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Saluting the Fallen
Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
Lake Wales saluted those who gave the ultimate sacrifice Monday, May 25, with Memorial Day ceremonies across town that included both the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2420 and American … read more.
Impact fee moratorium extended in Frostproof
Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
Frostproof residents and commercial property owners can expect to continue not paying impact fees, along with the rest of the county, for another six months. Frostproof City Council members reached … read more.
Take a look at the Leader in Me
Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
Polk Avenue Elementary Principal Gail Quam couldn’t have been more happy when the school held their Leadership Day, a culmination of what the students are doing in their leadership development … read more.
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Organizers want to raise bar after Relay nets $38,562
Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
This year’s Relay For Life in Bartow raised $38,562, tens of thousands of dollars less than what is usually raised. But for those participating it wasn’t that discouraging. “We succeeded in what we wanted to accomplish,” said Sylvia Barker. “But … read more.

Downtown roadway closed this weekend
Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
Scenic Highway 17 through Downtown Lake Wales at Osceola Avenue will closed this weekend, from 6 p.m. May 29 to 6 a.m. June 1, as workers install pipes than will improve drainage in the area. The roadwork is expected to begin early Saturday morning. … read more.

Care Center buys Decosey property
Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
Take one look at Downtown Lake Wales and there is always something changing. This time, it is the Lake Wales Care Center, which has put one more footprint in Historic Downtown, with the acquisition of what is known as the … read more.

Wed  May 27 2015 08:30AM
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 American Legion Post 71, 43 West Park Ave., celebrates 95th anniversary. 3 to 5 p.m. cake and coffee - 5-7 p.m. buffet. Buffet $7, cake and coffee free. Open to public. Italian buffet with music, 5-7 p.m., … read more.

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Hurricane predictions breeze in: Feds expect light season
Wed  May 27 2015 09:46PM
By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year’s hurricane season may be slower than average — but officials say that’s no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest … read more.

US stocks recover from slump the day before
Thu  May 28 2015 01:19AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering most of their losses from the day before, as Greece appeared closer to resolving its latest debt issues. However, the overall market remains directionless as most investors are focused on figuring … read more.

Storm death toll rises to 19
Thu  May 28 2015 01:19AM
HOUSTON — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing. More rain fell … read more.

Rick Santorum announces second White House run
Thu  May 28 2015 01:19AM
CABOT, Pa. (AP) — Conservative culture warrior Rick Santorum launched a 2016 White House bid on Wednesday, vowing to fight for working-class Americans in a new election season that will test his influence — and focus on social issues — … read more.

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