Polk County Newswire (Page 2)

Polk County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, FL. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 1,125 in Polk County, FL

  1. Weather 58 mins ago 2:17 p.m.Special Weather StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLZ052-211830- Polk FL- 214 PM EDT FRI JUL 21 2017 ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTH CENTRAL POLK COUNTY UNTIL 230 PM EDT... At 213 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near Champions Gate, or near Intercession City, moving northeast at 10 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and small hail will be possible with this storm.

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  2. Cops: Frostproof man stabbed to death for telling roommate 'I...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | WFLA

    A Frostproof man confessed to stabbing his roommate to death during a bizarre altercation, the Polk County Sheriff's office said Friday. Deputies responded to a 911 call reporting an armed altercation at Hwy 98 W. As soon as they arrived, they found Miguel Cosme, standing in the front yard with his arms raised, and he immediately said he "did it," according to an arrest report.

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  3. Ex-middle school principal arrested for grand theft, fraud in LakelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | WFLA

    Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is holding a press conference Friday afternoon to share more details of the arrest of former Lakeland principal Ginger Collins, 46, who is behind bars, facing multiple fraud and theft charges. The former principal of Kathleen Middle School in Lakeland was arrested for a second time Friday morning.

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  4. Former Polk Co. middle schoolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... on Friday morning at her home in north Lakeland. Collins is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday morning. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is scheduled to have a 1 p.m. news conference on Collins' arrest. Viewers can watch the news conference on ...

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  5. Sheriff: Fmr. principal had history of stealingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | ABC Action News

    A Polk County woman who has been arrested previously for stealing from a school where she was employed, has been arrested again and is facing multiple fraud and theft charges for reportedly stealing from another school where she was previously employed. The former Kathleen Middle School Principal is facing 60 counts of dealing in stolen property, 16 counts of passing forged or altered documents, 2 counts fraudulent use of credit card, 1 count obtaining property by fraud, 1 count money laundering, 1 count grand theft.

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  6. Deputies: Polk Co. man fatally stabbed roommateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | ABC Action News

    Polk County deputies responded to the 1000 block of Highway 98 in Frostproof just before 11 p.m. Thursday night in reference to a report of an armed altercation with a subject possibly being killed. When deputies arrived, they found 46-year-old Miguel Cosme standing in the front yard with his arms raised.

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  7. Polk Co. residents plan to fight new gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | ABC Action News

    ... tanker trucks coming in and filling up," Quinnoez repeated her concerns about the possible store. According to Polk County Land Development, the acreage is zoned for mixed-use and has been since 2002. This means that a developer can use the land for ...

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  8. Weather 39 mins ago 5:41 p.m.Special Weather StatementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    FLZ052-202215- Polk- 538 PM EDT THU JUL 20 2017 ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY... At 537 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 11 miles west of Four Corners, or 16 miles south of Groveland, moving southeast at 20 mph. Winds in excess of 30 mph and half inch hail are possible with this storm.

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  9. Polkcounty 30 mins ago 11:51 a.m.Man charged with armed robbery of two McDonald's locationsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 20 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Polk County deputies arrested a Davenport man Wednesday in connection with two armed robberies at McDonald's restaurants in the area.

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  10. Marsh, Joann Stewart Marsh Winter Haven - Joann StewartRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Winter Haven High School Class of 1951 and married in August of 1951. She was a homemaker and also a retired Polk County School Bus Attendant. Joann was an active member of 'The Way @ Inwood Baptist Church'. she lived her life as an example of being ...

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  11. July, Leila Platt Lake Wales - Leila 'Lei' Platt born on "Lei"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... on her legacy will be her 2 granddaughters, Madison and Michaela Platt. Lei was a beloved school teacher for Polk County School Board. During her teaching career Lei taught at Denison Junior High School and Jewett Magnet School in Winter Haven, ...

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  12. Sheriff's Office warns of continuing phone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Deputies said people are receiving telephone calls claiming to be from the Polk County Sheriff's Office that there is a signed a warrant for the person's arrest for not showing up for jury duty. People receiving the call are told to retrieve a large amount of cash and follow further instructions to avoid being arrested.

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  13. MCSD alternative education committee releases progress reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... the board's monthly meeting Monday night, superintendent David Lewis, whom the board hired in July 2013 from Polk County, Fla., where he was an associate superintendent, said, "We're about a decade behind in special education. We're making strides. ...

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  14. Walmart to employ 1,500 at new mega-warehouse in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | St. Petersburg Times

    A new Walmart e-commerce fulfillment center that opened Tuesday is bringing more than 1,500 jobs to this northern Polk County area. Walmart's 50-acre warehouse will hold millions of products to fill online orders and speed delivery.

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  15. Walmart Opens New e-Commerce Fulfillment Center in Polk County, Creating 1,500 Jobs | Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Florida Trend

    POLK COUNTY, Fla. Today, Florida Governor Rick Scott, Walmart officials and community leaders attended the grand opening of Walmart's new e-commerce fulfillment center in Davenport, Fla., a massive, state-of-the-art facility that is estimated to bring more than 1,500 jobs to Polk County.

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  16. Walmart opens massive $300M e-commerce fulfillment center in Polk CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 18 | Business Journal

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has officially opened an e-commerce fulfillment center in Polk County that eventually will employ more than 1,000 people.

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  17. Walmart opens fulfillment center in DavenportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | ABC Action News

    ... campus in Davenport on Tuesday. The 50-acre campus, located near the intersection of I-4 and Highway 27 in Polk County, features two buildings with state-of-the-art systems spanning more than 2.2 million square feet. The campus currently employs ...

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  18. News 47 mins ago 8:27 a.m.WATCH: Burglary suspect going through Lakeland woman's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Investigators in Polk County released the video of a guy they say was going through a woman's apartment on July 4, while the resident was out. It happened at the Emerald Run Apartments in Lakeland.

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  19. Deputies investigate hit-and-run after man found dead on highway in FrostproofRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WFLA

    Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are searching for the person who sped off from the scene after striking a pedestrian and leaving him for dead in Frostproof. Dispatchers got a 911 call around 12:30 a.m. Friday from someone who stated there was a man along the side of along U.S. Highway 27 just north of Avon Park Cutoff Road.

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  20. Polkcounty 3 mins ago 4:17 a.m.Pedestrian killed in Polk County hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Authorities found a man alongside the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 27 just north of Avon Park Cutoff Road. The Polk County Sheriff's Office believes a car hit the man around 12:35 a.m. Friday.

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