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History Speaker Series to Feature Local Author

The Lake Wales History Museum will resume its popular speaker series with a presentation on Florida's past presented by guest speaker and local historian Robert Connors. Connors is... — Updated 2/1/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Millions Could Flow to Lake Wales CRA if Expansion Plans Are Realized

In a step that could have enormous financial significance for decades to come, the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency board has received a Finding of Necessity (FON) report f... — Updated 2/1/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Increasing Economic Activity is Goal of Downtown Mixed-Use District

A Lake Wales zoning ordinance will create "a new district in form...architectural standards...and parking requirements," and give it economic incentive by "permitting and... — Updated 2/1/2023

 

Bennett Reflects on Years of Change

It was a relaxed Mark Bennett who shared his thoughts about the many changes both ahead and behind in Lake Wales and Polk County recently. Bennett is stepping down as director of... — Updated 2/1/2023

 
 By News Staff    Fun

⸮ƨiʜT bɒɘЯ υoY nɒƆ - Contest Offers Great Prizes to Clever News Readers!

LakeWalesNews.net is offering readers a chance to claim one of several prize packages worth up $100 or more in a fun contest that will be published on the website during the next tw... — Updated 2/1/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News 

City Development Services Director Mark Bennett Resigning

Mark Bennett, the senior planner for the City of Lake Wales and department head of Development Services has announced his intention to leave his post effective in two weeks. City Ma... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Reinvestment Bankers Find Much to Like During Tour of Lake Wales

An invitation to view and assess potential community investment opportunities in Lake Wales drew representatives from financial institutions looking for opportunities to invest in... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Mianne Nelson    News

South Lake Wales, Crooked Lake Park Residents Invited to Special Meeting on Sewer System Upgrades

Polk County Utilities (PCU) will host a Crooked Lake Park neighborhood community meeting to discuss the future of the wastewater collection and treatment system that serves that are... — Updated 1/27/2023

 

Bruce Stephenson to Present at Bok Tower Gardens

A special presentation by noted urban planner Bruce Stephenson will take place at Bok Tower Gardens at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 28. Stephenson is a consultant and a professor... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Electric Rates May Rise Again for Area Residents, Businesses

Lake Wales area customers of both Duke Energy and TECO can expect to pay significantly more for their electricity use if proposed rate hikes are approved. Both companies are among... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Connected Construction Launched With a Flourish

The ambitious, $20 million transformation of the urban center of Lake Wales into a shady and inviting oasis for pedestrian shopping and outdoor dining was launched Thursday evening... — Updated 1/27/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Major Manufacturing Plant Proposed for Hunt Bros. Road

UPDATE: A proposal to increase the intensity of industrial use on a large tract in Lake Wales to provide for a major plastic pipe factory will be heard at a meeting of the Planning... — Updated 1/24/2023

 

Sir Richard V. Giordano KBE, 1934-2022

Sir Richard V. Giordano KBE, an iconic American business leader who led a transformation of British corporate culture, creator of the BOC Challenge sailing race and Knight Commander... — Updated 1/23/2023

 

Registration Open for Polk Senior Games

There's still time to register for those wishing to compete in the annual Polk Senior Games, but that window is closing fast!. The games are an annual two-week series of 33... — Updated 1/23/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Crystal Lake Trail Design to be Discussed at Public Workshop

A special public workshop at Crystal Lake Park will give residents an opportunity to discuss ideas and options for a new connecting bike-and-pedestrian trail segment. Engineers and... — Updated 1/21/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Chamber Hosts Meeting About ADS Manufacturing Plant

A group of about a dozen citizens attended a Wednesday morning meeting at the Lake Wales Area Chamber of Commerce to raise questions and seek answers about a manufacturing facility... — Updated 1/20/2023

 

Dr. King Observances Offer Full Schedule of Events in Lake Wales

A full five days of events and celebrations will mark the annual The Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday holiday in Lake Wales. The local MLK Commemorative Committee has announced... — Updated 1/13/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales City Commission Tightens Rules on Public Speaking During Meetings

New requirements will be faced by those wishing to speak during the public access portion of Lake Wales City Commission meetings following action taken Tuesday. On a 3-2 vote the... — Updated 1/13/2023

 

Ribbon Cutting Marks Change of Ownership, Bed Count Expansion at "The Club"

A gathering of community and Chamber of Commerce leadership were present at noon Thursday to mark a new name and new ownership of the former Savannah Court assisted living facility... — Updated 1/13/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

New Water Use Standards Adopted by Lake Wales

A new ordinance governing water use and plumbing fixtures will soon be in place in Lake Wales in hopes of reducing future demand on municipal water supplies. Representatives from... — Updated 1/9/2023

 

EDITORIAL: Limiting Speech at Commission Meetings Is a Bad Idea

Stifling Dissent is Not a Solution The essential freedoms that we often take for granted as Americans set us apart from much of the world, where speaking out against a government... — Updated 1/4/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Mayor Orders Police to Clear Commission Chambers After Citizen Protest

A raucous end to Tuesday's city commission meeting resulted in Mayor Jack Hilligoss ordering police to clear the room after an angry crowd of more than 30 mostly older citizens obje... — Updated 1/4/2023

 
 By Robert Connors    News

City, CRA Give Go-Ahead to $18.5 Million Bond Issue

An $18.5 million bond issuance received final approval from the Lake Wales City Commission on Tuesday, completing the funding of the award-winning Lake Wales Connected project. The... — Updated 12/27/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Developer to Build Two New Roads to Serve Hunt Club Projects

An extension of Hamlin Street will be constructed by Hunt Club manager and developer David A. Waronker under an agreement that will see up to $1,597,793.45 credited against the... — Updated 12/26/2022

 

Theft of City-Owned Truck Leads to Arrest for Frostproof Man

Christopher Allen Eismon of Frostproof, faces numerous criminal charges including vehicle theft, fleeing to elude, resisting an officer, trespass in a citrus grove, driving while li... — Updated 12/26/2022

 

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