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 By Tom Paulson    Sports

University, High School Student Sports Reporters Sought

Area college and high school students with a penchant for sports have an opportunity to earn some career creds by providing coverage of their favorite local teams, according to... — Updated 5/2/2022

 By Devyn Montalvo    Schools

Webber Students Dominate Future Business Leaders of America District Competition.

In an amazing display of business acumen, a group of Webber International University students recently swept virtually every top honor in District III Future Business Leaders of... — Updated 2/17/2022


Polk State Lake Wales Grows to 1,200 Students, Thanks to One Man's Efforts

The inspiration of hard-working parents who wanted their children to have a better life has led their son to "pay it forward" by leading others to higher callings through Polk... — Updated 11/30/2021

 By Robert Connors    Schools
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Approval Granted for Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Webber

After a two-year process, Webber International University has been granted approval to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program. The University has begun accepting... — Updated 10/26/2021


Daniel Williams, Lake Wales City Commission Seat 2 Candidate

Editor's Note: Candidates for City Commission were asked to complete a questionnaire. Their responses are being printed as submitted. Daniel Williams Lake Wales City Commission... — Updated 4/1/2021

 By Brian Ackley    News

City Creating Master Plan for Parks, Trails, Open Spaces

City leaders are continuing to cast an eye towards improving the quality of life by approving the creation of a master plan for parks, trails and open spaces in Lake Wales.... — Updated 12/2/2020


Heath Returns to Webber as Tennis Coach

Over a decade since his last year as the Warriors' Head Tennis Coach, Trey Heath has been announced by Director of Athletics Brad Niethammer as Webber International University's... — Updated 11/18/2020


Rotary on the Ridge Toasts New President Trey Heath

Rotary on the Ridge held its first "hybrid" meeting Monday, June 22 to install new President Trey Heath and offer thanks to outgoing President Herb Gillis. About 15 members... — Updated 7/1/2020


Rob Boggess joins Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM as new Service Manager

Mike Mahalak, president of the Mahalak Auto Group recently announced that Robert Boggess has joined Lake Wales Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM as Service Manager. "We are very excited to ha... — Updated 1/28/2020


Free Crooked Lake Heritage Festival Feb. 1

The annual Crooked Lake Heritage Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 1 to celebrate the rich history of Babson Park. The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. lakeside on the... — Updated 1/28/2020


Leadership Lake Wales Kicks Off 24th Year with Class Retreat

Leadership Lake Wales Class 24 kicked off its 10-month program Wednesday, Sept. 18 with a class retreat at Bok Tower. The program is coordinated by the Lake Wales Area Chamber of... — Updated 9/18/2019

 By Kevin Kieft    Business

Investing in the Workforce

A significant agreement was forged in July between Polk State College and Florida Polytechnic University. The arrangement establishes the first academic pathway for students to go... — Updated 8/7/2019


Joann Martin McKenna, 1928-2019

Joann Martin McKenna, 91, entered Eternal Life on Thursday, July 25 at Winter Haven Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on March 14, 1928 in Lake Wales. Joann... — Updated 7/26/2019


Regional Accreditor Approves 2 New Webber Degrees

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC, the University's regional accreditor) approved Webber International University's applications to... — Updated 7/24/2019

 By Cassie Jacoby    Fun

LW Arts Gala Hits High Notes

The Roarin' 20s roared into life during the annual gala of the Lake Wales Arts Council, "A Night in New York," on Saturday, March 16. Men in tuxes and ladies wearing beaded gowns... — Updated 4/18/2019


Webber Expands Online Degrees

Webber International University in Babson Park is now offering six undergraduate and three master's degree programs online. Established in 1927, Webber is a nonprofit organization... — Updated 4/16/2019


Vanguard Given Big Kahuna Prize

Congratulations to "Team Planktons," winners of the third annual Big Kahuna Paddle Challenge on Saturday April 6 at Webber International University. Team members Jennifer Nanek,... — Updated 4/10/2019


Crooked Lake Heritage Festival April 6

The 2019 Crooked Lake Heritage Festival will celebrate the rich history of Babson Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Webber International University. The free event... — Updated 4/1/2019

 By Trey Heath    Business

Webber Workshop - Marketing You!

When the phrase, "Every time we speak, one way or the other we are selling ourselves," is used in a promo, I am ready to give it a shot. Webber International University on March 5... — Updated 3/13/2019


Genifer Redmon Chooses Kindness and Respect

Genifer Redmon didn't start her career as a school teacher, but from the sounds of it, it's likely she might finish it as one. Redmon, a graduate of Webber International... — Updated 3/5/2019


Registration Underway for Big Kahuna Paddle Challenge

Registration is underway for teams and sponsors to enter the Big Kahuna Paddle Challenge from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 6 at Webber International University in Babson... — Updated 2/25/2019

 By News Staff    News

Mayor to Deliver State of City Message

Lake Wales Mayor Eugene Fultz will present the annual State of the City address at an 8 a.m. breakfast Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Vanguard School, 22000 U.S. Hwy 27. The annual... — Updated 2/20/2019


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