• 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.
  • Executive Road to Close for Drainage Repairs

    Bartow, Fla. (November 20, 2014) — Starting Monday, Executive Road in southeast Winter Haven will close to thru-traffic for about 12 days as Polk County replaces drainage pipes and structures in the roadway. Executive Road accesses a small industrial and warehousing park situated at the intersection [...]

  • BoCC reaches agreement with Jones Development to build infrastructure in NE Polk
    posted on 11/17/2014

    Bartow, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) — On Nov. 4, 2014, the Polk County Board of County Commissioners approved a development agreement with Jones Development, Inc., which authorizes paying one-half the cost, up to $1.5 million, toward providing road access to the northwest quadrant of the I-4/U.S. 27 inte [...]

  • Board of County Commissioners’ Agenda Review Meeting
    posted on 11/12/2014

    Polk County, Florida – (November 12, 2014) – This is the agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on November 14, 2014:   AGENDA NOVEMBER 14, 2014, 9:00 a.m. BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM (ROOM #407)   Welcome – Commissioner Dantzler, Chairman [...]

  • Commissioner Bell to Speak at Ft. Meade VFW Veterans Event
    posted on 11/12/2014

    POLK COUNTY, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2014) – Commissioner Melony Bell will speak at the Fort Meade Veterans of Foreign Wars event on Saturday, Nov. 15. The event begins at 10 a.m. at the VFW building located at 31 N. Brown Ave. in Fort Meade. [...]

  • Polk County GIS Day Event Line Up
    posted on 11/12/2014

    BARTOW, Fla. (October 24, 2014) – Polk County’s annual GIS Day celebration has released its line up the Thursday, Nov. 13 event. The free event will take place at Florida Polytechnic University campus at 4700 Research Way in Lakeland. 8 a.m. – Registration opens at the Innovative Science &am [...]

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