Bartow (Florida, United States)

Type: City
Name: Bartow (Florida, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 27.9
Longitude: -81.849998
population: 15,718
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

USDA to Aid Growers Who've Lost Trees to Citrus Greening

BARTOW | The U.S. Department of Agriculture will make additional money available to up to 5,000 Florida citrus growers who've lost trees to the fatal disease citrus greening.U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new financial support during ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 21 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Fishing Around Polk County (September 18)

1. Around Lakeland, better week for bass at Tenoroc, with two in 8-pound class and 0.64 fish per hour overall, reports FWC biologist Keaton Fish. Lakes Hydrilla, 2, 3 and Legs produced more than one fish per hour mostly 10-20 inches. Bass up to 6 pounds ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Outdoors Notebook: Two BHS Teams in SAF Championship On Nickajack Lake

Two bass teams from the Bartow High School Yellow Jackets Fishing Team have qualified for the Student Angler Federation TBF/FLW Southeastern Conference Championship later this month.Shane Hines and Hunter Gadd made the field, along with teammates Jeremy ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 18 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Florida's 39th District Candidates Face Off Over Amendment 2

BARTOW | Republican State Rep. Neil Combee and his Democratic opponent Carol Castagnero have been friends for a long time and agree on many things, but a certain issue turns them into Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd and Orlando lawyer John Morgan: pot ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Spotlights Freight Industry, Discusses Impact on Polk County and Florida

BARTOW | The freight industry's projected impact on the local and state economy was the focus of a community forum in Bartow on Tuesday night. State transportation officials and private businesses were among those featured at the event, organized by the ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Haines City Grower Takes Issue With City's Fire Fees

HAINES CITY | Warren McKnight says he wants to pay his fair share, but he said Haines City is fleecing him with nonsensical fire protection fees on his orange groves."It's hard to catch an orange tree on fire," he said.Fire fees have become a popular ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Phosphates past being reduced to rubble

MULBERRY, Fla. -- Piece by piece, remnants of Florida's phosphate mining roots are collapsing into rubble.Last month, a wrecking ball began crushing a century-old Polk County building that used to store phosphate until the newly mined rock dried out. ... [Published Miami Herald - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Fuzzy Caterpillar Species Carries Nasty Surprise

BARTOW | Jett Wilson, 4, was playing at recess Thursday when he came into contact with a fuzzy little critter hiding poisonous spines in its hair.The critter is called a "puss caterpillar" — so called because its hair resembles the fur on a pussycat, ... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Jack C. Jenkins, 67, Fort Meade, Florida

.Jack was a resident of Fort Meade, Florida at the time of his passing.He is survived by his wife Margaret.Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 18th at Wildwood Cemetery in Bartow. ... [Published ABC Action News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sammy V. Haag, Sr., 74, Fort Meade, Florida

.Sammy was a resident of Fort Meade, Florida at the time of his passing.He is survived by his wife Linda.The family will receive friends Thursday, September 11th from 6 PM to 8 PM at Whidden-McLean Funeral Home in Bartow. Funeral services will follow ... [Published ABC Action News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bartow IB school top in state

Bartow’s International Baccalaureate High School continued its streak as one of the best high schools in the United States, according to a survey by Newsweek and The Daily Beast.The annual ranking, published Aug. 27, which rates schools based on ACT/SAT ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Polk attorneys named to Judicial Nominating Commissions

Gov. Rick Scott appointed six people to two Judicial Nominating Commissions in the Tenth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.Timothy McCausland, 63, of Bartow, is the City Attorney for the City of Lakeland. He is reappointed from a list of nominees ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 12 2014]

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THE REEL "EM IN FOR ROTARY CHARITY BASS TOURNAMENT is Nov. 15-16 on the Kissimmee Chain out of Camp Mack. Safe light to 2 p.m. Eleventh annual event sponsored by the Lake Wales Breakfast Rotary Foundation to benefit youth in the community. Entry fee $95 per boat day of event, or $80 if you pre-register. There is a $5 ramp fee. First place guaranteed $2,000, with $1,000 for second, $500 for third, $250 for fourth and $100 for fifth. The big-fish pot will be a 75-25 percent allotment. Free cash drawing for $100 for those who pre-register. Call Nigel Hill at 863-632-3455 or e-mail nigelghill@gmail.com."
"We passed that bill because it was the right thing to do," Combee said. "If you need marijuana for medical reasons, we have Charlotte's Web. There's people already setting themselves up to profit from this."
...great news for growers who qualify," said Mike Sparks, chief executive of Lakeland-based Florida Citrus Mutual, the state's largest growers' group. "It provides an incentive for growers to replant, and that's exactly what the industry needs."
"If we do not develop and implement a winning strategy to eradicate ISIL, we will be taking for granted the very freedoms that have been afforded and defended by our brave troops, now and throughout the history of our country."

