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 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Police K-9, Violent Felon Killed in Exchange of Gunfire

A convicted felon and a Lake Wales Police Department canine were killed in a shooting in Lake Wales Wednesday morning. Ernest Borders, 57, was killed in the exchange of gunfire... — Updated 8/20/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Soto Seeks Grant to Support First Street Reconstruction

Efforts to re-imagine the urban core of Lake Wales as an attractive and shady pedestrian oasis filled with new businesses and restaurants continues to draw the support of both the... — Updated 7/15/2022

 
 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

 

Lake Wales Housing Authority, CRA Agree to Continue Cooperative Approach

After expressing concerns about the lack of success achieved by the Lake Wales Housing Authority, the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) changed their tune after a joint meeting... — Updated 3/6/2022

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Lake Wales Observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day With Events

Congressman Darren Soto, Mayor Eugene Fultz, Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson and other elected officials were among speakers presenting Monday as Lake Wales marks the national holiday of... — Updated 1/17/2022

 
 By Tom Paulson    News

City Hoping for CDBG Grant for Northwest Neighborhood Sidewalks

In hopes of "accelerating" the implementation of an ambitious plan for sidewalk construction and tree canopy creation in the long-neglected Northwest Neighborhood the City of Lake... — Updated 11/21/2021

 
 By Robert Connors    News
an aerial view of the development site

More than 8,000 New Dwellings Planned in Lake Wales

Plans and proposals for new housing developments in Lake Wales have come in waves during 2021 and show no sign of abating. More than 8,300 new dwellings are now "visible" on the... — Updated 10/6/2021

 

CRA Contemplates $18.5 Million Bond Issue to Fund City Improvements

A bond issuance exceeding $18 million dollars is contemplated under an agreement being considered by the Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) at their next meeting... — Updated 9/15/2021

 
 By Brian Ackley    News

City Pledges $1 Million Toward Grove Manor Redevelopment

The Lake Wales Community Redevelopment Agency has given its tentative approval to contribute $1 million towards the proposed redevelopment of the Grove Manor housing complex. Offici... — Updated 7/23/2021

 
 By Brian Ackley    News

City Agrees to Invest in Public Housing

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated by Executive Editor Chevon Baccus after the Sept. 16 CRA meeting. City commissioners agreed to invest $460,000 to help finance a proposed... — Updated 9/23/2020

 

Charter School Buses to Deliver Meals Along Five Routes

Starting Thursday April 9 the Lake Wales Charter School bus drivers will start delivering meals to 18 locations along five routes. Meals will be available to children 18 and under... — Updated 4/15/2020

 

City Adopts Ambitious Community Revitalization Plan

The City of Lake Wales now has an ambitious plan for the redevelopment of its historic downtown and the Northwest business district. City commissioners, in their role as the... — Updated 10/2/2019

 

Planner Shares Revised "City in a Garden" Vision for Redevelopment

Urban planner Victor Dover was man of the hour Tuesday, receiving applause and high praise after presenting a draft Lake Wales Connected plan for redevelopment of the city's downtow... — Updated 8/14/2019

 

City Officials Reviewing Core Redevelopment Plan

Lake Wales City officials are reviewing the 100-plus page draft "Neighborhood Plan for the Core of Lake Wales" in preparation for its official presentation Aug. 13 by urban... — Updated 8/7/2019

 

Commissioners Explore Big Ideas to Develop Vision for City

When Lake Wales commissioners were asked to envision what would produce a huge city success story by the year 2040, they enthusiastically detailed a bright future. Commissioners... — Updated 7/30/2019

 
 By Robert Connors    News

Planners Propose Lake Wales Restore "A City in a Garden"

A "City in a Garden" with landscaped streets, a redeveloped Grove Manor featuring a mix of housing types, and a new "town square" were among the ideas presented to Lake Wales... — Updated 5/31/2019

 

Commissioners Begin City Budget Talks by Sharing Priorities

Lake Wales City Commissioners Tuesday, May 14 kicked off budget talks for the 2019-20 year by sharing their priorities and opinions with city staff. There was clear consensus that... — Updated 5/15/2019

 

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