Polk County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Flight Camp set for takeoffRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 2 | Hernando Today

    ... they will go to the aviation center facility right at the airport.” The program is modeled after one in Polk County under the direction of John Smart, Lodato said. That aviation school is in the “Sun and Fun” area near Lakeland ...

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  2. Ready for the election showdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Highlands Today

    ... the only contested races are for school board. In the circuit, only one judge seat is open, and that's for two Polk County candidates. Two unknown Democrats are challenging each other for the right to run against incumbent Pam Bondi. In the ...

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  3. Five things for Friday, August 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Detectives from the Orange County Sheriff's Office Emergency Response Team and the Marine Unit are set to continue searching a rural area along a dirt road near Davenport in Polk County .

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  4. Cellphone ping led deputies to search area, family saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | The Orlando Sentinel

    A massive search continues in Polk County this morning for missing teen Alexandria Chery amid ongoing social media campaigns and wild speculations about what happened before the girl disappeared.

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  5. Polk teacher arrested after jail phone callRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | ABC Action News

    Kelly Ann Karynn, 49, of Lakeland told the inmate she'd looked up pictures online of an assistant state attorney after she'd been scheduled to give deposition, according to the Polk County Sheriff's Office.

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  6. Coach's arrest leads to more screenings at gymRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | ABC Action News

    ... background checks on employees every two years, which is why they didn't know about a second arrest back in May. Polk County deputies charged him with taking three underage girls to the beach in the middle of the night and giving them alcohol. "We ...

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  7. Alexandria Chery: Missing teen's social-media silence sparked concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Before the 16-year-old west Orange County girl vanished this week, eventually leading to today's ground search in rural Polk County, Alexandria posted selfies and tweets all day long, documenting the ins and outs of her love life, friendships and travels across Central Florida.

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  8. Sheriff: Lakeland man had sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... to stab us in the back and do this to us, it hurts a lot," Muzzarelli said. Henry's record includes charges from Polk County from April 19, where Henry interfered with a child custody case. Documents show he picked up three 14-year-old girls, ...

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  9. Gymnastics coach charged with lewd batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | ABC Action News

    ... said. It's unclear if the girl is one of his students. In April he was accused of taking three minors from their Polk County subdivision and driving them to Clearwater Beach in the middle of the night without their parents' permission, according to ...

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  10. Homeless Man Stole Car Intending To Sleep In ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | News Talk Florida

    ... n because he wanted to go to jail as it would be a place to stay.Young was transported by Lakeland Police to the Polk County Jail and booked on charges of Burglary of an Occupied Structure, Burglary of an Unoccupied Conveyance and Grand Theft Auto.

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  11. Some niche retirement communitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... according to Feng Shui principles. Tai chi and calligraphy classes also are offered to residents. Nalcrest in Polk County, Florida: At more than five decades old, Nalcrest is one of the oldest niche retirement communities, catering to former postal ...

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  12. Armstrong, Dixon F.Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... and Lake Wales Planning and Zoning Board, assisted with Meals on Wheels, was a member and past president of the Polk County Pharmaceutical Association and was a member of the Florida Pharmaceutical Association. He was a Registered Pharmacist and ...

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  13. Surgeries cancelled over instrument contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Click Orlando

    Officials at a Polk County medical center have shut down surgeries after they suspected a surgical instrument may have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain disease.

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  14. Surgeries cancelled over fear of rare disease at FL centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    Officials at a Polk County medical center have shut down surgeries after they suspected a surgical instrument may have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain disease.

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  15. Surgeries cancelled over fear of rare diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Center. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1mPds1A LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) - Officials at a Polk County medical center have shut down surgeries after they suspected a surgical instrument may have been exposed to a rare, fatal brain ...

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  16. Fitch Affirms Lakeland, FL's Energy System Revs at 'AA-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Business Wire

    ... area of the city (implied UTGO rated 'AA'/Stable by Fitch) as well as neighboring unincorporated areas of Polk County, FL (Implied UTGO rated 'AA'/Stable). The customer base is sufficiently diverse, dominated by residential end users that account ...

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  17. Humbolt mayor, victim agree on restitutionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Messenger

    ... caused $1,128.71 in damages to the truck around 9:30 p.m. on April 24, according to a police report. The VORP in Polk County allows crime victims the opportunity to confront offenders in a controlled setting with the assistance of a trained ... 1 comment

  18. Holcroft, Leonard L.Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... 76 died Sun. 7/20/14 heart failure. Preceded by his wife and survived by 4 children. 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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  19. Polk County residents upset coyote attacks backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | ABC Action News

    ... on Monday and had to identify... it was indeed my cat that was mutilated," she said. The Administrator of the Polk County Animal services offered a solution. He said residents who live in the county can rent a trap. Craig Burke runs the Polk County ...

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  20. Couple arrested for impersonating law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... the convenience store they tried to get money from. Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1mFfrpi Polk County, Florida -- A Mulberry couple was arrested Tuesday evening after trying to impersonate a law enforcement officer at an ...

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