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16 honored by alliance
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
Sixteen Polk County high school seniors were feted Saturday and received college scholarships at the annual Deacons and Stewards Alliance annual banquet held at the Carver Recreation Center in Bartow. … read more.
Pot plant getting ready to grow
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
A plan to grow medical marijuana in a sprawling, empty Lake Wales building complex is apparently very much back on, after it appeared to be a no go last fall … read more.
Reptiles at the library
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM

Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
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Holiday closings
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
Bartow City Hall: Closed Friday, July 3 Bartow Public Library: Closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 Bartow garbage collection: Monday’s and Tuesday’s schedules will remain the same. Thursday’s collection will be on Wednesday. Friday’s collection will be on … read more.

Luster students graduate
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
Eleven women on Friday completed what can be a golden opportunity with their lives as they earned state certificates from the Luster All Training Center of Hope. “This is a golden opportunity for anyone,” Rolliee Arnold, a community care director … read more.

JAMFEST
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
On Saturday, six Christian rock bands rocked the park on Floral Avenue as One Jam Nation kicked off a fundraiser tour of concerts to raise money for what can only be described as a gospel Woodstock scheduled next August in … read more.

Much construction gets three-day holiday weekend
Wed  Jul 1 2015 08:30AM
On State Road 60 from Flamingo Drive to Connersville Road in Bartow crews are driving pile or bridge supports, building a temporary trestlework platform, and installing concrete gravity walls and driveways. There will be intermittent delays, eastbound daytime lane closures … read more.

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State, National and World News
America celebrates
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday. Here were some highlights of Independence Day celebrations: Music on national mall Heavy … read more.

McCain: US must reassess Afghanistan withdrawal
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The ongoing Taliban offensive in Afghanistan demands a reassessment of the Obama administration’s current plan to draw down U.S. forces, U.S. Sen. John McCain said Saturday during a visit to the country’s capital. The Republican told … read more.

Girl dies when sturgeon jumps into boat
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
LAKE CITY, Fla. — A 5-year-old Florida girl died after a sturgeon leaped into her boat along the Suwannee River and struck her. Wildlife officials said Jaylon Rippy died after being struck Thursday night. Her mother and 9-year-old brother were … read more.

Matt Stonie outgobbles Chestnut in Coney Island hot dog contest
Sun  Jul 5 2015 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Stonie shocked the competitive eating world Saturday by upsetting Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan’s Famous in Coney Island, breaking Chestnut’s bid for a ninth straight victory. … read more.

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