Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 3,109 in Polk County, FL

  1. Holdman, John GuyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 5, 2017, at his residence. He was 87 years old. Born December 28, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri, he moved to Polk County in 1988. John was a distributor for Amoco Oil Company, veteran of the U.S. Navy and a Master Mason. He is survived by his wife of ...

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  2. Traffic 37 mins ago 4:25 p.m.Serious Polk crash shutting down rush hour trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... e in Polk city has shut down traffic on Commonwealth Avenue (State Road 33) at Deen Still Road, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

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  3. Police: Student held in firearm hoax atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... campus. Additional support from our patrol section was immediately summoned and the Safe Schools Division of the Polk County Sheriff's Office was notified, in an abundance of caution. Initial reports said there was a male high school student was ...

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  4. Serious Polk crash shutting down trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A serious crash has shut down traffic on Commonwealth Avenue at Deen Still Road in Polk City. WTSP photo A serious crash involving a vehicle fire in Polk City has shut down traffic on Commonwealth Avenue at Deen Still Road, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

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  5. Kelley, Marjorie a.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 1980, moving from Binghamton, NY. She was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. She was a Senior Secretary for the Polk County Commissioners. She was a member of the Bartow First Baptist Church. She was a volunteer with the Homebound Ministry at First ...

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  6. Mystery surrounds death of doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A Polk County doctor convicted of pushing pain pills winds up dead in the water in Tampa. Police identified the man found floating at the Port on Friday, near Guy N. Verger Boulevard and Barge Avenue as Aaron Roush.

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  7. Protect your items at storage unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | ABC Action News

    Investigators in Polk County are still trying to track down the thieves who broke into more than 40 storage units in a facility in Lakeland over the weekend. Angry victims at Socrum Self-Storage are looking for answers, but their experience may be an important lesson for everyone.

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  8. Video: thieves burglarize 40 Lakeland storage unitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | WFLA

    A Tampa Bay area mother wants answers from Amazon representatives, after her 6-year-old son was able to pull up pornographic images by sayin Visit Tampa Bay Chief Marketing Officer Patrick Harrison said his tourism promotion agency "will respond in full" by Wednesday to grow LAKELAND, Fla. - Polk County Sheriff's Office detectives are trying to identify two burglary suspects who stole from dozens of storage units.

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  9. The Koran-burning preacher has been driving for UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Washington Post

    ... g in Afghanistan that reportedly left 20 dead, including several U.N. workers. In 2013, Jones was pulled over by Polk County, Fla.,

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  10. Water quality still a fear as crews pour massive amounts of concrete into toxic Mosaic sinkholeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | WFTV Orlando

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. POLK COUNTY, Fla. - A massive sinkhole in Polk County that swallowed millions of gallons of radioactive water is getting filled with ...

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  11. Fussell, Roy W. Fussell Cattle Rancher Bartow - Roy W.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Mr. Fussell was born February 14, 1942 in Lakeland to George and Thelma (Judy) Fussell. He was a lifetime Polk County resident and of the Baptist Faith. Roy graduated from Auburndale High School Class of 1961 when in school he was involved in FFA ...

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  12. Polk deputies arrest traveling scam artists offering to do odd jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | WFLA

    When a 14-year-old Pasco County girl contacted 8 On Your Side because she was terrified of traffic outside her school, WFLA Traffic Reporter Paul Pancella loves the bells and whistles in his electric vehicle. As we back out of the parking space he points out, "so with the heat on, POLK COUNTY, Fla.

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  13. Moore, Jacqueline ElaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... City, FL where she was a resident for 17 years before marrying and relocating to Lakeland, FL. She retired from Polk County Utilities after 20 years of service and worked with her husband as an Office Manager & Co-Owner of Westside Auto Repair. She ...

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  14. Lakeland Regional Health could become part of Orlando HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando Health is planning to expand its reach beyond Central Florida by taking a new hospital under its wings in Polk County . The heath system announced today that Lakeland Regional Health could be joining Orlando Health's cadre of hospitals later this year by forming an affiliation.

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  15. Wagner, Vivian HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... mom Vivian sold Tupperware and Avon. She worked as a bookkeeper and secretary before retiring from the Polk County School Board in 2000. Vivian was also a volunteer tutor for adult literacy. Her greatest enjoyments were her grandchildren and ...

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  16. Mosaic Company runs into resistance in ManateeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | ABC Action News

    ... mining operations, but many of their neighbors fear another environmental mess like the one in Lake Wales in Polk County. Dozens of people showed up and spoke out at a second full day of public comment hearings on Monday held by the Manatee County ...

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  17. Restaurant with roaches remained openRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A restaurant where health inspectors found roaches running around the kitchen, remained open for nearly two hours according to state records, despite an order from the state to close. Davenport's Ale House, located at 1260 Posner Boulevard in eastern Polk County, was originally ordered to close around 5:00 Friday evening after an inspector reported finding 20 to 25 live cockroaches in the food preparation area near a flip top unit and 8 to 10 more live roaches on the side of the freezer near on the cook line.

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  18. Fast-working thieves steal 46 guns from Lakeland storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WFLA

    ... took thieves a few minutes to steal nearly 50 guns from a Lakeland gun shop that had been burglarized before. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd had some harsh words for the thieves and the gun store owner. Polk County Sheriff's deputies responded to a ...

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  19. Lakeland's Guns Galore the latest gun store to be burglarized in Tampa Bay; 46 guns stolenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | St. Petersburg Times

    Surveillance video from a neighboring business shows a light-colored sedan turn onto Peachtree Street in Lakeland and park behind Guns Galore, where 46 guns were stolen on Jan. 29, 2017. [Polk County Sheriff's Office] For the second time in just over a month, Lakeland's Guns Galore has been burglarized.

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  20. Third gun store break-in in Lakeland...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    At least 46 handguns were stolen during a burglary on Sunday morning-- making it the third gun store theft since September 2016 in Lakeland. The Polk County Sheriff's says around 4:00 a.m. Sunday, they responded to a burglar alarm regarding shattered glass at Guns Galore at 2440 U.S. Highway 92 East.

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