Lakeland






Polk County sex sting: 124 arrested

Polk County Sheriff’s Office (PCSO) Vice Unit conducted a special investigation known as “Operation Santa’s Naughty List” over six days where undercover detectives identified and helped victims of human trafficking who might be forced into prostitution. …


Rabies confirmed in Lakeland raccoon

This week, Polk County Sheriff’s Office Animal Control responded Towering Pines Drive in Lakeland, in reference to a fight between a dog and a raccoon.  Image/Nature-Pix via pixabay The owner of the dachshund separated the…



Publix releases Q3 2019 earnings

Publix’s sales for the three months ended Sept. 28, 2019 were $9.3 billion, a 6.3% increase from $8.8 billion in 2018. Comparable store sales for the three months ended Sept. 28, 2019 increased 4.3%. The…