Historic 1927 building and 1990 annex will be completely re-roofed, but staff may need to keep buckets handy during 40-week wait for tiles.
Teachers should see extra funds after the School Board approves the budget.
Every student in the state is now eligible to receive a scholarship to attend a charter, private or religious school.
Lakeland Police Department’s free two-week Summer Trades Academy served 50 students in grades 8-12.
The Lakeland United Football Club identified the man as player Yuri dos Santos Vasconcelos, a student-athlete from Brazil.
Government management veteran Rob Hernandez started in his new post Monday. He will earn $142,700 annually.
The entrepreneurs behind downtown’s Revival cocktail lounge hope to open a restaurant in the fall, but ‘there’s still a long way ahead.’
Lakeland’s largest annual LGBTQ event drew a large crowd to Munn Park to celebrate; a few protesters showed up, too
Heavy rains forced Juneteenth organizers to postpone June 17 outdoor festivities until next weekend. Doris Moore Bailey invited the community to attend the Corvette Car Show next weekend, June 24, beginning at 1 p.m. The Saturday, June 17, evenings program is still on at the Coleman-Bush Building, beginning at 4:30 p.m.
Cpl. Ronald Payne, Jr., saved his best friend before being killed in Afghanistan.