• 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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  • Lane and Road Closures to Affect Traffic in Lakeland

    Bartow, Fla. (January 20, 2017) — Progress on a City of Lakeland water main installation project along West Memorial Blvd. will mean a brief detour for a connecting local road. For two days starting Monday, Strain Boulevard will be closed from West Memorial Boulevard to Emma Street. Traffic will be [...]

  • Polk County Fire Rescue Responds to HAZ-MAT Call At Hardee Correctional Institution
    posted on 1/20/2017

    BARTOW, Fla. (January 20, 2017) – Polk County Fire Rescue’s HAZ-MAT crews were called to the Hardee Correctional Institution Wednesday after workers from the prison found a white powdery substance on mail at the facility. Polk Fire crews were dispatched around 4:50 p.m. through a mutual aid a [...]

  • Notification of an Incident or Discovery of Pollution(6)
    posted on 1/19/2017

    Bartow, Fla. (January 19, 2017) — Although no longer required, the Board of County Commissioners is providing you notification that a formal report was sent, via email, to pollution.notice@dep.state.fl.us . Name of reporting party:  Polk County Fire Rescue Installation Name:   Polk Co [...]

  • Water, Wings and Wild Things KIDS Festival to Be Held At Circle B Bar Reserve
    posted on 1/19/2017

    Bartow, Fla. (Jan. 19, 2017) – Circle B Bar Reserve will be closed until 4 p.m. Jan. 26 for the Second Annual Water, Wings and Wild Things KIDS Festival. The festival is a youth environmental education event for second grade students whose schools have already registered. Circle B Bar Reserve [...]

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