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Commissioners OK proposed budget
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
On Monday, July 21, city commissioners approved the proposed Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget during a workshop session, but it was not without some passionate arguments that sometimes strayed from discussion … read more.
BMS safer and secure
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
When Bartow Middle School students return to class in a month, they will see that their school on Clower Street has had a facelift. The concrete pavement walkways at the … read more.
After all these years ...
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
It has been 50 years since they graduated from high school and nearly three-quarters of the students who got their diplomas will be in town this weekend for the golden … read more.
Pelly benefit to wrap up career
Wed  Jul 23 2014 08:00AM
The poster reads, “Elvis has not left the building … yet,” but unless one marks down Saturday, Aug. 16, it will be too late to catch the king of Elvis … read more.
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Light agenda marks work session, regular meeting
Sat  Jul 19 2014 08:00AM
Bartow City Commissioners will take up two resolutions at the Monday, July 21 regular meeting. In the first, Resolution No. 14-3857-R, commissioners will vote whether to approve a “Final Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Roll.” This will be specifically for parcels lying … read more.

Dr. Clyde was Mr. Bartow
Sat  Jul 19 2014 08:00AM
At his funeral service Monday, longtime friend Larry Meeks asked the packed pews questions about Dr. Clyde E. Gibson. “I asked six different questions and if any of these pertain to you to stand,” he said. “I asked who has … read more.

County proposes tax increase
Mon  Jul 21 2014 10:08AM
Polk County residents may be facing an increase in property tax if the proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget is approved by the Board of County Commissioners, who were pitched the budget by County Manager Jim Freeman at the July 15 … read more.

Twins learn about space
Sat  Jul 19 2014 08:00AM
For the Thermal Design Challenge, sisters Hannah and Sarah Githens made an object called the “Nail Armstrong” in the Space Academy camp they attended in Huntsville, Ala., this month. Somewhat of a success, Hannah’s group made it work in 1:57 … read more.

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State, National and World News
‘Prolonged’ Gaza war threat
Mon  Jul 28 2014 10:28PM
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Signaling an escalation of Israel’s Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a “prolonged” war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave their homes and … read more.

Fighting in Ukraine prompts residents to flee
Mon  Jul 28 2014 10:28PM
SHAKHTARSK, Ukraine (AP) — Panicky residents in an eastern Ukrainian town fled their homes Monday carrying a few possessions in plastic bags and small suitcases as shells exploded in the distance, fighting that also prevented an international police team from … read more.

Veterans’ health care deal: $17B
Mon  Jul 28 2014 10:28PM
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan deal to improve veterans’ health care would authorize at least $17 billion to fix the health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays, the bill’s chief supporters said Monday. The … read more.

Tornado rips off roofs, downs trees near Boston
Mon  Jul 28 2014 10:28PM
REVERE, Mass. (AP) — A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of … read more.

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