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FEMA representatives survey damages in Polk Co.

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 6:23am

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) field representatives will be surveying damages in Polk County on Monday and Tuesday and making contact at homes in need of FEMA assistance.

Polk hospital loses power during Hurricane Irma

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:19pm

Irma's hurricane-force winds knocked out power to Winter Haven Hospital around 1 a.m. Monday. The generator system kicked in, but a problem three hours later forced a hospital-wide blackout. 

Suspicious death at Lakeland construction site

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:48pm

Lakeland Police are investigating after a body was found at a construction site Thursday morning.

Back-To-School After Irma: County-by-county

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 5:45am

A week after Hurricane Irma made its way through the state, most Tampa Bay Area schools are finally getting back on schedule and resuming classes.