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Florida resident dies from flesh-eating bacteria - The Daily Ridge
A Florida resident has died after contracting “flesh-eating bacteria,” officials confirmed Tuesday. The unidentified patient was middle-aged and had chronic health problems, said a Florida Department of Health spokesperson. The victim contracted the ...
Three Dick Pope/Polk County FPRA Chapter Members Receive Scholarships for FPRA Annual Conference in Orlando - The Daily Ridge
LAKELAND, FL (July 21, 2014) –Three members of the Dick Pope/Polk County Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) will attend FPRA’s 76th Annual Conference in Orlando, August 10 to 13, on professional development scholarships awarded ...
AMAC Applauds Introduction of SAVE Medicare Home Healthcare Act - The Daily Ridge
WASHINGTON, DC, July 15 – The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) today applauded the introduction of the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives. It provides ...
Cooking on the Ridge: Mixed Greens with Fruit & Honey-Glazed Walnuts - The Daily Ridge
For dressing, combine sour cream, vinegar, sugar, poppy seeds, salt and pepper to taste in small bowl; whisk until blended. Set aside. For salad, preheat oven to 350°F. Line small baking pan with parchment paper. Combine oil and honey in small bowl.
Polk County Utilities Annual Water Quality Reports Available - The Daily Ridge
BARTOW, Fla. (July 15, 2014) – Polk County Utilities has the annual Water Quality Reports for all 22 public water systems operated by PCU available online for review or download. Go to Polk-County.net, click on “Utilities”, then “Water Quality”.
New Restaurant In Lake Wales - The Daily Ridge
Lake Wales, Florida – It’s been a few years since the North corner of the Eagle Ridge Mall has been home to a restaurant. That ended today. The former location of Garfield’s, a place this writer often frequented, was alive with people and music.
Men Caught Poaching Turtles From Crooked & Walk-In-Water Lakes - The Daily Ridge
Lakeland, Florida – Three Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild-caught freshwater turtles as a result of a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) investigation.
Most Lake Wales Charter Schools FCAT Scores Exceptional - The Daily Ridge
Lake Wales, Florida – The state released annual grades for elementary and middle schools this past Friday. Polk County overall maintained a “C” average, but saw more “D” schools. Lake Wales Charter Schools however fared very well. Only one school ...
Man Sought On 3 Counts of Attempted Murder In Winter Haven - The Daily Ridge
Winter Haven, Florida – Winter Haven Police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 25 year-old Byron Nigel Swan for three counts of Attempted First Degree Murder charges after a shooting in broad daylight on Monday resulted in two men injured.
Local Man Arrested For DUI After Running Multiple Stop Signs - The Daily Ridge
Lake Wales, Florida – Lake Wales Police conducted a traffic stop Thursday, July 10, on a red Ford Taurus being driven by Stanley Barnes. The stop occurred on Florida Ave. & E Street after the vehicle reportedly ran two stop signs and failed to maintain ...