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Polk County has been approved by FEMA for individual assistance. This program will help local residents receive help with immediate needs as well as repairs to homes and vehicles. The Polk County Office of Emergency Management also reports that local grocery stores are continuing to place limited stock on shelves, but items are selling out […]
At about 12:03 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a home in Votaw — one of the most remote areas served by the department. Deputies, Americare EMS and South End First Responders made their way through the ice and snow to Plum Pudding Road off FM 2798 […]
The Polk County Office of Emergency Management is urging residents to shelter in place tonight and tomorrow due to the ongoing brutal cold. The National Weather Service is forecasting that temperatures will drop to 4 degrees by 6 a.m. tomorrow. Another round of freezing rain and icing is expected Wednesday. A quarter inch of […]
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