Jacob Phillippi, 17, a student of Kathleen High School’s Sports Medicine Program, helped prevent Adam Birk, 55, from going into shock after he crashed his motorcycle.
The first anniversary of the George Jenkins High School student’s death and his 18th birthday are being marked Saturday with an 18k run that includes the donation of 18 pair of shoes to kids who need them | Event Facebook page
New detention deputy Kyle Swonger fulfilled his dream of having his badge pinned by his grandfather, Louie Mims, who served as Polk sheriff from 1976 to 1985.
The Lakeland native and head of RP Funding and homevalue.com was recognized at the Magic game Wednesday, the same day the team revealed his companies are founding sponsors of the NBA team’s D-League affiliate in Lakeland. Homevalue.com has been incorporated into the team’s logo and RP Funding’s branding will appear on team uniforms.