Haines City teen expresses concerns after discovering handgun in Walmart display
Shakiera Gamble: "When it fell, I was looking at the hole (barrel opening) of the gun. It was pointing at me."
How the felon killed at Walmart got his handgun, DA says
The 26-year-old Berks County man built the firearm he leveled at a trooper, who then killed him, investigators found.
Juvenile crime trends downward in Polk
County mirrors statewide trend, according to Florida Department of Juvenile Justice delinquency report.
Polk returns to top in state citrus harvest
LAKE WALES – The U.S. Department of Agriculture gave a bittersweet gift to Polk County citrus growers on Tuesday.The county regained its
Only in Polk: Vote now! What should we investigate next?
Heads up! The third voting round is underway for The Ledger's Only in Polk series. Tell us which question our reporters should investigate next. Only in
A cold front is on the way for Polk County — so what should residents expect?
Brrrr! By Friday night temperatures will drop overnight into the mid- to upper-40s.
Wawa clerk arrested during Operation Pop Top in Polk
A clerk working at the Wawa convenience store at 1490 3rd St. SW was arrested as a result of the Polk County Sheriff's Office “Operation Pop Top,
Polk County's top administrators seek to replace retiring county manager
BARTOW — Five top county administrators are seeking to replace County Manager Jim Freeman, who's retiring Aug. 1.Two of the county's deputy
One man killed, boy critical with head trauma in Polk crash
The fatal crash involved a head-on collision between a dirt bike and ATV.
Three Polk students finish in top 10 in national shotgun shooting competition
WINTER HAVEN — A group of four Florida students, including three from Polk County, came out with a bang late last month in Nebraska.The team
The top Airbnb wish-list option in Polk County is a ... TINY HOME!?
Meet the Little Lake Nest tiny home on Lake Mariana in Winter Haven.
QUIZ: How much do you know about Polk's role in WWII?
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, signaled the United States' involvement in World War II. As the nation recognizes the 75th
Polk Schools' Teacher, Employee of the Year awards: Jennie Cyran, Cynthia Wimberley earn top...
Jennie Cyran and Cynthia Wimberley received Polk County School District's top employee awards during ceremony at the RP Funding Center.
Fire union questions Polk County Fire Rescue chief's OT pay for paramedic school
The county is expected to pay a fire battalion chief tens of thousands of dollars in overtime to attend paramedic school.
Why are fewer Canadians shopping at Walmart?
Robin Sherk | October 30, 2016 Why are fewer Canadians shopping at Walmart? This is an unexpected question, given that Walmart Canada’s sales performance has been gaining momentum The retailer reported comparable store sales growth for the last nine consecutive quarters, supported by tailwinds from Target’s exit and rising food inflation in 2015. Corporate leadership is happy with the performance, highlighting Walmart Canada as a market…
Cat Shelf and Activity Center Shopping Guide
Our most popular Facebook post of the summer was our How to Build a Catio tutorial. Turns out homeowners are all too willing to make home upgrades for their pets. Now you can consider installing a single wall-mounted shelf or full activity center for your feline
Walmart Secret Shoppers? You Have the Wrong IMPACT.
Are you the recipient of an email purportedly offering payment for observing Walmart employees? We have received many inquiries about this so-called Walmart secret shopper opportunity, and so far, we have found no indication that this is a legitimate offer.
Why You Shouldn’t Shop at Walmart on Black Friday
America’s largest employer is Walmart, whose average employee earns $8.81 an hour. A third of Walmart’s employees work less than 28 hours per week and don’t qualify for benefits.
This is what the average Walmart shopper looks like
We break down the demographics of shoppers at Walmart, Target, Kohl's, Kmart, and Aldi.
How Walmart and Amazon Are Transforming Grocery Shopping
Retailers are rushing to bridge the online and offline worlds.