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 By Robert Connors    News 

Lake Wales' Southern Expansion Reaches Blue Lake Area

The steady expansion of city limits is expected to continue at Tuesday's Lake Wales city commission meeting when the board will consider the annexation of 67.73 acres of land south... — Updated 9/15/2022


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


Linda Lucille Cope, 1939-2022

Linda Lucille Cope of Babson Park passed away Saturday, August 6, 2022 at The Groves Center. She was born March 1, 1939 in Michigan to the late George and Gertrude Roger; she has... — Updated 8/9/2022


Joan Frances Nicoletti, 1963-2022

Joan Frances Nicoletti of Frostproof passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at AdventHealth Sebring. She was born October 26, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Gerald... — Updated 8/5/2022


Ann Wagner Geils,1928-2022

Ann Wagner Geils, born July 7, 1928, in Summit, New Jersey, passed away at her home in Highland Park, Florida on July 6, 2022, just one day shy of her 94th birthday. She will be... — Updated 7/10/2022


Rotary On The Ridge Doubles Membership, Wins Award

The concept of "community service" is alive and well in Lake Wales, as evidenced by an award presented to one of three local Rotary Clubs this week. Rotary on the Ridge received a... — Updated 6/23/2022


Belinda DuBose Hurst, 1956-2022

Belinda DuBose Hurst of Lake Wales, Florida claimed her eternal reward and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 30th, 2022, after a valiant fight against brain cancer. God... — Updated 6/2/2022


Elizabeth Ann McCrary, 1938-2022

Elizabeth Ann McCrary of Frostproof passed away Tuesday, May 3, 2022 at AdventHealth Lake Wales under the care of Vitas Hospice. She was born September 3, 1938 in Frostproof to the... — Updated 5/5/2022


James "Jim" Fredrick Beaver, 1934-2022

James "Jim" Fredrick Beaver, 88, an Army veteran, passed away unexpectedly, yet peacefully on March 8, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Born in York, Nebraska, Jim was the... — Updated 3/21/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

CRA Board Approves Sale of Lot for New Lincoln Avenue Restaurant

Private investment in the Lincoln Avenue commercial district, one of the goals of the Lake Wales Connected plan, seems to have begun even before the first spade of dirt is turned.... — Updated 3/10/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

Road Closing For Railroad Repair Moves South

No sooner has work been completed on the railroad that caused the closing of Hunt Brothers Road this week than crews will move south to begin work on the grade crossing at the... — Updated 2/15/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

Hunt Brothers Road to be Closed at Florida Midland Railroad During Repairs

A portion of Hunt Brothers Road will be closed on close on Monday and Tuesday, February 14 and 15 for a repair project. The closure will be at the rail crossing west of Lilly... — Updated 2/11/2022


Joyce Swallows, 1941-2022

Joyce Swallows, age 81, passed away February 2, 2022, at Lakeland Regional Health. She was born on January 18, 1941, in Colquitt County, GA. She was a Sectionizer in the Citrus... — Updated 2/4/2022


Alexander "Sandy" Rybinski, 1941-2021

Sandy Rybinski of Frostproof passed away Friday December 17, 2021 at AdventHealth of Lake Wales.. He was born August 15,1941 in Blue Island, IL to the late Edmond and Angeline... — Updated 1/7/2022


Rocky White, 1956-2021

Rocky White, age 65, passed away January 1, 2022, at Lake Wales Medical Center. He was born on December 6, 1956, in Bartow, FL. He was a Production Supervisor in the citrus... — Updated 1/4/2022

 By Tom Paulson    News

Want to Cut Your Own Fresh Christmas Tree? Here's How

In a year where a shortage of Christmas trees is a looming nationwide problem, hardy individuals are fortunate to have another affordable solution available: cut your own at the... — Updated 12/7/2021


Esther McKenzie, 1924-2021

Esther McKenzie of Frostproof passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021 at her residence. She was born March 14, 1924 in Ironwood, Michigan to the late Peter and Grace Schiavetti; she... — Updated 12/3/2021


Leonard David Greenwood, 1921-2021

Leonard David Greenwood of Winter Haven passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at Winter Haven Hospital. He was born August 24, 1921 in Knoxville, Tennessee to the late Arthur and... — Updated 11/26/2021


Mary Arline Shirey, 1959-2021

Mary Arline Shirey of Lake Wales passed away Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at AdventHealth Lake Wales. She was born February 9, 1959 in LaGrange, Indiana to Richard and Effie Jones;... — Updated 11/24/2021


Leta Mitchell Wright, 1924-2021

Leta Mitchell Wright, 97, retired educator, volunteer, and champion of her hometown passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at her home in Fort Meade. Mrs. Leta Wright, or "Mama... — Updated 11/17/2021

 By Tom Paulson    News

Arrest Made in June Robbery and Shooting

In a busy week for the Lake Wales Police Department, detectives have made an arrest in yet another violent crime which occurred on June 4 of this year. Jaheim Romulus, 19, of Frostp... — Updated 11/2/2021

 By Robert Connors    News
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Lake Wales Housing Land Rush Shows No Sign of Slowing

The rush to develop housing in Lake Wales shows no sign of abating as new proposals continue to come before the Lake Wales City Commission. Tuesday's agenda saw an approval of an... — Updated 10/27/2021


John Warren "Bo" Hutto, 1971-2021

John Warren "Bo" Hutto reached his Heavenly home on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Bo was born in Lake Wales, Florida on April 26, 1971. Bo married his high school sweetheart and the l... — Updated 10/19/2021


David Lee Collins, 1963-2021

David Lee Collins of Sebring passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Somers Hospice Sebring. He was born January 16, 1963 in Lake Wales to John and Mary Jane Collins; he has been... — Updated 10/18/2021


Cindy Michelle Lambeth, 1981-2021

Cindy Michelle Lambeth of Indian Lake Estates passed away Sunday, Oct 3, 2021 at her residence. She was born February 4, 1981 in Lake Wales to Wayne and Debbie Lambeth. Cindy was a... — Updated 10/6/2021


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