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Bill Kearns carefully scraped away sealant that held the inner face of the Polk County History Center’s clock face in place during a recent cleaning.

History Center Gets Clock Cleaned

Several team members of Boyd Clocks recently helped to repair and refurbish the inner workings of the Polk County History Center's clock, which was designed by E. Howard & Co., Boston in 1908. During its 113-year history, the clock has been the subject of several refurbishments and odd stories.

A man fishes at sunrise on Lake Parker in Lakeland.

Boating Safety in Polk

Summer is approaching and that means more time on the water for Polk's residents and visitors. Some careful planning and education can help make your time on one of the county's 554 lakes safer.