Confederate Monument Move Set to Start March 26

The meticulous process of moving a Confederate monument from Munn Park to Veterans Park is scheduled to start March 26, a Tuesday; the statue should be in place on its pedestal by April 4, with cleaning and pressure washing finished by April 17, city officials said.


BOYS, GIRLS CLUBS: Polk’s two and Boys and Girls Club organizations are have merged and fall under the leadership of new CEO Steve Giordano of Brandon.

STUCK TRUCK: The road under the rail overpass just north of Lake Beulah was blocked for more than two hours Friday morning by a truck that became lodged there. The concrete structure suffered no apparent damage.