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Michael S. Folsom files papers to run for City Council

Michael S. Folsom files papers to run for City Council

Lakeland, Florida -- Michael S. Folsom filed papers Friday to become a candidate for the Lakeland City Commission, At Large #1.

Michael is the first to file paperwork for the At Large seat being vacated by Howard Wiggs due to term limits and his campaign for Mayor.

Michael Folsom is a fourth generation Lakeland.

Mandy Patinkin coming to The Lakeland Center

Mandy Patinkin coming to The Lakeland Center

Lakeland, Florida - Mandy Patinkin is known to many for his T.V. and Movie roles. 

Remember "My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father prepare to die." from "The Princess Bride"? 

Patinkin also starred in CBS's Criminal Minds from 2005 to 2007, currently he's in the hit Homeland

Cupid's Arrow to Hit Clerk's Office on Valentine's Day

Cupid's Arrow to Hit Clerk's Office on Valentine's Day

Bartow, Florida – Local lovebirds wishing to tie the knot on the most romantic day of the year can now do so.

Clerk of Courts Stacy Butterfield will perform marriage ceremonies on Valentine’s Day at three different locations:

Online, underage sex operation nets 14 arrests

Online, underage sex operation nets 14 arrests

Plant City, Florida-- Police arrested 14 people in Plant City last week as a part of a three-day, undercover sting in which suspects arranged to have sex with minors.

According to reports, Plant City Police teamed up with the Polk County Sheriff's Office, the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and prosecutors from the Hillsborough County State Attorney's Office to conduct ;"Operation Last Minute".

PHOTOS: See the men arrested in the sting here

New Polk County Public Schools administrator announced

New Polk County Public Schools administrator announced

Polk County, Florida--  Superintendent Dr. John A. Stewart and the Polk County School Board approved the appointment of Mrs. Yvette Scarborough as Principal at Horizons Elementary during the January 22 School Board meeting.

Volunteer Job Fair this week for Bok Tower Gardens

Volunteer Job Fair this week for Bok Tower Gardens

Bartow, Florida -- Folks from Bartow and all over Polk County, who are ready to learn new skills, meet new people, and have fun are asked to join the staff of Bok Tower Gardens.

Bok is holding its annual Volunteer Job Fair on Thursday, January 24 from 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Information will be available from a variety of Gardens' departments that offer volunteer opportunities.

Organizers say there's some incentive too.