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 By Robert Connors    News

Three New Restaurants Planned For Growing US 27 Corridor

While two independently owned and operated new restaurants are planned for opening on Highway 60, including Locorrito and Brake Burger Garage, and two more are planned to open on... — Updated 9/22/2022


New Dyer Chevrolet Ribbon Cutting Draws a Crowd

More than eighty community and business leaders were in attendance this week as the Dyer family celebrated the grand opening of their second new auto dealership across from the... — Updated 9/6/2022

 By Robert Connors    Fun

Today Only, Regal Eagle Ridge 12 Offers $3 Movies

A one-day only chance to catch some great entertainment for a $3 ticket price happens today, Saturday, September 3 as the Eagle Ridge Mall Regal Cinemas 12 participate in National... — Updated 9/4/2022


Ridge Scenic Highway 39-Mile Yard Sale Happens November 3

A popular and long-running community event returns this year, and organizers are offering plenty of advance notice to those wishing to participate. The 15th annual 39-mile Yard... — Updated 9/2/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Proposed Development Total Passes 12,000 Unit Mark

The parade of development proposals that have stirred citizen concerns of runaway changes to Lake Wales continued to be evident at the most recent city commission meeting as... — Updated 6/16/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

New Apartments Contemplated for Chalet Suzanne Road

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been updated to include clarifying comments from City Manager James Slaton. Lake Wales City Commissioners will consider the possible development of... — Updated 6/3/2022


New Dealership Sign of Growth in Local Business Community

The gradual expansion of the Lake Wales Business Community is receiving another boost as the Dyer Auto Group prepares to open their new Chevrolet dealership on US 27 North across fr... — Updated 5/14/2022

 By Tom Paulson    Ridge Life

Local Actor Sees His Feature Film Premier In Lake Wales

After five years of rising success in the film and television industry, Lake Wales actor and screenwriter Jeff Herman will undoubtedly be there in person Monday night for the... — Updated 5/7/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Commission Workshop Hears Multiple Housing Development Project Proposals

Several new large-scale residential developments took shape in presentations heard by the Lake Wales City Commission during their Wednesday workshop, at which only three... — Updated 3/19/2022

 By News Staff    News

Looking Back: The Top Ten News Stories of 2021 in Lake Wales

The year just completed saw a number of big stories that impacted the Lake Wales community, and we've taken a look back at them through the perspective of the new year. Here's how... — Updated 1/12/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Actions by City, FDOT Open New Potential Apartment Site on Twin Lakes

A large tract of vacant land fronting upon Twin Lakes is now primed for development, thanks to a street redesign as part of the SR 60 bridge project. Lake Wales City Commissioners a... — Updated 1/7/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Future Transportation Maps Show Course of New Parkway Through Lake Wales

Population growth on the US 27 corridor has led transportation planners to plot the future course of an "alternate" route that will parallel the busy inter-regional highway. The... — Updated 12/22/2021

 By Robert Connors    News

Dramatic Video of Crash as Police Cruiser, Two Other Vehicles Destroyed in Crash

A Lake Wales police Department vehicle was totaled in a night-time crash Tuesday evening after the officer stopped to aid a the driver of a disabled vehicle. Miraculously, no one... — Updated 12/7/2021

 By Tom Paulson    News

Serenity Luxury Apartments Fill in Months

Only months after a May 4 grand opening, the 335-unit Serenity Apartments near Eagle Ridge Mall have hit more than 96% occupancy, and expect to be filled "in a week or two"... — Updated 11/10/2021

 By Brian Ackley    News

City Commission Districts to be Re-Drawn

Lake Wales will likely have to tweak the borders of its four voting districts since the 2020 U.S. Census showed the city had grown by about 15 percent in the last decade. The... — Updated 10/9/2021

 By News Staff    News

Ora "Oz" Caldwell Taken by Covid-19

Ora "Oz" Caldwell of Lake Wales passed away September 9th due to complications of Covid-19. Known to many by his nickname of "the Great One," Caldwell was a graduate of West Point... — Updated 10/4/2021


Luxury Serenity Apartments Open Near Eagle Ridge Mall

Nvision Development and Winter Park Construction (WPC) recently completed the $55 million Serenity at Lake Wales, a 335-unit community just north of Eagle Ridge Mall. The project... — Updated 6/4/2021


Goldstein Seeking Another 3 Years on City Commission

Al Goldstein didn't realize being a Lake Wales city commissioner would be so time-consuming, but he's eager to sign up for another three years. He was elected without opposition in... — Updated 9/23/2020


J.C. Penney at Eagle Ridge Mall on Store Closure Lists

The J.C. Penney at Eagle Ridge Mall is among 154 stores to be closed nationwide in the next few months. Nine Florida stores are on the closing list, including the J.C. Penney store... — Updated 6/10/2020


Commissioner Requests Additional Lake Wales Bus Stops

When Gus hops on the bus he may have some extra stop options in Lake Wales. Erin Killebrew, director of external affairs with the Citrus Connection, gave city commissioners an... — Updated 5/26/2020


Charter Schools Preparing Offer to Purchase Old High School Complex

The Lake Wales Charter Schools are looking to breathe new life into the old high school complex by locating Bok Academy North on the site off Seminole Avenue. Charter Schools... — Updated 2/12/2020


Wawa Credits Success to Valuing Employees, Servant Leadership

A Wawa convenience retail store manager who completes 25 years can retire a multimillionaire because of the company's lucrative profit-sharing program, according to George Wood,... — Updated 1/1/2020


City Growth Keeps Development Office Busy

Recognizing her increased responsibilities in development services as the City of Lake Wales experiences a growth spurt, Kathy Bangley recently was promoted to assistant city... — Updated 11/6/2019


Puppy Thief Nabs $1,500 Shih-Tzu

Lake Wales Police need help in identifying a suspect caught on video carting a $1,500 Shih-Tzu puppy out of a pet store at Eagle Ridge Mall. Furbabies Pet Store reported the theft... — Updated 11/6/2019


American Legion Post Looking for New Venue After Leaving Mall

American Legion Post 71 is once again looking for a new home. The post closed its Area 71 Restaurant and Bar at Eagle Ridge Mall in June after six months of operation. Past Commande... — Updated 7/30/2019


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