To encourage employees to think like owners, the insurance company offers them a chance to buy company stock.
The measure, which was prompted by Lakeland’s change and applies to unincorporated areas, goes to the County Commission for public hearings.
His solution: Separate Lakeland schools from the county system, as Lake Wales did. Mayor Wiggs says Florida League of Cities will help.
The Ledger is eliminating two local reporting positions, resulting in a reduction in coverage of local college sports and the layoff of a journalist who covered East Polk communities, several sources said.
The red brick building at Florida Avenue and Olive Street where the Purity Ice Co. was established in 1933 has been vacant for at least 10 years, owner Greg Sanoba says. It is being cleaned this week as part of his effort to attract a tenant.