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 By Robert Connors    News

US 27 Closure This Weekend Promises Traffic Headaches

Traffic around the Lake Wales area will be snarled again this weekend as US 27 will be closed at the SR 60 overpass construction site all weekend. The closure of the busy federal... — Updated 9/22/2022

 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

 By Robert Connors    News

Another 1,020 Unit Subdivision Planned for South Side of Lake Wales

A 312-acre parcel expected to host the Mayfair development nearly two decades ago is now the proposed site of a 1,020-unit project dubbed Ridgecrest. The Lake Wales City commission... — Updated 7/29/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

New Roundabouts, Trails Planned for Buck Moore Corridor

A divided boulevard featuring median plantings, turn lanes, sidewalks, bikeways, and efficient traffic roundabouts may be in the future of Buck Moore Road, depending upon the cooper... — Updated 7/29/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

City Commission Approves Commercial Use for South 11th Street

A "Neighborhood Activity Center" along South 11th Street at Hunt Brothers Road moved a major step toward reality this week as the Lake Wales City Commission unanimously approved... — Updated 7/7/2022

 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 Robert Connors    Sports
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Lake Wales Soccer Club Serves Hundreds of Area Youth

Persistence and patience paid off for one dedicated Lake Wales man after a request for a sports field for his children ended up benefiting hundreds of area youngsters who... — Updated 5/17/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

Neighborhood Shopping Center Proposed for Hunt Bros. Road

The Lake Wales City Commission will vote Tuesday on a proposal that will allow construction of a new "neighborhood" shopping center at the currently-remote corner of Hunt Brothers... — Updated 5/14/2022

 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

 By Tom Paulson    News

New Traffic Light Planned for Scenic Highway at Mountain Lake Road

A dangerous and often congested intersection of Scenic Highway and Mountain Lake Road on the near north side of Lake Wales is expected to become a bit safer after the Florida... — Updated 2/2/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

US 27 Closure to Impact Traffic This Weekend

The impending 54-hour closure of US 27 is expected to snarl traffic throughout the city for an entire weekend, but Florida Department of Transportation planners are taking steps to... — Updated 1/18/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

City To Expand Again With Large Voluntary Annexations

The ongoing transition of the Lake Wales area from broad tracts of citrus to new housing projects is taking another leap forward as two prominent citrus families have proposed... — Updated 1/12/2022

 By Robert Connors    News

"Traffic-geddon" Coming To Lake Wales as US 27 Closing Causes Detours

An unprecedented closing of US 27 will snarl traffic through Lake Wales in mid-January, routing traffic from the busy corridor along several area streets and highways. The Florida... — Updated 1/9/2022

 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 News Staff    News

Lake Wales Marks Passing of Frank M. Hunt, II, Civic and Business Leader

One of the most significant figures in the long history of Florida's citrus industry, Frank M. Hunt II, passed away Saturday, November 27 at his residence in Lake Wales. He was 93,... — Updated 11/30/2021


Frank M. Hunt, II, 1928-2021

Frank M. Hunt, II of Lake Wales passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 2, 1928 in Lake Wales to the late Deeley A. and Louise E. Hunt; he was a... — Updated 11/29/2021


Leota Kroeger, 1929-2021

Leota Kroeger, age 92, passed away peacefully at her home in Lake Wales, Florida. She was born August 8, 1929 in Bathe County, Kentucky. Daughter of Earlie and Grace (Bohanan)... — Updated 11/22/2021

 By Robert Connors    News

City Approval of Zoning Change Paves Way for Large Townhome Project

A land use change on 24.66 acres of the site from LDR Low-Density Residential, to MDR Medium-Density Residential will allow for the construction of hundreds of townhomes as part of... — Updated 11/21/2021


Alicia Joy Gomez, 1952-2021

Alicia Joy Gomez of Lake Wales, Florida passed away on Friday November 5th, 2021, at the age of 69. She was born on June 26th, 1952, in Utica, NY to the late Edwin Folgelman and... — Updated 11/8/2021

 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

 By Robert Connors    News

New Traffic Roundabouts, Bike Lanes, Sidewalks May Be Coming to Buck Moore Road

With hundreds of new homes slated for construction along the booming Buck Moore Road, Lake Wales City Commissioners have unanimously approved hiring an engineering firm to conduct... — Updated 10/9/2021


Johnnie Mae Bryant, 1952-2021

Mrs. Johnnie Mae Bryant, 68 of Lake Wales, died at Advent Health Hospital, Lake Wales. Graveside Service: Saturday, October 16, 2021, 12 Noon at Lake Wales Memorial Gardens... — Updated 10/8/2021


Zandina Cannon, 1953-2021

Zandina Cannon, 68 of Lake Wales, died at Good Shepherd Hospice in Sebring, Florida. Born in Trinidad. Graveside Service: Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Lake Wales... — Updated 9/23/2021


Martha Turner, 1938-2021

Martha Turner, 83 of Mammoth Grove, Lake Wales, died at Advent Health Hospital in Lake Wales. Memorial Service: Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Cornerstone Church, Mammoth... — Updated 9/19/2021


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