• Countywide Road Projects Could Cause Minor Traffic Delays

    Bartow, Fla. (November 16, 2018) — Several countywide road improvement projects could cause minor traffic delays during the holiday season. Traffic signal installations continue on the Florida Department of Transportation’s Ewell Road safety project in south Lakeland with overnight lane closures scheduled for Sunday and Tuesday at the intersection with the north-leg of Lunn Road, while a daytime...
  • Fire Rescue Kicks Off Inaugural Teen CERT Program

    Bartow, Fla. (November 15, 2018) —  Polk County Fire Rescue (PCFR) in partnership with Polk County Public School’s Bartow High School HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) program held its first Teen CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) certification class on Thursday evening. 

    With an already successful and continuously growing adult CERT program, PCFR began registration for ...

  • Saddle Creek Park Gun Range Holiday Closures

    Bartow Fla. (November 8, 2018) – The Saddle Creek Park Gun Range will be closed on Friday, Nov. 23 and Wednesday, Dec. 26.

    Normal gun range hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Gun range fees are $10 for three hours of use. The gun range is located at 3680 Morgan Combee Road in Lakeland.

    For more information, contact Polk County Parks & Recreation at (863) 499-2613 ...

  • 2045 Investment Strategy Stakeholder Group Meeting

    Bartow, Fla. (November 8, 2018) — The Polk Transportation Planning Organization has scheduled a stakeholder group meeting on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 8:30 a.m. to be held at the Florida Citrus Building (Nora Mayo Hall) in the Florida Room on the second floor, 500 3rd Street NW, Winter Haven.

    More than one county commissioner may be attending this meeting.

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