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Winter Haven native, family celebrate earning of doctoral degree

WINTER HAVEN – William “Billy Bob” Morris, his son Dr. Rodney Morris and around 20 others gathered at Harborside Restaurant March 24 to cel… Read more

House of Hope, transitional facility for women leaving prison, celebrates ribbon cutting

WINTER HAVEN – House of Hope may have held its ribbon cutting April 11, but the transition house has existed for years in the prayers of co… Read more

City staff, SWFWMD finalize water study agreement

WINTER HAVEN – On April 8, the Winter Haven City Commission and staff with the Southwest Florida Water Management District finalized an ame… Read more

Sports

Athlete of the Week: Alexandra Dilts

This week's Athlete of the Week feature is sponsored by Bond Clinic. Read more

Winter Haven Elite travel baseball program sees early successes

WINTER HAVEN — Thomas Adams and other Winter Haven area baseball parents remember the commutes. Read more

U.S. Open Cup coming to Polk as Lakeland Tropics host game May 7

LAKELAND – One of the world’s longest continually operated soccer tournaments is coming to Polk County for the first time in history. Read more

Business

Officials hope rebranding will boost Northeast Polk Chamber of Commerce

HAINES CITY – It’s official. Read more

Legoland Florida debuts Lego Movie World attraction

WINTER HAVEN – Legoland Florida Resort opened Lego Movie World to the general public March 27, debuting three new rides inspired by “The Le… Read more

With construction to begin soon, Nucor readies for hiring process

POLK COUNTY – Nucor Steel Florida has arrived in Polk County and on March 26 it will hold a town hall and career fair. Read more

Opinion

Frisbie: Sports rules - as flexible as a Slinky

As mentioned from time to time over the years, my classmates in the Summerlin Institute Class of 1958 awarded me — with ample justification… Read more

Sheriff Judd: Training together for safety's sake

If you’ve lived in Polk County for any length of time, you know that when it comes to keeping people safe, our city and county departments … Read more

Letter to the Editor: Lawmakers should invest in youth, Florida Police Athletic League programs

Proactively saving the lives of our youth with positive programs should be a priority for Lawmakers serving the great state of Florida. Read more

Weather Today

Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Today

87° 61°

Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.

Humidity:52%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:E at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:54:45 AM
Sunset:07:56:48 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Plenty of sun. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 60s.Wed
0%87° 61°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
10%88° 64°
Thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Fri
80%84° 64°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Sat
10%87° 65°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Sun
40%87° 64°
Thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Mon
40%87° 65°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.Tue
20%89° 65°
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