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 1,381 in Polk County, FL

  1. Coquitlam teen 'swatter' jailed for cyberbullying attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | Tri-City News

    ... other incident, he called a parent and threatened to rape his daughter if he didn't get his way. In Fort Meade, Polk County, Fla., he told a school switchboard operator he was on his way to kill everyone on campus - that event prompted an immediate ...

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  2. Teen charged with swatting incidents in Florida in court for sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | GlobalNews

    ... respond to a home, school or business; happened in 2014 in the communities of Winter Haven and Fort Meade in Polk County, Florida. According to the Polk County Sherriff's Office (PCSO), their investigation began in September 2014 when an ...

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  3. HETER, TODDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 9 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... of Winter Haven died 7/7/15. Survived by family, Duane, Jeffrey, Tyler, Jillian & Tiffany. Cremation Services of Polk County. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you honor departed family members, ...

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  4. Russians Flood Web To Support Florida Teacher Jailed 22 Years For Victimizing Teens With SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Daily Caller

    ... Daily News . Fichter's throng of Russian (and Ukrainian and Belarusian) defenders took to cyberspace after a Polk County, Fla. judge handed down Fichter's stiff 22-year sentence on 37 counts of child sex charges earlier this month. The teacher's ...

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  5. Lawyer drops former Biddeford police sergeantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Stephen M. Dodd was arrested in December 2011 in Polk County, Florida, in an unrelated case. The charges were later dropped.

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  6. Walmart planning massive $200M distribution center in Polk CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Business Journal

    UPDATE, 2:30 p.m. Tuesday: Polk County has approved economic development incentives for Walmart. Click here to read more .

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  7. REPORTS: Russians defend Jennifer FichterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | ABC Action News

    Jennifer Fichter, the Polk County teacher accused of having sex with three of her students apologized to her victims and their families. A former Polk County teacher who was sentenced last week to 22 years in prison for student sex is getting quite a bit of support from halfway around the world, according to reports.

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  8. Incentives approved for Florida's new Walmart distribution centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Business Journal

    Polk County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a 10-year tax abatement for Walmart Stores Inc. to build a massive distribution center near Davenport. "I think this is a win-win-win for the community, for the jobs and even the labor and materials being consumed during construction," John Hall , commissioner vice chairman, said.

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  9. Polk teacher to be sentenced on Hillsborough child sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    A Polk County teacher sentenced last week to 22 years in prison for having sex with underage students will have another sentencing hearing Wednesday morning in Tampa. Jennifer Fichter, 30, pleaded guilty in March to 37 child sex charges.

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  10. Polk commissioners enthusiastically approve incentives for WalmartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Business Journal

    Polk County Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a 10-year tax abatement for Walmart Stores Inc. to build a massive distribution center near Davenport.

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  11. Thompson, Joyce G.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Georgia, and moved to Florida in 1960. Mrs. Thompson worked many years as a restaurant manager as well as Polk County Transportation. She loved gardening. Mrs. Thompson was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years Medford 'Doc' Thompson, son, ...

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  12. Walmart distribution center to create 600 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Walmart distribution center to create 600 jobs A new Walmart distribution center will create more than 600 jobs in Polk County. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1McqMeW More than 600 jobs with an average annual salary of $43,000 are coming to Polk County, and officials are hoping this will help get their residents back to work.

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  13. Seminole Council chooses new city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... for the Florida Veterinary Medical Association. She previously served as city manager of Haines City in Polk County from 1992 to 2011. She earned a bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in public administration at the ...

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  14. Polk Co. Walmart facility brings hope to joblessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | ABC Action News

    Polk County Commissioners voted in favor Tuesday of granting Walmart a 10-year property tax exemption on the $200 million dollar distribution facility they are planning to build in Davenport, calling the decision a "win-win" because the facility is bringing at least 400 jobs and is expected to pump $67 million into the local economy annually. Plans call for two buildings, each about 1 million square feet, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 27 and Waverly Barn Road.

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  15. ORONA, RAYMONDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... passed away 7/3/15. Survived by Bryan, Kayla, Dalton, Bo, Samona, Mary, George & Jessi. Cremation Services of Polk County. Bookmark this memorial on Facebook with the My Memorials application. My Memorials helps you honor departed family members, ...

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  16. Clem, William DavidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Lakeland Ledger

    WILLIAM DAVID CLEM, 81 Building Contractor BARTOW - William David Clem, 81, passed away suddenly Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Pittsview, AL. Born January 19, 1934, in Auburndale, FL, Mr. Clem was a lifelong resident of Polk County.

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  17. Bullock, Nathan CurtisRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... Blythe and Olivia; and brothers Orris Bullock and Earl Bullock. Born in coastal North Carolina, Curtis moved to Polk County as a teen. He served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot at the end of World War II, and was employed by Western Electric in Chicago ...

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  18. Teacher gets 22 years for student sexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | News 4 Jax

    ... ADMITTING TO HAVING SEX WITH STUDENTS. I'M SO SORRY. (INAUDIBLE) JENNIFER VICTOR WAS SENTENCED YESTERDAY IN POLK COUNTY. VICTOR STILL FACES CHARGES FOR HAVING SEX WITH THE SAME STUDENT IN THAT COUNTY. SHE ALSO TAUGHT IN ORANGE COUNTY A former ...

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  19. Former Polk teacher gets22 years for child sexRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Lucianne.com

    The Polk County teacher who pleaded guilty to 37 counts of unlawful sexual contact with a minor received 22 years in prison this afternoon. Jennifer Fichter, 30, faced up to 15 years in prison per count when she was sentenced in Polk County Circuit Court.

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  20. Lakeland teacher gets 22 years for sex with 3 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... rejected in April. August 2012: Allegations of inappropriate Facebook contact with another 17-year-old student. Polk County Sheriff's Office investigates, but no charges are filed. January to April 2014: Lakeland police say Fichter was having sex ...

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