• 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.
  • Pink Heals Tour Comes to Polk County

    Polk County, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2014) – The Pink Heals Tour of Pink Firefighting Apparatus that raise awareness for cancers and other diseases that affect women, will be making a stop in Polk County at Fort Blount Park in Bartow Nov. 6. Polk County Firefighters will fire up the grill for this barbecu [...]

  • Agenda Review Meeting scheduled for Friday, Oct. 31
    10/30/2014 08:20:00 AM

    Bartow, Fla. (October 29, 2014) — The agenda for the Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review meeting on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 is below. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AGENDA REVIEW MEETING   OCTOBER 31, 2014, 9:00 a.m. BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM (ROOM #407)   A [...]

  • Community Relations Advisory Council Meeting Rescheduled
    10/27/2014 04:45:00 PM

    Polk County, Fla. – (October 27, 2014) - Monday, November 17, 2014 - 5:30 p.m. – The Community Relations Advisory Council will meet in Room 413, Neil Combee Administration Building, 330 W. Church St., Bartow, Fla. 33830. (Was previously scheduled for Monday, October 27, 2014). [...]

  • Polk County GIS Day
    10/24/2014 11:00:00 AM

    BARTOW, Fla. (October 24, 2014) – Polk County is holding its annual GIS Day celebration titled “GIS Innovation & Your World” on Thursday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This free event will be held at the new Florida Polytechnic University campus at 4700 Research Way in Lakeland. Free, reserved [...]

  • New Deal Bridges Get New Life
    10/21/2014 03:55:00 PM

    Bartow, Fla. (October 21, 2014)— PGTV will debut a three-minute video about two new Polk County bridges tomorrow morning on the Polk Today program at 7:45 a.m. The segment will air again at 11:45 a.m. and will be replayed periodically afterward. The video can also be viewed on The Polk Government Y [...]

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