Tag Archives: Polk County

New Report Cards Assess Polk County Students’ Health and Fitness

By 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.

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Disney Conservation Funds Central Florida Restoration Project

By 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.

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New Website Helps Community Support Alachua County Teachers

By 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.

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Despite reports, no February plans for vehicle checkpoints in West Central Florida

By 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.

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Tornado damages homes in Polk County

By 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 [...]

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