The Orlando Sentinel
No one injured in small explosion at Duke Energy plant near Bartow
Firefighters responded on Monday afternoon to a small explosion and fire at the Duke Energy Hines Energy Complex near Bartow, officials said.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Polk residents reminded to be "Summer Safe"
The Florida Department of Health in Polk County reminds all residents and visitors to take reasonable precautions during summer activities.
Volunteer Florida, AmeriCorps Construct Mini-Libraries, Perform School Clean-Up in Central Florida
Today, Volunteer Florida and AmeriCorps members created 15 mobile libraries and participated in a campus clean-up project.
St. Petersburg Times
A Bartow lawyer's private struggle spills into public domain
In 2003 and again this spring, a Bartow lawyer told a federal judge that people are torturing her through a microchip illegally placed in her head.
FL: 12 Polk Mayors Address Transit-Tax Issue at Roundtable
June 12--WINTER HAVEN -- While public transit and Polk County's newest university dominated the conversation at Wednesday's fourth annual Mayors Roundtable, this is still a group with some small-town issues.
Best Places to Work: Holland & Knight LLP
Most recently added perk/change: We extended our maternity leave benefits for attorneys from 12 to 16 weeks, as well as our adoptive parental leave from six to 10 weeks.