AIR SERVICE: The next step in Lakeland Linder Airport’s quest for passenger service comes Monday. City commissioners will consider a proposal to hire Volaire Aviation (website) to help lure an airline. The agreement could earn the company up to $117k over two years and up to $75k in per-passenger fees if they snag a carrier | City manager’s proposal
PUBLIX VALET: Shoppers at the Lake Miriam Square Publix can now take advantage of valet parking. It’s part of a test the supermarket giant is offering at six stores.
EPILOGUE: The 6-year-old girl who was held hostage by her armed father over the weekend is now in the care of a family member. The Florida Department of Children and Families isn’t naming the caregiver.