WINTER HAVEN – On April 8, the Winter Haven City Commission and staff with the Southwest Florida Water Management District finalized an amendment to their agreement to study the feasibility of using highly-treated wastewater to recharge the Upper Floridan Aquifer under Winter Haven in the co…

POLK COUNTY – State Attorney Brian Haas published the 2019 Office Report this past Friday, April 12. The report highlights some of the work prosecutors of Florida’s Tenth Judicial Circuit completed over the past calendar year.

WINTER HAVEN – Fueled by their positive experiences and direction in the Polk State College’s music education department, two current students and one alumnus recently were selected as new members of the Tampa Bay Heralds of Harmony — a barbershop style chorus currently ranked among the nati…

WINTER HAVEN - A single-engine seaplane crashed into a home at 2735 Idlylridge Drive in Winter Haven early Saturday afternoon, killing 64-year-old flight instructor James Wagner of Lakeland.

WINTER HAVEN – The Winter Haven Public Education Partnership Center, an after-school program in the Florence Villa neighborhood, looks much more colorful after a group of kids teamed up with some talented artists Jan. 10.

POLK COUNTY – County staff recently reported that in fiscal year 2017-18 county residents paid more than $46 million into the half-cent Indigent Health Care Sales Tax that provides health insurance to around 4,600 county residents who are uninsured.

POLK COUNTY – On Jan. 8, the Polk County School Board decided to instruct Superintendent Jacqueline Byrd to send a letter to a dozen charter school site administrators warning them that next year they may have to provide their own school bus transportation.

BARTOW – While the winners of the fifth annual Herbert Dixon Celebrity Golf Tournament sure had plenty to celebrate, so did the organizers of the event that took place Jan. 5 at Bartow Golf Club.

BARTOW – While the winners of the fifth annual Herbert Dixon Celebrity Golf Tournament sure had plenty to celebrate, so did the organizers of the event that took place Jan. 5 at Bartow Golf Club.

WINTER HAVEN – Recent candidate for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Baxter Troutman was arrested a second time for allegedly abusing his wife, Rebecca “Becky” Troutman, on Jan. 4.

WINTER HAVEN – A street fight involving 20-30 people resulted in seven arrests Christmas night, with five of those individuals arrested being charged with battery on responding officers.

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