Hardee County Newswire

Hardee County Newswire

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  1. PSC Customer Meeting for Charlie Creek Utilities, LLC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | Capital Soup

    ... st PSC rate case for Charlie Creek, which provides water service to approximately 150 residential customers in Hardee County.

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  2. Two arrested in Nov. slaying at Orlando apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The man wanted for the November shooting death of a 27-year-old man was arrested Thursday in west Florida, according to Orlando police. Carlos D. Reed, 37, was arrested Thursday in Hardee County by Orlando police detectives after an anonymous tip and is being taken back to Orlando, police said.

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  3. More than 20 Percent Of Women In Miami Live Below Poverty LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Miami New Times

    ... County living in poverty.) That's not the worst rate in Florida - that distinction belongs to rural areas like Hardee County, where an eye-popping 29 percent of women are below the line - but it is a troubling figure, especially considering that ...

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  4. Teacher arrested, accused of shoplifting in Charlotte CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    A Hardee County fifth-grade teacher was arrested after being accused of retail theft, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office. Monica L. Block, 45, of 1845 Ratcliff Road in Wauchula, attempted to leave the Dillard's store in the Port Charlotte Town Center on 1441 Tamiami Trail without paying for nearly $850 in clothing, the sheriff's office said.

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  5. RoadWatch Advisory: SR 636 (East Main Street) Closed at SR 64 in Hardee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Construction project: SR 636 will close at SR 64 just east of Ed Wells Road starting Wednesday, December 14, 2016 to allow for intersection improvements. During construction, the contractor will detour traffic 24 hours a day using SR 64 and US 17. Watch for lighted message boards and signs directing traffic around the work zone.

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  6. Cover Story - Mosiac Co. - South Fort Meade Mine - Phosphate - FertilizerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Florida Trend

    South-central Florida's landscape will be shaped in large part by a company many residents have never heard of. Mosaic is the only big player left in Florida's phosphate industry, and it controls more than 300,000 acres.

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  7. HENDRIX, CHRISTINERead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | The Lakeland Ledger

    CHRISTINE HENDRIX, 72 MULBERRY - Christine Hendrix, 72, of Mulberry, died Nov. 25, 2016 in Bartow due to heart failure. She was born in Wauchula on Nov. 25, 1944 and had been a Polk County resident since 1974, moving from Hardee County.

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  8. As personal income rises across Florida, Hendry sees biggest gain among all 67 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... saddled with double-digit unemployment with an 11.3 percent jobless rate as of September. Second-highest was Hardee County at 7.3 percent. To put Hendry's recent income surge in perspective, however, it comes after a dismal 2014 in which the ...

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  9. RoadWatch Advisory: US 17 (SR 35) between Sweetwater Rd. and Brookside Blvd. in Hardee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Capital Soup

    Construction project: The southbound lane of US 17 between Bronco Road and Brookside Boulevard will be intermittently closed from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm from Tuesday, November 15, 2016 through Thursday, November 17, 2016 to allow the delivery of pilings for the new bridges. Flaggers will direct traffic around the work zone utilizing the northbound lane.

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  10. Traffic 34 mins ago 5:05 a.m.Person killed after hit-and-run accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    One person is dead after a fatal hit and run traffic crash on State Road 64 in Manatee County, just west of the Hardee County Line. FHP says the crash involved a pedestrian and the vehicle left the scene.

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  11. FHP investigates fatal hit & run in Manatee Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | ABC Action News

    The crash occurred on State Road 64 just west of the Hardee County line. Officials say both lanes of SR 64 are closed while authorities investigate.

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  12. UF/IFAS Range Cattle REC Celebrates 75 YearsRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2016 | Newswise

    ... faculty in Ona study weeds, forage and ways ranchers can produce the best cattle for the market." Located in Hardee County, the Range Cattle REC was founded in 1941 through the efforts of UF faculty, legislators, cattlemen and citizens. The Range ...

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  13. Lead levels in Bay area drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... lead pipes in the system. For the Citrus County 2015 Water Quality Consumer Confidence Reports, click here . Hardee County: "Per FDEP rules, we provide the sampling bottles to a specific number of residents with instructions on how to pull the ...

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  14. Column: It's time to rein in Florida's phosphate strip miningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... long-term environmental impacts. A proposal called the South Pasture Extension to expand a surface mine in Hardee County by more than 7,500 acres - including through hundreds of acres of wetlands - is now moving through an Army Corps of Engineers ...

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  15. Florida unemployment at 4.7 percent for 4th straight monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WWSB

    ... te County at 3.8 percent. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 11.6 percent, followed by Hardee County at 7.3 percent and Glades County at 7 percent.

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  16. Fla. unemployment at 4.7 percent for 4th straight monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... te County at 3.8 percent. Hendry County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 11.6 percent, followed by Hardee County at 7.3 percent and Glades County at 7 percent.

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  17. State prisons offer some Florida districts extra political cloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Greene Publishing, Inc.

    ... government than voters living in other districts. Prisoners account for 20 percent of District 2 residents in Hardee County and 18 percent of District 1 residents in Wakulla County. A Watchdog.org review of the Department of Corrections records ...

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  18. The Florida Outdoors: Peace RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Osprey Observer

    A couple of my outdoor buddies, Ed and Arnold, and I have made it a goal to kayak the entire Peace River over the course of several separate adventures. The Peace River originates at the juncture of Saddle Creek and Peace Creek northeast of Bartow in Polk County and flows south through Hardee County to Arcadia in DeSoto County.

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  19. US 17 (SR 35) Construction Public MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | Capital Soup

    The Florida Department of Transportation , District One, will hold a public information meeting regarding improvements to US 17 in Hardee County, Florida. The public meeting is from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 6, 2016, at the Hardee County Agri Civic Center, 515 Civic Center Drive, Wauchula, FL 33873.

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  20. Weather 32 mins ago 5:17 p.m.Severe Thunderstorm WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLC049-081-302245- BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA / RUSKIN FL 611 PM EDT SAT JUL 30 2016 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RUSKIN HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWESTERN HARDEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA... NORTHEASTERN MANATEE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL FLORIDA... * UNTIL 645 PM EDT * AT 610 PM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF ONA...OR 15 MILES WEST OF WAUCHULA...MOVING SOUTHWEST AT 5 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

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