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T.J. Maxx opening in Lakeland

T.J. Maxx opening in Lakeland

Lakeland, FL -  T.J.Maxx will open a new store at Shoppes of Lakeland at 4015 US Highway 98 N.

Residents can celebrate the store opening on March 3, 2013 starting at 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

Reusable bags will be given to the first 1,000 customers.

 

Free household hazardous waste and electronics disposal

Free household hazardous waste and electronics disposal

Haines City, Florida -- Polk County residents can safely dispose of household hazardous waste and electronic equipment for FREE during a collection event hosted by Polk County's Waste Resource Management Division and the City of Haines City.

The collection will take place 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on March 9 at the Public Works Utility Complex, 300 N. 5th Street in Haines City.

Oglesby and Company Auctioneers to host gun auction Saturday

Oglesby and Company Auctioneers to host gun auction Saturday

Bartow, Florida -- Folks in Bartow who collect firearms may be interested in the 2013 Spring Gun Auction, the first of four Gun Auctions set to take place in the area in 2013.

The event organizers are prepared to sell over 250 firearms, including pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotguns, ammunition and more.

The auction takes place Saturday, Feb. 16, from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Oglesby and Company Auctioneers is handling the sale.

For more information, contact Sue Helms at (863) 875-7867.

ALDI store to open in Winter Haven

ALDI store to open in Winter Haven

Winter Haven, FL-- A new ALDI grocery store, described as a "select assortment discount grocer" will open in Winter Haven on January 31. 

Doors will open at 9 a.m., and customers will be invited in for the grand opening event with product sampling and on-site sweepstakes!

The store will be located 333 Avenue K SW, Winter Haven, FL 33880. 

Lakeland Electric looking for feedback

Lakeland Electric looking for feedback

Lakeland, Florida -- Lakeland Electric is looking for fresh, creative ideas from Lakeland citizens that describe what Lakeland Electric is, and should be to its customers.

Your opinion could be rewarded with a $50.00 gift card.

The neighboring utility in Orlando is "the reliable one" and General Electric has its word "ecomagination".

Lakeland Electric wants to know what word or phrase should describe Latheir utility company moving forward.

Polk County offices to close on New year's Day

Polk County offices to close on New year's Day

Polk Co., FL-- The Polk County Board of County Commissioners’ Offices, including the Waste Resource Management Office and the Household Hazardous Waste Facility, will be closed on Tuesday, January 1. 

There will be regular waste collection service on Monday, December 31. On Tuesday, January 1, the North Central Landfill will be closed and there will be no residential collection service. Tuesday through Friday services will be delayed by one day. 

History Center to close temporarily for maintenance

History Center to close temporarily for maintenance

Polk Co., FL-- The Polk County History Center will close for maintenance on Friday, December 2, and will remain closed through Tuesday, December 25.

According to the county, normal operating hours resume Wednesday, December 26.

Polk County History Center, located at 100 E. Main St. in Bartow, collects, preserves and documents items that are important to Polk County’s history and heritage.

These items are presented to the public through exhibitions and educational activities.