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  • Catch a Garden During the Holidays

     
    A cool holiday can be spent at a local botanical garden. The weather is going to be mild until the New Year which makes walking and enjoying easy. Sit a spell on a bench at your favorite garden and visit with nature. We did on Christmas Day. Perhaps you...
  • Timber Creek moves ahead of West Orange in 8A of Miracle Sports softball poll

     
    Below is the Miracle Sports state softball poll released Wednesday. This is the final poll before the start of the district tournaments next week. The contents of the poll are strictly the responsibility of Miracle Sports. N/A = Record not available ARV =...
  • Have you seen this man? He???s being sought by law enforcement???

     
    ?? The Broward Sheriff's Office distributed the photos above of a person being sought??as part of a??residential burglary investigation??in Lake Wales.?? The??Polk County Sheriff???s Office is looking for the man and the agency??believes he may be in...
  • Bishop Emeritus Dorsey celebrates 56 years

     
    Orlando Catholic Bishop Emeritus Norbert Dorsey is celebrating the 56th anniversary of his ordination to priesthood on April 28, 1956. According to the Diocese website:  Bishop Dorsey was installed as the third bishop of Orlando on May 25, 1990, in...
  • Pine Castle Christian is No. 1 in Class 2A in Miracle Sports state poll

     
    The eighth of 10 weekly Miracle Sports High School softball polls for this season is listed below. Miracle Sports, which uses a committee of current and former high school and college coaches to compose the poll,  is solely responsible for the content...
  • 75-year-old Lake Wales man survives gator attack on golf course

     
    Sometimes it’s simply more prudent to take the penalty drop. It’s a lesson Albert Miller learned the hard way last week, when a 9-foot alligator chomped down on the 75-year-old Lake Wales man and tried dragging him into a pond during a round...
  • Senate passes budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Senate approved approved a $71 billion budget that boosts funding for classrooms and people with disabilities, but cuts funding for hospitals, adult mental health treatment and higher education. “With the economy as...
  • Picture these perfect Florida spots

    Picture these perfect Florida spots
    This week's column is dedicated to regular Postcards reader Allan Greene, who emailed last week to inquire about the 10 most photogenic spots in Florida. OK, Allan, I'll take a crack at it, but you should know that I'm usually the guy who puts his finger...
  • Bok Tower Gardens to host Winter Dog Day on Saturday

     
    Looking for a great outing this weekend? Bok Tower Gardens will become “Bark Tower Gardens” on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Winter Dog Day. Leashed and friendly dogs are invited to visit to help support the Humane Society of Polk County,...
  • Bok Tower Gardens to present International Carillon Festival March 3-11

     
    Picturesque Bok Tower Gardens in Lake Wales will be alive with the sound of music, starting on March 3. Bok Tower will be hosting the 21st International Carillon Festival, an event that features daily concerts through March 11. World premieres of four...
  • Scott has April 21 deadline to sign new state budget

     
    The News Service of Florida Gov. Rick Scott faces an April 21 deadline to sign the proposed $70 billion budget for the upcoming 2012-13 fiscal year and issue vetoes. Legislative leaders sent the budget to Scott on Friday, along with a series of other...