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Elite Cable Park opens along Lake Myrtle

Wakeboarders have returned to the rippling waters of Lake Myrtle in Auburndale. But this time, without a boat. The Elite Cable Park, part of the Auburndale Watersports Complex, opened Saturday, July 13, brining all the action of wakeboarding, complete with ramps and...

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Tropics SC take on Boca Raton, Ochocinco in UPSL title game

AUBURNDALE – The Tropics SC hope to continue their winning streak when the 14-0 team takes on Boca Raton FC in the state finals for the UPSL Pro Premier teams. The Tropics will host the championship game Saturday, July 6, at 7 p.m. at Auburndale’s Lake Myrtle Sports...

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New roles at PCTSM for Zimmerman, Duncan

Two longtime Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing managers have accepted new positions within the organization. Marc Zimmerman, the longtime Senior Sales Events Manager for Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing, now has a new focus. “I’m thrilled to be the...

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Famed original Batcopter whirls into SUN ‘n FUN

Famed original Batcopter whirls into SUN ‘n FUN

It may be remembered for the iconic “POW!” “BIFF!” and “SOCK!” exclamations from its fight scenes, but fans of the iconic Technicolor TV show “Batman” really know why they watched… …it was all those marvelous Bat-toys. Who can forget the Batarangs, the Batshield and,...

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Celebrate 50 years of ‘The Love Bug’

Celebrate 50 years of ‘The Love Bug’

Men were walking on the moon, “Scooby Doo” and “The Brady Bunch” both premiered on television and a certain sentient sedan ruled the box office. Believe it or not, it has been 50 years since the release of the movie “The Love Bug.” Since then, Herbie the pugnacious...

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