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Fishing Around Polk County (September 18) [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 18 hours ago]
Outdoors Notebook: Two BHS Teams in SAF Champio... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 18 hours ago]
Upcoming Fishing Tournaments Around Polk County... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 18 hours ago]
Florida's 39th District Candidates Face Off Ove... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 20 hours ago]
USDA to Aid Growers Who've Lost Trees to Citrus... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 21 hours ago]
Citrus Commission Votes to Lower Taxes for Growers [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 17 2014]
ICYMI: Ross Debates ISIS on the House Floor [Published Noodls - Sep 17 2014]
USDA Making More Money Available To Growers Who... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 17 2014]
Forum Spotlights Freight Industry, Discusses Im... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 17 2014]
Results From Golf League Play Around Polk (Sept... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 17 2014]
Lakeland teacher accused of sex with student [Published 10connects.com - Sep 16 2014]
Haines City Grower Takes Issue With City's Fire... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 16 2014]
Madison outlines objectives for Adairsville's f... [Published Cartersville Daily Tribune News - Sep 15 2014]
Physician Campaigning for Health [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 15 2014]
'Leadership Is Service': Lakeland Lawyer's Many... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 15 2014]
Phosphates past being reduced to rubble [Published Miami Herald - Sep 14 2014]
Fuzzy Caterpillar Species Carries Nasty Surprise [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 14 2014]
News in Polk Education [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 14 2014]
Jack C. Jenkins, 67, Fort Meade, Florida [Published ABC Action News - Sep 13 2014]
Sammy V. Haag, Sr., 74, Fort Meade, Florida [Published ABC Action News - Sep 13 2014]
Bartow IB school top in state [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 13 2014]
Hutto’s going to the Bahamas [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 12 2014]
Street addresses concern to Airport Authority b... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 12 2014]
Polk attorneys named to Judicial Nominating Com... [Published Polk County Democrat - Sep 12 2014]
Obituaries reported September 11, 2014 [Published Forest City Daily Courier - Sep 12 2014]
Venomous caterpillar stings 4-year-old boy [Published WTVT FOX 13 - Sep 12 2014]
Polk Dental Treatment Program Gets Favorable Vo... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 12 2014]
Bail Set at $5,000 in Perjury Case of Man Suspe... [Published Lakeland Ledger - Sep 12 2014]
Governor Scott Appoints Six to Judicial Nominat... [Published Caribbean Today - Sep 11 2014]
Judge to hear argument that Michael Dunn trial ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Sep 11 2014]
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Highland Homes Now Building New Homes at Sarato... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Sep 02 2014]
Lakeland, FL, September 02, 2014 --( PR.com )-- Highland Homes is now selling single-family homes at Saratoga in Lakeland with strong activity right out of the box. A few homes are already sold, two inventory homes under construction and the model home ...
Florida Orange Juice, Erin Andrews Bring Nutrit... [Published PR Newswire: Consumer Products & Retail - Aug 18 2014]
BARTOW, Fla., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Orange Juice and Erin Andrews are helping football fans kick off the season with nutritious, Florida-inspired grilling and tailgating tips.Just in time for pre-season action, Florida Orange Juice is ...
Highland Homes to Celebrate Grand Opening of Oa... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jul 10 2014]
Valrico, FL, July 10, 2014 --( PR.com )-- In celebration of its new townhome community, Oakwood Terrace, Highland Homes invites home buyers to attend a grand opening event this Saturday, June 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, June 13 from 1 to 5 ...
Highland Homes Now Selling New Homes at Silvera... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 26 2014]
Tampa, FL, June 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- After successfully selling out two communities, Ten Oaks and the Greens at Hidden Creek, Highland Homes is excited to announce that presale opportunities are now available at their newest Zephyrhills community, ...
Duke Energy FL proposing several generation inv... [Published FierceEnergy - May 15 2014]
If approved by the Florida Public Service Commission, Duke Energy Florida will embark upon building a state-of-the-art, highly efficient combined-cycle natural gas plant in Citrus County and two simple-cycle combustion turbine generators at the Suwannee ...
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