• 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.
  • Agenda Review Meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 20

    Bartow, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2014) — The agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014 is below. Board of County Commissioners, Agenda Review Meeting - Oct. 20, 2014, 1:30 p.m. Board Conference Room No. 407 [...]

  • My Ride My Road Your Decision
    10/15/2014 02:15:00 PM

    On Tuesday, Nov. 4, Polk County voters will decide whether to approve or not approve a transformational switch in the way that transportation is funded. Learn more about My Ride, My Road, Your Decision. [...]

  • Free Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal in Bartow
    10/13/2014 03:05:00 PM

    Bartow, Fla.  – Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for no additional cost during a collection event hosted by Polk County’s Waste & Recycling Division. The collection will take place 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on October 18 at the Bartow High Sc [...]

  • New South Lake Reedy Boulevard Bridge Open
    10/10/2014 11:30:00 AM

    Bartow, Fla. (Oct. 10, 2014)— South Lake Reedy Blvd. opened to traffic yesterday after being closed at the Reedy Creek bridge crossing for four months. Polk County replaced the old substandard bridge with a new $1.1 million structure. For additional information, contact the Polk County Transp [...]

  • New Old Bartow Lake Wales Road Bridge to Open Tomorrow
    10/9/2014 08:05:00 AM

    Bartow, Fla. (October 8, 2014)— The new Old Bartow Lake Wales Road Bridge in southeast Winter Haven will open tomorrow afternoon after Polk County’s contractor completes the finishing touches and dismantles detour signs. The new bridge replaces the old substandard structure crossing Parts Ditch.  O [...]

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