• 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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  • Event Featuring Student Thank You Letters to First Responders

    Bartow, Fla. (Sept. 22, 2016) – RSVP Polk and AmeriCorps Polk Reads recently sponsored a writing campaign with the Polk County School Board for the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. Local students wrote more than 2,000 thank you letters to first responders in Polk County.  An event will be he [...]

  • Polk fire’s new hires and promotions
    posted on 9/16/2016

    BARTOW, Fla. (September 16, 2016) – More than two dozen Polk County Fire Rescue employees were recognized at its Honors and Recognition Ceremony at Polk State College Wednesday and Thursday for various achievements.  During Wednesday’s ceremony, Anthony P. Stravino officially become Pol [...]

  • BOARD AGENDA REVIEW MEETING
    posted on 9/14/2016

    Bartow, Fla. (September 14, 2016) —  The Polk County Board of County Commissioners will meet Monday, September 19, 2016, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church Street, Bartow. AGENDA Welcome – Commissioner Hall, Chairman Review upco [...]

  • New fire rescue chief starts this month
    posted on 9/6/2016

    BARTOW, Fla. (September 6, 2016) – The first day for the new chief of Polk County Fire Rescue is September 12. All are invited to attend the Honors and Recognition Ceremony at Polk State College Center for Public Safety Auditorium, 1251 Jim Keene Blvd., Winter Haven, on Wednesday, September 14, wh [...]

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