• 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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  • Polk County Preparing for Tropical Storm Erika

    BARTOW, Fla. (August 28, 2015 at 9:31 a.m.) – Polk County Emergency Management is working with partners at the local and state level to monitor and prepare for any impact from Tropical Storm Erika. There’s much uncertainty as to the intensity and track of the this storm, so we recommend th [...]

  • Rollinglen Loop West Road Closure Update
    posted on 8/27/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (August 27, 2015 )—Yesterday’s announcement about closing a portion of Rollinglen Loop West in Kathleen this Friday for gas pipeline work was premature. Work isn’t scheduled to take place until late next month. Advance notification will be provided as actual start date approaches. For m [...]

  • BoCC Agenda Review set for Monday, August 31
    posted on 8/26/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (August  26, 2015) — The Board of County Commissioners will have their next agenda review meeting on Monday, August 31, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. in Room 407 of the Neil Combee Administration Building in Bartow. AGENDA Welcome – Commissioner Lindsey, Chairman Review upco [...]

  • Gas Pipeline Work to Close Road in Rollinglen Subdivision
    posted on 8/26/2015

    Bartow, Fla. (August 26, 2015 )—Starting Friday, maintenance and testing of a gas pipeline will close a portion of Rollinglen Loop West in Kathleen for two weeks. Closure will cause some residents of the Rollinglen subdivision to be detoured along a short loop within the community. Detour is needed [...]

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