Nov 14, 2012
Lake Wales News
Pallet fire at packing house
The plume of smoke that could be seen for miles around Friday came from the Dundee Citrus Growers packing house on Scenic Highway in Lake Hamilton.
Ft. Meade Leader
Counting down to 39 miles of treasure hunting
The 5th annual 39-Mile Yard Sale will be on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Residents as well as businesses along the thirty-nine mile route are setting up sales tables offering a wide array of "finds" for the canny shopper.
ABC Action News
Sheriff's office dispatcher arrested
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - A civilian dispatcher with the Polk County Sheriff's Office was arrested on Monday for filing a false report with the law enforcement agency.
The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando teacher among 38 arrested in child sex sting
Thirty-eight men, including a Lawton Chiles Elementary School teacher, were arrested in an undercover operation targeting adults who are willing to travel to meet a child for sex, the Matthew Chillcott, a 5th grade teacher at Lawton Chiles, was arrested during the operation and has been chatting with an undercover detective about having sex with a ... (more)
Lightning sparks 450-acre brush fire
According to the Florida Forest Service, the fire started east of Lake Hamilton near Hatchineha Road.