GARLAND: We applaud the Florida Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration for the new 980-foot-long bridge that connects the Lake Alfred Veterans Memorial Trail in Lake Alfred to the Chain of Lakes Trail in Winter Haven...
4/24/2017
CNN Scattered showers are giving an assist to firefighters battling wildfires in southwest Florida , but officials caution the threat isn't over. ... FEMA has approved two fire management assistance grants to aid the response in Polk and Lee counties...
4/22/2017
The Ledger Around Polk County, various civic clubs, city - and county-owned outdoor venues, churches, schools and other locales will be host sites for the Easter Bunny's annual antics of hiding colorful, decorated eggs for eager children to hunt and...
4/7/2017
The Ledger Mulberry with hold its election Tuesday, when Maria Rose McClintock, who took 163 votes in Tuesday's initial election, will face off with incumbent Terry Evers, who received 119, for Seat 4 on the City Commission. City Clerk Sharon Lauther...
4/6/2017
The Ledger POLK CITY — Voters in Polk City have decided not to split the city into four geographical districts for City Commission seats. The referendum was the only item facing Polk City's electorate in Tuesday's election. It failed to pass by a 11...
4/5/2017
The Ledger The burn ban applies to unincorporated Polk, and all the cities and towns in the county — Lakeland, Auburndale, Bartow, Davenport, Eagle Lake, Fort Meade, Haines City, Hillcrest Heights, Lake Alfred, Lake Hamilton, Mulberry, Polk City and...
3/31/2017
The Ledger Tony Madden, guitar/vocals, performs with the band Comin' Home during the Swamp-Land Music Festival in Polk City , Florida March 25, 2017. PIERRE DUCHARME | THE LEDGER. Hide caption. Swampland t-shirts on sale at the Swamp-Land Music...
3/27/2017