Sorority partners with barbershop to tackle low participation. Only 4% of voters in the 2021 municipal elections were Black men.
The six-part series is part of a statewide effort by churches and organizations as Florida changes public school curricula
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.
Superintendent Frederick Heid recommended delaying a possible proclamation until October, so PCPS can develop an ‘equitable’ review process.
Superintendent recommends creating an ‘equitable and consistent’ process for proclamations. October is LGBTQ History Month.
Events have been canceled in several other cities amid unease about new laws regarding ‘adult performances’ and LGBTQ+ issues.
The future of the low-cost spay/neuter clinic is in doubt as surgeons, medical director, executive director and board members resign abruptly.
The Lakeland-based nonprofit has been operating for 10 years, working to provide affordable veterinary care and reduce pet overpopulation.
Grants will help to fund tutoring, healthcare, opera, job training, and independent journalism.