Expansion of the North Lakeland park is set to begin within the next 90 days, adding fields, restrooms, a concession stand and a playground.
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Kimberly C. Moore, who grew up in Lakeland, has been a print, broadcast and multimedia journalist for more than 30 years. Before coming to LkldNow in the spring of 2022, she was a reporter for four years with The Ledger, first covering Lakeland City Hall and then Polk County schools. She is the author of “Star Crossed: The Story of Astronaut Lisa Nowak," published by University Press of Florida. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 863-272-9250.
70-Year-Old Man Run Over by City Street Sweeper
The victim was a longtime resident of Lighthouse Ministries. The accident occurred in the pre-dawn hours on Thursday.
15-year-old Charged With Attempted Murder for ‘One-Man Crime Spree’ Near South Lakeland McDonald’s
PCSO detectives say he tried to rob a McDonald’s employee and then fired three shots at bystanders who called 9-1-1.
Plan to Replace School Resource Officers with PCSO Deputies Moving Ahead
Lakeland, Lake Alfred, Bartow, and Auburndale Police officers will be replaced by Polk County Sheriff’s deputies in the upcoming school year.
It’s Graduation Season in Polk County With Back-to-Back Ceremonies Starting Friday
About 5,800 students will receive diplomas or certificates of completion from PCPS schools over the next week.
Mayfaire-By-The-Lake Art Festival Winners Announced
Nathan Miller, a Tampa native now living in Georgia, won Best of Show and $5,000.
LPD, LFD Work to End Stigma Around Seeking Help for Mental Health
‘We see things humans are not designed to see … over and over and over again,’ Assistant Police Chief Steven Pacheco said.
‘No Foul Play’ in Death of Infant Found in Dumpster
Woman who gave birth said she didn’t know she was pregnant and admitted to putting stillborn baby in garbage bin, police say.
City Commissioner’s Alleged Killer Headed for Trial in January
The accused killer of former Lakeland City Commissioner Edie Yates Henderson and her husband David Henderson appeared at a court hearing on Friday morning.
City To Vote on $70 Million Bond for Lakeland Electric
If passed, this new bond will help pay for repairs made to out-of-commission Power Plant Unit 5.