• An alligator swims at sunset on Lake Hancock. Image
    An alligator swims at sunset on Lake Hancock.
  • Loyce Harpe Park's mountain bike trails are some of the best in Florida. Image
    Loyce Harpe Park's mountain bike trails are some of the best in Florida.
  • Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland is the state's newest university. Image
    Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland is the state's newest university.
  • Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse. Image
    Polk's History Center is housed in Bartow's historic courthouse.
  • Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction. Image
    Bok Tower in Lake Wales is a popular and historic attraction.
  • Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve. Image
    Roseate spoonbills congregate to feed at Circle B Bar Reserve.
  • The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers. Image
    The Peace River was once the lifeblood of Polk's early settlers.
  • Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history. Image
    Homeland Heritage Park showcases Polk County's history.
  • Circle B Bar Reserve at sunset is a popular nature destination. Image
    Circle B Bar Reserve at sunset is a popular nature destination.
  • The Blue Angels are a familiar sight at the annual Sun 'n Fun fly-in in Lakeland. Image
    The Blue Angels are a familiar sight at the annual Sun 'n Fun fly-in in Lakeland.
  • SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales. Image
    SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales.
  • Nestled in southern Polk County, the Streamsong Clubhouse attracts golfers and fishing enthusiasts. Image
    Nestled in southern Polk County, the Streamsong Clubhouse attracts golfers and fishing enthusiasts.
  • February Happenings at the History Center

    Bartow, Fla. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Journey into Polk history this month at the Polk County History Center. The following programs and events are open to the public and free of charge: Feb. 7 , 11 a.m. – Cemetery Tour A walking tour of the historic Oak Hill Cemetery starts at the History Ce [...]

  • Board of County Commissioners’ Agenda Review Meeting(5)
    posted on 1/28/2015

    Polk County, Florida – (January 28, 2015) – This is the agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on Friday, January 30, 2015:   AGENDA REVIEW MEETING JANUARY 30, 2015, 9:00 a.m. BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM (ROOM #407)   Welcome – Commissioner L [...]

  • 2nd Selection Committee Meeting for RFP 15-078 Time Changed
    posted on 1/26/2015

    Polk County, Fla. – (January 26, 2015) - The 2 nd Selection Committee Meeting for RFP 15-078, Design Build a Parking Garage for Polk County, scheduled for Wednesday ,  January 28, 2015, has been rescheduled to 1:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Buil [...]

  • Polk County’s Annual Report Goes Digital
    posted on 1/22/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2014)  — A firefighter was recognized by the governor for saving a woman’s life. Free dental care was offered to Polk County’s indigent population. More benefits were brought in to help the county’s veterans. And Polk’s economy was boosted with the openings of Amazon and the [...]

  • BoCC seeking residents to serve on Polk County Sidewalk Advisory Committee
    posted on 1/21/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (Jan. 21, 2015) — Polk County Commissioners are looking for volunteers who would like to serve on the newly established Polk County Sidewalk Advisory Committee. The 12-member advisory committee will assist the Board of County Commissioners in determining priority of locations for n [...]

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