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Tag Archives: Polk County
By Kaitlyn Pearson on October 10th, 2014 | Last updated: October 15, 2014 at 8:57 am
The first case of enterovirus D68 has been confirmed in Florida after a 10-year-old girl was treated for the virus in Tampa.
By Jennifer Hernandez on January 29th, 2014 | Last updated: January 30, 2014 at 1:02 pm
Students in Polk County will be taking home two different report cards this term. The second report, the Fitnessgram, will be an evaluation of their health and fitness levels.
By Jaime Sloane on November 6th, 2013 | Last updated: November 6, 2013 at 5:15 pm
The Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund has given a $25,000 grant to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for a three-year restoration project in the Lake Wales Ridge Wildlife and Environmental Area.
By Taryn Tacher on October 3rd, 2013 | Last updated: October 3, 2013 at 8:46 pm
Community members can help Alachua County teachers by donating classroom supplies through a new interactive online portal. Teachers can make grant requests up to $1,500 for various supplies such as books, iPads and printers.
By Wade Millward on February 8th, 2013 | Last updated: February 10, 2013 at 8:05 pm
According to a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman, there will be no vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida this month.
By Blake Alderman on June 25th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:55 am
A tornado and a water spout caused damage to several homes in Polk County yesterday afternoon as a result of the storm system of Tropical Storm Debby. The neighborhood affected the most was the Renaissance area. Residents [...]