Polk County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Polk County, FL. (Page 3)

Results 41 - 60 of 1,496 in Polk County, FL

  1. Religion news in briefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Boston.com

    ... Fla. (AP) - A Florida pastor who was arrested this past Sept. 11 while attempting to burn 2,998 Qurans at a Polk County park has accepted a plea agreement that will prohibit him from returning to the county for six months. As part of Tuesday's plea ...

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  2. Pastor who tried to burn Qurans takes pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Click Orlando

    A Florida pastor who was arrested this past Sept. 11 while attempting to burn 2,998 Qurans at a Polk County park has accepted a plea agreement that will prohibit him from returning to the county for six months.

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  3. Fort Hood shooting victim's body to return to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Daniel Ferguson will arrive at the Tampa International Airport Friday evening. Ferguson attended high school in Polk County. The Patriot Guard Riders motorcycle organization will conduct an honor escort from Tampa International Airport to a funeral ...

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  4. LPD failed to investigate missing person caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | ABC Action News

    ... investigated a report of a missing woman back in 2012, but the report fell through the cracks. On Monday, the Polk County Sheriff's Office confirmed skeletal remains found last year belong to Mary Rhodes, the woman who was reported missing by her ...

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  5. Fort Hood victim's body to return to Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | News 4 Jax

    ... Daniel Ferguson will arrive at the Tampa International Airport Friday evening. Ferguson attended high school in Polk County. The Patriot Guard Riders motorcycle organization will conduct an honor escort from Tampa International Airport to a funeral ...

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  6. Pastor who attempted to burn Qurans takes pleaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Miami Herald

    A Florida pastor who was arrested this past Sept. 11 while attempting to burn 2,998 Qurans at a Polk County park has accepted a plea agreement that will prohibit him from returning to the county for six months.

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  7. Quran-burning pastor agrees to plea deal in PolkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Controversial pastor Terry Jones will not go to jail in Polk County for hauling nearly 3,000 copies of the Quran to a park in Mulberry on Sept.

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  8. Portrait of bullied girl emerges from case fileRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... suicide. Two classmates were charged with stalking Rebecca because of in-school, in-person conflicts, and Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has said the girl also endured a barrage of cruel text and online messages before her death. But the prosecution ...

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  9. Hancock, Maxine RussellRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | The Lakeland Ledger

    ... of the First Baptist Church of Fort Meade, Fort Meade Historical Society, and held a lifetime membership to the Polk County Historical Association. Mrs. Hancock was a former member of the Fort Meade Garden Club, and a graduate of Fort Meade High ...

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  10. John Lindsey Ends GOP Primary Bid Against John WoodRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | Sunshine State News

    ... House. Wood took 65 percent of the vote in the 2012 primary while 35 percent of the Republican voters in the Polk County district backed Lindsey. Back in 2010, Lindsey set his sights a little higher, taking 31 percent when he battled Dennis Ross in ...

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  11. Polk Sheriff announces update on bones found in Sept. 2013Read the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | WFLA-AM Tampa

    ... by her sister in April of 2012. He did not release a cause of death, but said it appeared suspicious. The Polk County Sheriff's Office is conducting a suspicious death investigation. If anyone has information on Rhodes' disappearance or death, they ...

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  12. Investigators identify human bones found in Lakeland woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Polk County Sheriff's Office says DNA tests confirm the bones are that of 35-year-old Mary Elizabeth Rhodes of Lakeland.

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  13. Fowler, Leonard GarnettRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | The Lakeland Ledger

    LEONARD GARNETT FOWLER, 94 POLK COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD WINTER HAVEN - Leonard Garnett Fowler, 94 died Friday, April 4 in his residence under the care of Gentiva Hospice.

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  14. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Business Wire

    ... looming emerging risk realities under the Affordable Care Act (AC... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Polk County, FL. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.... ...

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  15. The Florida Bar - Daily News Summary - April 4, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | Florida Bar Journal

    ... The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. May 2. Application forms can be obtained from The Florida Bar website. FORMER POLK COUNTY JUDICIAL ASSISTANT GETS 300 DAYS IN JAIL, PROBATION -- The Ledger, http://www.theledger.com , April 3, 2014. Alisha Marie Rupp, ...

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  16. Polk Demos to review events, candidate forumRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Statesman Journal

    The May candidate forum and state party platform convention will be among the business items discussed at the next meeting of the Polk County Democratic Central Committee.

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  17. Auburndale: One Dead After Motorcycle vs Truck AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | News Talk Florida

    Polk County Sheriff's Office Traffic Homicide deputies are currently conducting a fatal crash investigation in the area of Highway 559 and Highway 559 A, Auburndale, involving a motorcycle versus a truck.

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  18. 4/2 News in BriefRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Polk Plus

    The Polk County Democratic Central Committee will hold its April business meeting on Thursday at the Polk County Courthouse, 850 Main St., Dallas .

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  19. County budget: No good newsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Polk Plus

    The refrain was often repeated on the first day of Polk County's Budget Committee hearings: county departments have for years been doing more with less.

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  20. Jet Blue Kids Flight Lands At Sun 'n FunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | AVweb

    ... program. The foundation also announced a donation of $25,000 to provide supplies for A&P education programs in Polk County, Fla. Geraghty said Jet Blue first sponsored the event last year, and it was "a fantastic success." Jet Blue CEO David Barger ...

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