honored as the 94th Annual Banker's Cup Citizens of the Year at the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce “Celebrate Winter Haven” Gala Sept. 19 in Nora Mayo Hall.