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The Lake Wales Charter Schools Bok Academy has a more than 400-student waiting list.
PHOTO BY ROBERT BLANCHARD Ten-year-old Robbie Daughtery smiles as he hold up the fish he caught at a recent end of year picnic held at Kissimmee State Park, a combined effort of the Lake Wales Charter Schools, Best Buddies Joy Club, and other public schools in Lake Wales.
There will be a Women of Prayer Fellowship breakfast on Saturday, June 22, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Capernaum Inn.
A final decision on a new name for the McLaughlin Middle School and Fine Arts Academy in Lake Wales has been postponed.
Detectives tell us they've been trying to catch her since last month, but had a hard time figuring out who she is because she is from Riviera Beach .
Polk State College's Lake Wales Arts Center will kick off a first-of-its-kind series, the Arts Incubator, on June 20 at 6:30 p.m. The first installment of the Arts Incubator Series, dubbed Works in Progress, will feature Polk State Humanities Professor and accomplished cellist Derek Menchan and internationally acclaimed pianist Byron Sean.
Albert was born Sept. 9, 1946 in Secaucus, N. J. to the late Rosario H. and Doris R. LaRochelle and has been a resident of this area since 1983.
PHOTO BY ROBERT BLANCHARD Seventeen-year-old Kali Wintermote applies face paint to 17-year-old Travis Lightsey at the annual Special Needs picnic on May 23 at Kissimmee State Park in East Lake Wales.
PHOTO BY BRENDA EGGERT BRADER Edwena Vanderee, left; Rachel Cabral and Ralph Vanderee, representing the Lake Wales Women's Club, attended the Lake Wales Chamber of Commerce Business-After-Hours Reception Tuesday at the Polk State College Lake Wales Art Center.
Sign-ups for the 2013 Lake Wales Police Athletic League season have started at American Insurance located at 24 South First Street in Lake Wales.
According to Lake Wales Police reports, on Thursday, June 6, officers made contact with a complainant on Springer Drive who said she had listed a surround sound system for sale on Craigslist, and was contacted by someone in Nigeria wanting to buy it.
PHOTO BY CASSIE JACOBY 15-year-old Diamond Hawkins studies with Calvin Marion who will offer summer tutoring for students studying for FCAT testing at Lake Wales' B Street Community Center beginning June 10. PHOTO BY CASSIE JACOBY 15-year-old Diamond Hawkins studies with Calvin Marion who will offer summer tutoring for students studying for FCAT ... (more)
A volunteer group made up of former city and county managers have offered a list of 12 city manager candidates they think the Lake Wales City Commission should consider.
Friends and many colleagues in Lake Wales are supporting former Charter School trustee and PEF board member David C. Ullman after his arrest for lewd and lascivious battery to a person 12-16 years old.