BARTOW – In less than one year’s time, there have been three incidents at Mosaic's Bartow facility that were serious enough to mandate staff to alert government regulators, including one incident that occurred as recently as last month.
The ballots are cast, the votes counted and the results — though technically still unofficial — are in for Tuesday’s municipal elections in Polk County.
DUNDEE – In 2018, local mayors and commissioners representing residents living along the Lake Wales Ridge, with help from Ridge League of Cities staff, began lobbying Citrus Connection staff and the Polk County Board of County Commissioners for expanded Citrus Connection bus coverage.
WINTER HAVEN – After a light speed year of construction, City of Winter Haven Assistant City Manager T. Michael Stavres recently said Lakeland Magic training staff and City of Winter Haven employees were scheduled to begin moving in to their new office spaces at the Fieldhouse and Conference…
TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday continued his full-throated support of a plan to increase minimum teacher salaries in Florida to $47,500, but Senate President Bill Galvano cautioned it might be difficult to carry out.
FORT MEADE – Less than a year after President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law, making industrial hemp legal for interstate commerce, dozens of hemp farms have already been established across Florida.
POLK COUNTY – In 2018 and through much of 2019, hundreds of lawsuits were filed against Florida counties, municipalities and corporations alleging that disabled residents did not have equal access to government and corporate administered websites.
The Bartow Executive Airport will hold it's first-ever “Trunk or Treat” event on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the airport’s main terminal and the main ramp adjacent to the terminal.
POLK COUNTY – According to a report recently prepared for the Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees by Dr. Rick Harper, of Economic Consulting Services, the university has a $289 million annual impact on the state and local economy.
AUBURNDALE – The case is closed. Brandi Miller and Cassandra Willis have been found guilty of making learning fun for their students.
Florida had 55 new hepatitis A cases reported last week, bringing the total number of cases this year to 2,847 as of Saturday, Oct. 19, according to Department of Health data.
LAKE WALES – Florida Secretary of State Laurel M. Lee announced that Shell Hammock Landing was listed on the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places on Sept. 27. Shell Hammock Landing is located close to Camp Mack, a Guy Harvey Lodge, Marina and RV Resort on the Kissimme…