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Bartow resident splits time between award-winning music career, teaching

BARTOW – “The Story of Jaz” is the latest album written and performed by Bartow resident Jazmin Ghent — and Ghent, who has earned numerous … Read more

‘Leedy Land’ listed as historic site

WINTER HAVEN – On Aug. 27, nearly one year after his death at age 90, architect and longtime Winter Haven resident Gene Leedy was honored b… Read more

Contract approved for next phase of Lake Gwyn Park project

Polk County commissioners recently okayed a contract valued around $1 million for the third phase of development of the multi-acre Lake Gwy… Read more

Sports

Ridge Community girls soccer standout takes on kicking duties for football team

The Ridge Community High School football team needed help at the placekicker position. Read more

Roundup: County-centric competition highlights early October action

Recently, the fall high school sports season centered around one specific theme – county competition. Read more

Photos: Bartow Yellow Jackets sting Liberty Chargers for homecoming win

BARTOW — The Bartow Yellow Jackets improved to 4-3 overall and 2-0 in district play with a 20-6 victory over Liberty High Oct. 11. Read more

Business

Carvana facility clears important hurdle

HAINES CITY – It is official — Carvana staff cleared another step toward constructing a 200,000 square-foot facility that may create more t… Read more

Winter Haven-based medical products firm named to 'Inc. 5000' list, continues to grow

WINTER HAVEN — The building at the corner of Avenue A NW and Second Street NW in downtown Winter Haven is most readily identified by the ba… Read more

Ribbon cutting celebrates first tenant of new building on Central Avenue

The Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for NextHome Norris & Company Realty on August 15. Read more

Opinion

Frisbie: Polk County loses a journalist it embraced

You won’t find this conversation in the Old Testament, but it’s not hard to imagine it taking place. Read more

Frisbie: The Constitution — America’s greatest achievement?

On Sept. 17, America quietly observed Constitution Day, the anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution. Read more

Gernert: Fall at the Museum of Winter Haven History

Did you know there was a 120-room luxury hotel that once welcomed seasonal guests to the “Florence Villa?” Read more

Weather Today

A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Today

82° 73°

A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.

Humidity:85%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:S at 17 mph
Chance of Rain:40%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:07:29:38 AM
Sunset:06:55:00 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
A few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 70s.Sat
40%82° 73°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Sun
20%89° 70°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Mon
20%89° 72°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Tue
20%91° 71°
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Wed
40%88° 70°
Showers and thunderstorms late. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Thu
40%89° 71°
Afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Fri
40%89° 70°
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