Month: January 2018

Timothy Brown, 64

Fort Meade – Timothy Brown, 64, passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Tim was born November 9, 1953 in Haines City, FL, He was a Truck Driver. He is survived by his three daughters; Melissa Palmer (Bruce) of Fort Meade, Sissy Brown of Michigan and Teresa Brown of Davenport, two sisters; Marie Brown and Joan Brown, two brothers; Randy Brown and Rodney Brown; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Condolences to family at


Multiple Brush Fires in Fort Meade

Currently Polk County Fire Rescue is battling at least 2 separate brush fires on south end of Fort Meade. Hot spots include Mt. Pisgah Rd. and Sand Mountain Road. Please avoid these areas if poosible to fire fighters can contain the fire. More details as they become available.