• Construction on a new parking garage is about to commence Image
    Stay informed with updates on the new parking garage construction.
  • Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture. Image
    Polk County's Youth Fair teaches the importance of agriculture.
  • Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness. Image
    Polk County firefighters get out in their communities to raise awareness.
  • 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.
  • The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure. Image
    The new Bone Valley ATV Park offers rugged outdoor adventure.
  • SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales. Image
    SUMICA was once a turpentine mill town east of Lake Wales.
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  • May Happenings at the History Center(1)

    Bartow, Fla. (April 29, 2016) – 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:   May is National Preservation Month This year’s theme focuses on three words: this place matters. Pa [...]

  • Correction to Notice for CSX Rail Closures in Auburndale-Lakeland Area
    posted on 4/20/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (April 20, 2016 ) — The list of closed rail crossings along several Polk County Roads due to repairs this week by CSX has been revised. Reynolds Road and Payne Street were removed from the list. Motorists can still expect closures along the following roadways:   Old D [...]

  • CSX to Close Several Railroad Crossings in Auburndale-Lakeland Area
    posted on 4/20/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (April 20, 2016 ) — CSX Transportation has scheduled repairs this week for railroad crossings that intersect several Polk County roads. Work at some crossings has already started. Motorists can expect closures along the following roadways: Old Dixie Hwy. Fish [...]

  • Man with cerebral palsy made honorary fire rescue member
    posted on 4/18/2016

    BARTOW, Fla. (April 15, 2016) – Orisson De La Roche travelled to Winter Haven from Miami Thursday, April 14, and thought he was going to see his twin brother Isaac be sworn in as a Polk County firefighter paramedic, but he was in for a big surprise. Right after his brother was sworn in, Orisson wa [...]

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