The Walmart on U.S. 98 North in Lakeland will be closed until 6 a.m. Saturday so an outside company can sanitize the store as a COVID-19 precaution, News Channel 8 reports. The store shut its doors at 2 p.m. today, and employees will restock shelves during the closure, Walmart said. Source: News Channel 8
Low-frills grocer Aldi is coming to south Lakeland. The international chain is planning to build its second Lakeland store at 4532 S. Florida Ave., currently the site of a Golden Corral restaurant, which is slated for demolition.
A combination of strong demand and supply-chain disruptions has prompted Publix Super Markets to limit some popular items to two per shopper in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday, Orlando’s Fox 35 reports. Among the limited items: canned cranberry sauce, jarred gravy, canned pie filling, vegetable and canola oil, cream cheese, bacon and rolled breakfast sausage. […]
Houses in the Lakeland metro area are the most overvalued in Florida and 21st most overvalued in the U.S., according to a new Florida Atlantic University study. Home prices here are 31.39% higher than would be expected based on trends of the last 25 years, the study concluded. One of the professors conducting the study […]
Unlike neighbors in Orlando and three Tampa Bay area counties, Lakeland residents don’t need to worry about COVID-19 treatments affecting municipal water supplies or the taste of drinking water.
The city of Lakeland has updated its mobile app and added new features that let residents alert the city to problems and submit ideas for improvements.
Thirty of the 73 hospitals in the Tampa Bay area do not comply with a new regulation aimed at making costs more transparent, and Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center is one of them, according to a nonprofit organization monitoring compliance.
A new Publix supermarket opening this summer on County Line Road at Pipkin Road will include some new amenities, The Ledger reports. The deli will be located in the middle of the store, and a mezzanine with a balcony will give customers an area to relax, socialize, eat or work using free wifi. (Subscriber-only story) […]
LkldNow is introducing a new events calendar, one we think is the most comprehensive listing of things to do in Lakeland and Central Florida.
Financial adviser Lorrie Delk Walker of Allen & Co. talks about her path to financial well-being on the newest edition of LkldNow in View. She and host Andrea Oliver also discuss how Walker found her passion for helping others get on a strong financial footing after a career in journalism and public relations.