A Martin Luther King Jr. Day event at The Joinery on Monday brought together faith-based organizations and focused on “critical conversation” questions, News Channel 8 reports.RELATED: City of Lakeland debuts MLK Day video Source: News Channel 8
Grady Judd was sworn in twice to an unprecedented fifth term as sheriff of Polk County. The first ceremony took place Tuesday morning at The Lakes Church. (See coverage by ABC Action News or The Ledger and view portions of his speech here or below.) In the afternoon, he was sworn in again in a […]
The unfolding of a pandemic in Lakeland dominated the interest of LkldNow readers in 2020: Our five most-viewed articles were all published during the first month that the coronavirus appeared in Lakeland.
Lakeland’s annual classic car show may be running out of gas. That is unless a new sponsor can be found for the three-day October event, which appears to be a difficult task.
Sun ‘n Fun’s first Holiday Flying Festival and Car Show, held earlier this month, was successful enough that it will become an annual event along with the annual spring fly-in, General Aviation News reports. The festival raised around $100,000 for Sun ‘n Fun’s Aerospace Center for Excellence.
Friends gathered at Lake Mirror Monday night to celebrate the lives of David and Edie Yates Henderson by writing their memories of the couple on glowing, floating lanterns placed lakeside, News Channel 8 reports. David, a lawyer-turned-developer, and Edie, a CPA and three-term city commissioner, were murdered in their Lake Morton home on Nov. 10. […]
Two new memorial plaques will be added today to the five that are already in place at the Fallen Heroes Memorial at the Lakeland Police Department. They honor Officers Ken Foley and Paul Dunn, who died during the last year. (View News Channel 8 coverage. | Watch video of the event.)
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A ceremony in Bartow on Saturday will dedicate a headstone for Pvt. James Johnson, an African-American Buffalo Soldier who was stationed in Lakeland in 1898 awaiting deployment to Cuba during the Spanish-American War. He never made it, instead dying under imprisonment in the county seat, The Ledger reports. | ALSO: News Channel 8 Source: The […]
Despite being around for 88 years, Temple Emanuel has modern ideas about extending Thanksgiving to a larger community. It’s all about finding gratitude in an unstable time.