Publication: Polk County Democrat

First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated 7 mins ago - 1 reports

Many missing out on Social Security benefits

Social Security benefits and missed opportunity set the topic Thursday when Ron Pillion addressed a luncheon meeting of the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club.Pillion explained the Social Security system and how many individuals are missing out on income. Social ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Putnam: Citrus greening ‘has reached a crisis point’

ST. PETERSBURG — This year’s Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit’s lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that’s infecting the trees is to blame.The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week released its citrus production ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers needed for Saturday’s Azalea festival

The second Spring Azalea Family Fun Festival planned Saturday could use volunteers to donate their time. Any length of time would be appropriate and those interested can email Linda Holcomb at linda@bartowchamber.com or talk to people at the information ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hope for homeless students

PHOTO BY CASSIE JACOBYLake Wales Charter Schools Homeless Liaison Paula Alford prepares backpacks filled with personal hygiene products gathered for homeless students during FPRA's Fill-A-Bag collection drive kicking off at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 21 ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Kelley Buick GMC top performer

PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERJohn Wells congratulates J.C. Martin on Kelley Buick GMC earning a Mark of Excellence award. Martin holds aloft the plaque for the dealership's Buick division. Wells is the area manager for the Orlando-Polk County region. Martin ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bartow residents engage in ‘trash’ talk

PHOTO PROVIDEDA tired but proud contingent of East Church Street residents pose before the pile of trash they collected.PHOTO BY STEVE STEINERAnyone who participated in the Saturday, April 12 "Keep Polk County Beautiful/The Great American Cleanup" in ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dreyer receives distinguished award

While it may not be on a (yes, pun intended) par with the Masters golf tournament hunter green jacket awarded to each year’s winner, the Gulf Ridge Council division of the Boy Scouts has its red wool Jac-Shirt. The award is often associated with long ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Airport eyes new restaurant

Rod Hamlet, who runs Pappy’s Grill at the Winter Haven Municipal Airport, is considering opening up Pappy’s Canteen inside the Bartow Municipal Airport terminal. He made his intentions known at the Monday, April 14 Airport Authority meeting.Hamlet, who ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Here’s what happened on their way to the Capital

PHOTO PROVIDEDCathy Hatch stands in front of the Capitol.PHOTO PROVIDEDAh, the frescos ... The Leadership Bartow Class XV all look at the frescos at the Library of Congress.PHOTO PROVIDEDRocco Condello, owner of Neon Octopus Graphic Design, and George ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Principal pushes business-school partnerships

Brenda Kay Hardman made her appeal to Bartow businesspeople last week when she spoke at the Committee of 100 and told them how important it is for the schools, community and businesses work together to not only strengthen education but to keep children ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Build or not to build

Airport Authority commissioners were asked to consider a proposal by Verizon at its Monday, April 14 meeting.The telecommunications company wants to build — at its own expense — a monopole tower on the site where a former water tower was located on the ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers honored at lunch

PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOWPeople go through the buffet line at the annual NIC luncheon/picnic at Wednesday at the Brown House. Getting lunch is Gail Murray and Richard Dreyer and helping to serve it is Gloria McCoy.PHOTO BY JEFF ROSLOWBartow Mayor James Clements ... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]

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...Deveau, like many others, refuses to say their names: "You'll get me to say, 'older brother, younger brother.' ... I think they get way too much attention. They tried to put fear in this city and they failed miserably." Deveau will run with 11 other Watertown police officers. Nine of them have never run a marathon before. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
...11, 2001, attacks, when the al-Qaida leader sent a messenger to drive him into a mountainous area for a meeting inside a cave in Afghanistan. "Did you learn what happened? We are the ones who did it" Abu Ghaith, recalled bin Laden telling him. (AP Photo/Elizabeth Williams)

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Volunteers honored at lunch [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Putnam: Citrus greening ‘has reached a crisis p... [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Build or not to build [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Principal pushes business-school partnerships [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Here’s what happened on their way to the Capital [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Airport eyes new restaurant [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Many missing out on Social Security benefits [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Dreyer receives distinguished award [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Bartow residents engage in ‘trash’ talk [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Kelley Buick GMC top performer [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Hope for homeless students [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Volunteers needed for Saturday’s Azalea festival [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 18 2014]
Cross Walk Friday [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Walkway now connects two neighborhoods [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Getting ready for the future [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Destiny up to each person [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
New sign ordinance OK’d [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Easter Sunrise Service in Bartow [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Ross: Party cooperation among state reps good [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Party in park on Saturday [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Hundreds ‘Celebrate Jesus’ [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
A year later, Boston is healing [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
Patients seeking acceptance [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Azaleas, eggs, a Vibe and Queen Bees [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Taxes done yet? [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
In the Eye of the Beholder [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
HR department’s overhaul to be taken [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Relay reinforces cancer is no game [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Life’s deeds remembered [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Homeless student count continues to rise [Published Polk County Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
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